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IU Jacobs School of Music Grammy nominee list led by professors Michael Spiro and Wayne Wallace

IU Jacobs School of Music Grammy nominee list led by professors Michael Spiro and Wayne Wallace

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music faculty members Michael Spiro, percussionist, and Wayne Wallace, trombonist, are once again nominated for Grammys in the Best Latin Jazz Album category. This year, their “Canto América” release, featuring La Orquesta Sinfonietta (The Chamber Orchestra), a diverse group of Jacobs School students, faculty, alumni and professionals, vies for the recording industry’s highest prize.

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Indiana University announces nine new distinguished professors

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Nine Indiana University scholars and researchers have been promoted to distinguished professor, the highest academic rank the university bestows upon faculty.

Music and apartheid are focus of IU Institute for Advanced Study Branigin Lecture

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Musicologist and oral historian Janie Cole will present a Spring 2017 Branigin Lecture on music and protest, under the auspices of the Institute for Advanced Study at IU Bloomington. Cole’s talk, "'Soiled by Black Lips': Music, Resistance, Race and Incarceration in Apartheid South Africa," will take place on Feb. 7.

David Baker Celebration to feature IU Jacobs School of Music faculty, students and alumni

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The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will honor the life and work of late Distinguished Professor David N. Baker with two events Saturday, Jan. 21, in Bloomington’s Musical Arts Center.

IU Jacobs School of Music students win at Central Region Met National Council Auditions

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Five students from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music took home major awards from the Central Region Finals of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions held at the Music Institute of Chicago in Evanston, Ill., Nov. 20.

IU Opera Theater's 'Madama Butterfly' to play in Bloomington, Indianapolis

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Indiana University Opera Theater will premiere Giacomo Puccini's "Madama Butterfly" in Bloomington then perform it at Clowes Memorial Hall on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis.

Four to receive IU’s highest alumni award

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The recipients are Chris Botti, of Encino, California; Moses Gray, of Indianapolis; Richard A. Reed, of Saudi Arabia; Lorna Schofield, of New York City.

Naming celebration set for Marching Hundred facility during IU Homecoming parade

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Indiana University will celebrate the naming of the Ray E. Cramer Marching Hundred Hall in the IU Homecoming parade next month. Cramer, former director of the Marching Hundred, and his family will appear on a float just behind the band as it marches down the newly reconstructed Woodlawn Avenue.

Pianist Norman Krieger appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music faculty

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The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of pianist Norman Krieger as professor of music (piano).

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