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Dr. Gregory Lyons Profile (2022)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Ruston, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-04-29

Duration: 00:08:04

Subjects: Music


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Lyons, Gregory Interviewee


This segment from the April 29, 2022, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of Dr. Gregory Lyons, a percussionist and music professor at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana. He discusses: his training; the role of percussion in music; where he performs; and his role in creating the New Music on the Bayou Festival. Host: James Fox-Smith