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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.

Indian classical master Amjad Ali Khan returns to IU for Jacobs School residency

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World-renowned Indian classical music maestro Amjad Ali Khan will visit Indiana University Bloomington as an artist-in-residence at the Jacobs School of Music through a partnership with the Dhar India Studies Program in IU’s School of Global and International Studies.

Dana Marsh appointed associate professor and director of Historical Performance Institute at IU Jacobs School of Music

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The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Dana Marsh as associate professor of music (early music/voice) and director of its Historical Performance Institute. He was visiting associate professor of music and coordinator of the Historical Performance Institute at the Jacobs School from 2014 to 2016.

IU Jacobs School of Music appoints two undergraduate career advisors

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The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointments of Meryl Krieger and Joanie Spain as undergraduate career advisors.

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

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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.

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

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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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