Allerton Barn Music Festival Features Broadway and Be-Bop

A fall tradition, the 2017 Allerton Music Barn Festival features the UI jazz faculty in a centenary tribute to Be-Bop pioneer Dizzy Gilespie and two performances of the Broadway musical [title of show]. 

DoCha 2017: Bottesini's Gran Duo Concertante

Michael Cameron and Stefan Milenkovich perform with Camerata Illinois during the DoCha festival 2017.

Orpheum Theater, Champaign, Illinois.

Sinfonia

Winners Announced in Sinfonia da Camera's Concerto Competition

Two current students and a member of the High School Chamber Music Academy were selected to perform with Sinfonia da Camera.

Zhen Piao

Zhen Piao Wins 2nd Place in International Organ Competition

Zhen Piao (AD in organ, 2017, and MM in piano) has won 2nd prize in the Shanghai International Organ Competition. The Competition took place September 14-15, 2017 at the Shanghai Oriental Art Center.

Natalie Teodori

Harpists take on Teaching Positions

Harpists are making it happen now and for the future. 

Jenny Shin

Flutists Amass College Positions

Flute alumnae and students are making it happen now, and for the future.

Pauline Jung

Flutist Pauline Jung Places 3rd in National Competition

Pauline Jung, MM 2017, recently placed 3rd in the National Flute Association's Young Artist Competition. As the world's most prestigious annually recurring competition for flute, Pauline excelled through three rounds of live auditions at the Minneapolis convention.

Remembering Harvey Hermann (1934-2017)

The School of Music marks the passing of Harvey A. Hermann, long-time employee and generous supporter of Illinois School of Music and Illinois Bands, just three weeks before his 83 birthday.

Remembering Thomas Fredrickson (1928-2017)

It is with great sadness that we announce that School of Music Professor Emeritus (1952-1993) and Director (1970-1974), Thomas Fredrickson, 88, of Savoy passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017.

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