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Illinois State University School of Music opens house to virtual audience

Whether performing an individual recital or in an ensemble, musicians want to share their experience with an audience.
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String Project classes offered online beginning September 10

The Illinois State University String Project provides many different options for students who are interested in pursuing excellence in string playing.
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Community School for the Arts offers online music lessons beginning week of August 24

Illinois State University’s Community School for the Arts (CSA) offers private lessons to students ages five through adult on all major orchestral instruments (wind/brass/percussion/strings),...
Children playing stringed instruments in ISU class at Western Avenue Community Center in Bloomington.

Illinois State University String Project offers virtual camp July 27 through 31

The String Project Summer Camp Online Edition is a summer community program for violin, viola, cello, and bass students entering grades four through eight with at least one year of playing...
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School of Music Director Stephen Parsons to retire

With more than 25 years of academic and administrative experience at Illinois State University, School of Music Director Dr. Stephen Parsons will retire from the University at the end of May.
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Seeing Illinois State’s Guys and Dolls is no gamble

The School of Music and the School of Theatre and Dance present the beloved musical Guys and Dolls. The classic musical is famous for its toe-tapping tunes and jazzy dance numbers and runs...
Illinois State University Wind Symphony, conducted by Anthony C. Marinello, III

Wind Symphony concert: Masks and Machines, November 21

Featuring the consortium premier of Michael Daugherty’s "Songs from a Silent Land" and Paul Dooley’s incredible "Masks and Machines," the Wind Symphony will perform on Thursday, November 21 at...
Photo of Anthony Marinello conducting the ISU Wind Ensemble on September 22, 2017

Wind Symphony concert: Prism: An Evening of Chamber Wind Ensembles, October 16

Featuring students from the premiere wind ensemble, the Prism concert will offer a wide array of immersive entertainment as audience members experience various wind instrument ensembles that...
Illinois State University Wind Symphony, conducted by Anthony C. Marinello, III

Wind Symphony Concert: On the Town, September 22

The Illinois State University Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts and School of Music invite you to the first Wind Symphony concert of the 2019-2020 season.
Pat Vickerman, President Larry Dietz, Wonsook Kim, Thomas Clement, and Jean Miller at signing of Kim's and Clement's $12 million gift agreement

Illinois State University names College of Fine Arts and School of Art in recognition of $12 million gift from alumna

Artist and alumna Wonsook Kim '75, M.A. '76, M.F.A. '78, honorary doctorate of arts '19, and her husband, Thomas Clement, have made a $12 million gift to Illinois State in support of the College...