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Jacobs School appoints Espen Jensen director of admissions and financial aid

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The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that Norwegian-born Espen Jensen is its new director of admissions and financial aid. He began his activities as director March 18, 2013.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents international guests Patrick Gallois and Maria Prinz in concert

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The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Department of Woodwinds is pleased to present flautist Patrick Gallois and pianist Maria Prinz in guest recital at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, in Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

Schubert scholar Brian Newbould in week-long residency at the Jacobs School of Music

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The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Lecture Committee is delighted to welcome Schubert scholar Professor Brian Newbould, Professor Emeritus of Music at University of Hull (UK,) for a series of events, Feb. 20-24, including two public lectures and the premiere of his transcription of a Schubert composition.

Jacobs School student ensemble wins 2012 Fischoff Competition

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The Barkada Saxophone Quartet, an ensemble of students in the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, has won the 2012 Fischoff Competition, a chamber music contest that included 48 ensembles from across the United States. The quartet also received the gold medal in the Senior Wind Division. Prizes received from the competition amount to $10,500.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents Dutch reed quintet Calefax

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The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will present Amsterdam-based reed quintet Calefax in concert on Wednesday, Feb. 29, at 7 p.m. in Auer Hall.

IU Jacobs School of Music announces winners of Concerto Competition

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The Jacobs School of Music has announced the recent student winners of concerto competitions in areas of violin, cello, brass and harp. The instrumentalists will perform with the Philharmonic, Symphony and University Orchestras as well as with the Wind Ensemble. A concerto will be included in IU Ballet Theater's spring ballet. All of the concerts are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. The first concert features harpist Emily Levin March 2 at 8 p.m. in the Musical Arts Center.

Solo flutist of Vienna Philharmonic, Dieter Flury, visits for performance and master class at IU

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Dieter Flury, solo flutist of the Vienna Philharmonic since 1981, and the orchestra's general manager since 2005, will visit Bloomington with pianist Maria Prinz for a concert, Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. in Auer Hall, and other educational activities in the Jacobs School of Music.

2010 IU Summer Music Festival includes soprano Angela Brown, USA International Harp Competition, tributes to Schumann and Chopin

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Featuring more than 50 free and ticketed events running from June 19 through Aug. 10, the 2010 Indiana University Summer Music Festival on the IU Bloomington campus welcomes alumna soprano Angela Brown and the 8th USA International Harp Competition, and celebrates the 200th anniversary of composers Robert Schumann and Frederic Chopin's birth. In addition, an array of world-class orchestral concerts, chamber music, piano recitals, band concerts, percussion and other special events will be offered. Tickets are on sale starting Friday, May 28.

Jacobs senior wins School Woodwind Concerto Competition

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Indiana University Bloomington undergraduate student Briana Tarby is the winner of the Jacobs School of Music's annual Woodwind Concerto Competition. A student of Jacobs Professor Linda Strommen and Associate Professor Roger Roe, Tarby will perform Richard Strauss's Oboe Concerto with the University Orchestra under the baton of Professor Uriel Segal on Sunday, April 18, at 3 p.m. in the Musical Arts Center (101 N. Jordan Ave.). She will also receive the Namita Pal Commemorative Award, which is offered annually to the competition winner.

IU Jacobs School of Music student ensemble performs in Colombia

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The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music student ensemble the Glavan Quintet performed at the VII International Festival of Colombian Chamber Music, held in Medellín, Colombia, Nov. 5-6.

IU Jacobs School of Music appoints bassoonist Kathleen McLean to its faculty

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The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music today (April 23) announced the appointment of Kathleen McLean, one of the most acclaimed orchestral bassoonists in North America. She will join the Jacobs faculty roster as associate professor in the fall of 2009.

Carving out a space for reed making

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A much-needed reed-making room was dedicated at IU's Jacobs School of Music in fall 2008. It is named for Jerry Sirucek and Leonard Sharrow, legendary oboe and bassoon teachers who taught for decades at Jacobs. The space provides single- and double-reed majors the best possible environment for their endeavors.

Carving out a space for reed making

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A much-needed reed-making room takes shape in the IU Jacobs School of Music and is named for Jerry Sirucek and Leonard Sharrow, legendary oboe and bassoon teachers who taught for decades. Thanks to the generosity of donors, the space provides single- and double-reed majors the very best possible environment for their endeavors.

Renowned bassoonist William Ludwig joins Jacobs School faculty

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Adding to the already impressive roster of premier faculty at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, internationally renowned bassoon pedagogue William Ludwig will join its ranks in the fall of 2007.

First steps: Baroque dance introduced to a new generation

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In its 30-year history, the New York Baroque Dance Company has been embraced by music and dance lovers worldwide and credited with the revival of 18th-century ballet. Its members have taken steps, literally, to ensure that future generations experience this influential style of dance. As part of that effort to reach out to future generations, Turocy and her troupe are now partnering with music and dance students at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. They are engaged in a two-week residency at the school, which will culminate with a performance with the IU Baroque Orchestra under the direction of IU violin professor Stanley Ritchie on April 2 at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in downtown Bloomington.

Israeli conductor Uriel Segal to join IU School of Music's orchestra program for the 2004-05 season

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With the addition of Israeli-born conductor Uriel Segal to its ranks, the School of Music may have cemented its status as one of the world's elite destinations for orchestral study and performance.

Arts Week to begin Friday at IUB

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Arts Week, an annual celebration of artistry and creative activity at Indiana University Bloomington and in the surrounding community, will begin Friday (Jan. 24) and continue through Feb. 8.