Events & Box Office Information

The College of Music & Dramatic Arts is your premier source for performing arts on the LSU campus.

We host over 300 events each year, many of which are free for students and the public to attend. From the dynamic rhythms of the LSU School of Music and Turner-Fischer Center for Opera, to the emotive expressions of the LSU School of Theatre and Swine Palace, we have something for everyone.

Upcoming Events

Looking for more events? Browse the full College events calendar here.

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College Tickets

The CMDA Box Office sells tickets to School of Music, School of Theatre, and Turner-Fischer Center for Opera events in these venues:

  • Claude L. Shaver Theatre
  • Reilly Theatre
  • Studio Theatre
  • School of Music Recital Hall

Tickets can be purchased online at the link below, or over the phone at: (225) 578-3527.


ensemble in the union theater

Union Tickets

The Union Box Office sells tickets to all School of Music large ensemble events hosted in the LSU Student Union Theater, such as:

  • LSU Wind Ensemble
  • LSU Symphonic Winds
  • LSU Symphonic Band
  • LSU Symphony Orchestra

Tickets can be purchased online at the link below, or over the phone at: (225) 578-5128.


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Comp Tickets

Complimentary tickets to paid performances of School of Music ensembles or Turner-Fischer Center for Opera productions are available for College of Music & Dramatic Arts faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students who meet specific criteria.

If you are a middle school student, high school student, or an educator who would like to attend an event with your students, please use the K-12 & Educator link below.



piano on stage in a recital hall

Student Recitals

In addition to our College's primary performances, students at all levels of study in the LSU School of Music also regularly present recitals and lectures in fulfillment of their degree requirements. These events typically take place in the LSU School of Music Recital Hall on the LSU campus.

All student recitals are free and open to public attendance. To browse programs or a listing of scheduled recitals, follow the links below.



Parking for Events

For weekday evening (after 4:30 p.m.) or weekend performances, you may park in any of the non-gated parking lots or on designated street spaces near our performance venues. Do not park by any red or yellow curbs, or in reserved spaces. For metered lots, please be sure to note your space number and pay immediately upon parking. Meter stations accept major credit and debit cards.

For updates on construction, road closures, and zone changes, please visit the LSU Parking & Transportation Services website.


Digital Programs & Program Notes

Digital PDF programs are available for all LSU School of Music performances and student recitals. Please visit the links below to browse and download programs via Box, LSU's cloud storage provider. For select events, additional program notes such as extended biographies, information about works performed, or thematic context, may be offered online.