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.

Noel Wan

Noël Wan wins 2021 Orford Music Award Second Prize

Alumna Noël Wan won Second Prize in the 2021 Orford Music Awards held in Quebec, Canada this August. She also was the semi-finals Audience Award winner. Her program featured her own transcriptions of demanding works by J.S.

Pei Chang

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.

2021 Guild Inductees Named

The College of Fine and Applied Arts is pleased to announce our 2021 Guild inductees.

Spring 2021 Guest Lecturer featured in Rolling Stone Magazine

Musical artist, Yuneer Gainz, was recently named a "TuneCore Certified 2021 Hot 50 Independent Artist to Watch' in Rolling Stone magazine.

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