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  • McKinley Offers Free Flu Shots

    McKinley Health Center has kicked off their Flu Campaign, You Call the Shots. FREE flu shots are available for students who have paid the health service fee and to faculty/staff and retirees.

  • TONIGHT: Musicology Colloquium with Danielle Brown

    "Canon, People, and Pedagogies: A Framework for Enhancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Music"

    Danielle Brown, PhDFounder and CEO, My People Tell Stories, LLC

    Contact Prof. Michael Silvers for access via Zoom. 

    The topic of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of music has garnered considerable interest over the past several years. In particular, scholars and educators have been re-examining why past efforts to develop a diverse, equitable, and inclusive field have missed the mark. In this presentation, Dr. Brown talks about her efforts to create positive change in the field through her work at My People Tell Stories, LLC, guided by her social justice minded framework–CPP: Canon, People, and Pedagogies. 

  • Send us your good news!

    Attention School of Music Community!

    This year we mark the 125th anniversary of the official establishment of the School of Music. To commemorate this event we want to collect and share Some Illinois Good News with the greater Illinois Music community. 

    Upload your images, stories, and anecdotes here

    We will share via social media in the coming weeks. 

  • Prof. Mattax Moersch Publishes The Vernissage Project

    Charlotte Mattax Moersch, Professor of Harpsichord, has recently released The Vernissage Project. From a beautiful concert salon in the beaux arts Memorial Hall at the University of Illinois, Mattax offers impromptu videos of harpsichord works of Bach, Froberger, Couperin, Rameau, Duphly, and others. These videos were recorded over a few days during the pandemic shutdown. 

  • CITL Offers Resources for Students Transitioning to Online Learning

    The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, along with experts across campus, developed a student resources page that provides tools and strategies for students to be successful in their online or blended courses this semester. Students also have access to an electronic copy of Teach Yourself How to Learn, an easy-to-read text that teaches you how to take charge of your learning. 

  • Update from Krannert Center

    Krannert Center announces updated information on:

    • Building Hours
    • Entry Checkpoints
    • Lobby - Now featuring individual study spaces for all FAA students.
    • Personal Responsibility Pledge



  • Undergraduates: McNelley Music Scholarship Applications Open

    Offered by the Iowa State Chapter of P.E.O., this scholarship opportunity is open to female students majoring in music at any Big Ten school. Must be sophomore or higher standing. Deadline is March 1, 2021 for fall 2021 award. 

    View Application Materials

  • Music and Performing Arts Library Collections and Services for Fall 2020

    The Music and Performing Arts Library will not be open to patrons until the state has entered phase 5 of reopening. However, you can still access our collections and services!


    Find scores, scripts, books, and recordings in our catalog and follow the links to online versions when available or request physical copies

    Use our other tools to find more recordings online guides.library.

    Find articles and more online by using the Easy Search box on our homepage


    Please contact us with any questions you have about accessing materials, doing research, or for virtual in-class instruction sessions.


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    Help and Research Guides: Linked from our subject resource areas


  • School of Music Copy Center Policies & Access FALL 2020

    This year we are limiting access into the mail room to only current faculty and staff members for the 2020-2021 school year. The doors have been re-keyed, and you will need to reach out to Nathan Mandel to arrange to pick up a new key, only those with a key will have access to the mail/copy room.

  • Sigma Alpha Iota - International Women's Music Fraternity