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College of Liberal Arts - Louisiana Tech University

of Music


Classes are available to guitar majors and minors and to other music majorsand minors, provided they pass an audition showing they possess the required skills, such as prior experience on the classical guitar or other guitar styles and the ability to read notes on the treble clef.

Students enrolled in guitar ensemble perform repertoire written or arranged for small groups, such as guitar duos, trios, and/or quartets.  Juniors and seniors may perform repertoire written or arranged for guitar and other instruments (flute, violin, etc.) and/or repertoire written or arranged for large guitar ensemble.

The Guitar Ensemble offers students the opportunity to explore the repertoire for multiple guitars.  The ensembles receive weekly rehearsal and coaching sessions and present a formal campus concert every quarter.  Participation is by audition and is open to all Louisiana Tech University students.

For more detailed information, please contact Dr. Cain Budds or visit his guitar studio, Howard Center, 329.