Lamont Holden Joins School of Music Faculty

We are thrilled to announce another outstanding addition to our faculty with the appointment of Lamont Holden, Assistant Clinical Professor of Music Audio and Recording Technologies.

Scott Tegge joins School of Music Faculty

We are pleased to welcome Scott Tegge to the School of Music community as our new Tuba and Euphonium Lecturer effective August 16, 2020. Mr.

NAfME Chapter Recognized as Collegiate Chapter of Excellence

Congratulations to the University of Illinois Collegiate NAfME Chapter for receiving the 2020 NAfME Collegiate Chapter of Excellence Recognition in the recruitment techniques category!

Music Education Student Receives NAfME Award

Congratulations to senior music education student (Technology concentration), Brendon Culloton, for receiving the 2020 Professional Achievement Award from the National Association for Music Education collegiate division!

Jupiter Quartet Releases Metamorphosis

The new album from the Jupiter Quartet features Beethoven’s monumental Op. 131 and Ligeti’s stunning String Quartet No. 1, “Métamorphoses nocturnes."


School of Music Announces “Illinois Summer Music ONLINE!”

The University of Illinois School of Music is thrilled to present “Illinois Summer Music ONLINE!” (ISMO), a series of virtual workshops and classes open to people of all ages and backgrounds.

Dongryul Lee Appointed to University of Chicago's Center for Contemporary Composition.

Dongryul Lee will serve as the 2020-21 Postdoctoral Researcher for the University of Chicago's Center for Contemporary Composition. Lee will develop new works to be premiered by the Grossman Ensemble and other guest artists during the upcoming season.

School of Music Convocation

Join us for our "virtual" School of Music Convocation on YouTube.

Full School of Music Convocation details available on the Convocation page

A Message from the University of Illinois School of Music


Encouragement and Community through Music: A Message from the Faculty, Staff, and Administration at the University of Illinois School of Music

Alone Together - Larry Gray and Jim Pugh

Encouragement and Community through Music

Alone Together, by Arthur Schwartz
Professors Jim Pugh, trombone, Larry Gray, double bass