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Summer Music Chamber Series showcases wide range of contemporary works, including premieres

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The chamber music leg of the Jacobs School's 2013 Summer Music series begins at 8 p.m. this Thursday, June 27, in Auer Hall with the Rubens Quartet performing Stravinsky's Three Pieces for String Quartet, Dutilleux's "Ainsi la nuit" and Bartók's String Quartet No. 4.

Indiana University String Academy Virtuosi to perform in Argentina and Brazil

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Members of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music String Academy, directed by Jacobs professor Mimi Zweig, will leave this Sunday, June 2, for a performance tour of Argentina and Brazil, returning June 19.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents quartet concert at Kennedy Center

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Four students from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, all members of the recently formed Wasmuth Quartet, will perform at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. The performance is part of the center's Conservatory Project, a concert series showcasing artists from America's leading music schools.

Indiana University String Academy Virtuosi will play Carnegie Hall

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Twenty-one members of the String Academy Virtuosi -- a gifted group of violinists, violists and cellists between the ages of 12 and 18 who study in the pre-college program at the Jacobs School of Music -- will perform in Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall at 7:30 p.m. March 11, 2013.

Pacifica Quartet performs first concert as Jacobs School ensemble-in-residence

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Celebrating its appointment as the first quartet-in-residence at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in 50 years, the Pacifica Quartet will offer a free public performance in Auer Hall at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20.

Violist Edward Gazouleas appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music faculty

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The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that violist Edward Gazouleas will join its faculty as professor of music this fall, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University.

European Union Youth Orchestra communicates through music at IU Auditorium

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The European Union Youth Orchestra, an ensemble of Europe's finest young musicians, will give its Bloomington debut concert at IU Auditorium at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 22. Founded in 1976, the 116-member orchestra is the only cultural project to include musicians from all 27 European Union member countries, a symbol of European harmony and future hope.

World-renowned Pacifica Quartet appointed quartet-in-residence at IU Jacobs School of Music

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The Grammy Award-winning Pacifica Quartet, one of the leading chamber music ensembles worldwide, has been appointed quartet-in-residence at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

President of Curtis, violist Roberto Diaz, to perform at Jacobs School

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President and CEO of the Curtis Institute, violist Roberto Díaz, and collaborative pianist Kwan Yi will perform a guest recital at the IU Jacobs School of Music Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 8 p.m. in Auer Hall. The program will include three Brahms sonatas for viola and piano (Op. 120, No. 1 and 2; No. 1 in G Major, arranged by Csaba Erdéli).

IU Jacobs School students participate in 2011 YouTube Symphony Orchestra

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For the second time in succession, two IU Jacobs School students have been chosen to participate in the YouTube Symphony Orchestra project under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. The host for this year's international musical celebration is the Sydney Opera House in Australia, one of the most innovative performing arts complexes in the world.

Violist Stephen Wyrczynski appointed to the faculty of the IU Jacobs School of Music

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Following a year as visiting professor, violist Stephen Wyrczynski has been appointed professor of music at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University.

Woon Joo Park wins Jacobs School viola competition

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Indiana University Bloomington student Woon Joo Park, a student of Professor Atar Arad, is the winner of the Jacobs School of Music's annual Viola Concerto Competition. She will perform Ernest Bloch'sSuite for Viola and Orchestra with the Concert Orchestra on April 11.

IU Summer String Academy celebrates 25th year

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This summer marks the 25th anniversary of Indiana University's prestigious Jacobs School of Music Summer String Academy, which brings together students and renowned faculty from around the world. Led by Jacobs Professor Mimi Zweig, the Summer String Academy is geared toward serious students ages 12-18 who wish to study violin, viola or cello in an intensive environment.

Katrina benefit concert planned at IU Jacobs School of Music

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A benefit concert in support of the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra, the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Habitat for Humanity Musicians Village will be performed on Sunday, October 15, 2006, at 1:00 p.m. in Auer Hall at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Faculty participants include violinist Federico Agostini, violist Atar Arad, cellist Emilio Colon, violist Yuval Gotlibovich, pianist Jean-Louis Haguenauer, violinist Mark Kaplan, violinist Alexander Kerr, violinist Jaime Laredo, cellist Sharon Robinson, and pianist Yael Weiss. International prize-winning student violinist Frederieke Saeijs will also perform. Works to be performed are by Brahms, Prokofiev, and Schumann.

IU Students in February showcase performance at the Kennedy Center

A group of students from the IU School of Music will reveal their amazing talents later this month at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater in Washington, D.C., as they introduce the 2005 Conservatory Project, a concert series dedicated to showcasing the remarkable vitality and virtuosity being cultivated by America's top music programs.