"Music is universal, but computing music—that is, composing pieces via computation rather than human input alone—is kind of an Illinois thing."
Take Magazine, an arts and culture publication serving New England, profiles UI Alumnus and International Maestro of Mystery.
Photo: John Robert Williams
Lucas Marshall Smith, DMA student in Composition, has been selected by the Choral Composer/Conductor Collective (C4) of New York to compose a new work for chorus.
A fall tradition, the 2017 Allerton Music Barn Festival features the UI jazz faculty in a centenary tribute to Be-Bop pioneer Dizzy Gilespie and two performances of the Broadway musical [title of show].
Two current students and a member of the High School Chamber Music Academy were selected to perform with Sinfonia da Camera.
Zhen Piao (AD in organ, 2017, and MM in piano) has won 2nd prize in the Shanghai International Organ Competition. The Competition took place September 14-15, 2017 at the Shanghai Oriental Art Center.