Friends | Lafayette Music Company
The ASO Conservatory of Music is a place where you can come to learn to play music as well as develop an appreciation for ALL musical styles. Students
of all ages study at the ASO Conservatory! Our highly qualified teaching staff is capable of meeting the needs of beginners through advanced
studies! We even offer music classes for toddlers! No matter what instrument your child is interested in, we provide lessons for them. Private
lessons are available on ALL instruments. Our faculty will inspire your students with a love of music that will last a lifetime.
The AcA is located in the heart of Downtown Lafayette and functions as a cultural anchor for Acadiana. With over 38 years experience with outreach,
arts funding and education, AcA serves an eight-parish region with community development, education performances and exhibits.
Historic downtown Lafayette, Louisiana transforms into an entertainment complex during Festival International de Louisiane April 23th through the
27th. The largest, FREE Francophone festival features six music stages, food courts, street performers, arts and crafts, live interviews with
musicians, a craft biergarten, 5k run, and more. All programming for the festival is designed to celebrate cultural expression in a variety
of forms and to encourage understanding and appreciation for different cultures. Festival International de Louisiane is a volunteer driven
event with annual participation from approximately 2,000 volunteers. Through the arts presented and the joint efforts to produce it, the festival
contributes to the spirit of community that is so unique to the Acadiana region.
The Lafayette Concert Band continues to make significant contributions to the cultural life of Lafayette and Acadiana by providing its members
with opportunities for musical growth and its audiences living music in its richest tradition and proper concert atmosphere. The LCB presents
formal performances of traditional and contemporary wind band literature as well as more informal "pops” and outdoor concerts throughout the
The Pride of Acadiana performs at all home games, adding music and pageantry to the excitement of Ragin' Cajun football. It also performs during
select away games, high school contest exhibitions, and special events, such as the Louisiana governor's inauguration and New Orleans Saints
Football Games. The Pride of Acadiana has performed in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade twice and has traveled to Scotland, England, and
Spain for performances and parades.