LOLs New Site

The Laptop Orchestra of Louisiana (LOLs) are now hosted at our primary EMDM domain:

For the most up to date information on performances, workshops, and other happenings, check us out there!


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Join the Laptop Orchestra of Louisiana!

Undergraduate students are now invited to join the Laptop Orchestra of Louisiana by enrolling in our undergraduate course.  The LOLs will perform November 14, 2012 in the Manship Theatre at the Shaw Center for the Arts, and will be working on making definitive recordings of some of our most popular works.

Currently, the course is listed as Music 3997, section 4 for Fall 2012. Rehearsals/class meetings are Tuesdays from 3-6 PM in room 248 Music & Dramatic Arts.  You must be a registered undergraduate (any major, AVATAR minor preferred) or a graduate student affiliated with EMDM to enroll.

For more information, contact Stephen David Beck at

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Laptop Orchestra of Louisiana premiers Perception

March 10 at the Manship Theatre the Laptop Orchestra of Louisiana will hold their annual gala performance including the world premiere of Perception – a suite of works that brings the audience into the action by allowing them to contribute using web enabled mobile devices like iPhones, Android phones, and iPads.

A reception (6PM) will be held before the concert (7:30PM) in order to provide an opportunity to try out your mobile devices with interactive art and sound, as well as charge them before the concert.

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SLEO makes the Financial Times

In April, LSU will be hosting the first Symposium on Laptop Ensembles and Orchestras.  Alex Newman from the Financial Times penned an interesting article about the coming of age of the Laptop Orchestra and demonstrates that the Symposium comes at an important time.  Check it out below.


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Videos from the Manship Performance!

We’re finally getting the video footage of our Manship Theatre performance in April out onto youTube!  If you enjoy these fine selections, follow our lsuEMDM channel on youTube to get updates on new EM|DM videos.

Quartet for Colors by Yemin Oh

inChuck v.3 by Stephen David Beck

[hello world] by Jesse Allison

inTwerp by Lindsey Hartman

Forbidden Butch by Jeff Albert

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