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BYU Alumnus Named Dean of LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts

Todd Queen, a graduate of the BYU School of Music, was named the Dean of the College of Music & Dramatic Arts at Louisiana State University. He will begin on July 1, pending approval by the LSU Board of Supervisors. Queen graduated from BYU in 1994 with a degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy.


“In the Absence of Words, There’s Always Music”

Scott Holden shares his passion for piano By Sarah Ostler Hill He has been known to instruct his students to move their fingers “like Olympic divers” or to play a piece “more brown.” His tactics may sound strange, but Professor Scott Holden is not only an accomplished pianist in his own right, he is also […]


Music Faculty Research Featured in Music Educators Journal

Two School of Music faculty members and one graduate recently had articles published in the March edition of Music Educators Journal (MEJ), a national publication by the National Association for Music Education. Paul Broomhead, a professor of Music Education, and Jon Skidmore, an adjunct faculty of Music Performance, coauthored the article, “Creating an Expressive Performance […]

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