School of Music Announcements

blog navigation

School of Music Announcements

blog posts

  • STUDENTS - Volunteer and attend concerts for free!

    Krannert Center Student Association is a core of student volunteers who serve as ushers for KCPA events. Join the KCSA and get to attend performances for free.

    Visit for complete information.

  • Immer Neu Concert (Claire Happel Ashe, harp; Karisa Antonio, oboe) with the CU Poetry Group

    Sunday, January 27th at 1:30

    Urbana Champaign Independent Media Center

    Free and open to the public 

    Works by Whitney Ashe, Harrison Birtwistle, Douglas Fisk, Claude Debussy, and Benjamin Britten inspired by the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, Weldon Kees, Paul Verlaine, and Robert Burns

    Sponsored in part by the Urbana Public Arts Grant Program


  • Spring Course Offering - Music of Iannis Xenakis

    New Course offering for Spring 2019

    MUS 507 | The Music of Iannis Xenakis
    Instructor: Prof. Sever Tipei

    A look at the artistic and theoretical works of one of the most original and influential composers of the last century.

    Meets: Fridays 11:00 AM - 1:50 PM

  • Gamelan Classes Offered to the Community

    We are pleased to announce the return of our community Balinese gamelan classes, beginning next Monday, January 14, 2019. These Monday evening classes run from 6pm to 8pm in Room 0300 at the School of Music, 1114 W. Nevada Street. Community gamelan is open to all, free of charge, with no prior experience required. Come join us to learn more about Balinese music and dance!

    For more information about the ensemble, please see our website or email the center at

    Looking for new listening experiences in 2019? Our online events calendar includes many opportunities to experience international music and dance in Urbana Champaign. Access the calendar here to learn more about upcoming events happening in our community.

    Enrich your sprit and delight your senses by participating in the arts this year. Join us as we celebrate global arts locally throughout 2019!

  • Career Services for Music Students

    Are you looking for an internship or job?  Remember to check Handshake@Illlinois and NEC Bridge.  Email for the Bridge login and password.

    FAA Career Services also posts opportunities on the following Facebook pages:

    UIUC Music Jobs

    University of Illinois Musicology Division

    Lyric Theatre at Illinois

  • Coming February 1st! FirstFridays@Noon

    On the first Friday of each month of Spring 2019 the School of Music will be hosting an informal lunch time performance social in the MB south lobby. Join us on February 1st at noon to enjoy Manolo’s pizza, good music and good company.

    We are looking for small, student ensembles (within space and program restrictions) from any area to perform 5-10 minutes of music. Please contact Emma Olson at if your group is interested.


    Carle Sports Medicine’s PERFORMING ARTS MEDICINE PROGRAM is currently offering free injury evaluations to all injured performers!

    Injury evaluations are open to all students, staff and faculty in the University of Illinois School of Music and Departments of Dance and Theatre.  Our licensed Athletic Trainer who specializes in performing arts medicine will evaluate your injury and provide suggestions including but not limited to:

    Rehabilitation Exercises
    Injury prevention tips
    Physician referrals when needed


    No Appointment Needed! Walk-In ONLY during the below times.


    ARC:  Tuesday 645-815 PM at the UI Activities and Recreation Center (ARC – 201 E. Peabody Dr), Carle Sports Medicine office (main lobby to the left after the basketball courts, before going through the pass gate)

    MUSIC BUILDING LOBBY:  Wednesday 130-300 PM at the west end of the south lobby facing Nevada St.

  • New Resources for Those on the Job Market

    Are you looking for music jobs and opportunities? Here are some great resources! For questions, contact Julie Rundell.

    New England Bridge Job Board
    User Name: UIUCFAA Password: Donizetti55

    UIUC Music Jobs Facebook Page


    For academic positions, visit ChronicleVitae

  • Community of Care and Students of Concern

    We know that your university experience will be stressful at times, and we believe that seeking help when you need it is a sign of strength. This announcement includes several resources you may need during your time at the University of Illinois.

    Community of Care website  This site was launched in Fall 2017 and is intended to be a one-stop-shop for information about campus and (some) community resources. 

    Here are also some direct links:

    Please know that for anything after-hours, the Emergency Dean ( is also a resource and can be reached 5pm-8:30am during the week, and 24 hours per day on the weekends and all days the university is closed.  Please don’t hesitate to call and consult if you’re concerned about someone. And all of us in the School of Music remain resources at your disposal as well.

    Dr. Jeffrey Magee, Director
    Dr. Linda Moorhouse, Associate Director
    Dr. Christina Bashford, Director of Graduate Studies
    Rebecca Spennetta, Undergraduate Academic Advisor
    Gina Moton, Human Resources Specialist