Youth & Adult Programs

The School of Music upholds the highest ideals of our land-grant heritage through our Public Engagement programs. These programs draw upon the talents of our faculty and students to provide outstanding music experiences for people on our campus, in our community, and throughout the state of Illinois. We are the public link to rich Illinois traditions and the exceptional programs and people at the School of Music.


Registration is currently open for these programs:

Illinois Summer Youth Music, summer music instruction for middle and high school students
Illinois Summer Harp Class, summer intensive for harpists
Piano Laboratory Program, private piano lessons
Illinois String Academy​, private lessons on violin, viola, cello and double bass

Programs offering Professional Development Hours for educators:

Illinois Bach Academy, registration now open
Choral Conducting Symposium, registration now open
Paul Rolland String Pedagogy Workshop, regular registration is full, but auditors may still register.