Alumna Jenny Wong Named Associate Artistic Director of Los Angeles Master Chorale

Jenny Wong (BM Vocal Performance, '09), formerly assistant conductor of the Los Angeles Master Chorale (the resident chorus of Walt Disney Hall), has just been promoted to the newly created position of Associate Artistic Director. 

Harpists Garner Positions

Illinois Harp Studio alumni are garnering teaching positions throughout North America this year, guiding generations of all ages forward now for the future.

Alumnus Named Fulbright Scholar

The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board recently awarded Justin Vickers (DMA '11) a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to conduct research at University of Surrey, Guildford, in the United Kingdom.

Adolphe Sax International Saxophone Competition Features UI Connections

Debra Richtmeyer, Professor of Saxophone, recently served as a juror for the The Adolphe Sax International Saxophone Competition.

Illinois Flutists Shine at NFA Convention

The 2019 National Flute Association Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah soared skyward with University of Illinois flutists front and center and behind the scenes. Hosted and organized by 

Alumnus Zhen Piao Wins Organ Competition

Alumnus Zhen Piao (AD, MM '17) has won First Prize in the Lynnwood Farnam Organ Competition. The international competition, sponsored by the Montreal Chapter of the Royal Canadian College of Organists, took place at May 18th at St. James United Church in Montreal.

 

2019 School of Music Convocation - Full Video

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

Alumnus Charles Lynch Joins Arizona State University Faculty

Dr. Charles W. Lynch III joins Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and Arts School of Music faculty this year. Dr. Lynch also heads the Mesa Public Schools harp program as Harp Specialist.

Illinois Harpists Direct the Next Generation Into the Future via Public School Programs

Illinois harp program alumni Charles W. Lynch III and Molly O'Roark are leading and teaching at two of the largest secondary school harp programs in the nation. Dr.

Wang-Chen Duo Residency Offers Full Week of Activity

The Wang-Chen Duo from Suzhou, China, will be in residence in the School of Music for a full week of engaging performances and activities, from October 29 though November 2.

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