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The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The music department anticipates the dance studio will be completed within a matter of weeks.

From computer lab to dance studio: Pottle renovations bring new space for dance students

Cade Roland, Staff Reporter March 8, 2022

Southeastern dance students will now have a new space for practice in Pottle. A former computer lab in the music building will be converted into a dance studio due to limited space in the Kinesiology building. Southeastern’s...

The damages sustained in Pottle Hall have prohibited students from fully utilizing the facility. Music students shared their frustrations overcoming these challenges.

Music students call for assistance in troubling time

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter November 15, 2021

SLU music majors are calling for change in the wake of the Pottle building damages due to Hurricane Ida. When students returned to Southeastern after the category four hurricane, many music students...

The Ralph R. Pottle Music Building is currently closed to all students until repairs can be made.

Pottle Music Building repairs underway

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter September 27, 2021

As Southeastern students and faculty return to campus after the cleanup from Hurricane Ida, some departments at the school have had to deal with the challenge of damaged facilities. The storm affected...

Michael Brothers instructs the University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band at one of their last in-person performances on Nov. 20, 2019.  The Jazz Ensemble is live-streaming their first concert of the Spring 2021 semester on Tuesday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble welcomes guest artist for first concert

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter March 5, 2021

The University Jazz Ensemble is preparing for its first concert of the semester on Tuesday, March 9 in the Pottle Annex Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Guest guitarist Phill Fest will perform alongside the...

Some members of the jazz ensemble dressed up in Christmas apparel for rehearsal. The concert will be livestreamed from KSLU’s Facebook page and will feature Christmas songs such as “Christmas Time is Here,” “Deck the Halls,” “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” and “Jingle Bells.”

Jazz ensemble to livestream Christmas concert

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter November 16, 2020

As the holiday season approaches, the university’s jazz ensemble will get into the swing of things with a big band Christmas concert. On Wednesday, Nov. 18, KSLU will stream the concert live from the...

For the Fall 2020 semester, Department of Music will continue performing following safety precautions for the COVID-19. According to Michael Brothers, there is a possibility for band members to play with masks on. One of the initial findings that came out was playing and masking together, if you cut a slit in the mask for the wind players, it does help, said Brothers.

Music department to continue performances with modifications

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter July 28, 2020

The university is now adhering to health and safety policies in an effort to reduce the risk and spread of COVID-19.  The new guidelines require masks to be worn on campus at all times. In addition,...

Music majors are required to have recitals as a part of their curriculum. Due to the transition to online classes for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester, all performances have been cancelled.

Recitals for music majors cancelled for semester

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter March 26, 2020

Following the procedures put in place by the university, all recitals for music majors will be postponed for the remainder of the spring semester. Jeffrey Wright, department head of music and performing...

Lion fans show off their pride at pregame tailgating. Organizations and families gathered in Friendship Circle.

Tailgating and the dirty side of Pottle

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter October 8, 2018

Among the tailgating activities, another thing likely to be witnessed is university fans urinating by the side of the Pottle Music Building. Before any home football game at Strawberry Stadium, university...

Voices of angels practice to make perfect

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter September 23, 2018

The Pottle Music Building was filled with the blended voices of the altos, tenors and sopranos of the University Chorus as Amy Prats, director of the University Chorus/Northshore Choral Society,...

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