Loyola University Chicago


Department of Fine and Performing Arts

  • Faculty News

    Dr. Frederick Lowe Appointed Director of Music

    Dr. Frederick Lowe, Senior Lecturer and Director of Ensembles, was appointed Director of Music effective July 1, 2022. Lowe succeeds Professor Anthony Molinaro, who has relocated to the West Coast to pursue new endeavors.

    Dr. Lowe “brings all the skills and experience to the table that will make him an outstanding Director of Music—his work with ensembles and his long-standing position as director of the graduation band make him a familiar face to our community,” noted Fine and Performing Arts Chair, Mark E. Lococo.

  • Interdisciplinary Spotlight

    Sacred and Secular: An Exploration of Art and Music in the 11th-17th Century Italy

    Recently, students from the DFPA presented “Sacred and Secular: An Exploration of Art and Music in the 11th-17th Century Italy” at Loyola University’s Museum of Art (LUMA). The LUC Chamber Choir prepared works by Landini, Dufay, Josquin, Palestrina, Monteverdi, Strozzi, and Gabrieli, accompanied on theorbo and Baroque guitar by guest artist, Brandon Acker.
  • Student

    Music Major Megan DelSignore conducts the Loyola Wind Ensemble

    Megan DelSignore debuts her first compositional work at the Loyola Instrumental Showcase.
  • Alumni

    Sebastian Agignoae Founds Organization To Serve Displaced Musicians

    Alumnus Sebastian Agigneae activates the transformational power of music for social change by founding the International Orchestra of Refugees.
  • Artist-In-Residence

    Q&A with Wendel Patrick

    The Department of Fine and Performing Arts is excited to welcome award-winning musician, producer and composer Wendel Patrick as our 2019 Artist-in-Residence this January.