School of Music Welcomes Six New Faculty in Fall 2022

The School of Music at the University of Illinois is pleased to announce that six accomplished performers, teachers, and music educators will join its distinguished faculty in fall 2022.

Sal Martirano

Martirano Award Winners Announced

The winners of the 2022 Salvatore Martirano Memorial Composition Award have been announced. They are: 

Ollie Watts Davis

School of Music Celebrates Its 125th Anniversary with a Weekend of Special Concerts

The University of Illinois School of Music will celebrate its 125th anniversary from April 29 to May 1, 2022, with a weekend of special concerts that demonstrate the talent and range of its students, faculty, alumni, and community performers.

Concerto Competition Winners Announced

The School of Music is pleased to announce the winners of the University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition. All three winners will be invited to perform with the UISO in a future season.

Composition Student Appointed to Conservatory Position

DMA Candidate Carolyn Borcherding has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Composition at Baldwin Wallace Conservatory, beginning in Fall 2022, where she will be teaching courses in music composition and technology.

Fiery "Illini Anthem" Music Video Released

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign School of Music celebrates its evolution with a new tradition and an infectious hip-hop sound, successfully bridging the cultural divide while showing people how to have a good time.

Marching Illini Travels to Ireland

The Marching Illini traveled to Ireland on March 12th to participate in Dublin's St. Patrick's Day Parade.

SoM Student Engages in Interdisciplinary Research on Acoustics and Voice

Associate professor Yvonne Gonzales Redman and undergraduate student Natalia Łastowiecka collaborated with Dr. Pasquale Bottalico in Speech and Hearing Science at U of I to design a study investigating the influence of room acoustics on singers’ voice production.