Flutist Wins National Competition

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

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.

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.

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 $

Claire Happel

Claire Happel Ashe Awarded P.E.O. Scholar Award

Ms. Happel, DMA student, has been awarded a Scholar Award by the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO).

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