Noel Wan

Harpist Noël Wan wins Lyon & Healy Award

Noël Wan is a winner of the 2019 Lyon & Healy Awards held in Chicago March 14-16.

harpist Charles Lynch

Alumnus Charles Lynch Joins Arizona State University Faculty

Dr. Charles W. Lynch III joins Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and Arts School of Music faculty this year. Dr. Lynch also heads the Mesa Public Schools harp program as Harp Specialist.

Thereza Lituma and Emma Olson

Smith Competition Winners Announced

Thereza Lituma and Emma Olson are the 2019 winners of the Thomas J. Smith Scholarship in Music Competition.

Several Voice Students

Singers Advance in National Competition

Seven U of I vocalists advanced in NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) Regional Semifinals; 2 will continue to the National Finals.

RESEARCH LIVE! Finalists include Music Student

The results are in!

After last week's preliminary round, our judging panels have selected thirteen Research Live! finalists. Watch them compete in the final round and vote for the People's Choice Award.

Dai An Liu

Harpist Dai-An Liu wins International Music Talents Top Project Award in Taiwan

Dai-An Liu is a 2018-2019 winner of the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra International Music Talents Top Project Program. The competitive scholarship program supports creative activities for recipients.

Matthew Knight

Musicology Doctoral Candidate Matthew Knight Awarded the JaFran Jones Prize

Congratulations to Matthew Knight, winner of the 2018 JaFran Jones Award at the Midwest Chapter Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology for his paper, “Song as Intangible Cultural Commodity: Neoliberal Governmentality meets Ancient Hospitality in the Georgian Highlands.”

Mana Azimi wins National Anne Adams Award

Harpist Mana Azimi is a 2018 National Anne Adams Award winner. Twenty-four finalists were selected to compete this year with seven forwarded to the grand finals. The biennial national competition was held in May, administered by the American Harp Society  Foundation. Three scholarship awards of $

Rocio Lima

Rocio Lima Wins Principal Flute Position in the Orquesta Sinfónica de Guayaquil

Rocio Lima was recently appointed Principal Flute with Ecuador's Orquesta Sinfónica de Guayaquil.

Chia Ying Chan

Pianist Chia-Ying Chan Releases Debut Album

Illinois alum Chia-Ying Chan has recently released her debut album for solo piano. 

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