Anne Kunkle

Saxophonist Anne Kunkle Awarded First Prize in Competition

Congratulations to Anne Kunkle (MM student) for winning First Prize in the Chicago Musicians Club of Women Annual Scholarship Auditions. The Jerome and Elaine Nerenberg Foundation Scholarship, Winds Division, is accompanied by a $5000 cash prize.

Gayle Magee

Professor Gayle Magee Wins Award from the Society for American Music

Professor Gayle Magee received the Irving Lowens Award from the Society for American Music for her article “‘She’s a Dear Old Lady’: English Canadian Popular Songs from World War I,” which appeared in the journal American Music in 2016. Prof.

Voice Students

Voice Students Place in NATS Competition

At the recent classical competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) in Chicago, several graduate students received top awards accompanied by their professors Yvonne Redman and Paul Transue. 

Lishan Xue is Krannert Debut Artist

Lishan Xue has been named the Krannert Debut Artist for 2018. Ms. Xue will present a recital in the Foellinger Great Hall on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM as part of Krannert’s Marquee Sunday Salon Series.

Wilson Poffenberger Advances to Semi-Finals in National Competition

Wilson Poffenberger has advanced to the semi-final live round of the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) National Solo Competition to be held in Cincinnati in March. This year there were 148 applicants from the re

Elliot Chasanov

Prof. Chasanov Joins Roth Artists

Elliot Chasanov, Professor of Trombone, has joined the roster of artists associated with Michael Roth Trombones of England.

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Ian Hobson

Ian Hobson Among NYT Top YouTube Picks For The Week

Ian Hobson's performance of Robert Chumbley’s “Three Etudes (by any other name…),” recorded in Merkin Hall in New York in 2016, is a top pick of the week for the New York Times. 

Charlotte Mattax Moersch

Professor Charlotte Mattax Moersch Performs in Premiere at the Kennedy Center

Professor of Harpsichord Charlotte Mattax Moersch performs at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. with the period instrument opera company Opera Lafayette on Janua

Scott Wyatt

Scott Wyatt to receive 2018 SEAMUS Award

The Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) will present its highest honor, the 2018 SEAMUS Award, to Professor Emeritus Scott A.

Sheila Johnson

Distinguished Music Alumna Sheila Johnson to Receive Honorary Degree

The School of Music’s petition to recognize entrepreneur, film producer, and philanthropist Sheila Johnson (B.S. Music Education, 1970) with an honorary degree has been approved by the campus Academic Senate and awaits final approval by the Board of Trustees.  

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