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Jazz bassist Todd Coolman appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music faculty

Jazz bassist Todd Coolman appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music faculty

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that Todd Coolman will join its faculty as adjunct professor of music in jazz bass Aug. 1. A two-time Grammy Award winner, Coolman is among the most in-demand bassists on the New York music scene today. Coolman studied classical bass at the Jacobs School with Murray Grodner, earning a Bachelor of Music in Bass Performance in 1975.

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Jason Nam appointed assistant professor of bands with IU Jacobs School of Music

Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Nam as assistant professor of music in bands, effective Aug. 1. Nam will also serve as associate director of bands. He was previously visiting assistant professor of music in bands and assistant director of bands with Jacobs.

Harpist Florence Sitruk appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music faculty

Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of harpist Florence Sitruk as professor of music in harp, effective Aug. 1. Sitruk earned her Artist Diploma from the Jacobs School, studying primarily with recently retired Distinguished Professor Susann McDonald.

IU Jacobs School of Music welcomes Chris Albanese and Carolann Buff to choral conducting faculty

Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to welcome Chris Albanese and Carolann Buff to its Department of Choral Conducting faculty beginning Aug. 1. Each will join as assistant professor of music in choral conducting, and Albanese will be director of the Singing Hoosiers.

Baroque cellist and violist da gamba Joanna Blendulf appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music faculty

Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of baroque cellist and violist da gamba Joanna Blendulf as associate professor of music in baroque cello/viola da gamba, effective Aug. 1. Blendulf, a Jacobs School alumna, has performed and recorded with leading period instrument ensembles throughout the United States and abroad.

Jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music faculty

Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton as associate professor of music in jazz studies, effective Aug. 1. An eight-time Grammy nominee, Sutton has received a Best Jazz Vocal Album Grammy nomination for every project she has released in the last decade.

IU Jacobs School of Music welcomes Peter Volpe and Katherine Jolly to voice faculty

Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to welcome Peter Volpe and Katherine Jolly to its Department of Voice faculty beginning Aug. 1. American bass Volpe will join as associate professor of music in voice, and soprano Jolly will become assistant professor of music in voice.

IU Jacobs School’s Summer Music series features diverse programming

Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music’s annual Summer Music series kicks off at 7p.m. June 14 on the Musical Arts Center’s lawn with the Summer Concert Band conducted by Stephen W. Pratt, Eric Smedley and Ryan Yahl.

Pacifica Quartet, IU Jacobs School of Music quartet-in-residence, welcomes two new members

Jacobs School of Music

The Grammy Award-winning Pacifica Quartet, quartet-in-residence at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music since fall 2012, announced its first personnel change in 17 years. Violinist Austin Hartman and violist Guy Ben-Ziony will replace violinist Sibbi Bernhardsson and violist Masumi Per Rostad, respectively, at the end of the 2016-17 season.

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