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IU Jacobs School of Music mourns death of opera studies professor and designer Robert O’Hearn

IU Jacobs School of Music mourns death of opera studies professor and designer Robert O’Hearn

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is deeply saddened to announce the death of set and costume designer Robert O’Hearn, professor emeritus of opera studies. O’Hearn died on May 26 in Bloomington, Ind., at the age of 94. He was an IU Opera Studies faculty member from 1988 until his retirement, in 2008.

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Composer Larry Groupe appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music faculty in collaboration with IU Media School on new minor in music scoring for visual media

Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of composer Larry Groupé as adjunct professor of music (composition; scoring for visual media), effective Aug. 1, then visiting professor of music (composition; scoring for visual media), effective Jan. 1.

Saxophonist Walter Smith appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music Jazz Studies faculty

Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of saxophonist Walter Smith III as associate professor of music (jazz studies), effective Aug. 1, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University.

IU Jacobs School of Music Historical Performance Institute hosts international conference in May

Jacobs School of Music

An international group of scholar-performers from nine countries will convene at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Historical Performance Institute for the “Historical Performance: Theory, Practice and Interdisciplinarity” conference May 20 through May 22. The event is free and open to the public.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents pianist Menahem Pressler with Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to present legendary faculty pianist Menahem Pressler, distinguished professor and Charles H. Webb Chair in Music, in concert with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. Friday, May 6, in Bloomington’s Musical Arts Center.

New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities grants go to 39 IU faculty

Jacobs School of Music

As one of the country's largest internally funded university arts and humanities grant programs, New Frontiers has awarded more than $10 million to 483 faculty members since the first awards were distributed in 2005.

IU Jacobs School of Music to present ‘Beethoven’s Ninth’ in honor of Five Friends

Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Philharmonic Orchestra and Oratorio Chorus will perform Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at 8 p.m. April 20 in Bloomington’s Musical Arts Center.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents Jazz Celebration, featuring inaugural Jazz Alumni Hall of Fame

Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to present its annual Jazz Celebration at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at Bloomington’s Musical Arts Center.

Indiana University Opera and Ballet Theater announces 2016-17 season

Jacobs School of Music

Four new productions will be featured in the eclectic 2016-17 Indiana University Opera and Ballet Theater season at Bloomington's Musical Arts Center.

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