Voice Students

Voice Students Place in NATS Competition

At the recent classical competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) in Chicago, several graduate students received top awards accompanied by their professors Yvonne Redman and Paul Transue. 

Ethan Evans Named Finalist at the JJ Johnson Jazz Trombone Soloist Competition

Ethan Evans (MM in Jazz Trombone Performance) has been named a finalist in the International Trombone Association's JJ Johnson Jazz Trombone Soloist Competition.  He will perform at a play-off with 2 other finalists at the 2018 International Trombone Festival to be held at the Univers

Lishan Xue is Krannert Debut Artist

Lishan Xue has been named the Krannert Debut Artist for 2018. Ms. Xue will present a recital in the Foellinger Great Hall on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM as part of Krannert’s Marquee Sunday Salon Series.

Wilson Poffenberger Advances to Semi-Finals in National Competition

Wilson Poffenberger has advanced to the semi-final live round of the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) National Solo Competition to be held in Cincinnati in March. This year there were 148 applicants from the re

Graduate Trumpet Ensemble Selected as Quarter Finalists at the National Trumpet Competition

The U of I trumpet studio is pleased to announce that the graduate trumpet ensemble has been selected to perform as a quarter finalist in the small ensemble division at the National Trumpet Competition.

Elliot Chasanov

Prof. Chasanov Joins Roth Artists

Elliot Chasanov, Professor of Trombone, has joined the roster of artists associated with Michael Roth Trombones of England.

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Ian Hobson

Ian Hobson Among NYT Top YouTube Picks For The Week

Ian Hobson's performance of Robert Chumbley’s “Three Etudes (by any other name…),” recorded in Merkin Hall in New York in 2016, is a top pick of the week for the New York Times. 

Jupiters Celebrate 15 Years

The Jupiter Quartet observes 15 years of making music together. 

Nathan Gunn named Swanlund Chair

Nathan Gunn, a professor of voice, has been named a Swanlund Chair. Along with the Stanley O.

Charlotte Mattax Moersch

Professor Charlotte Mattax Moersch Performs in Premiere at the Kennedy Center

Professor of Harpsichord Charlotte Mattax Moersch performs at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. with the period instrument opera company Opera Lafayette on Janua

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