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Featured Performers

Ensembles

Implosion Percussion

Implosion Percussion

The Implosion Percussion Group was founded in 2008 to bring new music to the northeast Louisiana area. Since that time the group has performed in multiple regional settings and festivals. They have premiered multiple new compositions and strive to increase...
Trio Mélange

Trio Mélange

Trio Mélange   is composed of faculty members at The University of Louisiana at Monroe, and is dedicated to promoting and performing new music for soprano, horn, and piano. Recent performance include the 45th International Horn Symposium, and guest r...


Soloists

Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson

Originally from West Monroe, Louisiana, Adam began playing the trombone at the age of 12. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Louisiana at Monroe followed by a Masters of Music...
Alan Goldspiel

Alan Goldspiel

An international soloist and chamber musician, Alan Goldspiel has performed world premieres at NY’s Carnegie and CAMI Halls, been featured on NPR radio stations from coast to coast, and performed in t...
Brian Dunbar

Brian Dunbar

Brian Dunbar, a native of St. Augustine, FL, has enjoyed performing as a soloist, orchestral performer, and chamber musician, in addition to his activities as a student and instructor. Brian is currently...
Cain Budds

Cain Budds

Cain Budds received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in classical guitar performance at Arizona State University where he was a student of Frank Koonce. While in residence there, he served as a teaching...
Drake Domingue

Drake Domingue

Drake Domingue is currently the tuba graduate assistant at the University of New Mexico.
Jeremy Marks

Jeremy Marks

Dr. Jeremy Marks is Assistant Professor of Music in Low Brass at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Dr. Marks earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The University of Texas at Austin, Master...
Joann Martinson

Joann Martinson

Native North Dakotan soprano and highly respected local pedagogue, Joann Martinson, infused Act Two with a potent dose of gypsy grit...She sang dashingly in Act Three, not least in the card-reading Trio, i...
Lawrence Gibbs

Lawrence Gibbs

Lawrence Gibbs joined the Louisiana Tech faculty in 1989. Mr. Gibbs teaches clarinet and saxophone, directs the Jazz Ensemble and Symphonic Band and assists with the Marching Band of Pride. He has studied...
Lisa Maxedon

Lisa Maxedon

Dr. Lisa Maxedon is Associate Professor of Music and Head of Vocal Studies and Opera Theatre at Louisiana Tech University, where she teaches Applied Voice, Opera Workshop, Vocal Diction, and Vocal Pedagogy. In...
Louie Eckhardt

Louie Eckhardt

Dr. Louie Eckhardt is a freelance trumpet player in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas, specializing in orchestral music, chamber music, and early music. He currently serves as a member of the Monroe...
Oliver Molina

Oliver Molina

Oliver Molina is an active percussion performer, educator, arranger, adjudicator and clinician.  He is a versatile percussionist with experience in many areas of percussion, from orchestral to ...
Paul Christopher

Paul Christopher

Paul Christopher received his Bachelor of Music Education from the New England Conservatory of Music and his Master of Music in Cello Performance from the University of Memphis. From 1989 to 2004 he...
Sandra Lunte

Sandra Lunte

Sandra Lunte  is Professor of Music. She held the Hammond Endowed Professorship in Liberal Arts from 2008-2011, and the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Endowed Professorship in Music from 2003-2006. Dr. Lunte teaches ...
Scot Humes

Scot Humes

Scot Humes maintains an active performance schedule of solo and chamber recitals that includes working with composers Eric Ewazen, Frank Ticheli, Chen Yi, and Stephen Paulus on the performance of their ...
Steele Moegle

Steele Moegle

Dr. Moegle is an Associate Professor of Music at Louisiana Tech University. She serves as the head of three areas: piano studies, collaboration/accompanying, and music appreciation studies. Her teaching...
Steven Pederson

Steven Pederson

Steven A. Pederson returned to the University of Louisiana at Monroe School of Music and Band Program in the fall of 2016, where he currently serves as Associate Professor of Music and Conducting.  He ...
Trevor Davis

Trevor Davis

Multi-instrumentalist Trevor Davis has performed in nearly 110 cities across the United States as a member of two national touring shows. Trevor has performed on clarinet and bass clarinet with the Greensboro...



Choreographers/Dancers

Loris Anthony Beckles

Loris Anthony Beckles

Artistic Director of Beckles Dancing Company and Executive Director of ARGA NOVA DANCE, Loris holds a BA in Dance from Adelphi University. He has also studied dance at New York School of Ballet and the...
Tina Mullone

Tina Mullone

Tina N. Mullone (TX/LA) began her training in classical ballet technique under the late Fernando Schaffenburg. She continued to study character, jazz and modern dance at Texas Christian University’s S...


Dancers of the Twin City Ballet Senior Company: Krislynne Flowers, Alex Jungina, Juliana Newcomer