The UIS Music program welcomes students from all majors and colleges within the University to develop their music knowledge and skills from the classroom to the stage.
Upcoming Music Events
Music courses are offered in diverse music disciplines including musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, performance, music education, and arts entrepreneurship. Music courses are open to all undergraduate students.
UIS Music Student Spotlight
The University of Illinois Springfield Music Program congratulates UIS Music Merit Award recipient Joy Anna on her recording of her original song “Made It This Far,” released as part of the University of Illinois “Songs of Hope” Project. “Made It This Far” was recorded at the UIS Performing Arts Center and produced by UIS Electronic Media. UIS is Leadership Lived!
UIS Community Music School
Welcome to the UIS Community Music School, offering instrumental and vocal instruction to students and adults for weekly half-hour, 45-minute, or 1-hour lessons. Summer lesson schedules may vary. The UIS Community Music School is open to students that are not enrolled at UIS.
Music is a fundamental means to engage with the multiplicity of differences that unite humanity. The UIS Music Program aims to educate musically and culturally competent citizens that engage their music knowledge and skills to contribute to a more equitable world. Music courses are designed to help students develop a range of competencies vital to success in the competitive job market including critical thinking, cultural competence, entrepreneurship, teamwork, and communication skills.