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.

Dai-An Liu appointed Principal Harp of National Symphony Orchestra of Ecuador

Dai-An Liu has been appointed Principal Harp of the 

Noel Wan

Noël Wan wins 2021 Orford Music Award Second Prize

Alumna Noël Wan won Second Prize in the 2021 Orford Music Awards held in Quebec, Canada this August. She also was the semi-finals Audience Award winner. Her program featured her own transcriptions of demanding works by J.S.

Attend the School of Music Convocation

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

John Wustman Honored by Students

John Wustman was recently honored by a group of his former students in a very special way.

Alumnus Performs at Inauguration

University of Illinois alum and clarinetist Master Gunnery Sgt. John Mula is a member of the “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, which provided music for the swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Capitol while seated directly beneath the inaugural platform.

Staying Connected with Sonorities

Sonorities, the annual news magazine of the School of Music community, will hit mailboxes nationwide during the month of December.

School of Music Prominently Featured in Grammy Awards Nominations

Nominations for the 63rd Grammy Awards include two alumni and one current student from the UI School of Music.

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