Welcome to the Music Program at the University of Illinois Springfield where students have the opportunity to earn a Minor in Music and take classes in a variety of music disciplines including musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, music education, arts entrepreneurship, and music performance. A number of music scholarships are available including the $10,000 Camerata scholarship.
UIS Music Events will resume in Fall, 2021. Please check back soon.
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UIS Community Music School
The UIS Community Music School offers individualized music instruction and performance options for the community, ages 5+. Visit the UISCMS Webpage for further information and to fill out an online application form. Please direct your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or (217) 206-6240. Fall, Spring, and Summer lessons.
UIS Music Program Information
Music courses and ensembles fulfill a variety of UIS General Education Requirements including Visual, Creative, and Performing Arts; Engaged Citizenship Common Experience; Comparative Societies Humanities; U.S. Communities. No prerequisites.
The 15-credit UIS Music minor is designed to help students increase their general music knowledge and acquire a basic understanding of diverse methodologies of music study. It is open to students in any field.
Music ensembles at UIS include Band, Cello Choir, Chorus, Flute Choir, Jazz Ensemble, and Orchestra. Students, Faculty/Staff, and community members are welcome to join UIS ensembles. Students may earn course credit by playing in an ensemble. Faculty/staff and Community musicians interested in joining a UIS Music Ensemble may fill out a brief application form.
Individual Music Lessons
The UIS Music program offers Individual Music Lessons for students at the beginning and intermediate/advanced levels. Students may register for MUS 141/341 Instrumental Lessons. Additional Fees Apply. Click here to view the Instrumental Instructor Roster.
UIS 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!
JOIN A UIS MUSIC ENSEMBLE
Community musicians (12+) interested in joining a UIS Music Ensemble may fill out a brief application form.
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