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

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Flutist Peiyao Cheng Wins 2nd Place in International Competition

Peiyao (Pei) Cheng, DMA Flute, recently won 2nd place in the United States' most prestigious and competitive solo flute competition -- the National Flute Association Young Artist Competition.

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."

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