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

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

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 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.

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

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

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.

Pianist Norman Krieger appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music faculty

Pianist Norman Krieger appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music faculty

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

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

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

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

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

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

IU Jacobs School of Music appoints two undergraduate career advisors

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Indiana University Opera and Ballet Theater announces 2016-17 season

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

Indiana University to present 2016 Distinguished Teaching Awards

Indiana University to present 2016 Distinguished Teaching Awards

Indiana University will honor 10 faculty members and a graduate student for excellence in teaching, research and service to the university at the 2016 Celebration of Distinguished Teaching dinner on April 8 as part of IU's Founders Day, an annual celebration marking the university's founding in 1820.

IU Jacobs School of Music students to perform at Kennedy Center April 8

IU Jacobs School of Music students to perform at Kennedy Center April 8

Six students from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will present a concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., at 6 p. m. on Friday, April 8, in the Terrace Theater. The performance is free and open to the public and will be streamed live on the web.

Indiana University mourns David Baker, distinguished professor and jazz legend

Indiana University mourns David Baker, distinguished professor and jazz legend

David Baker, distinguished professor of jazz studies at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music, has passed away at the age of 84. Baker was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and a Grammy and was both a legendary performer and educator.

IU Jacobs School of Music mourns death of piano professor Edmund Battersby

IU Jacobs School of Music mourns death of piano professor Edmund Battersby

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is deeply saddened to announce the death of Edmund Battersby, professor of piano, who joined the school’s faculty in 1995.

IU Jacobs School of Music vocal jazz ensembles welcome vocalist Kurt Elling in April 5 concert

IU Jacobs School of Music vocal jazz ensembles welcome vocalist Kurt Elling in April 5 concert

The Indiana University Vocal Jazz Ensembles are pleased to welcome Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling to their Spring Concert at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in downtown Bloomington.

IU Jacobs School of Music appoints Frank Diaz to music education faculty

IU Jacobs School of Music appoints Frank Diaz to music education faculty

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Frank Diaz as associate professor of music (music education), effective Aug. 1, 2016, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University.

Indiana University Wind Ensemble performs at Carnegie Hall March 8

Indiana University Wind Ensemble performs at Carnegie Hall March 8

The Indiana University Wind Ensemble, from the Jacobs School of Music, will perform in New York’s legendary Carnegie Hall at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8.

IU Jacobs School of Music announces $6.5M gift from Mary H. Wennerstrom and Leonard M. Phillips

IU Jacobs School of Music announces $6.5M gift from Mary H. Wennerstrom and Leonard M. Phillips

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music has received a $6.5 million planned gift from Mary H. Wennerstrom, Jacobs associate dean emerita for instruction, and Leonard M. Phillips, her late husband, for piano scholarships and the endowment of the directorship within the William and Gayle Cook Music Library, part of the IU Libraries.

Grammys smile on IU Jacobs School of Music alumnae Laura Sisk, Lindsey Lang and Angela Brown

Grammys smile on IU Jacobs School of Music alumnae Laura Sisk, Lindsey Lang and Angela Brown

Two alumnae from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music are in a Grammy daze today, following last night’s broadcast of the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.

IU Jacobs School of Music Grammy 2016 contenders to watch for

IU Jacobs School of Music Grammy 2016 contenders to watch for

The countdown to “music’s biggest night” has begun, with the Grammy Award telecast beginning at 8 p.m. EST tonight on CBS.

Multi-Grammy nominees and Jacobs School faculty Michael Spiro and Wayne Wallace break barriers with new CD

Multi-Grammy nominees and Jacobs School faculty Michael Spiro and Wayne Wallace break barriers with new CD

Percussionist Michael Spiro and trombonist Wayne Wallace are on a mission. “Our work is about trying to break down barriers—or at least soften them,” they said.

Indiana University mourns loss of distinguished professor, ballet legend Violette Verdy

Indiana University mourns loss of distinguished professor, ballet legend Violette Verdy

Verdy, who had been on the ballet faculty of the Jacobs School of Music since 1996, was a leading ballerina of the 20th century, principal dancer for New York City Ballet for 20 years and former artistic director of the Paris Opera Ballet and Boston Ballet.

Indiana University announces five new distinguished professors

Indiana University announces five new distinguished professors

The five new distinguished professors are Katy Börner, Roger P. Hangarter, Stanley Ritchie and Eliot R. Smith of IU Bloomington and Dr. Bruce Molitoris of the IU School of Medicine in Indianapolis.

IU Jacobs School of Music alumni featured in Richard Tucker Gala on PBS Feb. 5

IU Jacobs School of Music alumni featured in Richard Tucker Gala on PBS Feb. 5

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music alumni Jamie Barton and Lawrence Brownlee will join a stellar cast of some of opera's greatest voices in "From Bocelli to Barton: Richard Tucker Opera Gala" on "Live From Lincoln Center" at 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, on PBS.

Collaborative pianist Anne Epperson to join IU Jacobs School of Music faculty

Collaborative pianist Anne Epperson to join IU Jacobs School of Music faculty

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that collaborative pianist Anne Epperson will join its faculty as professor of music in collaborative piano, effective August 2017, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University.

Georgina Joshi Foundation pledges $1 million to create new recording studio at IU Jacobs School

Georgina Joshi Foundation pledges $1 million to create new recording studio at IU Jacobs School

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music has received a $1 million gift from the Georgina Joshi Foundation Inc. to help complete a state-of-the-art audio recording studio in the extension of the Musical Arts Center, which is currently under construction on the Bloomington campus.

IU Jacobs School of Music faculty and alumni contend for Grammys

IU Jacobs School of Music faculty and alumni contend for Grammys

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is no stranger to Grammy nominations, and this year is no exception.

IU Opera Theater presents 'Dead Man Walking'; Sister Helen Prejean to speak

IU Opera Theater presents 'Dead Man Walking'; Sister Helen Prejean to speak

One of the country's most controversial issues will take center stage when IU Opera Theater debuts its production of "Dead Man Walking." Educational programming also will be presented, including a lecture by Sister Helen Prejean, author of the 1993 nonfiction book of the same name.

Indiana University recognizes 10 years of New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities funding

Indiana University recognizes 10 years of New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities funding

Indiana University's Office of the Vice President for Research and Office of the Vice President for Engagement have created a multimedia retrospective of its New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities funding program that has provided over $9.4 million to artists and humanities scholars at IU's eight campuses over the past 10 years.

IU Jacobs School of Music welcomes South Korean Sookmyung Women’s University ensembles in concert

IU Jacobs School of Music welcomes South Korean Sookmyung Women’s University ensembles in concert

Continuing a spirit of cultural exchange, four student ensembles from Sookmyung Women’s University in Seoul, South Korea, will present a chamber music recital at 8 p.m. this Friday, Aug. 28, in Auer Hall at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

Counseling and Psychological Services expanding services on IU Bloomington campus

Counseling and Psychological Services expanding services on IU Bloomington campus

The Indiana University Health Center's Counseling and Psychological Services is partnering with the IU Jacobs School of Music to expand its counseling services by staffing a counselor inside the Jacobs School part time.

Javier Leon appointed director of Latin American Music Center at IU Jacobs School of Music

Javier Leon appointed director of Latin American Music Center at IU Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Javier León as academic specialist and director of its Latin American Music Center, effective July 1.

IU Opera and Ballet Theater replaces ‘Sound of Music’ with ‘Oklahoma!’ in 2015-16 season

IU Opera and Ballet Theater replaces ‘Sound of Music’ with ‘Oklahoma!’ in 2015-16 season

Indiana University Opera and Ballet Theater regretfully announces that it is unable to produce Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” as planned in April 2016. Due to a concurrently scheduled national tour of the show—in honor of the 50th anniversary of the legendary film—IU Opera and Ballet was not able to secure the rights to produce it at this time.

IU Jacobs School of Music alumnus Matt Mitchell receives Doris Duke Impact Award

IU Jacobs School of Music alumnus Matt Mitchell receives Doris Duke Impact Award

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music alumnus Matt Mitchell is the recipient of a 2015 Doris Duke Impact Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. A jazz pianist and composer, he joins 19 other recipients this year in receiving $80,000 each.

IU Jacobs School of Music string quartets triumph with ‘leaderless cooperation’

IU Jacobs School of Music string quartets triumph with ‘leaderless cooperation’

Leaderless cooperation. That’s how Sibbi Bernhardsson, violinist in the world-renowned Pacifica Quartet, quartet-in-residence at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, distills the string quartet experience.

IU Jacobs School of Music student Knar Abrahamyan receives Fulbright Award

IU Jacobs School of Music student Knar Abrahamyan receives Fulbright Award

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music student Knar Abrahamyan has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to conduct research in Moscow, Russia, during the 2015-16 academic year. She is currently pursuing an M.M. in Music Theory while continuing her piano studies and will graduate in August 2015.

Jacobs School student Ari Fisher wins inaugural Jon Vickers Film Scoring Award competition

Jacobs School student Ari Fisher wins inaugural Jon Vickers Film Scoring Award competition

A master's student in the Composition Department at the Jacobs School of Music, Fisher wrote an original film score that will be screened with silent film "The Return of Draw Egan" at IU Cinema.

Jacobs School student Ari Fisher wins competition to score silent film 'The Return of Draw Egan'

Jacobs School student Ari Fisher wins competition to score silent film 'The Return of Draw Egan'

The Jacobs School of Music and Indiana University Cinema have awarded the first Jon Vickers Film Scoring Award to Ari Fisher, a master’s student in the Composition Department at the Jacobs School of Music. "The Return of Draw Egan" will be screened with his original film score Feb. 20, 2016.

IU Jacobs School of Music student quartets win grand prize and two medals at Fischoff Competition

IU Jacobs School of Music student quartets win grand prize and two medals at Fischoff Competition

Two student quartets from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music won three coveted awards from the prestigious Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the largest chamber music competition in the world, in Notre Dame, Ind., this past weekend.

IU Jacobs School of Music appoints soprano Jane Dutton and tenor Brian Gill to voice faculty

IU Jacobs School of Music appoints soprano Jane Dutton and tenor Brian Gill to voice faculty

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of soprano Jane Dutton and tenor Brian Gill as associate professors of music (voice), effective fall 2015, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University.

IU Jacobs School of Music student Katie Minion receives Fulbright Award

IU Jacobs School of Music student Katie Minion receives Fulbright Award

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music student Kathryn (Katie) Minion has received a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award. She is a Jacobs Scholar and senior organ performance major with a minor in French studying primarily with Janette Fishell, chair of the Jacobs Organ Department.

IU Jacobs School of Music Jazz Studies Department wins four DownBeat awards

IU Jacobs School of Music Jazz Studies Department wins four DownBeat awards

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music boasts four winners in DownBeat magazine’s 38th Annual Student Music Awards, announced yesterday.

Provost recognizes six IU Bloomington undergraduates for research, creative projects

Provost recognizes six IU Bloomington undergraduates for research, creative projects

Six Indiana University Bloomington students have been chosen to receive the Provost's Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. The award recognizes undergraduates who collaborate on or spearhead excellent or original academic work.

‘Ballet at the BCT’ to present new choreography from IU Ballet Department

‘Ballet at the BCT’ to present new choreography from IU Ballet Department

Just weeks after the successful presentation of its spring ballet, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Ballet Department presents the annual “Ballet at the BCT: The Choreography Project” at 7:30 p.m. on April 22-23 in the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in downtown Bloomington. The performances are free and open to the public.

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music community mourns death of faculty composer David Ward-Steinman

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music community mourns death of faculty composer David Ward-Steinman

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music community mourns the death of faculty composer David Ward-Steinman, who had been an adjunct professor in both composition and music in general studies since 2004. He was also an active pianist, performer and improviser.

IU Jacobs School of Music and IU Department of Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance collaborate on ‘Hammer and Nail’ concert

IU Jacobs School of Music and IU Department of Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance collaborate on ‘Hammer and Nail’ concert

Students from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and the IU Department of Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance will perform two shows of original choreography and music on April 14 and 15 at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in downtown Bloomington in the twelfth annual presentation of the "Hammer and Nail" concert.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents Jazz Celebration with guest trombonist John Fedchock

IU Jacobs School of Music presents Jazz Celebration with guest trombonist John Fedchock

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to present its annual Jazz Celebration at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in downtown Bloomington.

Indiana University receives half-million dollar gift for Jacobs School of Music Anniversary Plaza, to be dedicated April 10, and Art Museum

Indiana University receives half-million dollar gift for Jacobs School of Music Anniversary Plaza, to be dedicated April 10, and Art Museum

Indiana University has received a $500,000 gift from Cynthia L. Stewart Simon and William E. Simon Jr. in honor of the couple’s 25th wedding anniversary.

IU Jacobs School of Music to present event honoring life of professor and vocal jazz conductor Steve Zegree

IU Jacobs School of Music to present event honoring life of professor and vocal jazz conductor Steve Zegree

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will host a musical celebration of the life and legacy of Stephen (Steve) Zegree, Pam and Jack Burks Professor of Music and director of the IU Singing Hoosiers, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, in Bloomington’s Musical Arts Center.

Indiana University Opera and Ballet Theater announces 2015-16 season

Indiana University Opera and Ballet Theater announces 2015-16 season

During the 2014-15 season-closing productions by Indiana University Opera and Ballet Theater, Gwyn Richards, dean of the IU Jacobs School of Music and general manager of IU Opera and Ballet Theater, is taking the stage at Bloomington’s Musical Arts Center to announce the programming for the company’s 2015-16 season.

Singing Hoosiers to present 65th anniversary Spring Concert at IU Auditorium

Singing Hoosiers to present 65th anniversary Spring Concert at IU Auditorium

The Grammy-nominated Indiana University Singing Hoosiers will end their 65th-anniversary-year celebration on a high note with their spring concert at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, at the IU Auditorium.

IU Jacobs School of Music’s Deniz Uzun competes in Met Auditions finals this Sunday

IU Jacobs School of Music’s Deniz Uzun competes in Met Auditions finals this Sunday

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music artist diploma student Deniz Uzun will compete in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Grand Finals at 3 p.m. this Sunday, March 22, at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.

IU Chamber Orchestra to perform in Seoul, South Korea over spring break

IU Chamber Orchestra to perform in Seoul, South Korea over spring break

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will launch its first Asian tour March 16 to 21 when the IU Chamber Orchestra travels to Seoul, South Korea, for a series of four concerts.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents violinist Joshua Bell and pianist Sam Haywood in concert April 4

IU Jacobs School of Music presents violinist Joshua Bell and pianist Sam Haywood in concert April 4

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to present faculty member, alumnus and superstar violinist Joshua Bell in recital with British pianist Sam Haywood at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, at the Musical Arts Center.

IU Jacobs School of Music vocal jazz ensembles welcome vocalist Bobby McFerrin in their April 6 concert

IU Jacobs School of Music vocal jazz ensembles welcome vocalist Bobby McFerrin in their April 6 concert

The Indiana University Vocal Jazz Ensembles are thrilled to welcome vocal superstar and pioneer Bobby McFerrin to their Spring Concert at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 6, at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in downtown Bloomington.

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music community mourns death of professor and vocal jazz director Steve Zegree

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music community mourns death of professor and vocal jazz director Steve Zegree

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music community mourns the death of Stephen (Steve) Zegree, Pam and Jack Burks Professor of Music and director of the IU Singing Hoosiers. Internationally recognized as one of the most respected vocal jazz conductors and educators in the world, he was also active as a pianist, arranger and adjudicator, having performed on six continents.

IU Jacobs School of Music and IU Cinema present ‘Double Exposure’ collaboration featuring student composers and filmmakers

IU Jacobs School of Music and IU Cinema present ‘Double Exposure’ collaboration featuring student composers and filmmakers

The "Double Exposure" project returns to Indiana University Cinema for the fourth year with a new program of works created by teams of IU student filmmakers and composition students from the Jacobs School of Music, with the scores performed live by an ensemble of student musicians.

Euclid Quartet, quartet-in-residence at IU South Bend, to perform on IU Bloomington Campus March 5

Euclid Quartet, quartet-in-residence at IU South Bend, to perform on IU Bloomington Campus March 5

As part of an inaugural artist exchange, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will host the Euclid Quartet from the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts at IU South Bend in a free 8 p.m. performance on Thursday, March 5, in IU Bloomington’s Auer Hall.

IU Latin Jazz Ensemble, directed by multi-Grammy nominees Michael Spiro and Wayne Wallace, to perform on IU South Bend Campus

IU Latin Jazz Ensemble, directed by multi-Grammy nominees Michael Spiro and Wayne Wallace, to perform on IU South Bend Campus

In a unique artist exchange, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Latin Jazz Ensemble will be hosted by the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts at IU South Bend in a 7 p.m. performance on Tuesday, March 3. The concert will take place in the Campus Auditorium of Northside Hall (1925 Northside Boulevard). The Raclin School’s Euclid Quartet will perform at 8 p.m on Thursday, March 5, in IU Bloomington’s Auer Hall.

IU Jacobs School of Music students to perform at Kennedy Center

IU Jacobs School of Music students to perform at Kennedy Center

Seven students from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will present a concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 20, in the Terrace Theater. The performance is free and open to the public and will be streamed live on the web.

Three IU Jacobs School of Music alumni bring home Grammys

Three IU Jacobs School of Music alumni bring home Grammys

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that three of its alumni took home a coveted Grammy statuette last night from the 57th Grammy Awards.

IU Maurer School of Law announces programs with diversity office, Jacobs School, SPEA

IU Maurer School of Law announces programs with diversity office, Jacobs School, SPEA

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has established scholarship and mentoring programs with the university's Jacobs School of Music, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and with three programs administered by the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs.

Midori and The Cleveland Orchestra to discuss music entrepreneurship Jan. 20 at IU Jacobs School of Music

Midori and The Cleveland Orchestra to discuss music entrepreneurship Jan. 20 at IU Jacobs School of Music

A special panel discussion, "Re-Imagining Music Entrepreneurship with Midori and The Cleveland Orchestra," will offer the Indiana University community and the general public an opportunity to discuss groundbreaking music projects by world-renowned violinist Midori and The Cleveland Orchestra.

The Cleveland Orchestra returns to IU for performance, Jacobs School residency

The Cleveland Orchestra returns to IU for performance, Jacobs School residency

The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Indiana University for its third Jacobs School of Music residency Jan. 20 to 22. The centerpiece of the residency is a performance at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, at IU Auditorium.

IU Jacobs School of Music alumni and faculty vie for Grammys

IU Jacobs School of Music alumni and faculty vie for Grammys

And Grammy nominations go to—numerous alumni and a faculty member from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

First complete songs of Claude Debussy recording features IU Jacobs School of Music professor Jean-Louis Haguenauer

First complete songs of Claude Debussy recording features IU Jacobs School of Music professor Jean-Louis Haguenauer

Jean-Louis Haguenauer, professor of piano at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, realized a lifelong dream yesterday when "Claude Debussy: Melodies Integrale" ("Complete Songs") was released on the Ligia label in his home country of France.

Dana Navarro appointed IU Jacobs School of Music director of marketing and publicity

Dana Navarro appointed IU Jacobs School of Music director of marketing and publicity

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Dana Navarro as director of marketing and publicity, effective Nov. 10.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents tribute to Manhattan Transfer with founding member Janis Siegel Nov. 10

IU Jacobs School of Music presents tribute to Manhattan Transfer with founding member Janis Siegel Nov. 10

Make no mistake about it, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music’s Auer Hall will start swinging at 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 10, as the IU Vocal Jazz Ensembles present “A Tribute to The Manhattan Transfer” with special guest artist Janis Siegel, founding member of this iconic jazz/pop vocal group.

Pianist Andre Watts inducted into Classical Music Hall of Fame, awarded MacDowell Medal

Pianist Andre Watts inducted into Classical Music Hall of Fame, awarded MacDowell Medal

It’s not often an institution can claim it has a faculty member in the American Classical Music Hall of Fame, let alone claim three. But now the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music can do just that.

IU Jacobs School of Music hosts ‘Music of Terezin’ symposium

IU Jacobs School of Music hosts ‘Music of Terezin’ symposium

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will present the day-long symposium “Terezin: Music and Memory during the Nazi Period” on Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Musical Arts Center and Auer Hall.

Jacobs School, IU Athletics team up for 'Opera in the End Zone' simulcast

Jacobs School, IU Athletics team up for 'Opera in the End Zone' simulcast

On Friday, Oct. 24, the worlds of opera and football will team up with "Opera in the End Zone" at Indiana University's Memorial Stadium. Beginning at 8 p.m., the opera "La Bohème" will be live-streamed on the stadium's Jumbotron, at the same time it is performed on stage at the Musical Arts Center.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents lecture by musicologist Richard Taruskin

IU Jacobs School of Music presents lecture by musicologist Richard Taruskin

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Lecture Series will present "Resisting the Rite" by noted musicologist and Igor Stravinsky scholar Richard Taruskin at 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13, in Room 040 of the Musical Arts Center.

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music announces two Starling professors

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music announces two Starling professors

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that professors Grigory Kalinovsky and Joseph Swensen will be named the inaugural Starling Professors of Violin, beginning this fall.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents Emmy-winning film composer Larry Groupe

IU Jacobs School of Music presents Emmy-winning film composer Larry Groupe

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and its Center for Electronic and Computer Music will host a free talk by Larry Groupe, “The Hollywood Film Composer Today,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13, in the Simon Music Center’s Sweeney Lecture Hall.

Singing Hoosiers kick off 65th anniversary year with Fall Preview Concert

Singing Hoosiers kick off 65th anniversary year with Fall Preview Concert

The Grammy-nominated Indiana University Singing Hoosiers will present their third annual Fall Preview Concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3, and Saturday, Oct. 4.

New award recognizes outstanding research collaborations at IU Bloomington

New award recognizes outstanding research collaborations at IU Bloomington

Two teams of Indiana University Bloomington faculty have been awarded the inaugural Outstanding Faculty Collaborative Research Award, jointly offered by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research.

IU Jacobs School of Music announces 2014-15 season live streaming

IU Jacobs School of Music announces 2014-15 season live streaming

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music has announced its 2014-15 live streaming schedule, including performances from IU Opera and Ballet Theater. The streaming project provides an opportunity for anyone with a broadband Internet connection anywhere in the world to watch high-definition video of performances taking place on the Musical Arts Center and Auer Hall stages.

D. James Tagg appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music recording arts faculty

D. James Tagg appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music recording arts faculty

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that D. James (Jamie) Tagg has joined its faculty as assistant professor of recording arts this fall.

IU Jacobs School String Academy student Gabriel Martins a winner at 2014 International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians

IU Jacobs School String Academy student Gabriel Martins a winner at 2014 International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians

Gabriel Lynch Martins, a student at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music String Academy, received the silver medal in cello earlier this month at the 8th International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians, in Moscow.

Remembering Professor Ik-Hwan Bae

Remembering Professor Ik-Hwan Bae

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music mourns the loss of Ik-Hwan Bae, 57, who died July 24, in Bloomington, Ind.

Paul Borg appointed adjunct professor and coordinator of the Latin American Music Center at the Jacobs School of Music

Paul Borg appointed adjunct professor and coordinator of the Latin American Music Center at the Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Borg as adjunct professor of music and coordinator of the school’s Latin American Music Center, effective today, July 1.

IU Jacobs School student Jonathan Rudy wins at National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance

IU Jacobs School student Jonathan Rudy wins at National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music student Jonathan Rudy won the audience prize and first prize at the National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance in Boston on June 23.

Jacobs School’s Steve Zegree Vocal Jazz Camp offers free performances as part of Summer Music series

Jacobs School’s Steve Zegree Vocal Jazz Camp offers free performances as part of Summer Music series

The second annual Steve Zegree Vocal Jazz Camp at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will offer free performances June 23-27.

IU Jacobs School Summer Philharmonic presents explosive performance June 28

IU Jacobs School Summer Philharmonic presents explosive performance June 28

Offering diverse programming in a symphonic presentation, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will present a unique concert by the Summer Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Jacobs professor David Effron, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, in the Musical Arts Center.

IU Jacobs School's Summer Music series features assortment of world-class concerts

IU Jacobs School's Summer Music series features assortment of world-class concerts

As part of Indiana University's fourth annual Summer Festival of the Arts, the Jacobs School of Music will present Summer Music, a series of more than 40 free and ticketed events from June 7 through July 25. The series will include an array of world-class concerts featuring orchestra, jazz, chamber music, piano, choral, band, percussion, opera and other special events.

Indiana University President McRobbie concludes productive visit to Japan

Indiana University President McRobbie concludes productive visit to Japan

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie concluded an official visit to Japan today by bestowing on one of the country's musical treasures, renowned cellist Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, one of the university's highest honors.

IU Jacobs School of Music to host International Tuba Euphonium Conference

IU Jacobs School of Music to host International Tuba Euphonium Conference

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will welcome the 2014 International Tuba Euphonium Conference to its facilities May 19-24, coming full circle to the place of its origin 41 years ago.

IU Singing Hoosiers to tour Australia

IU Singing Hoosiers to tour Australia

The Indiana University Singing Hoosiers, directed by Steve Zegree, will once again act as IU’s “Ambassadors of Song” when they tour Australia May 11-27.

Alain Barker appointed director of entrepreneurship and career development at IU Jacobs School of Music

Alain Barker appointed director of entrepreneurship and career development at IU Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Alain Barker as director of entrepreneurship and career development, and lecturer, effective July 1, 2014.

IU Jacobs School of Music student quartets win at Coleman and Chesapeake chamber competitions

IU Jacobs School of Music student quartets win at Coleman and Chesapeake chamber competitions

Two student quartets from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music have scored five prestigious competition wins between them this spring.

Pacifica Quartet, Jacobs School quartet-in-residence, launches blog

Pacifica Quartet, Jacobs School quartet-in-residence, launches blog

The Pacifica Quartet, the quartet-in-residence at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, has launched its first blog, “Conversations with the Pacifica Quartet.”

IU Jacobs School of Music and WFIU host ‘Says You!’ with focus on student ensembles

IU Jacobs School of Music and WFIU host ‘Says You!’ with focus on student ensembles

Two live tapings of the nationally syndicated radio show “Says You!” will take place in Bloomington this weekend, May 3 and 4.

IU Jacobs School of Music Jazz Studies Department wins two DownBeat awards

IU Jacobs School of Music Jazz Studies Department wins two DownBeat awards

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music boasts two winners in DownBeat magazine's 37th Annual Student Music Awards, announced today.

Dana Marsh appointed as visiting faculty to IU Jacobs School of Music’s Early Music Institute

Dana Marsh appointed as visiting faculty to IU Jacobs School of Music’s Early Music Institute

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of historical performance specialist Dana Marsh as visiting associate professor of music (early music) in its Early Music Institute, effective Aug. 1, 2014.

Jacobs School’s Latin American Music Center to receive IU award

Jacobs School’s Latin American Music Center to receive IU award

The Latin American Music Center at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music has received the university’s 2014 Latino Faculty and Staff Council Distinguished Group/Event Award for its events and concert series in the 2013-14 academic year.

IU Opera and Ballet Theater 2014-15 season includes audience favorites

IU Opera and Ballet Theater 2014-15 season includes audience favorites

Two new productions, including Rodgers and Hammerstein’s "South Pacific," will be featured in an eclectic collection of audience favorites during the 2014-15 Indiana University Opera and Ballet Theater season at Bloomington's Musical Arts Center.

IU Jacobs School of Music’s 'Jazz Celebration' celebrates Indiana jazz legends April 26

IU Jacobs School of Music’s 'Jazz Celebration' celebrates Indiana jazz legends April 26

As part of the national Jazz Appreciation Month, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will pay tribute to several Indiana jazz legends at its annual "Jazz Celebration" concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, in Bloomington's Musical Arts Center.

IU Jacobs School of Music and IU School of Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance collaborate on 'Hammer and Nail' concert

IU Jacobs School of Music and IU School of Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance collaborate on 'Hammer and Nail' concert

Students from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and the IU School of Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance will perform two shows of original choreography and music on April 23 and 24 at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in downtown Bloomington in the annual "Hammer and Nail" concert.

IU Opera Theater season closes with cutting-edge new production of Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’

IU Opera Theater season closes with cutting-edge new production of Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’

Indiana University Opera Theater will reveal a cutting-edge new production of Giuseppe Verdi's "La Traviata" when the curtain rises at 8 p.m. Friday at Bloomington's Musical Arts Center.

IU Jacobs School jazz ensembles invited to perform at 'Jazz at Lincoln Center'

IU Jacobs School jazz ensembles invited to perform at 'Jazz at Lincoln Center'

Three ensembles from the Indiana University Jazz Studies program at the Jacobs School of Music will serve as jazz ambassadors from Indiana during a featured performance on the final concert of the 2014 New York City Jazz Festival at Jazz at Lincoln Center at 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 13.

Jacobs School of Music presents cellist Janet Horvath, tenor Mathew Polenzani and choral conductor Vance George in lectures and master classes

Jacobs School of Music presents cellist Janet Horvath, tenor Mathew Polenzani and choral conductor Vance George in lectures and master classes

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music welcomes three more renowned guests this year as part of its Lecture Series and "Five Friends Master Class Series."

IU Latin American Music Center releases new recording 'FireProof: Latin American Music for Two Pianos'

IU Latin American Music Center releases new recording 'FireProof: Latin American Music for Two Pianos'

The Indiana University Latin American Music Center at the Jacobs School of Music will release its latest recording project, "FireProof: Latin American Music for Two Pianos," at the center’s "Salón Latino" concert at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, in Auer Hall. Admission is free.

NOTUS: IU Contemporary Vocal Ensemble invited to perform at Carnegie Hall

NOTUS: IU Contemporary Vocal Ensemble invited to perform at Carnegie Hall

NOTUS, the Indiana University Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, directed by Dominick DiOrio, Jacobs School of Music assistant professor of choral conducting, will act as a musical ambassador of the Midwest during a high-profile concert in New York City.

Jacobs School presents music theorist Danuta Mirka and composer Steven Mackey as part of 'Five Friends Master Class Series'

Jacobs School presents music theorist Danuta Mirka and composer Steven Mackey as part of 'Five Friends Master Class Series'

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music welcomes music theorist Danuta Mirka and composer Steven Mackey this week as part of the "Five Friends Master Class Series."

Jacobs School presents lecture by ethnomusicologist Wilson Shitandi

Jacobs School presents lecture by ethnomusicologist Wilson Shitandi

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Lecture Series and the Jacobs School Musicology Department Lecture Series present "Art as a Tool for Social Change in Kenya: Transforming Lives through Music" by Wilson Shitandi at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 7, in Ford-Crawford Hall at the Jacobs School.

IU Latin American Music Center releases updated website dedicated to composer Heitor Villa-Lobos

IU Latin American Music Center releases updated website dedicated to composer Heitor Villa-Lobos

The Indiana University Latin American Music Center, at the Jacobs School of Music, is pleased to announce the release of an updated website dedicated to the life and music of Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents free Indianapolis Symphony concert

IU Jacobs School of Music presents free Indianapolis Symphony concert

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will host a free performance by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 9, in the Musical Arts Center on the Bloomington campus.

IU Jacobs School of Music alumnus Noah Bendix-Balgley named Berlin concertmaster

IU Jacobs School of Music alumnus Noah Bendix-Balgley named Berlin concertmaster

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music alumnus Noah Bendix-Balgley was recently named first concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic, one of the world’s most prestigious orchestras.

Jacobs School presents lecture by musicologist Gabriel Solis

Jacobs School presents lecture by musicologist Gabriel Solis

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Lecture Series and the Jacobs Musicology Department Lecture Series present "Thoughts on Improvisation Revisited: Reconceptualizing Nettl's Comparative Model" by Gabriel Solis at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27, in Ford-Crawford Hall at the Jacobs School.

Two Jacobs School choral ensembles featured at ACDA conference

Two Jacobs School choral ensembles featured at ACDA conference

The Indiana University Singing Hoosiers and NOTUS: Contemporary Vocal Ensemble are representing the Jacobs School of Music at the American Choral Directors Association Central Division Regional Conference Feb. 26-March 1 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Jacobs School of Music students perform chamber works of black composers

Jacobs School of Music students perform chamber works of black composers

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, in collaboration with the IU African American Arts Institute and the IU Archives of African American Music and Culture, will present the Extensions of the Traditions concert at 4 p.m. this Sunday, Feb. 23, in Auer Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Jacobs School of Music presents baritone Francois Le Roux as part of 'Five Friends Master Class Series'

Jacobs School of Music presents baritone Francois Le Roux as part of 'Five Friends Master Class Series'

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music welcomes renowned baritone Francois Le Roux Feb. 19 and 20 as part of the "Five Friends Master Class Series."

Jacobs School of Music presents cornettist Bruce Dickey as part of "Five Friends Master Class Series"

Jacobs School of Music presents cornettist Bruce Dickey as part of

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music welcomes renowned cornettist Bruce Dickey, in residence Feb. 17-20 as part of the "Five Friends Master Class Series."

2014 Latin American Music Recording Competition winners announced

2014 Latin American Music Recording Competition winners announced

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music's Latin American Music Center (LAMC) is pleased to announce Bruno Sandes and Hanmo Qian as the winners of the Fourth Latin American Music Recording Competition, held Feb. 2 in Auer Hall.

Jacobs School of Music presents performance by students at the Kennedy Center

Jacobs School of Music presents performance by students at the Kennedy Center

Several students from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will perform Saturday, February 22, at 6 p.m. EST, at the Terrace Theatre on the Millennium Stage at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. The performance is free, open to the public, and will be streamed live on the Web at http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/millennium.

IU Jacobs School of Music to premiere opera believed to be first set in Vietnamese culture

IU Jacobs School of Music to premiere opera believed to be first set in Vietnamese culture

"The Tale of Lady Thi Kính," an opera composed by Indiana University Jacobs School of Music faculty member P.Q. Phan, will receive its world premiere by IU Opera Theater at Bloomington's Musical Arts Center Feb. 7. Phan is also the opera's librettist. Widely considered to be the first opera set in the Vietnamese culture, the work is based on a folktale that captivated Phan as a child. The story itself dates back at least a millennium, appearing in many different Buddhist traditions and is frequently re-told through traditional Vietnamese theater known as Hát Chèo.

IU Jacobs School of Music appoints violinist and conductor Joseph Swensen to full-time faculty

IU Jacobs School of Music appoints violinist and conductor Joseph Swensen to full-time faculty

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of violinist and conductor Joseph Swensen as professor of music (violin) effective fall 2014, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University.

Applications being accepted for Georgina Joshi International Fellowship at IU Jacobs School of Music

Applications being accepted for Georgina Joshi International Fellowship at IU Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the opening of the application process for the recently established Georgina Joshi International Fellowship.

IU professor Menahem Pressler receives University Medal at 90th birthday gala concert

IU professor Menahem Pressler receives University Medal at 90th birthday gala concert

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie presented the University Medal to Distinguished Professor Menahem Pressler at a Dec. 13 gala concert held in honor of the renowned pianist's 90th birthday.

IU faculty members receive 2014 Grammy nominations for historical sound work, jazz album

IU faculty members receive 2014 Grammy nominations for historical sound work, jazz album

Long-vanished voices and sounds resurrected through technology by Indiana University sound media historian Patrick Feaster and a jazz album by IU Jacobs School of Music professor Wayne Wallace's quintet both drew 2014 Grammy nominations.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents 90th-birthday celebration of Distinguished Professor Menahem Pressler

IU Jacobs School of Music presents 90th-birthday celebration of Distinguished Professor Menahem Pressler

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will celebrate the 90th birthday of its senior faculty member, legendary pianist Distinguished Professor Menahem Pressler, with special events on Dec. 12 and 13.

IU organ professor to present final concert in three-year-plus 'Seasons of Sebastian' Bach performance cycle

IU organ professor to present final concert in three-year-plus 'Seasons of Sebastian' Bach performance cycle

Janette Fishell, chair of the Organ Department at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, will present the final concert in her three-and-a-half-year performance cycle, "Seasons of Sebastian," at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9, in Alumni Hall.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents composer Libby Larsen as part of 'Five Friends Master Class Series'

IU Jacobs School of Music presents composer Libby Larsen as part of 'Five Friends Master Class Series'

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music welcomes renowned composer Libby Larsen, in residence Dec. 4-5 as part of the "Five Friends Master Class Series."

IU Jacobs School of Music mourns death of trumpet pedagogue William Adam

IU Jacobs School of Music mourns death of trumpet pedagogue William Adam

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music mourns the loss of Professor Emeritus William (Bill) Adam, 96, who died on Nov. 25 at the Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Winners of 2013 Indiana International Guitar Festival and Competition announced

Winners of 2013 Indiana International Guitar Festival and Competition announced

Mexican guitarist Misael Barraza Diaz is the winner of the Open Division of the fourth annual Indiana International Guitar Festival and Competition, held last month at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

Jacobs School Musicology Department receives Edward R. Lerner collection

Jacobs School Musicology Department receives Edward R. Lerner collection

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Musicology Department at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music recently received a collection of documents and microfilms belonging to the late Edward R. Lerner, whose scholarship focused on the music of the Renaissance and Middle Ages, particularly the works of Alexander Agricola and Heinrich Isaac.

IU Latin American Music Center publishes through IUScholarWorks

IU Latin American Music Center publishes through IUScholarWorks

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Indiana University Latin America Music Center at the Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the publication of materials related to its activities and fields of research through IU’s self-publication service, IUScholarWorks.

IU Center for the History of Music Theory and Literature announces new lecture series

IU Center for the History of Music Theory and Literature announces new lecture series

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music welcomes Jan Herlinger, the Derryl and Helen Haymon Professor Emeritus of Music at Louisiana State University, who will present the inaugural lectures in the new series Musica est ars sive scientia organized by the Center for the History of Music Theory and Literature.

Musical America names IU Jacobs School of Music alumnus instrumentalist of the year

Musical America names IU Jacobs School of Music alumnus instrumentalist of the year

Concert pianist Jeremy Denk, an Indiana University Jacobs School of Music alumnus who also served on the school's faculty, has been named 2014 instrumentalist of the year by Musical America. Founded in 1898, Musical America now publishes an online magazine and an annual musical directory. It is the leading source of information for international performing arts professionals.

IU Jacobs School of Music to dedicate new East Studio Building

IU Jacobs School of Music to dedicate new East Studio Building

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will dedicate its East Studio Building in a ceremony Oct. 31, officially opening the new state-of-the-art facility that marks the gateway to the university's arts corridor.

IU Opera Theater presents "Werther" for first time in almost four decades

IU Opera Theater presents

Indiana University Opera Theater will present Jules Massenet's tragic "Werther" for the first time in 38 years at 8 p.m. on Oct. 25 and 26, and Nov. 1 and 2 in Bloomington's Musical Arts Center.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents music theorist Richard Cohn as part of 'Five Friends Master Class Series'

IU Jacobs School of Music presents music theorist Richard Cohn as part of 'Five Friends Master Class Series'

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music welcomes Richard Cohn, Battell Professor of Music Theory at Yale University, in residence Oct. 23-25 as part of the "Five Friends Master Class Series."

IU Jacobs School of Music students dominate Indiana District Met National Council Auditions

IU Jacobs School of Music students dominate Indiana District Met National Council Auditions

Three students from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music took home prizes from the Indiana District competition of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions that took place Oct. 12 at IU's Musical Arts Center.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents soprano Deborah Voigt during 'Five Friends Master Class Series’

IU Jacobs School of Music presents soprano Deborah Voigt during 'Five Friends Master Class Series’

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music welcomes world-renowned soprano Deborah Voigt, who will give a master class at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20, in the Musical Arts Center as part of the "Five Friends Master Class Series."

IU Jacobs School of Music presents the 'Beethoven Fifth Project: Behind the Score'

IU Jacobs School of Music presents the 'Beethoven Fifth Project: Behind the Score'

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music presents an in-depth view into the creation of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony as it presents the "Beethoven Fifth Project: Behind the Score," including several free public events this month.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents Emmy-winning film composer Larry Groupe

IU Jacobs School of Music presents Emmy-winning film composer Larry Groupe

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and its Center for Electronic and Computer Music will host a free talk by Larry Groupé, "The Hollywood Film Composer Today," at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 14, in the Simon Music Center's Sweeney Lecture Hall.

Verdy honored with President's Medal at IU Ballet's celebration of her legacy

Verdy honored with President's Medal at IU Ballet's celebration of her legacy

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie presented the President's Medal for Excellence to Jacobs School of Music Distinguished Professor Violette Verdy over the weekend. The medal was awarded to Verdy just before the start of IU Ballet Theater's fall ballet, "Classical Europe: Celebrating Violette," on Oct. 5. She choreographed one of the three pieces performed during the ballet, set to music by Brahms.

IU Singing Hoosiers present second Fall Preview concert under director Steve Zegree

IU Singing Hoosiers present second Fall Preview concert under director Steve Zegree

Kicking off its second year under music director Steve Zegree, Pam and Jack Burks Professor of Music at the Jacobs School of Music, the Indiana University Singing Hoosiers will present a Fall Preview concert Oct. 11 and 12 at 8 p.m. in Auer Hall.

Soprano, IU Professor Emerita Martina Arroyo to receive 2013 Kennedy Center Honors

Soprano, IU Professor Emerita Martina Arroyo to receive 2013 Kennedy Center Honors

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Distinguished Professor Emerita of Voice and renowned soprano Martina Arroyo is one of five people recently selected to receive 2013 Kennedy Center Honors. The annual award is presented for lifetime contributions to American culture in dance, music, theater, opera, film or television.

IU Jacobs School of Music alumnus named 2013 MacArthur Fellow

IU Jacobs School of Music alumnus named 2013 MacArthur Fellow

Concert pianist Jeremy Denk, an Indiana University Jacobs School of Music alumnus who also served on the school's faculty, has been named a 2013 MacArthur Fellow. As one of 24 fellows, Denk will receive a stipend of $625,000 paid out over five years.

IU Opera Theater to host world premiere of Vietnamese opera written by IU professor

IU Opera Theater to host world premiere of Vietnamese opera written by IU professor

The opera "The Tale of Lady Thi Kinh," composed by Indiana University Jacobs School of Music faculty member P.Q. Phan, will make its world premiere at the music school this spring. Widely considered to be the first opera set in the Vietnamese culture, the production tells the traditional tale of Thi Kinh, a compassionate and selfless young girl who eventually attains Nirvana.

IU Jacobs School of Music to present memorial event honoring Distinguished Professor Janos Starker

IU Jacobs School of Music to present memorial event honoring Distinguished Professor Janos Starker

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will host a special event honoring the life of Distinguished Professor Janos Starker at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22, in the Musical Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Three to receive Indiana University's highest alumni award

Three to receive Indiana University's highest alumni award

On Nov. 15, three Indiana University graduates will receive IU's Distinguished Alumni Service Award, the university's highest award given only to an alumna or alumnus. The recipients are Chief Justice Shirley Schlanger Abrahamson, Wisconsin Supreme Court; legendary soul musician Booker T. Jones; and former U.S. Secretary of Education Roderick R. Paige.

Darmon Meader appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music vocal jazz faculty

Darmon Meader appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music vocal jazz faculty

Meader -- recognized in both the vocal and instrumental jazz worlds -- has achieved global recognition as founder, musical director, chief arranger, composer, producer, saxophonist and vocalist with New York Voices.