Oh the drama. A roomful of second graders are writing their own opera and are stuck on a script about alien cows. What do you do?
After being away from campus for over a year, students officially came back for in-person learning on August 16. Students spent the 2020-2021 academic year distanced, virtual, and masked, but Redbirds are ready to return to a normal campus life moving forward.
Illinois State University’s Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts and School of Music are excited to announce the return of Concerts on the Quad for summer 2021.
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.