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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  • Rivera Del Valle, Humberto Carlo (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-04-18)
    Richard Strauss’ lieder output through his life was dominated by undeniable compositional eclecticism; from literary subjects, to its varied harmonic palette and very importantly his choice of poetry. During his middle ...

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  • Kim, Minji (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-04-04)
    This study focuses on Reynaldo Hahn’s solo piano work, Le Rossignol éperdu (“The Bewildered Nightingale”) (1902-1910), the largest instrumental work by the composer. Le Rossignol éperdu is a collection of ...

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  • Bryant, Barksdale James Edward (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-04-07)
    Playing lead trumpet in a big band setting is a position that demands much from a musician. The skills necessary not only include a great rhythmic concept for the music and the ability to play ...

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  • Vasiljevic, Dimitrije (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-04-18)
    The goal of this thesis is to examine the contrapuntal jazz piano techniques of several reputable players known for the use of counterpoint in their ...

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  • Liu, Teng-Wen (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-03-10)
    The purpose of this study is to discover how Dick Oatts interprets jazz standards selected from his album Standard Issue I & II and what the most important elements of his improvisations in the selected pieces are. ...

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