Harpist Dai-An Liu Wins International Prize

Dai-An Liu, an Artist Diploma candidate, won 4th Prize ex aequo in the 5th Hong Kong International Harp Competition in the Professional Pedal Division held in early October.

Composition Student Awarded Second Prize in International Competition

Doctoral candidate in composition David Nguyen was awarded a second prize in the XIII International Competition of Electroacoustic Composition for his composition "Adumbrations."

New Franz Liszt Scholarship in honor of Edward and Lois Rath

The School of Music at the University of Illinois is proud to announce the establishment of the Franz Liszt Piano Endowments, celebrating the music and career of Franz Liszt.  One endowment will support scholarships for undergraduate students studying piano, while the other will support fellowshi

NAfME Chapter Recognized as Collegiate Chapter of Excellence

Congratulations to the University of Illinois Collegiate NAfME Chapter for receiving the 2020 NAfME Collegiate Chapter of Excellence Recognition in the recruitment techniques category!

Music Education Student Receives NAfME Award

Congratulations to senior music education student (Technology concentration), Brendon Culloton, for receiving the 2020 Professional Achievement Award from the National Association for Music Education collegiate division!

A Message from the University of Illinois School of Music

 

Encouragement and Community through Music: A Message from the Faculty, Staff, and Administration at the University of Illinois School of Music

UI Grad Sax Quartet Advances to Finals in Fischoff

The Versa Quartet is one of 12 ensembles in the Senior Winds division selected to move on in the Fischoff National Chamber Music Association. This year there were 130 ensembles that applied, representing 16 nationalities.

UPDATE: UI Grad Sax Quartet Wins NASA Competition

The Versa Quartet (UI Graduate Saxophone Quartet) has won First Prize in the quartet competition at the North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Quartet Competition in Tempe, AZ, held March 4-9, 2020.

Jazz Trombone Ensemble Wins Premier National Competition

The University of Illinois Jazz Trombone Ensemble (JTE), directed by Professor Jim Pugh, has once again won the prestigious American Trombone Workshop’s National Jazz Trombone Ensemble Competition. This is the fifth time they have been so honored (2012, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2020), and along with win

LTI Makes a Splash in NYC

Students and faculty recently showcased their talents at the eighth annual Prototype Festival in New York.

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