The Illinois Modern Ensemble comprises students dedicated to the performance of new chamber and electronic music, featuring works by Jolivet, Varèse, Saariaho, and UI composers.
The versatile members of the UI Percussion Ensemble showcase percussion traditions from around the globe.
Through Sonic Illinois, Krannert Center and the School of Music collaboratively explore the tremendous diversity of today’s vital contemporary music scene—a revival of the spirit of the University of Illinois Festival of Contemporary Arts, which was a major cultural force in the mid-20th century. Sonic Illinois, a month-long celebration of new music, honors innovative creators who challenge convention, forge pathways, and expand the creative process.
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