Martirano Memorial Award Brings New Music to Urbana

Three composers will have their pieces performed by the Illinois Modern Ensemble on Thursday, September 19, at Krannert Center. 

Gateways to World Music Performance Series Announced

The Robert E. Brown Center for World Music is pleased to announce Gateways to World Music programming for Fall 2019. The performance / lecture series will feature artists drawing from music traditions of West Africa, Spain, the Carpathian Bow, and India.

Flutists at National Flute Convention

Illinois Flutists Shine at NFA Convention

The 2019 National Flute Association Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah soared skyward with University of Illinois flutists front and center and behind the scenes. Hosted and organized by 

Ben Johnston

Remembering Benjamin B. Johnston

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing yesterday of composer and Professor Emeritus Ben Johnston, who taught in the School of Music from 1951 to 1986.

Zhen Piao

Alumnus Zhen Piao Wins Organ Competition

Alumnus Zhen Piao (AD, MM '17) has won First Prize in the Lynnwood Farnam Organ Competition. The international competition, sponsored by the Montreal Chapter of the Royal Canadian College of Organists, took place at May 18th at St. James United Church in Montreal.

 

Dani Nutting

Dani Nutting Awarded Fulbright

Dani Nutting, DMA student in Flute Performance, is one of thirteen Illinois students and recent alumni who have accepted Fulbright Awards for study this fall. 

Erin Corine Johnson

Erin Corine Johnson - 2019 FAA Emerging Legacy Award Recipient

Erin Corine Johnson (BMus '10 Music) is a multigenre flutist, a bilingual vocalist, an educator, and a cultural diversity advocate based in Madrid, Spain.

2019 School of Music Convocation - Full Video

Watch the complete School of Music Convocation from Sunday, May 12, 2019.

Khroma Quartet are Silver Medalists at Fischoff!

The Khroma Saxophone Quartet have won second place in the Senior Division-Winds/Brass at the 46th Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.

Composer Dongyoul Lee awarded Third Prize in Bartók Competition

Dongryul Lee, doctoral student in composition, recently added to his growing list of accolades with a share of third place in the composition round of the 2018

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