Members of musicology faculty and alumni will give an American Musicological Society Public Lecture, titled “Johnnies, Tommies, and Sammies: Music and the WWI alliance,” at the Library of Congress on May 18th, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Two School of Music graduate students have won competitive travel grants from the Graduate College: Jonathan Smith (Musicology) won a Dissertation Travel Grant for his research, "Sacred Harp, Space, and the Imaginary"; Andrew Rodriguez (Composition) won a Master’s Travel Grant to work with the L
The U of I Black Chorus has been invited to perform at the Annual Chicago Gospel Music Festival.
Their performance will be on June 2 at 6:00PM in the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park.
Pianist and doctoral student Moye Chen has been signed to Universal on the Decca Classics label.
Flutists Jenny Shin (DMA), Dani Stevens (DMA), and Pauline Jung (MM) have been invited to compete in the quarterfinals of the National Flute Association Young Artist Competition.
Donna A. Buchanan (Associate Professor of Music and Anthropology) has been named a 2017-18 Faculty Associate of the Center for Advanced Study in conjunction with her book project, "Audible Cosmology: Engendered Bells in Bulgarian Belief."
Congratulations to Illinois musicology doctoral candidate Thornton Miller, who has been awarded a Fulbright IIE Fellowship to conduct research in St. Petersburg and Moscow for the 2017-18 academic year.
See Miller’s abstract below.