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Visual and Performing Arts
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Art concentrations are offered in ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, and art education

Music studies include performance, theory/composition, musical theatre, piano pedagogy, and music education

A variety of performance opportunities enhance studio-based studies in theatre and dance


VAPA programs are designed to develop your expertise, challenge your creativity, and fuel your passion for the arts!

Art concentrations are offered in ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, and art education.

Music studies include performance, theory and composition, piano pedagogy, and music education.

Theater and dance offer a variety of performance opportunities to enhance studio-based studies.

To find out more about our wide array of programs, come visit us in Biedenharn Hall (ULM campus map) or contact VAPA at 318-342-3811.

Derle Long

Dr. Derle Long
School of Visual and Performing Arts




Recent VAPA News

ULM announces 2015 Alumni Award Winners

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Alumni Association will present its annual awards: the Golden Arrow Award; the George T. Walker Lifetime Achievement Award; Rising Young Alumnus Award; and the ULM Service Award during a brunch held at ULM Oct. 3 during Homecoming Week.

ULM Homecoming heads Back to the Bayou Sept. 28

Students, alumni, and all members of the ULM family are invited to enjoy a host of activities leading up to the Homecoming football game against Georgia Southern at 6 p.m., Saturday, October 3, in Malone Stadium.

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Recent Production

ULM's School of Visual and Performing Arts presented "West Side Story" in March of 2015. Photo Gallery




•  Fight Song [mp3]

•  Alma Mater [mp3]