Luke Brouillette joined the faculty in the School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University of Louisiana in 1994 as an adjunct instructor of guitar. He holds a Diploma of Professional Music from the Berklee College of Music (’80) in Boston, Massachusetts where he studied with Steve Carter, Jim Kelly, Charles Chapman, and Berklee’s current Guitar Department Chairman, Larry Baione.
Mr. Brouillette worked as a professional musician in the Boston area in popular music performing live and in recording studios as a guitarist, singer, songwriter, and bass guitarist in the capacities of band leader and sideman. Later he focused on classical guitar, studying with Robert Ward, a prominent guitarist and instructor in Massachusetts, and began working as professional guitar instructor.
As a resident of Natchitoches and guitar instructor for NSU, he has worked as a professional performer playing popular and jazz music as a leader and as a sideman, as well as concerts and recitals with NSU’s jazz ensembles, symphony orchestra, and theater department.