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 (DMA 2014) has been appointed principal harpist with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra in Michigan, following a three-round audition in September.
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.
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.
"Music is universal, but computing music—that is, composing pieces via computation rather than human input alone—is kind of an Illinois thing."
Take Magazine, an arts and culture publication serving New England, profiles UI Alumnus and International Maestro of Mystery.
Photo: John Robert Williams
Lucas Marshall Smith, DMA student in Composition, has been selected by the Choral Composer/Conductor Collective (C4) of New York to compose a new work for chorus.
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].