The Department of Music Industry Studies is proud of the achievements and research of its students, faculty, and staff. Explore some of our accomplishments below:
Faculty members Scott Billington, Jeff Albert and David Torkanowsky win for their work on the Best Traditional Blues Album
Daniel F. Castro ’11 (guitar performance/music industry studies) recieves International Scholarship Award from Phi Beta Kappa Alumni
Festival audiences heard the call of the Wolf Pack as Loyola University New Orleans students, faculty, staff, and alumni continued a longstanding tradition of performing at the New Orleans Heritage & Jazz Festival.
Kyle Chase, Music Industry Studies junior, is one of only 12 members of the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity (Phi Psi) in the U.S. to win the annual Phi Kappa Psi Foundation’s American Leadership Academy Fellowship award.
Christilisa “Missy” Gilmore ’10 (music industry studies) has just started her own business, Travel’s Tune, a boutique music travel agency specializing in one-of-a-kind New Orleans music vacation experiences.
Scott Maher ’14 (music industry studies) was recently accepted into the Peace Corps and will begin his work in Cambodia this summer.
Dimitri Staszewski, 2014 Loyola graduate of Music Industry Studies, has won a Fulbright Scholarship co-sponsored by MTVu to research and document the changing nomadic culture in Mongolia and the cultural force of their music.
Robert Trujillo, famous as bassist of multi-platinum, Grammy-winning rock band Metallica, stopped by to promote his new documentary, Jaco. Along with co-producer Johnny Pastorius, Trujillo tells the story of bassist Jaco Pastorius.