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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

Twin City Community Band to perform free July 4th concert at ULM

The Twin City Community Band (TCCB) will present a free, patriotic concert at 7 p.m. Monday, July 4 in Brown Theater on the University of Louisiana Monroe campus. Conductors include Robert Freeman from West Monroe High School, Marie Looney from Neville High School, Keith Adams from Claiborne Christian Academy and Katie Conrad from LaSalle High School. The entire community is invited to attend.

Mother-child duos earn ULM degrees

"It's never too late." Those are the same words spoken by two different mothers in two separate interviews when asked about their upcoming graduation from the University of Louisiana Monroe on Saturday, May 14. Joining them during the commencement ceremonies are their children, who are also receiving degrees from ULM.