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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  • Li, Yuting (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    This research paper focuses on two minimalist-influenced composers’ film music: Arvo Pärt’s Spiegel im Spiegel (1978) and Für Alina (1976), both used in the movie Gerry (2002), and Philip Glass’s music ...

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  • VanHemert, Jordan (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    In 2014, Patricia Shehan Campbell convened the College Music Society’s Task Force on the Undergraduate Music Major (TFUMM). The task force, including lead author Ed Sarath, published a report called Transforming Music ...

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  • Pu, Lihua (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    This dissertation examines the four Violin Concertos composed by Jenő Hubay and traces the development of his violin technique in these compositions. In addition, his roles as founder of a Hungarian violin school and ...

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  • Stingley, Mark (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    Herwig Reiter's 5 Lieder nach Texten von Friedrich Nietzsche has not received the scholarly examination which it warrants. After a copy of the score was sent to me by good friend and colleague Professor Walter Moore, ...

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  • Kwon,Mileeyae (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    William Bolcom’s first comic opera, A Wedding (2004) has received little attention in the academic literature. This study examines the characteristics of the four main soprano roles: a wedding planner, Rita; the ...

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