Claire Happel Ashe Awarded P.E.O. Scholar Award
Ms. Happel, DMA student, has been awarded a Scholar Award by the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO).
P.E.O. Scholar Awards (PSA) recognize and encourage excellence in higher education by providing partial support for study and research to women who will make significant contributions in their varied fields of endeavor. Ms. Happel was nominated by the Monticello (IL) chapter of PEO for this national award. Priority is given to women who are well established in their programs, study or research.
Cameron May Picked to Lead Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia
Cameron May, MM 2018, has been appointed to lead the Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia (SOGO), Washington, beginning with the 2018-19 season. In his new position, Mr. May will serve as Music Director and Conductor of the Conservatory Orchestra.
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.
Two Music Students Recognized for Excellence by Grad College
The School of Music is proud to announce that doctoral students Reginald Chapman (Jazz) and Jamil Jorge (Musicology) will be recognized by the Graduate College at the upcoming Celebrating Diversity, Recognizing Excellence ceremony on March...
Wilson Poffenberger Advances to Semi-Finals in National Competition
Graduate Trumpet Ensemble Selected as Quarter Finalists at the National Trumpet Competition
The U of I trumpet studio is pleased to announce that the graduate trumpet ensemble has been selected to perform as a quarter finalist in the small ensemble division at the National Trumpet Competition.
Scheduled for March 8-10, 2018, in Denton, TX at the University of North Texas. Members of this ensemble include graduate students Donny Albrecht, Brian Galli, Nicole Gillotti, Saori Kataoka, Sam Loomis, and Brandon Pauley. They will be performing Erik Morales' Birds of Paradise, a composition for six trumpets.