Jim Pugh Performs With Other Top Trombonists in New Zealand
Anthony M. Messina Joins Illinois Bands Faculty
Dr. Anthony M. Messina joins the School of Music’s Bands faculty as Clinical Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2018
He will serve as Assistant Director of Bands, Assistant Director of the Marching Illini, and Assistant Director of the Fighting Illini Athletic Bands at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign where his responsibilities include assisting with the 375-member Marching Illini, and conducting the Hindsley Symphonic Band, Women’s Basketball Band, Volleyball Band.
Donald Schleicher Appointed to Dan J. Perrino Chair in Music
Professor Donald Schleicher has been appointed the new Daniel J. Perrino Chair in Music. He joined the University of Illinois faculty in 1995 and has since led the Orchestra Division and conducted the University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra (UISO). In his career, he has conducted every level of orchestra from professional (Detroit, Taiwan, Quad Cities) to college and university orchestras (Michigan, Eastman, Oberlin, Rice), summer festival ensembles, all-state groups, and other ensembles such as bands, choirs, and musical theater and opera pit orchestras.
Doctoral Student and Faculty Member Among Campus-wide Honorees in Humanities Research
The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has awarded its annual Faculty and Graduate Student Fellowships and the Ragdale Residential Creative Fellowship. Ragdale Fellowships offer creative practitioners four weeks of residence at Ragdale’s non-profit, interdisciplinary artists’ community.
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 January 30 and 31, 2018 in the American premiere of Alessandro Scarlatti's last major secular vocal work, Erminia, a passionate tale of love and war based on Torquato Tasso's epic poem, Jerusalem Delivered. The program also includes Francesco Geminiani's most well known instrumental com