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    The Band Plays On

    Lusher’s Symphonic Band, under the direction of teacher Joel Bein, has had an incredible year.

    • Four student participated in the LMEA District VI Honor Band this month, conducted by Col. John Bourgeois, former conductor of the President’s Own Marine Band (photo above).
    • Three chamber ensembles are currently preparing to compete in the NOLA Chamber Fest in April, including the brand new Lusher Saxophone Quartet.
    • On January 12th, all CA Music students attended a field trip to watch a live Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra rehearsal.
    • This year, the Symphonic Band has seen its enrollment increase by 50%, and private lesson enrollment with area professional musicians has increased from 3% to 39%.

    For anyone interested in hearing this amazing group perform, keep an eye on our Arts Calendar for several Spring performances.