The Lion's Roar

Alana Saenz, an 11-year-old musician, is the youngest member of the SLU Symphony Orchestra.

CMS student places in Orchestral Competition

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter February 13, 2021

At the age of 11, a home-schooled violin prodigy has performed in concerts, won awards and recently placed in a prestigious competition. On Jan. 3, Alana Saenz, a violin student at the Southeastern...

Students of the Southeastern Community Music School provided various solo and group performances at the school’s 25th anniversary concert. The event was on campus and free to guests, who were encouraged to wear masks, social distance and bring their own chairs.

Community Music School celebrates 25th anniversary for Homecoming Week 2020

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter October 27, 2020

On Saturday, Oct. 24, the Southeastern Community Music School held its 25th anniversary concert, titled “Classics in Blue Jeans,” at the Pottle Music Building’s Bass Clef outdoor stage. The concert...

Many university faculty have enrolled their children into lessons with the Community Music School to learn how to play a variety of instruments.

The Community Music School offers affordable lessons for all

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter February 20, 2020

Situated in a corner in Pottle Music Building’s second floor is the Community Music School, a school that gives private music lessons for voice and various instruments. The school provides lessons to...

Young musicians performed in the Pottle Music Building in a competition to be in a solo act with an orchestra.

Community Music School displays young talent

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor May 15, 2019

Young musicians competed for the opportunity to perform with an orchestra on stage. On May 11 at 11 a.m. in the Pottle Music Building, the Community Music School held its "Concerto Competition." "I...

The Community Music School is dedicated to recognizing the talents of young artists. Brennan and Alana Saenz exemplified that by winning the Sinfonia Division of the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras.

Months of practice pay off for siblings

Maiah Woodring , Staff Reporter February 12, 2019

Two students of the university’s Community Music School won the Sinfonia Division of the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras. Brennan and Alana Saenz, piano and violin-playing siblings, are 10 and...

The Community Music School is dedicated to recognizing the talents of young artists. Brennan and Alana Saenz exemplified that by winning the Sinfonia Division of the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras.

Community Music School honors young musicians

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter January 29, 2019

The university’s Community Music School gave accreditation to Charlie Byrd who plays the piano, Jonah Blades who plays the violin, Natalie Fulks who plays the piano, Katie Miranda who plays the bassoon...

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