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:

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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Music Industry Studies Instructor Lo Faber publishes his first book on New Orleans and the transformation of early America

Lo Faber, former professor of history and currently professor of music industry studies, has published his first book, Building the Land of Dreams: New Orleans and the Transformation of Early America with Princeton University Press.

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Gerald Gillum '11 finds nationwide success as rapper 'G-Eazy'

Gillum’s widely-anticipated sophomore album, When It’s Dark Out, will ship to stores in December of 2015. The first single off of the new album, ‘Me, Myself, & I’ was released online in October, and features Bebe Rexha (who wrote Rihanna and Eminem’s hit “Monster”) on vocals.

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Emily Fransen ’08 (music industry studies), M.M. ’13, is a featured vignette in new book entitled The Savvy Music Teacher

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Emily Fransen ’08 (music industry studies), M.M. ’13, is a featured vignette in Dr. David Cutler’s new book, The Savvy Music Teacher,

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Patrick B. Reagin ’10 (music industry studies), J.D. ’14, has joined Liskow & Lewis’ New Orleans office

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Patrick B. Reagin ’10 (music industry studies), J.D. ’14, has joined Liskow & Lewis’ New Orleans office as an associate in the firm’s maritime, oil field, and insurance practice

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Loyola University New Orleans Music Industry Studies Graduate Rolls Out 'Electric Girls'

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Recent Alumna’s Senior Thesis Project Captures the Attention of 4.0 Schools Incubator Program

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James “Jimmy” Elcock ’12 (music industry studies) plays for the Country Music Awards

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James “Jimmy” Elcock ’12 (music industry studies) plays Country Music Awards

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Loyola alumnus G-Eazy releases sophomore album

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Gerald Gillum's '11 widely-anticipated sophomore album, When It’s Dark Out, will ship to stores in December 2015.

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Music industry professor's album honored

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Two “Best of Jazz 2013” lists recently recognized trombonist Jeffrey Albert ’93, Ph.D., assistant professor of music industry technology at Loyola University New Orleans, for his latest CD, “The Tree on the Mound.”

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