Clubs + Organizations

There are many ways to get involved in the College of Music + Fine Arts. Below are a few organizations to consider:

School of Music student organizations

Theatre Arts and Dance student organizations

Art & Design student organizations

 

School of Music

Student Chapter of Music Educators National Conference

This organization provides opportunities for professional development through the on-campus activities of the chapter, paraprofessional services to the community, contacts with leaders in the profession, and participation in local, state, and national music education meetings. Additionally, members receive individual copies of the Music Educators Journal and The Louisiana Musician. Open to all students.

Loyola Association for Music Therapy Students

The purpose of this organization is to provide students with opportunities to gain specialized knowledge concerning the use of music with handicapped individuals. Members receive copies of the Journal of Music Therapy. Open to all students.

Music and Entertainment Industry Students

The Music Business Club serves as Loyola's chapter of the Music & Entertainment Industry Student Association (MEISA), which is the student wing of Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association (MEIEA). The club is an educational forum organized to allow students to participate in professional activities by promoting interaction between its members and industry professionals. The activities of the club include field trips, educational seminars, and guest speakers. The club is affiliated with the following organizations:

  • American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP)
  • Association for Independent Music (AFIM)
  • Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI)
  • LMNOP (Louisiana Music - New Orleans Pride) Music Conference
  • Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association (MEIEA)
  • Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI)
  • National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS)
  • National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM)
  • National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM)
Association-MEISA Sigma Alpha Iota

The professional music fraternity for women was recently chartered at Loyola University New Orleans. SAI members are women who demonstrate excellence in performing or composing and scholarship. Membership in the organization is by invitation.

Genesis Gospel Choir

The Genesis Gospel Choir's mission is to glorify God through worship. The choir's members come from different backgrounds, cultures and denominational experiences to join together to worship using dynamic media such as Black Gospel and Contemporary Christian music. Genesis performs on campus and throughout the city of New Orleans.

Can't Sing? NO PROBLEM. God has blessed each and every one of His children with a gift. Whether it be singing, praise dancing, sign language, playing an instrument, rapping, speaking, whatever...USE IT. Join Genesis and use what God has given you to praise His name.

Musical Theatre Organization

This organization brings together students with an interest and passion for Musical Theatre. Whether it be performing or simply just watching shows, members come together to share a love for Broadway. Activities include viewing movie musicals, attending live performances and learning about community theatre opportunities in the area. The group also puts together performance series, which are themed shows, Some past shows include: "Valentine's Day show"," Classics show," and our "Dancing show." We perform for each other: songs, monologues, and even hold occasional dance workshops.

The Organization is always looking for performance opportunities within the area; it seems like we will just get up and sing for anyone! Participating proves to be both a learning experience as well as a time of leisure and relaxation. None of the members are required to perform; if some just want to sit and absorb information, they may. However, it provides much needed practice for performance majors, especially concerning auditions that we will have to go to in the future. Currently the Musical Theatre Organization boasts 20 members, meeting once a week.

Theatre Arts + Dance

Loyola Society of Dance (ballet)

The Loyola Society of Dance is a performing arts organization dedicated to the promotion, encouragement, and support of the art of dance in the Loyola community.

Alpha Psi Omega

Alpha Psi Omega was organized as an honorary dramatic fraternity for the purpose of providing an honor society for those doing a high standard of work in theatre and, to provide a wider fellowship for those interested in theatre. Alpha Psi Omega has given national recognition to student participants of drama productions, building morale and self esteem.

Art & Design

American Institute for Graphic Arts (AIGA)

Our Graphic Design Department has their own chapter of AIGA. We bring in guest artists, have fundraising events, such as our T-shirt sale and workshops. If you have any questions please contact Daniela Marx, our faculty advisor, dmarx@loyno.edu.

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