Achievements

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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Alex Burtzos ’08 (music) receives doctorate from Manhattan School of Music

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Alex Burtzos ’08 (music) graduated with a doctoral degree in music from Manhattan School of Music

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Matt Lemmler ’90 (jazz piano) to headline a cultural exchange in Israel this month

Matt Lemmler ’90 (jazz piano), a New Orleans Steinway Artist and current instructor in the Department of Jazz Studies, will headline a cultural exchange in Israel this month

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Karen Barbalich Smith '79 (piano pedagogy), director of the Loyola Preparatory Arts Program, awarded scholarship

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Karen Barbalich Smith '79 (piano pedagogy), director of the Loyola Preparatory Arts Program, was awarded a scholarship by the National Piano Foundation and the NAMM Foundation.

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Michael Brothers ’87 (music performance and percussion) released his first album as a leader

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Michael Brothers ’87 (music performance and percussion) released his first album as a leader on Jan. 4, 2016, on the Girod Record label.

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School of Music students Excel in National Trumpet Competition

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The School of Music traveled to Columbus, Georgia for the semi-final and final rounds of the 2016 National Trumpet Competition.

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New Orleans Opera's performance of Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking proudly showcased Loyola faculty, staff, and alumni

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The opera, composed in 2000 and based on the 1993 novel by Sister Helen Prejean, was directed by Loyola's College of Music and Fine Arts Director of Opera Carol Rausch.

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Music Therapy Program Director featured in Louisiana’s Health & Fitness Magazine

Joy Allen, faculty director and coordinator of music therapy

Professor Joy Allen, faculty director and coordinator of Loyola's music therapy program, was recently interviewed by Louisiana's Health & Fitness Magazine about Loyola's music therapy program, the therapeutic nature of music, and the role of music in society.

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David Pryor ’89 (music education) named director of music at St. Michael Catholic High School

David Pryor ’89 (music education) has been named director of music at St. Michael Catholic High School, which will open in August of this year in Daphne, Ala.

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James R. Miller III ’81 nominated to the Louisiana Association of Jazz Educators Hall of Fame

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James R. Miller III ’81 (theory and composition, trombone) was nominated to the Louisiana Association of Jazz Educators Hall of Fame.

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