Achievements

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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Keith Harmeyer ’78 (music theory and composition) co-authors "SmartStorming: The Game-Changing Process for Generating Bigger, Better Ideas."

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The book, which helps readers learn how to plan, brainstorm, and problem-solve creatively, is available on Amazon.

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Jaime Kelsall ’98 (music) promoted to vice president in concerts division at Agency for the Performing Arts (APA)

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Jaime Kelsall ’98 (music) has been promoted to vice president in the concerts division at Agency for the Performing Arts (APA). She has been with APA for 13 years, starting while still a student at Loyola.

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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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Loyola Opera performs live on WWL-TV

Kameron Lopreore and Haley Whitney perform live on WWL-TV

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Zach Powers '02 (jazz studies) is the winner of the fifth annual BOA Editions Short Fiction Prize for his collection, Gravity Changes.

Powers will receive a $1,000 honorarium and book publication by BOA Editions, Ltd. within the American Reader Series in spring 2017.

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Loyola welcomes Dr. Serena Weren

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Loyola welcomes Dr. Serena Weren, who joins us as the newly appointed Director of Bands and Assistant Professor of Music.

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