Illinois and UK Researchers Team Up to Digitally Preserve Digital Performances
“The Internet of Musical Events: Digital Scholarship, Community, and the Archiving of Performances,” known as InterMusE, aims to preserve access to the record of historical live musical performances through digital archiving of concert ephemera such as programs and posters.
Presenting "Illini Stories"
What is it like to be a student at the University of Illinois School of Music?
We are thrilled to present 'Illini Stories' - personal ponderings on the Illinois Music Experience. Students share their authentic and personal stories through bi-weekly blog posts.
Vocalists Earn Prizes at Central Regional NATS Competition
Twenty singers from the School of Music competed and earned awards in the Central Region National Association of Teachers of Singing (CRNATS). In total, over 1,200 vocalists representing schools of music from Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri, competed online on October 31 and November 1.
The singers listed below will advance to the National Student Auditions YouTube Round. Many have shared their recordings (click their name).
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.
Due to the worldwide pandemic, the competition had 15 divisions, conducted online or onsite. The Professional Pedal Division attracted participants from throughout the world.
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."
Sponsored by Destellos Foundation of Mar del Plata, Argentina, the annual competition garners over 100 entries from across the globe, and is judged by an international panel.