Professors present at conference on Hip-Hop and the Schulwerk

Congratulations to Professors Pete Shungu, Adam Kruse, and Donna Gallo (L to R) on their “Hip-Hop and the Schulwerk” presentations this weekend for the American Orff-Schulwerk Association conference in Kansas City.

PhD student presents his research at Big 10 Academic Alliance annual conference

Evan Stoor is conducting two intrinsic studies during the 2022-2023 academic year. The purpose of the first study is to focus on the experiences of an international graduate student’s experience at the UIUC School of Music.

Dawn Harris awarded Charles Nelson Reilly Prize in Stage Direction

Professor Dawn M. Harris, Voice and Lyric Theatre at Illinois, was awarded the top prize in the American Prize category of Stage Direction (College/University Division).

Noël Wan wins the 2022 USA International Harp Competition

Noël Wan is the Gold Medalist of the 2022 USA International Harp Competition, one of the two most prestigious international harp competitions in the world and h

Composition Student Appointed to Conservatory Position

DMA Candidate Carolyn Borcherding has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Composition at Baldwin Wallace Conservatory, beginning in Fall 2022, where she will be teaching courses in music composition and technology.

SoM Student Engages in Interdisciplinary Research on Acoustics and Voice

Associate professor Yvonne Gonzales Redman and undergraduate student Natalia Łastowiecka collaborated with Dr. Pasquale Bottalico in Speech and Hearing Science at U of I to design a study investigating the influence of room acoustics on singers’ voice production. 

Four Illinois Students to Present at ASTA

Four Illinois students will give presentations at the American String Teachers Association National Conference in Atlanta in

Dai-An Liu appointed Principal Harp of National Symphony Orchestra of Ecuador

Dai-An Liu has been appointed Principal Harp of the 

Samantha Lampe

Samantha Lampe receives AMS award for Paper

Samantha Lampe, a second-year Ph.D. student in musicology, won the AR Editions Award for most outstanding student paper presented at the American Musicological Society’s Midwest fall chapter meeting.