U of I Composer Awarded Honorable Mention at International Competition
Graduate composer Dennis Reyes was awarded honorable mention at the Viseu Rural 2.0 International Competition of Electroacoustic Music and Sound Art. Dennis’ electroacoustic piece, Superposition Phenomenon, was among over one hundred entries from around the world. Dennis’ composition will be performed at the Casa da Ribeira in Viseu.
Lishan Xue wins First Prize in Los Angeles Liszt International Piano Competition
Pianist Lishan Xue, doctoral student of Prof. William Heiles, has won first prize in her age division in the 2016 Los Angeles International Piano Competition. She also was awarded a special prize for the "Best Performance of a Hungarian Rhapsody."