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Renowned percussionist guest lectures at Loyola

Alena Cover

February 24, 2018

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Taku Hirano, a musician who has worked with artists such as Fleetwood Mac, Whitney Houston, Dr. Dre, Nelly Furtado, John Mayer, Lionel Richie and The Temptations, among others, is teaching masterclasses in Loyola's music department. Hirano...

Sassy win for Loyola voice instructor

Davis Walden

November 17, 2017

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Quiana Lynell, department of popular and commercial music vocal instructor, was the overall winner in the SASSY awards. Lynell was among five of the contestants selected for the finals of the competition, including Tiffany, ...

Loyola Jazz Ensemble plans to start on a high note

Andres Fuentes

November 1, 2017

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The Loyola Jazz Ensemble is performing as part of Loyola Presents Series, part of an annual performing arts series put on by the College of Music and Fine Arts. The group is one of the oldest college jazz groups in New Orleans. “I...

The Willow to host Harvey flood relief concert

Emma Gilheany

September 6, 2017

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Well-known local performers, including Cyril Neville, Rockin Dopsie Jr., Hot 8 Brass Band, Michael O'Hara and more are set to come together at The Willow starting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12, for a benefit concert to raise mo...

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