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.

Illinois Doctoral Candidate Gabriel Piqué Selected for Future of Music Faculty Fellowship

On June 21, 2021, the Cleveland Institute of Music announced the fellows for the 2021 Future of Music Faculty Fellowship Program, a critical step forward in creating a culture of diversity within the music academy and beyond.

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.

Stephen Andrew Taylor

Illinois composer's new work, performed by the Jupiter String Quartet, depicts pandemic experience

By Jodi Heckel, UI News Bureau

Illinois music professor Stephen Andrew Taylor writes music that represents scientific data, including the structures of some coronavirus proteins.

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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.

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