Loyola University Chicago


Department of Fine and Performing Arts

  • Artist-In-Residence

    Kaoru Watanabe Named Spring 2023 Artist-In-Residence in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts Music Program at Loyola University Chicago

    During his residence, New York-based musician and North America’s leading practitioner of the shinobue (Japanese transverse flute), Kaoru Watanabe will engage with music students and faculty through teaching, working with the Percussion and Wind Ensembles, and will present a public recital in the Skowronski Music Hall on Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus.

  • Faculty News

    Christopher Madsen Joins the Loyola Music Faculty

    Christopher Madsen, DMA joins the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Loyola University Chicago as Lecturer in Music, Jazz Studies. Madsen is a Jazz saxophonist, composer, and pedagogue who brings 14 years of experience teaching at the college level (Northwestern U. 2008-2014 and University of Illinois at Chicago, 2014-2022) and is excited to join the faculty at Loyola.
  • 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.