The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has awarded its annual Faculty and Graduate Student Fellowships and the Ragdale Residential Creative Fellowship.
Congratulations to Anne Kunkle (MM student) for winning First Prize in the Chicago Musicians Club of Women Annual Scholarship Auditions. The Jerome and Elaine Nerenberg Foundation Scholarship, Winds Division, is accompanied by a $5000 cash prize.
Professor Gayle Magee received the Irving Lowens Award from the Society for American Music for her article “‘She’s a Dear Old Lady’: English Canadian Popular Songs from World War I,” which appeared in the journal American Music in 2016. Prof.
The School of Music is proud to announce that doctoral students Reginald Chapman (Jazz) and Jamil Jorge (Musicology) will be recognized by the Graduate College at the upcoming Celebrating Diversity, Recognizing Excellence ceremony on March 12 for their achievements in research and creative activi
Ethan Evans (MM in Jazz Trombone Performance) has been named a finalist in the International Trombone Association's JJ Johnson Jazz Trombone Soloist Competition. He will perform at a play-off with 2 other finalists at the 2018 International Trombone Festival to be held at the Univers
Wilson Poffenberger has advanced to the semi-final live round of the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) National Solo Competition to be held in Cincinnati in March. This year there were 148 applicants from the re
The U of I trumpet studio is pleased to announce that the graduate trumpet ensemble has been selected to perform as a quarter finalist in the small ensemble division at the National Trumpet Competition.