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.
Senior Jeffrey Elem (BM, Composition) was selected as the UIUC Student Employee of the Year for his work at Japan House.
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
Doctoral candidate in composition David Nguyen was awarded a second prize in the XIII International Competition of Electroacoustic Composition for his composition "Adumbrations."
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!