Events & Camps
The LSU Department of Bands is pleased to offer several unique workshops, camps, and events, each geared towards improving the technique and proficiency of middle and high school band students, current band directors, and their ensembles. Follow the links below to learn more about each event!
January 19 - 20, 2024
The Conductor's Art is an intensive conducting and teaching workshop. Participants have the opportunity to work with LSU's distinguished ensembles, such as the LSU Wind Ensemble and LSU Symphony Orchestra, while receiving direct coaching from our guest clinicians and the LSU conducting faculty.
Stately Oaks Music Festival
February 1 - 3, 2024
The Stately Oaks Music Festival is a multi-day camp designed for high school (grades 9–12) and middle school (grades 7–8) music students. Participants are immersed in large ensembles with their peers, receive a group masterclass on their instrument, engage with the LSU concert ensembles in interactive rehearsals, and more.
March 5, 2024
Get your band ready for competition! Bring your ensembles to LSU for a unique opportunity to practice and refine concert festival music. Receive written and recorded feedback from a panel of LSU faculty judges, take part in a full ensemble clinic with one of LSU's band directors, and more.
Spend a Day With Tiger Band
April 13, 2024
The Golden Band from Tigerland hosts a "Spend A Day With Tiger Band" event, open to current high school band members in grades 10 - 12 on eligible instruments, giving prospective students the opportunity to perform in Tiger Stadium with the Tiger Band during the annual LSU Spring Football Game.
LSU Bands Music Camp
June 16 - 20, 2024
This is an intensive music camp for high school students with wide ranges of experience. Students will have the opportunity to study privately on their instrument, as well as participate in concert and chamber ensemble rehearsal settings, all while working with accomplished professional faculty and graduate students from the LSU School of Music.
Tigerland Auxiliary & Leadership Camp
June 23 - 25, 2024
This leadership camp is geared to give high school students all of the skills necessary to return to their band programs ready to go for the coming year. Students will work closely with LSU Department of Bands directors and staff to refine their leadership skills, colorguard work, and marching percussion fundamentals.