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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  • Lee, Janice (School of Music, College of Fine + Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    Marcel Tabuteau (1887-1966) and Lucien Capet (1873-1928) were musical descendants of the French Tradition and known for their absolute goal of artistry through refined techniques. Tabuteau and Capet believed that the ...

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  • Busath, Stephen Mitchell (School of Music, College of Fine + Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    Composers and percussionists are always looking for new ways to make sounds. The snare drum is at the forefront of this exploration currently, as it was throughout the twentieth century. There have been many solos ...

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  • McAndrew, Michael N. (School of Music, College of Fine + Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    To describe this study, I borrow from an eloquently titled article by Rupert Christensen, “Samuel Barber’s opera Vanessa: from Pulitzer to obscurity…and beyond,” written as a marketing piece for Glyndebourne’s 2018 ...

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  • Madsen, Christopher Aaron (School of Music, College of Fine + Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    The Brecker Brothers band was a jazz/funk/rock fusion ensemble which began in 1975 in New York City. Originally from Philadelphia, brothers Randy (trumpet, 1945-) and Michael (1949–2007) began their careers in the 1960s ...

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  • Lee, Euigun (School of Music, College of Fine + Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021)
    This thesis serves as a guide to David Conte’s opera The Gift of the Magi to provide undergraduate students majoring in vocal performance at both large and small size music departments at universities in the United ...

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