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."
Metamorphosis was recorded in Krannert Center last winter with Grammy-winning producer Judith Sherman, with the assistance of School of Music audio staff Frank Horger and Graham Duncan.
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.
Throughout the month of July, ISMO will offer a broad spectrum of workshops on exciting and relevant musical topics and on career guidance, each led by the School’s world-renowned faculty.
All sessions are free of charge and open to anyone with musical ambitions and interests.
Micky Moore Awarded International Teaching Award
Mark "Micky" Moore, Professor of Tuba and Euphonium, was recently recognized by the International Tuba-Euphonium Association with the 2020 ITEA Teaching Award.
Only the fifth time this award has been granted, Prof. Moore joins such illustrious pedagogues as Fritz Kaenzig, Donald Little, Phil Sinder and David Zerkel. Candidates for this award must be nominated and are chosen based on supporting letters from colleagues, and current and former students.
LTI Makes a Splash in NYC
Students and faculty recently showcased their talents at the eighth annual Prototype Festival in New York. Billed as the premier festival of music-theatre and opera-theatre, PROTOTYPE: Opera | Theatre | Now presented six new works representing 23 composers and libretists.