School of Music

 

The mission of the School of Music is to advance the art of music and its related disciplines. It seeks to educate students in the various fields of the profession and to promote an understanding of music on the campus and in the larger community. The School endeavors to preserve diverse repertories and cultural traditions while also creating opportunities for artistic, intellectual, technological, and scholarly innovation in the realm of music. The School is dedicated to excellence in research, performance, composition, and teacher education, undertaken in a spirit of collaboration among its own constituents, as well as with those of the College of Fine and Applied Arts and the University at large.

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  • Gardner, Jason Phillip (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    Paul Dooley is a composer whose growing body of repertoire for the wind band has been gaining consistent recognition. His compositions have received positive critical reviews, won several awards, and are consistently ...

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  • Lim, Hana (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    John Corigliano remains a leading composer of twentieth-century American music. While many of his works are acclaimed, his Concerto for Piano and Orchestra is less well known than his other concerti. This project ...

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  • Yorgason, Alie Anne (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    Nikolai Kapustin’s 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 82 was written in 1997 and has received little attention in the scholarly literature. In his compositions, Kapustin is perhaps best known for combining classical forms ...

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  • Clark, Evan Wayne (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    This project investigates the musical constructions of gender and sexuality in Lilith (1984) for alto saxophone and piano by William Bolcom (b. 1938). The musical manifestations of the Lilith ...

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  • Seo, Yeonwoo (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    This thesis is an in-depth study of the Cello Concerto No. 1 Op. 136 (1934) by Darius Milhaud. Specially, this paper provides an overview of Milhaud’s use of jazz and Brazilian music in his Cello Concerto No. 1 ...

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