Every weekday from Noon-1pm UIUC students share their musical talents in the Courtyard Café & lower-level food court.
Become a Noontime Performer
- Are you a current UIUC student?
- Do you play an instrument?
- Can you play enough material to fill an hour?
- Does your music style fit a coffee house atmosphere?
Perform weekly in the Illini Union
Noontime Performers get paid to perform weekly in the Illini Union Courtyard Café and lower-level food court, using their musical talents to promote a relaxing atmosphere for the lunch-hour crowd.
Audition for the 2023-2024 School Year
Noontime Performer Auditions December 2 | 12 pm - 2 pm | Courtyard Cafe
Auditions are first come, first served. Those auditioning will need to perform a total of three songs. One of the three songs must be selected from the list below:
- Wonderwall – Oasis
- World’s Smallest Violin – AJR
- I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
- Part Of Your World – from The Little Mermaid
- Ceilings – Lizzie McAlpine
- Archer – Taylor Swift
- Driver’s License – Olivia Rodrigo
- Nobody – Mitski
- Slipping Through My Fingers – ABBA
- I Will Always Love You – Either the Whitney Houston or Dolly Parton versions
Email Illini Union Courtyard for additional information
The 2023-2024 Noontime Performers are:
|Monday||Jared Buabeng||Acoustic Guitar||Courtyard Café|
|Gabe Perez||Piano||Courtyard Café|
|Tuesday||Abraham Han||Guitar & Piano||Courtyard Café|
|Celia Aranda||Guitar||Food Court|
|Wednesday||Idris Ispandi||Guitar||Courtyard Café|
|Thursday||Daniel Kiernan||Guitar||Courtyard Café|
|Friday||Lilianna Fehr||Piano||Courtyard Café|
|Shrenik Balaji||Guitar and Piano||Food Court|