Sonorities Archive

Review past issues of the alumni news magazine

Sonorities Cover 2020

Winter 2020

A Look Inside the Completed Smith Memorial Hall Renovations

Revisiting the Heartland, with Bruno Nettl

Meet the New Director, A Q&A with Jeffrey Sposato

sonorities cover 2019Winter 2019

Sheila Johnson's Convocation Address

Rise of Hip-Hop at U of I

EMS Turns 60

Black Chorus Turns 50

History in the Making: Bands Turn 150!

Sonorities Magazine Cover 2018

Winter 2018

New degree bridges digital gap-CS + Music

Making Music Matter–Public Engagement

Sonorities Magazine Cover 2017

Winter 2017

UIUC Music Test FilesAn article by Richard Colwell to accompany the Winter 2017 edition of Sonorities.

Winter 2016

Cover Story "Always Something New"

sonorities cover 2015

Winter 2015

A Lifetime of Learning: Bruno Nettl

Commencement Speech

Illini in Ireland

University Welcomes Andrew Megill as Director of Choral Activities

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Winter 2014

Rediscovering Smith Hall

The Entrepreneurial Musician: YOU

Benjamin Britten and the University of Illinois, January 1940 (complete article)

The 'Triumvirate' Birthday: Celebrating the Lifes and Works of Verdi, Wagner, and Britten

Recognizing Life's Rewards: Convocation Address by Gunther Schuller

sonorities cover 2013

Winter 2013

A Tribute to Dan Perrino

Sounds From Jupiter

Moral Fire: Convocation Address by Joseph Horowitz

sonorities cover 2012

Winter 2012

Putting the Who in Music Education

"Brothers, Sing On! "The Illinois Varsity Men's Glee Club at 125

The New D.M.A.'s

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Winter 2011

A Salute to Opera at Illinois

Conference Addreses LGBT Issues

Meditations On Trumpet by Ronald Romm

"Who or What Tells You Who You Are: "Convocation Address by Joseph Flummerfelt

sonorities cover 2010

Winter 2010

Pacifica: An Exhibition of Musical Exhilaration

Legacy of Illinois Bands

Jeffrey Magee Uncovers Irving Berlin's 50 Years in Theater

Being in the Groove, Being in a Rut: Convocation Address by Dan Neuman

sonorities cover 2009

Winter 2009

Origins of the Experimental Music Studios at Illinois: The Urbana School

Contemplating Musicology at Illinois and in the World

Still Young at Heart: ISYM at 60

Going Global: Ramping Up World Music at New Center

Reflections on People, Rocks, and Time: Convocation Address by Jeffrey S. Kimpton

sonorities cover 2008

Winter 2008

Hired Gunns: Dynamic Duo Joins Music Faculty

Remembering Jerry Hadley

From the Prehistory of Ethnomusicology at the U of I

Exploring the Space Between the Notes: Convocation Address by Sheila C Johnson

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Spring 2007

Brown, Orange, and Blue: Gamelan is Back at Illinois!

Poker Games and Liberation Classes

Jeffrey S. Kimpton: Educator for a Lifetime

Choice: Convocation Address by J. Richard Hackman

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Winter 2006

John Walter Hill's Baroque Music

It's Not Rocket Science: Jazz Engineer Dana Hall

Alumni Profiles: Starting at the Top: Four Violinist

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Winter 2005

A Tale of Two Chips: Two Longtime Band Mates Reconnect to Enliven UI's Jazz Program

Giving: Zimmerman Foundation Funds Music Education

Musicology: Lessons From Native American Music

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Winter 2004

Keith Wilson: Interwoven Threads of Harding's Legacy

Star Trek Scripts

Experiences in Iran

Sonorities Magazine Cover 2003

Winter 2003

Renowned Beethoven Scholar and Pianist Joins Faculty

A New Undergraduate Minor in Music

Mouthpiece Buzzers Have a Leader in Ronald Romm