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  • CU Symphony Orchestra Auditions

    The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra pleased to announce the 2021-2022 CUSO Auditions:

    September 7 and 22, 2021, 6-11 pm
    Faith United Methodist Church
    1719 S Prospect Ave, Champaign, IL 61820

    September 7, 6-11 pm
    Violin: Associate Concertmaster, Principal Second Violin (1 year), Section Violin, Substitute Bass: Principal Bass, Substitute Brass: Substitute

    September 22, 6-11 pm
    Viola: Associate Principal Viola, Section Viola, Substitute Cello: Section Cello, Substitute Winds, Harp, and Keyboard: Substitute

    The audition packet with the application and repertoire is attached. Thank you!

  • FAA Career Services Offers Resources to Build Your Career

    The College of Fine + Applied Arts Career Services

    FAA Career Services provides industry specific resources and events to meet you where you are and help you move towards success.

    Receive industry specific career counseling Brainstorm about how to build a sustainable professional life Develop job search strategies Explore internship opportunities Build relationships with alumni and employers

    To make an appointment email Julie Rundell, Assistant Director for FAA Career Services.

  • Job Posting: FAA Seeks Wellness Support Associates (WSA) for Fall 2021

    The College of Fine and Applied Arts is looking to engage Wellness Support Associates (WSA) in a number of our buildings for the start of the Fall semester. The role of a WSA is to help enact the university’s COVID-19 building access. This will be accomplished by checking building access status in the Safer Illinois app of those wishing to enter university instructional buildings.  The hourly wage is $14.50 and you must be an enrolled student for the Fall 2021 semester. 

    Click the title to read more.

  • Job Posting – Music Student Bloggers, Application Still Open!

    The Music Admissions office is interested in hiring 6-10 student bloggers to write about their experience in the School of Music. This is an ideal job for students who enjoy story-telling, writing, and who want to help get the word out about why the School of Music is special.

    The position will pay $11/post for up to 3 posts a week, and will start in October. Bloggers can write/submit posts at any time that suits their schedule.

    To apply, please submit a short application:

  • Job Posting: St. Matthew Lutheran Church (Urbana) seeks Choir Director

    St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Urbana is seeking to hire a Choir Director. This position is available starting in Fall 2021.

    Please contact Pastor Paul Chapman @ or 217-367-1189 for further information. 

  • Morgan Usadel, Obituary & Memorial Service

    Morgan Usadel of Urbana was former manager of Figaro's Classical Records for Record Service and manager of Discount Records, both record stores in the University of Illinois' campustown. He also worked in the music department of Pages for All Ages in Savoy.

    Memorial for Morgan Usadel
    Crystal Lake Park, Urbana

  • Music and Performing Arts Library Fall Updates

    Dear School of Music,

    I’m writing to share updates on the Music and Performing Arts Library for fall semester. First, some of you know that Diane Pye retired last spring and that Nancy Taylor retired at the end of June. Because we are not able to fill these positions immediately, this will have an impact on our hours and services. I hope that this will only be true for the fall semester and regret any inconvenience our shortened hours may cause you and your students.

    Fall Semester Hours

    Beginning Monday August 23rd

    Sunday 3-7pm

    Monday-Thursday 9am-7pm

    Friday 9am-5pm

    Saturday closed

  • SHIELD Illinois is Hiring!

    SHIELD Illinois is hiring graduate and undergraduate seniors to serve in multiple roles in the SHIELD Illinois program. 

    The Student Customer Sevice positions are remote positions. 10-20 hours per week, and pay $17.17 (undergrad) to $20/hr (grads). 

    Apply here:

    SHIELD Illinois is also hiring Test Site Assistant and Test Site Team Leaders with positions open in Chicagoland, C-U, Bloomington/Normal, Springfield, Carbondale, and East St. Louis/Edwardsville. Full and part-time positions available. 

    To apply, send your resume to


  • Writers Workshop Services

    Start your semester the "write" way with the Writers Workshop! Students can schedule an online or in-person appointment to receive writing feedback on course papers, thesis and dissertation chapters, job materials, and more. The Workshop also provides tailored presentations by request, or visit our calendar for upcoming events like our Graduate Writing Groups, held every Monday and Friday through the Fall semester.

  • Yoga for Musicians

    Yoga for musicians will be virtually led every Sunday from 4:30-5:30 PM in the Music Building, Room 0359 or with the option to take the class virtually from home. Please bring a yoga mat and register for the event at the following link each week:

    Class is free of charge. If attending yoga in person, please return chairs to their classroom position and coordinate bringing an electronic device that can be projected. Contact Becca Kasdan - with any questions