Elizabeth Peterson Publishes New Book

The Music Director’s Later Years: Reflection with Wisdom by Elizabeth Peterson will be released by Meredith Music Publications in November 2016. 

Shout Hallelujah Trombones!

Illinois vs Michigan State football game half-time show featuring the Marching Illini, Douglas Yeo and the School of Music trombone studios under the direction of Barry L. Houser

 

American Music Month Kicks Off on November 1st

This November’s American Music Month celebration, Klaxons, Screamers, and Rolling Thunder: The Unconventional Henry Fillmore focuses on Henry Fillmore’s life and his contributions to America’s band movement and trombone repertoire. Fillmore was a uniquely unconventional trombonist, compo

Prof. Romm Selected to Adjudicate Moscow Conservatory Competition

Ronald Romm, Professor of Trumpet, has been invited to serve as an adjudicator at the Moscow Conservatory's 8th International Competition.

Rootsongs Cover

Jupiter Quartet Releases New CD

The Jupiter Quartet is excited to announce the release of Rootsongs--a new recording featuring collaborations with U of I faculty Ollie Watts Davis and Stephen Andrew Taylor.

Diego Celi

Recent Jazz Studies Grad Appointed Dean of His College

Diego Celi completed his doctorate in the spring and upon his return to Quito, he was appointed Dean of the College of Music at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito. His Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Jazz Studies was accompanied by cognates in classical and jazz composition.

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

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