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Carrillo awarded prestigious Copland House Residency Award

Carrillo awarded prestigious Copland House Residency Award

By Imogen Lindsley

November 18, 2015

Handpicked from 86 applicants from 26 states, Carlos Carrillo, professor of composition theory, was among 10 composers awarded the Copland House Residency Award on Sept. 15. The award gives Carrillo three to eight weeks during this summer at Copland House in New York to compose an opera based on a famou...

Marching Illini traveling Dallas for bowl game

December 10, 2014

The Marching Illini will be joining the Illini football team as they head to Texas for the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl over winter break. The bowl will take place on Dec. 26, and the team will face Louisiana Tech. Barry Houser, director of the Marching Illini and Athletic Bands, said most of the b...