Faculty Achievements

The faculty of the Department of Music Industry Studies is actively engaged in the professional activities related to and in support of their teaching as shown in the following accomplishments.

Instructor Mia Borders Profiled in Offbeat Magazine

Instructor Mia Borders was recently profiled in New Orleans’ Offbeat Magazine, which covered her recent performance at New Orleans’ world-famous Jazz and Heritage Festival, her style and influences, and growing up in Uptown New Orleans.

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Vocal Instructor Eboneé Davis and OperaCreole Featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition

As principal soprano and board member of the New Orleans opera company OperaCreole, FAMIS vocal instructor Eboneé Davis was recently mentioned in a profile on NPR’s Weekend Edition

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Scott Billington-Produced Record Wins BMA Blues Record of the Year

Bobby Rush’s Grammy®-winning 2017 album Porcupine Meat, produced by Loyola’s own Scott Billington, chalked up another win for Album of the Year at the 38th annual Blues Music Awards.

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Sweet Crude Headlines Student-Produced Fools Fest

The live music extravaganza included a student organization showcase featuring field day games, classic carnival games, arts and crafts, international food tastings, and more family-friendly activities.

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Bill Drafted by Professor Tim Kappel Introduced in Louisiana Legislature

HB 415, known as the Allen Toussaint Legacy Act, was introduced into the Louisiana state legislature by Representative Walt Leger III on March 31, 2017.

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Faculty-Produced Bobby Rush Album Wins Grammy Award

FAMIS faculty hit the red carpet as their collaborative work on Bobby Rush’s blues album Porcupine Meat was nominated for the 59th Annual Grammy® Awards Best Traditional Blues Album category.

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Professor Esteb’s Feature Sweeps Festivals Across Country

Instructor of Screenwriting Steven Esteb's 2016 feature film, Hate Crime, has swept film festivals across the country, winning awards and accolades in twelve different festivals.

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Filmmaker Magazine Interviews Professor Jon Vogl

FILMMAKER Magazine recently sat down with Digital Filmmaking professor Jon Vogl to talk shop about post-production – and how filmmakers pay for it.

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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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