Press Releases



DePaul University to host Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Competition

DePaul University to host Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Competition

CHICAGO — Some of the brightest and best young talent in jazz trumpet will gather at DePaul University’s School of Music this fall to compete for a... read more

DePaul University announces 2019 commencement speakers

DePaul University announces 2019 commencement speakers

CHICAGO — DePaul University’s 120th commencement will celebrate an estimated 6,600 graduates during seven separate ceremonies May 18 and June... read more

Images of the DePaul University School of Music Holtschneider Performance Center

Images of the DePaul University School of Music Holtschneider Performance Center

The new 185,000 square foot DePaul University School of Music Holtschneider Performance Center is... read more

New gateway on DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus reflects neighborhood architectural style

New gateway on DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus reflects neighborhood architectural style

CHICAGO — DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus has a new entrance at the corner of Fullerton Avenue and Halsted Street. A neoclassical gateway and... read more

Itzhak Perlman to perform Nov. 11 at DePaul University

Itzhak Perlman to perform Nov. 11 at DePaul University

​CHICAGO — Internationally acclaimed performers, including violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman, soprano Ana María Martínez, trumpet master Nicholas Payton,... read more

Rock band Chicago to perform at DePaul University opening weekend at Wintrust Arena

Rock band Chicago to perform at DePaul University opening weekend at Wintrust Arena

CHICAGO — Public tickets are now available for a special concert Nov. 9 by the rock band Chicago at Wintrust Arena. The band and DePaul University are... read more

DePaul University names new music building after outgoing president

DePaul University names new music building after outgoing president

CHICAGO — DePaul University’s new School of Music building will be named for its outgoing president, the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., who... read more

DePaul University announces 2017 commencement speakers

DePaul University announces 2017 commencement speakers

CHICAGO — Speakers for DePaul University’s 119th commencement ceremonies are leaders in their respective fields including education, broadcast... read more

DePaul University School of Music adds 2 internationally recognized opera singers to voice faculty

DePaul University School of Music adds 2 internationally recognized opera singers to voice faculty

​CHICAGO — The DePaul University School of Music​  announces that Nicole Cabell and Christopher Magiera, both internationally recognized and... read more

Meet DePaul University’s class of 2016

Meet DePaul University’s class of 2016

CHICAGO — Beneath the sea of mortarboards at DePaul University’s 118th commencement ceremonies, some 6,500 graduates will reflect... read more

Pre-eminent cellist in ‘pursuit of musical excellence’

Pre-eminent cellist in ‘pursuit of musical excellence’

CHICAGO — Ben Rogers sat in the audience as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony. As the piece began to swell,... read more

DePaul University names composer, community engagement leader as dean for School of Music

DePaul University names composer, community engagement leader as dean for School of Music

​​​​​​CHICAGO — DePaul University has selected Dr. Ronald Caltabiano, an internationally recognized composer with more than 25 years of... read more

DePaul University 2016 commencement speakers: Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, and business, education, technology and humanitarian thought leaders

DePaul University 2016 commencement speakers: Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, and business, education, technology and humanitarian thought leaders

​CHICAGO — Speakers for DePaul University’s 118th commencement ceremonies are thought leaders in their respective fields including education,... read more

Theatre’s De Shields, Aldridge, Raizin receive honors for excellence in the arts from DePaul University

Theatre’s De Shields, Aldridge, Raizin receive honors for excellence in the arts from DePaul University

CHICAGO — The annual Awards for Excellence in the Arts, held Nov. 9 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, celebrated talented artists and visionaries and... read more

DePaul University to begin construction on new home for School of Music

DePaul University to begin construction on new home for School of Music

CHICAGO — Pre-construction work is set to begin this week for a new School of Music building on DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus. The... read more

Fact Sheet | New School of Music Complex at DePaul University

Fact Sheet | New School of Music Complex at DePaul University

First Phase | November 2015-Spring 2018 Demolition of McGaw Hall and construction of a 185,000-square-foot music center that will include teaching... read more

DePaul University opera alumni to perform at Mesirow Financial’s ‘A Grand Night for Singing'

DePaul University opera alumni to perform at Mesirow Financial’s ‘A Grand Night for Singing'

CHICAGO — Two of DePaul University School of Music’s most celebrated alumni are returning to Chicago for a one-of-a-kind musical event. Soprano... read more

Meet DePaul University’s class of 2015

Meet DePaul University’s class of 2015

CHICAGO — Some 6,700 students will graduate from DePaul University this academic year and among them are Fulbright scholars, veterans, educators,... read more

Future teacher aims to change children’s lives through music

Future teacher aims to change children’s lives through music

Music has been a major part of Larena Code’s life for as long as she can remember. It became especially important for her when she moved from... read more

DePaul University Opera Theatre presents Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’

DePaul University Opera Theatre presents Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’

CHICAGO—The DePaul University Opera Theatre will present Mozart’s final opera, “The Magic Flute,” for two performances, March 13 and 15. The opera... read more