Jeffrey Elem is U of I Student Employee of the Year

Senior Jeffrey Elem (BM, Composition) was selected as the UIUC Student Employee of the Year for his work at Japan House.

Justin Balcor

Musicology Student Granted Fellowship to Conduct Research in Republic of Georgia

Justin Balcor, PhD student in Musicology, has been awarded a fellowship from the American Councils Combined Research and Language Training (CRLT) Program to conduct up to nine months of research on the gendered relationships between sports, music, and musical instruments in the Republic of Georgi

Flutist Wins National Competition

Peiyao (Pei) Cheng, DMA Flute, recently won the Flute Society of Washington's Mid-Atlantic Young Artist Competition.

Graduate Trombonist Joins Army Band

Bradley Martinez (DMA-in progress) recently joined the US Army Band at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Harpist Dai-An Liu Wins International Prize

Dai-An Liu, an Artist Diploma candidate, won 4th Prize ex aequo in the 5th Hong Kong International Harp Competition in the Professional Pedal Division held in early October.

Composition Student Awarded Second Prize in International Competition

Doctoral candidate in composition David Nguyen was awarded a second prize in the XIII International Competition of Electroacoustic Composition for his composition "Adumbrations."

Brendon Culloton

Music Education Student Receives NAfME Award

Congratulations to senior music education student (Technology concentration), Brendon Culloton, for receiving the 2020 Professional Achievement Award from the National Association for Music Education collegiate division!

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.

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