U of I Jazz Trombone Ensemble and Connor Frederick DO IT AGAIN!!!

Following hot on the heels of winning of the 2017 National Jazz Trombone Ensemble competition (sponsored by the American Trombone Workshop and the US Army Band, Ft.

Anthracite Fields by Julia Wolfe



Presented by Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and the University of Illinois School of Music

Dr. Connie McKoy

Culturally Responsive Teaching - Workshop and Roundtable Series

Dr. Constance McKoy, Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Greensboro

This series offers 8 Professional Development Hours.

Yunji Shim

Yunji Shim - Krannert Debut Artist

Yunji Shim is the Krannert Debut Artist for 2017.

Erin Gee Photo

Erin Gee one of Kronos' Fifty for the Future

Erin Gee, Assistant Professor of Composition, has been named one of Fifty for the Future as part of the Kronos Quartet's latest commisioning project.

School of Music Director Search

The School of Music is pleased to announce four finalists and their public presentation dates and times. Please join us in welcoming these visitors as excellent scholars, teachers, and leaders.

Public Presentations:

Jazz Trombone Ensemble 2017

Jazz Trombone Ensemble Wins 2017 National Jazz Trombone Ensemble Competition

The University of Illinois Jazz Trombone Ensemble has just been named the winner of the 2017 National Jazz Trombone Ensemble competition.  This prestigious and coveted Award is given annually by the American Trombone Workshop, sponsored by the US Army “Pershing’s Own” Band.

Connor Frederick

Connor Frederick a Finalist in National Solo Jazz Trombone Competition

Connor Frederick (BM Jazz Trombone, Class of 2018) has been named a finalist for the 2017 National Solo Jazz Trombone  competition. This competition is held annually at the American Trombone Workshop, sponsored by the US Army “Pershing’s Own” Band.

Prof Ronald Romm

Prof. Romm at the Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory International Competition

Professor of Trumpet Ronald Romm has just returned from Russia where he was adjudicating at the 8th Moscow Conservatory International Competition, sponsored by the Peter Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory.