School of the Performing Arts

The heart of the cultural experience that embodies Louisiana Tech, stems from the School of Performing Arts. Both, Howard Auditorium and the School, have been deemed a “unique area of excellence” in the state. The program is dedicated to the creative growth and development of the artist through education, training, and performance. The School of the Performing Arts offers programs of study in Music and Theatre.

The School of the Performing Arts is home to:

  • The Band of Pride
  • The Louisiana Tech Concert Association
  • The Arthur W. Stone Theatre
  • The Faculty Concert Series
  • The University Choirs
  • The Opera Workshop
  • The Chamber Singers
  • The University Jazz Ensemble
  • The Guitar Ensemble
  • The Percussion Ensemble
  • The Symphonic Wind Ensemble
  • The Brass Choir
  • The Trombone Ensemble
  • The Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble

The School of the Performing Arts focuses on its mission of enhancing the cultural lives of students, faculty, staff, and surrounding communities while providing entertainment and education of the highest quality.

With abundant opportunities for education, training, performance, and entertainment, the School of the Performing Arts at Louisiana Tech University is an active part of the Louisiana Tech experience and a viable and productive member of Ruston and the surrounding community.