Achievements

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:

Film and Music Industry Professors win a Grammy Award

Faculty members Scott Billington, Jeff Albert and David Torkanowsky win for their work on the Best Traditional Blues Album

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Film Professor wins Sundance Film Festival Award

Garrett Bradley's "Alone" wins best Documentary Short Film

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Loyola Students Perform at the House of Blues

Pop/Com students perform at the House of Blues

Pop and Commercial Music student ensembles perform to a packed audience at the New Orleans House of Blues

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Daniel F. Castro ’11 (guitar performance/music industry studies) recieves award from Phi Beta Kappa Alumni

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Daniel F. Castro ’11 (guitar performance/music industry studies) recieves International Scholarship Award from Phi Beta Kappa Alumni

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Wolf Pack performs at 2016 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

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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.

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Music Industry Studies junior is one of 12 students in the U.S. selected for national leadership fellowship by Phi Kappa Psi Foundation

Kyle Chase

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.

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Christilisa “Missy” Gilmore ’10 (music industry studies) founds "Travel’s Tune," a boutique music travel agency

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.

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Scott Maher ’14 (music industry studies) recently accepted into the Peace Corps

Scott Maher ’14 (music industry studies) was recently accepted into the Peace Corps and will begin his work in Cambodia this summer.

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Fulbright and MTV send Dimitri Staszewski, '14, to Mongolia for Cultural Research

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.

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Metallica Bassist Robert Trujillo Forces Script-to-Screen Class to Relocate to Nunemaker Hall

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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.

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