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Registration open for talk on art, activism of music of Black Americans with Dr. Ollie Watts Davis

Dr. Ollie Watts Davis, the Suzanne and William Allen Distinguished Professor in Music at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), will present “Yet With A...
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Decoding the role of music in intercultural communication

A series of discussions will explore ways in which musicians and music educators can challenge and decenter the white, racial frame of music studies.
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Outstanding University Researcher and Outstanding University Creative Activity Award Winners named

The Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost has announced the winners for the Outstanding University Researcher and the Outstanding University Creative Activity Awards. All winners will be...
Kyle Walker sitting at the piano, Patrice Eaton headshot

Harlem Sings: A Tribute to the Poets of the Harlem Renaissance

The voice of poets of the Harlem Renaissance will lift into song with Harlem Sings – A Tribute to the Poets of the Harlem Renaissance. The February 1 event will feature guest artists Patrice...
Student ensemble cast performing.

Listen to this: Sounds of the season come to you through music and production students

Music and arts technology students have teamed up to create virtual holiday cards to send out to regular Music for the Holidays concert goers.
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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.