Zhen Piao

Alumnus Zhen Piao Wins Organ Competition

Alumnus Zhen Piao (AD, MM '17) has won First Prize in the Lynnwood Farnam Organ Competition. The international competition, sponsored by the Montreal Chapter of the Royal Canadian College of Organists, took place at May 18th at St. James United Church in Montreal.

 

Dani Nutting

Dani Nutting Awarded Fulbright

Dani Nutting, DMA student in Flute Performance, is one of thirteen Illinois students and recent alumni who have accepted Fulbright Awards for study this fall. 

Erin Corine Johnson

Erin Corine Johnson - 2019 FAA Emerging Legacy Award Recipient

Erin Corine Johnson (BMus '10 Music) is a multigenre flutist, a bilingual vocalist, an educator, and a cultural diversity advocate based in Madrid, Spain.

2019 School of Music Convocation - Full Video

Watch the complete School of Music Convocation from Sunday, May 12, 2019.

Khroma Quartet are Silver Medalists at Fischoff!

The Khroma Saxophone Quartet have won second place in the Senior Division-Winds/Brass at the 46th Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.

Composer Dongyoul Lee awarded Third Prize in Bartók Competition

Dongryul Lee, doctoral student in composition, recently added to his growing list of accolades with a share of third place in the composition round of the 2018

Melinda Rodriguez

Melinda Rodriguez Named Winner of Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Vocal Competition

Graduate student Melinda Rodriguez was recently named the winner of the 3rd Annual Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Vocal Competition. 

Ms. Rodriguez was one of five finalists, selected from a field of 50 registrants, representing 16 states and 7 countries from around the world.

Dr. Jeffrey Sposato

New Director Named for the School of Music

The School of Music and the College of Fine and Applied Arts are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jeffrey Sposato to serve as the next Director of the School of Music.

Michael Silvers

Michael Silvers Named Carnegie Fellow

Illinois ethnomusicologist Michael Silvers, who specializes in the music of Brazil, has been awarded a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship. He’ll use the fellowship to research a book that will examine the aesthetics and natural resources of instrument-making using Brazilian woods.

flute awardees

Illinois Flutists take the National Flute Association Convention by Storm

For the third time in four years, three University of Illinois Flutists have been selected as quarterfinalists for the United States most prestigious and competitive solo flute competition.

Pages