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.
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 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.
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.
The Music and Performing Arts Library (MPAL) will be hosting a special Player Piano Reveal event on Saturday, September 22 from 1-3pm.
Rocio Lima was recently appointed Principal Flute with Ecuador's Orquesta Sinfónica de Guayaquil. An Ecuadorian native, Rocio completed her Master of Music at the University of Illinois with Professor of Flute Jonathan Keeble where she currently studies as a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate.
Jennifer Kempe, an alumnae of the University of Illinois Horn Studio, has won a position with the U.S. Army Field Band following an audition this past February.