Ollie Watts Davis

School of Music Celebrates Its 125th Anniversary with a Weekend of Special Concerts

The University of Illinois School of Music will celebrate its 125th anniversary from April 29 to May 1, 2022, with a weekend of special concerts that demonstrate the talent and range of its students, faculty, alumni, and community performers.

Composition Student Appointed to Conservatory Position

DMA Candidate Carolyn Borcherding has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Composition at Baldwin Wallace Conservatory, beginning in Fall 2022, where she will be teaching courses in music composition and technology.

Marching Illini Travels to Ireland

The Marching Illini traveled to Ireland on March 12th to participate in Dublin's St. Patrick's Day Parade.

SoM Student Engages in Interdisciplinary Research on Acoustics and Voice

Associate professor Yvonne Gonzales Redman and undergraduate student Natalia Łastowiecka collaborated with Dr. Pasquale Bottalico in Speech and Hearing Science at U of I to design a study investigating the influence of room acoustics on singers’ voice production. 

Four Illinois Students to Present at ASTA

Four Illinois students will give presentations at the American String Teachers Association National Conference in Atlanta in

Pei Chang

Flutist Peiyao Cheng Wins 2nd Place in International Competition

Peiyao (Pei) Cheng, DMA Flute, recently won 2nd place in the United States' most prestigious and competitive solo flute competition -- the National Flute Association Young Artist Competition.

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.

Attend the School of Music Convocation

Watch the Spring 2021 School of Music Convocation, streaming on the Illinois Music Youtube Channel.

Maggie Ward

Music Education Students Recognized by National Association

Congratulations to Maggie Ward (junior, BME) for receiving the collegiate National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Professional Achievement Award!

Aubrie Powell named Research Live! Competition Finalist

Aubrie Powell, PhD student in Musicology, is one of twelve finalist from across campus in the Grad Gollege's annual Research Live! Competition. 

Watch the special live event where Illinois graduate students share their remarkable research in three minutes or less.

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