2019 School of Music Convocation - Full Video

Watch the complete School of Music Convocation from Sunday, May 12, 2019.

Khroma Quartet are Silver Medalists at Fischoff!

The Khroma Saxophone Quartet have won second place in the Senior Division-Winds/Brass at the 46th Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.

Singers from Illinois

UI Students Sweep in Vocal Competition

University of Illinois students swept the recent competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing Chicago Chapter, the second largest in the nation!

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Elara Quartet

Quartets Coached by Members of Kronos

The Elara Quartet, consisting of UI music majors, and the East Central Illinois Youth Orchestra Honors Quartet were recently treated to a master class by members of the renowned Kronos Quartet. 

Thereza Lituma and Emma Olson

Smith Competition Winners Announced

Thereza Lituma and Emma Olson are the 2019 winners of the Thomas J. Smith Scholarship in Music Competition.

Several Voice Students

Singers Advance in National Competition

Seven U of I vocalists advanced in NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) Regional Semifinals; 2 will continue to the National Finals.

RESEARCH LIVE! Finalists include Music Student

The results are in!

After last week's preliminary round, our judging panels have selected thirteen Research Live! finalists. Watch them compete in the final round and vote for the People's Choice Award.

Dai An Liu

Harpist Dai-An Liu wins International Music Talents Top Project Award in Taiwan

Dai-An Liu is a 2018-2019 winner of the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra International Music Talents Top Project Program. The competitive scholarship program supports creative activities for recipients.

Hilary Morris in Boudhanath neighborhood

Hilary Brady Morris on Fulbright to Nepal

Hilary Brady Morris has been awarded a Fulbright grant to conduct ten months of dissertation research in Nepal on the Himalayan lute.

Mana Azimi wins National Anne Adams Award

Harpist Mana Azimi is a 2018 National Anne Adams Award winner. Twenty-four finalists were selected to compete this year with seven forwarded to the grand finals. The biennial national competition was held in May, administered by the American Harp Society  Foundation. Three scholarship awards of $

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