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Auditions announced for theatre production of “Sleeping Beauty”

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre will hold open auditions for its second production of the year, James Barry’s “Sleeping Beauty,” on December 7-8 in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts. Young actors and actresses from grades 2 and up as well as college students are encouraged to audition for Barry’s adaptation of this [more]

Louisiana Tech liberal arts dean presents talk in D.C.

Dr. Donald P. Kaczvinsky, dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Louisiana Tech University, gave a presentation at the 50th annual meeting of the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences Nov. 4-7 in Washington D.C. Kaczvinsky’s presentation was part of a panel titled, “Restructuring the Unit: Lessons in How to Lead Reorganization.”  The [more]

Louisiana Tech Percussion Ensemble to hold concert

The Louisiana Tech Percussion Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9 in Howard Auditorium. The concert involves works for a variety of instruments including keyboard percussion, Brazilian surdos, hand saw, celesta, African caxixi, cymbals and kick drums. The ensemble will include works by Walter Mays, Daniel Levitan, Jospeh Tompkins, Modest Mussorgsky and Ney [more]

Louisiana Tech Choirs hold fall concert

The Louisiana Tech Choirs are performing the Fall Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10 in the sanctuary at Trinity United Methodist Church. The concert will feature the Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, the A.E. Phillips Bullpup Choir and student conductors. The Chamber Singers will premiere a newly commissioned piece based off of Psalm 89 titled [more]

Music department swings into homecoming with jazz ensemble

The Louisiana Tech University Jazz Ensemble will kick off Homecoming weekend with its fall concert featuring classics from the Count Basie library and contemporary works for big band. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6 at Howard Auditorium. Directed by Lawrence Gibbs, associate professor of music, the ensemble is made up of [more]

Department of Music adds composition concentration to major

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Music in the School of the Performing Arts has added a composition concentration to its list of concentrations to the Bachelor of Arts in Music degree. The concentration was approved by the university in the spring of 2014 and formally accredited by the National Associations of Schools of Music in [more]

School of Design professor, graduate fellow teach Girl Scouts how to make books

Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design recently held a bookmaking workshop for a local Girl Scouts troop hoping to earn their bookmaking badges. Art Associate Professor Frank Hamrick, who specializes in photography and book arts, and Hannah Cooper McCauley, a graduate fellow studying photography and book arts at the School of Design, conducted the workshop, [more]

Louisiana Tech receives literary donation to special collections

Lorna and Jon Kardatzke recently added 12 literary artifacts to the Frellsen Fletcher Smith Collection Gallery at Louisiana Tech University that will be housed in the Prescott Memorial Library’s Special Collections on the fourth floor of the library in Wyly Tower. The collection, established by the Kardatzkes in memory of Lorna’s father Frellsen Smith, who [more]

Stone Theatre to raise the curtain on “A…My Name is Alice”

Opening night for Louisiana Tech University’s theatre department production of “A…My Name is Alice” is set for 7:30 p.m. October 27 at the Stone Theatre in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts on the Louisiana Tech campus. Conceived by Joan Micklin Silver and Julianne Boyd, and directed by Cherrie Sciro, professor and coordinator of [more]

History organization garners national recognition

Once again, Louisiana Tech University’s multiple award-winning Lambda-Rho Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society, Inc., has brought home national honors in the society’s annual “best chapter” competition. According to Phi Alpha Theta national executive director Dr. Graydon A. “Jack” Tunstall, the Louisiana Tech chapter has been officially recognized as “best chapter” for 2015 [more]