Scott Wyatt

Scott Wyatt to receive 2018 SEAMUS Award

The Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) will present its highest honor, the 2018 SEAMUS Award, to Professor Emeritus Scott A.

Donna Buchanan

Donna Buchanan Awarded NEH Fellowship

Ethnomusicology professor Donna A Buchanan has received a 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor Fellowship for her project “Bells in the Music and Culture of Bulgaria.” The award will support the preparation of Buchanan’s new book, The Girl in the Bell: Audi

Featured Faculty at Midwest Clinic

Several School of Music faculty will be featured in the 71st Midwest Clinic, to be held at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Jason Moran

Illinois music school, Krannert Center celebrating Thelonious Monk

by Jodi Heckel, UI News Bureau

The University of Illinois School of Music and Krannert Center for the Performing Arts are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Thelonious Monk’s birth by staging performances of Monk’s music and looking at his impact through a graduate seminar.

Beethoven House Interior

Illinois Plays Major Role in New Beethoven Museum in Vienna

Vienna's new Beethoven Museum doesn't formally open until November 22, but interested music lovers can get a sneak preview by attending a kick-off event in Chicago this week. 

Allerton Barn Music Festival Features Broadway and Be-Bop

A fall tradition, the 2017 Allerton Music Barn Festival features the UI jazz faculty in a centenary tribute to Be-Bop pioneer Dizzy Gilespie and two performances of the Broadway musical [title of show]. 

DoCha 2017: Bottesini's Gran Duo Concertante

Michael Cameron and Stefan Milenkovich perform with Camerata Illinois during the DoCha festival 2017.

Orpheum Theater, Champaign, Illinois.

Remembering Harvey Hermann (1934-2017)

The School of Music marks the passing of Harvey A. Hermann, long-time employee and generous supporter of Illinois School of Music and Illinois Bands, just three weeks before his 83 birthday.

Remembering Thomas Fredrickson (1928-2017)

It is with great sadness that we announce that School of Music Professor Emeritus (1952-1993) and Director (1970-1974), Thomas Fredrickson, 88, of Savoy passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017.

Recording features Jupiter Quartet in new works by Su Lian Tan

"Revelations" is a new recording on the Arsis label featuring music by flutist and composer Su Lian Tan. 

Life in Wayang, composed for and premiered by the Takács Quartet in 2003, is inspired by the shadow puppets of Indonesia.

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