Lishan Xue

Lishan Xue Wins International Competition

Lishan Xue, DMA student in piano performance and literature, was awarded 1st Place in the Piano Division of the 2017 New York Artists International Competition.

Long Roll Album Art

U of I Percussion Ensemble Featured in New Recording

The Percussion Studio of the U of I is featured in a new release on the Albany label. 

College of Business

Four From Music Selected for New College of Business iMBA Specialization

The College of Business is teaming up with the College of Fine and Applied Arts in a new program which makes the online iMBA available to a limited number of FAA students. 

Anabru Sax Quartet

U of I Saxophonists Advance to Regional Competition

Several saxophonists from the School of Music competed successfully at the Illinois Music Teachers' National Association (MTNA) competitions held at Bradley University in Bourbonnais, Illinois. 

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.

Chen-yu Huang

Chen-Yu Huang appointed Principal Harp of Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra

Chen-Yu Huang (DMA 2014) has been appointed principal harpist with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra in Michigan, following a three-round audition in September.

Dongryul Lee a Finalist in International Composition Competition

Doctoral composition student Dongryul Lee is a finalist in the 3rd International Com

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. 

Rick Taube and Paris Smaragdis

Illinois School of Music Announces New Degree Program in Computer Science and Music (CS + Music)

The University of Illinois School of Music announces a new undergraduate degree program that combines the study of music and computer science in a Bachelor of Science in Music degree.