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  • Chamber Music at Spurlock Museum Added to Calendar

    The School of Music and Spurlock Museum present student ensembles performing an eclectic mix of classical chamber music repertoire in an intimate gallery setting. Concert is free and open to the public.

    There will be seating available in the Central Core Gallery, or you may enjoy the music as you explore the Spurlock Museum Galleries.

    Sunday, May 1st at 1:00pm
    Spurlock Museum

  • THIS WEEKEND – School of Music Marks 125 Years!

    Join us this weekend for a weekend of outstanding musical performances to celebrate the School's rich history and toast its bright future. 

    The weekend features several of our jazz ensembles, the UI Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with the Oratorio Society and Chamber Singers, the Illinois Wind Symphony and Wind Orchestra, and many more.

    Additionally, there will be a celebratory reception after the two 7:30 PM performances on Saturday, April 30th in the Krannert Center Lobby. 

    Check out the full line-up of events for the 125th anniversary celebration weekend. We hope to see you there!

  • Hit the Refresh Button at SCD

    Just a quick note to let you know that SCD is hosting the spring version of Hit Refresh on Thursday, May 5, from 11-4 PM.

    As we did last semester, we’re planning a low pressure/good vibes springtime event with snacks, yoga and meditation, UIPD therapy dogs, crafts and other fun stuff to kick off finals and set a positive tone for the summer.

    A few details here:https://designcenter.illinois.edu/happening/hitrefresh

  • But Not Silent| Benefit Concert for Ukrainian Orphans

    “What is more opposite than music? The silence of ruined cities and killed people . . . . Support us in any way you can. Any, but not silence.”—Volodymyr Zelenskyy

    Despite the distance between Illinois and Ukraine, the Solideo Quartet and fellow artists seek to respond with music. This chamber music concert features Solideo Quartet, Jupiter String Quartet, and talented graduate students, who will seek to raise support and funding for orphaned children and displaced families in Ukraine.

    This is a casual concert where listeners are invited to come and go at Stage 5 of the KCPA. https://krannertcenter.com/events/not-silence-chamber-music-benefit-ukraine

    All proceeds will go to ukrainabezsyrit—World Without Orphans—Ukraine. Donations to this cause are encouraged but not required to attend this concert. If you can't make it, we would be so grateful for supporting us from afar! Donate below:

    https://worldwithoutorphans.org/f/help-solideo-support-children-in-ukraine