Clubs + Organizations

Loyola School of Music Music Therapy Majors practice percussion during improvisation class.

Genesis Gospel Choir

The Genesis Gospel Choir's mission is to glorify God through worship. The choir's members come from different backgrounds, cultures and denominational experiences to join together to worship using dynamic media such as Black Gospel and Contemporary Christian music. Genesis performs on campus and throughout the city of New Orleans. Join Genesis and use what God has given you to praise His name. For more information, email Dr. Janna Saslaw at

Loyola Jazz Club

The Loyola Jazz Club hosts special guest artists and clinicians throughout the year and also plans musical and social events for students who are interested in Jazz Music. For more information, email Dr. Gordon Towell at

Music Therapy Student Assocation

The purpose of this organization is to provide students with opportunities to gain specialized knowledge concerning the music therapy methods and research, as well as providing outreach in the community. The organization hosts service projects, participates in community events, and fundraises to send Music Therapy students to conference. MTSA also hosts guest speakers and lecturers at least once a month, ranging from recent graduates to accomplished music therapists who have been working for decades.  For more information, email Dr. Kathleen Murphy at

Sigma Alpha Iota

This organization is a professional music fraternity for women at Loyola University New Orleans. SAI members are women who demonstrate excellence in performing, composing, and scholarship. Members of SAI perform musicales, service projects, and fundraisers monthly, and collaborate with other chapters of the fraternity in the region. Female students must complete one semester of a music course at Loyola in order to be eligible for membership, which is by invitation. For more information, contact Dr. Meg Frazier at

Student Chapter of National Assocation for Music Educators

This organization provides opportunities for professional development through the on-campus activities of the chapter, paraprofessional services to the community, contacts with leaders in the profession, and participation in local, state, and national music education meetings. Additionally, members receive individual copies of the Music Educators Journal and The Louisiana Musician. Open to all students. For more information, email Dr. Ed McClellan at