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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.
Music therapy graduate student Taylor Stengren conducting a telehealth session from a Centennial West classroom.

Music therapy students care for clients through telehealth

Face-to-face interactions bring joy to both music therapy students and their clients. Although students are now completing their clinical hours through telehealth sessions, they have continued to...
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Photo gallery: Art and music classes get creative during fall semester

Faculty and students across Illinois State University’s campus continue to engage safely in teaching and learning during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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Creative Con virtually connects students from all majors to creative careers

Students explore career options and ideas with alumni and employers with creative skills.
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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),...
Vicky Nyder photo by Ramona Boston

Impact of the Will to Succeed Award on future orchestra teacher

The Will to Succeed Scholarship is helping Vicky Nyder with her hopes to become an orchestra teacher.
Hannah Quaid posing in front of State Farm Hall of Business

Taking flight: American Cancer Society volunteer earns McLean County Full Tuition Scholarship

The American Cancer Society is just one of the many volunteer efforts that enabled Hannah Quaid to be selected this year as one of seven recipients of the McLean County Full Tuition Scholarship at...

Third student awarded prestigious Fulbright scholarship

The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board recently awarded Illinois State University students and staff 2020 Fulbright Scholarships.
Stephen Parsons performing on trombone

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.