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:

Extraordinary professor of video technology organizes first annual Film Buffs Student Film Festival at Loyola

Jim Gabour

Jim Gabour, extraordinary professor of video technology, arranged for first annual Film Buffs Student Film Festival in May 2012, featuring 15 original student film premieres, screening before a campus-wide audience.

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Extraordinary professor of video technology arranged for Loyola students to work as paid extras in TV-show Treme

Jim Gabour

Jim Gabour, extraordinary professor of video technology, arranged for thirty-two Loyola students to work as paid extras in an episode of HBO’s Treme series.

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Extraordinary professor of video technology arranged for Loyola students to work as paid crew members for the Recording Academy's "On the Road" series

Jim Gabour

Jim Gabour, extraordinary professor of video technology, arranged for Loyola student to serve as ongoing paid crew members for the Recording Academy’s “On the Road” series, interviewing celebrity guests at New Orleans festivals.

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Extraordinary professor of video technology filming documentary about the history of New Orleans music

Jim Gabour

Jim Gabour, extraordinary professor of video technology, completed first-draft script and began pre-production on 90-minute feature documentary/concert film “Under the Surface,” a comprehensive history of New Orleans music.

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Extraordinary professor of video technology's new novel publicized in UK's largest newspaper

Jim Gabour

Jim Gabour's new novel “Unimportant People,” was publicized with an essay in The Guardian and six chapters serialized on the open Democracy website.

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Extraordinary professor of video technology was selected as a national committee member for the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences

Jim Gabour

Jim Gabour, extraordinary professor of video technology, was selected for the sixteenth year to act as national committee member for the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.

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Extraordinary professor of video technology selected as a juror for the Satellite Center Festival of Film & Video

Jim Gabour

Jim Gabour, extraordinary professor of video technology, was selected as a juror for the Satellite Center Festival of Film & Video’s 2011 edition.

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Music Industry Studies instructor selected for the 2011 Lifetime Achievement in Music Education award by Offbeat Magazine

John Ranking

John Rankin was selected for the 2011 “Lifetime Achievement in Music Education” award by Offbeat Magazine.

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Director of the Music Technology Center recently recorded and released a new Christmas CD

Sanford Hinderlie

Sanford Hinderlie, professor of music and director of the Music Technology Center, recently recorded and released a new Christmas CD, “Christmas in New Orleans.”

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Music Technology Center Director performed solo jazz piano concerts in Düsseldorf, Berlin, and Dresden

Sanford Hinderlie

Sanford Hinderlie, professor of music and director of the music technology center, performed solo jazz piano concerts in Düsseldorf, Berlin, and Dresden.

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