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West Side StoryGuest ArtistCoralie White and Matthew JamesBlack Bayou Brass

School of Visual and Performing Arts presents "West Side Story" March 26-29

Guest Artist Christopher Moore with ULM faculty Aaron Witek and Richard Seiler

Music faculty Coralie White and Matthew James will present a recital on March 6th at 7:30 p.m.

Black Bayou Brass, a resident faculty ensemble in the Department of Music.

The Department of Music, part of the School of Visual and Performing Arts, is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. ULM offers the Bachelor of Music degree with concentrations in performance, theory and composition, musical theatre, piano pedagogy, and music education. Bachelor of Music degrees in music education lead to teaching certification in instrumental or vocal music.

The Department of Music is housed in the recently-renovated and state-of-the-art Biedenharn Hall. This building houses ample classroom, studio, and practice facilities in addition to the new 284-seat Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall, which boasts two 9’2’’ Fazioli concert grand pianos. Adjacent to Biedenharn Hall is the ULM Band Building, which contains an 8,000 square foot main rehearsal hall, an extensive band library, practice rooms, and percussion studio and rehearsal space.

Please follow the links at the top of each page to find more information about the Department of Music, the School of Visual and Performing Arts, and the University as a whole. Additional questions about our programs can be directed to Dr. Derle Long, Director of the School of Visual and Performing Arts, or to the appropriate individual faculty member.

News & Bulletins

The Sound of Today will hold Fall 2015 Colorguard Auditions on Saturday, May 2. For more information, click here.

Applications for the 2015 ULM Drum Major and Leadership Camp are now available. Download one here.

The Sound of Today will hold Fall 2015 Drumline Auditions on Saturday, April 18th. For more information, click here.

Vocal, Instrumental, and Piano Audition Dates for Majors and Non-Majors

  • March 27th, 1:30pm
  • April 17th, 1:30pm

Download a vocal audition form here.

Download an instrumental form here.

Download a piano audition form here.

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