Cameron May, MM 2018, has been appointed to lead the Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia (SOGO), Washington, beginning with the 2018-19 season. In his new position, Mr. May will serve as Music Director and Conductor of the Conservatory Orchestra.
Michael Silvers, Assistant Professor of Music, and musicology graduate student Tara Hatfield have won a Humanities Without Walls grant for their project "Field to Media: Applied Musicology for a Changing Climate."
The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has awarded its annual Faculty and Graduate Student Fellowships and the Ragdale Residential Creative Fellowship.
Congratulations to Anne Kunkle (MM student) for winning First Prize in the Chicago Musicians Club of Women Annual Scholarship Auditions. The Jerome and Elaine Nerenberg Foundation Scholarship, Winds Division, is accompanied by a $5000 cash prize.
Professor Gayle Magee received the Irving Lowens Award from the Society for American Music for her article “‘She’s a Dear Old Lady’: English Canadian Popular Songs from World War I,” which appeared in the journal American Music in 2016. Prof.
The School of Music is proud to announce that doctoral students Reginald Chapman (Jazz) and Jamil Jorge (Musicology) will be recognized by the Graduate College at the upcoming Celebrating Diversity, Recognizing Excellence ceremony on March 12 for their achievements in research and creative activi
Ethan Evans (MM in Jazz Trombone Performance) has been named a finalist in the International Trombone Association's JJ Johnson Jazz Trombone Soloist Competition. He will perform at a play-off with 2 other finalists at the 2018 International Trombone Festival to be held at the Univers