Jeffrey Elem is U of I Student Employee of the Year
Senior Jeffrey Elem (BM, Composition) was selected as the UIUC Student Employee of the Year for his work at Japan House.
He began working at Japan House as an intern is 2017, eventually . Jeffrey says "during the pandemic Japan House transitioned into exclusively online content, giving me the opportunity to use the skills I learned at the School of Music to correct AV and occasionally write music as background for these bi-weekly videos that have been happening since last year."
Jeffrey is a percussionist with additional background in piano and guitar. In the fall of 2021 he will attend the University of Hawaii and Manoa for a master's degree in music composition.
Watch the 2021 Student Employee of the Year presentation.