Alumna Jenny Wong Named Associate Artistic Director of Los Angeles Master Chorale

Jenny Wong (BM Vocal Performance, '09), formerly assistant conductor of the Los Angeles Master Chorale (the resident chorus of Walt Disney Hall), has just been promoted to the newly created position of Associate Artistic Director. 

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.

Harpists Garner Positions

Illinois Harp Studio alumni are garnering teaching positions throughout North America this year, guiding generations of all ages forward now for the future.

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!

Dongryul Lee

Dongryul Lee Appointed to University of Chicago's Center for Contemporary Composition.

Dongryul Lee will serve as the 2020-21 Postdoctoral Researcher for the University of Chicago's Center for Contemporary Composition. Lee will develop new works to be premiered by the Grossman Ensemble and other guest artists during the upcoming season.

Hanan Rahman

Hornist Hanan Rahman a Winner in National Competition

Second year master's student Hanan Rahman has won third place in the Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Competition. Representing the East Central division of MTNA, Ms.

Bach Legacy Cover

Charlotte Mattax Moersch Releases New Recording

Charlotte Mattax Moersch, Professor of Harpsichord, has released a new album of music by J.S. Bach.

Remembering Nicholas Temperley

Dear friends,

It is with great sadness that I inform you that Professor Emeritus Nicholas Temperley has died. This is a tremendous loss to both the School of Music and the field of musicology.

Joseph Herl

Joseph Herl Appointed Associate Director of the Hymn Tune Index

Joseph Herl, professor of music at Concordia University, Nebraska, has been appointed research professor and associate director of the Hymn Tune Index, and will eventually succeed Nicholas Temperley as director, while continuing to reside in Nebraska.

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