Doctoral Student and Faculty Member Among Campus-wide Honorees in Humanities Research

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.

Anne Kunkle

Saxophonist Anne Kunkle Awarded First Prize in Competition

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.

Gayle Magee

Professor Gayle Magee Wins Award from the Society for American Music

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.

Reggie Chapman and Jorge Jamil

Two Music Students Recognized for Excellence by Grad College

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

Voice Students

Voice Students Place in NATS Competition

At the recent classical competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) in Chicago, several graduate students received top awards accompanied by their professors Yvonne Redman and Paul Transue. 

Ethan Evans Named Finalist at the JJ Johnson Jazz Trombone Soloist Competition

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

Lishan Xue is Krannert Debut Artist

Lishan Xue has been named the Krannert Debut Artist for 2018. Ms. Xue will present a recital in the Foellinger Great Hall on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM as part of Krannert’s Marquee Sunday Salon Series.

Wilson Poffenberger Advances to Semi-Finals in National Competition

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

Graduate Trumpet Ensemble Selected as Quarter Finalists at the National Trumpet Competition

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.

Elliot Chasanov

Prof. Chasanov Joins Roth Artists

Elliot Chasanov, Professor of Trombone, has joined the roster of artists associated with Michael Roth Trombones of England.

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