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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(University of Illinois, 2015-05)Along with Alfred Schnittke and Edison Denisov, Gubaidulina is now acknowledged as one the most influential Russian composers of the post-Stalin generation, and the only one still alive. Her works include a viola concerto, ...
(University of Illinois, 2015-03)This paper examines the trombone and piano works of Anthony Plog, including 3 Miniatures (1994), 4 Themes on Paintings of Goya (2001), Divergent Roads (2014), Initiatives (2014) and Interplay (2014). In it, I provide an ...
(University of Illinois, 2015-04)The piano, guitar, bass trio was a well known instrumental combination in jazz in the 1940s and 1950s. The format was first popularized by the Nat “King” Cole Trio. The Nat Cole Trio’s arrangements distilled big band ...
SELECTED CONCERTOS AND VARIATIONS BY GOTTHELF HEINRICH KUMMER (1774-1857): A PERFORMANCE EDITION WITH COMMENTARY (University of Illinois, 2015-04)This thesis presents a performance edition of four bassoon pieces by Gotthelf Heinrich Kummer (1774-1857): Concerto Op. 16 in B-flat major, Concerto Op. 24 in F major, Variations Op. 14 in F major, and Variations Op. 15 ...
A Transcription for Bassoon of Jean-Baptiste Barrière’s Sonates pour le violoncelle avec la Basse Continüe, Livre II (Paris, 1735) (University of Illinois, 2015-04)The purpose of the project is to expand the current bassoon baroque repertoire by creating a transcription from the chosen sonatas of Barrière’s Sonates pour le violoncelle avec la Basse Continüe. Related topics include: ...