Composition Student Awarded Second Prize in International Competition

Doctoral candidate in composition David Nguyen was awarded a second prize in the XIII International Competition of Electroacoustic Composition for his composition "Adumbrations."

New Franz Liszt Scholarship in honor of Edward and Lois Rath

The School of Music at the University of Illinois is proud to announce the establishment of the Franz Liszt Piano Endowments, celebrating the music and career of Franz Liszt.  One endowment will support scholarships for undergraduate students studying piano, while the other will support fellowshi

Timothy Ehlen, piano: 6 Klavierstücke by Johannes Brahms

Professor Ehlen offers a recording of all six movements of the 6 Klavierstücke, Op. 118 by Johannes Brahms.

Lamont Holden Joins School of Music Faculty

We are thrilled to announce another outstanding addition to our faculty with the appointment of Lamont Holden, Assistant Clinical Professor of Music Audio and Recording Technologies.

Scott Tegge joins School of Music Faculty

We are pleased to welcome Scott Tegge to the School of Music community as our new Tuba and Euphonium Lecturer effective August 16, 2020. Mr.

NAfME Chapter Recognized as Collegiate Chapter of Excellence

Congratulations to the University of Illinois Collegiate NAfME Chapter for receiving the 2020 NAfME Collegiate Chapter of Excellence Recognition in the recruitment techniques category!

Brendon Culloton

Music Education Student Receives NAfME Award

Congratulations to senior music education student (Technology concentration), Brendon Culloton, for receiving the 2020 Professional Achievement Award from the National Association for Music Education collegiate division!

Jupiter Quartet Releases Metamorphosis

The new album from the Jupiter Quartet features Beethoven’s monumental Op. 131 and Ligeti’s stunning String Quartet No. 1, “Métamorphoses nocturnes."


Dongryul Lee

Dongryul Lee Appointed to University of Chicago's Center for Contemporary Composition.

Dongryul Lee will serve as the 2020-21 Postdoctoral Researcher for the University of Chicago's Center for Contemporary Composition. Lee will develop new works to be premiered by the Grossman Ensemble and other guest artists during the upcoming season.

School of Music Convocation

Join us for our "virtual" School of Music Convocation on YouTube.

Full School of Music Convocation details available on the Convocation page