Gallantry and The Old Maid and the Thief are prerecorded operas that will be streamed on WGLT, Friday, April 30, at 8 p.m.
Dr. Allison Alcorn, Dr. Sarah Boesdorfer, and Dr. Ashley Hall will develop in-depth professional development for CTLT’s Summer Institute.
Scholarships allow students to make the most of their time on campus. For Victor Fuentes, Grace Kinnicutt, and Kiara Price, private support has enabled them to engage in their studies, pursue their passions, and embrace every opportunity that comes their way.
Last spring, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic upended education in the United States.
Dr. Ama Oforiwaa Aduonum of Illinois State University’s School of Music will explore the roots of Black music in her presentation “Say it Loud!” from 8-10 p.m. Thursday, March 18. The virtual presentation is free and open to the public.
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 Steady Beat: The Art, Aesthetics, and Activism of the Music of Black Americans” at 7 p.m. March 22. A question-and-answer session with Dr. Watts will immediately follow her presentation. Registration for the free, online presentation is open now.
A series of discussions will explore ways in which musicians and music educators can challenge and decenter the white, racial frame of music studies.
The Office of the Provost named Dr. Lara Hansfield and Dr. Aslihan Spaulding winners of the Outstanding University Researcher Award, and Dr. Ama Oforiwaa Aduonum and Tyler Lotz winners of the Outstanding University Creative Activity Award.
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 Eaton and Kyle Walker.
Music and arts technology students have teamed up to create virtual holiday cards to send out to regular Music for the Holidays concert goers.