Timothy Renner in Elixir of Love

Timothy Renner to sing major roles in Philadelphia and New York

Baritone Timothy Renner (DMA candidate), has been accepted at The Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, where he will appear in the role of Rigoletto in November, and as The Demon in Rubinstein's opera of the same name in the spring.

San Diego Supercomputing Center Grants Resources to Improve DISSCO

Dr. Sever Tipei, Professor of Composition-Theory and NCSA Faculty Affiliate, was granted an allocation on the supercomputers of the San Diego Supercomputing Center through "Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment" (XSEDE) program.

Jim Pugh to solo with Eastman Wind Ensemble

On Thursday, October 6, 2016, Professor Jim Pugh will solo with the Eastman Wind Ensemble and conductor Mark Scatterday in Walter Blanton's "Sonant Voyage".

Stephanie Gustafson - 2016-2017 Da Camera of Houston Young Artist

Stephanie Gustafson has been selected as a 2016-2017 Da Camera of Houston Young Artist! The Da Camera Young Artist Program is a fellowship program for emerging professional instrumentalists, singers and composers designed t

Northeast by Southeast: Brazilian Regional Music Residency at Illinois

The Robert E. Brown Center for World Music presents an entire week of performances, lectures and workshops on the regional music of Brazil.

Don Pandeiro and Di Freitas:
Brazilian Musicians/Artists at Unit One/Allen Hall

October 4-8, 2016

Rocio Lima Guaman chosen to participate in the Global Leaders Program

Rocio Lima Guaman, a DMA student in Flute Performance, will be participating in the Global Leaders Program (Youth Orchestras of America) during 2016-17. 

Christopher Buchanan, US Navy Photo

Spotlight on Musician 1st Class Christopher Buchanan

School of Music alumnus and Musician 1st Class Christopher Buchanan, a trumpeter and arranger with the US Navy Band in Washington, DC, is profiled in the Sept/Oct Issue of Fanfare.

New Album by Recent Grad Featured in Gramophone

Ian Gindes (DMA, 2011) has recently released a CD of American music entitled "American Visions." It had already received notice in the local media and is featured in the 

UI Composer Wins Grand Prize in International Competition

Graduate student composer Dennis Reyes is the grand prize winner of the 2016 Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble Composition Competition. The competition drew submissions from composers from nineteen different countries, including Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, Finland, Russia, and China.

Tammie Walker Named Director of School of Music at WIU

Tammie Walker has been named Director of the School of Music at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. She holds both a Masters and a Doctoral degree in Piano Performance and Literature from the University of Illinois.