Joseph Herl

Joseph Herl Appointed Associate Director of the Hymn Tune Index

Joseph Herl, professor of music at Concordia University, Nebraska, has been appointed research professor and associate director of the Hymn Tune Index, and will eventually succeed Nicholas Temperley as director, while continuing to reside in Nebraska.

Micky Moore

Micky Moore Awarded International Teaching Award

Mark "Micky" Moore, Professor of Tuba and Euphonium, was recently recognized by the International Tuba-Euphonium Association with the 2020 ITEA Teaching Award

Doctoral Student Co-Authors Jazz Textbook for Chinese Market

Lishan Xue, doctoral student in piano performance, has recently published

The Investiture of Nathan Gunn, Swanlund Chair

Nathan Gunn, Professor of Voice, was invested on January 27, 2020 as the newest Swanlund Professor. Along with the Stanley O. Ikenberry Endowed Chairs, the Swanlund Endowed Chairs are among the highest honors for professors on the U of I campus.

Bruno Nettl

Remembering Bruno Nettl

Update: a concert in honor of Professor Bruno Nettl has been scheduled for May 10, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Great Hall. All are welcome.


Dear friends,

Debra Richtmeyer

Adolphe Sax International Saxophone Competition Features UI Connections

Debra Richtmeyer, Professor of Saxophone, recently served as a juror for the The Adolphe Sax International Saxophone Competition.

Illinois Band staff inspect the papers of John Phillip Sousa

How the UI Library Came to be Home to John Philip Sousa's Legacy

Those familiar with Illinois Bands already know that John Phillip Sousa was a good friend to the University.

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.

 

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.

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