Illinois ethnomusicologist Michael Silvers, who specializes in the music of Brazil, has been awarded a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship. He’ll use the fellowship to research a book that will examine the aesthetics and natural resources of instrument-making using Brazilian woods.
For the third time in four years, three University of Illinois Flutists have been selected as quarterfinalists for the United States most prestigious and competitive solo flute competition.
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 School of Music welcomes the addition of two new faculty members in Musicology, beginning in the fall of 2019.
Prof. Linda R. Moorhouse, Associate Director of the School of Music, has become President of the American Bandmasters Association, only the second woman to assume this exalted position since the ABA’s founding in 1929.