The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Rodney Dorsey as professor of music in bands, effective Aug. 1, 2018, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music continues to position itself for the future, while shaping the now, through its hiring of a record 22 faculty members this academic year. With 180 full-time faculty, more than 10% of its roster is new.
And this years Jacobs School Grammy nominations go tojazz violinist Sara Caswell and audio engineer Laura Sisk, alumnae of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.
Renowned conductor and Indiana University Jacobs School of Music alumnus Patrick Summers will receive an honorary doctoral degree conferred by IU President Michael A. McRobbie. The degree will be presented during IUs Winter Commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. on Dec. 16 at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington.
A new work by Jacobs professor Jeffrey Hass will premiere Sunday as part of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Musics Decade of Commissions. The series honors the 100th anniversary of the 1910 founding of the IU Department of Music and the centennial celebration of the School of Musics founding, in 1921.
Indiana University Opera Theater, at the IU Jacobs School of Music, will celebrate 70 years of presenting outstanding opera productions during its 2018-19 season. As part of its commitment to excellence, renowned artistic team members from throughout the profession will continue to work alongside its top-notch students.
Indiana University Opera Theater, at the IU Jacobs School of Music, is pleased to present the collegiate premiere of Jake Heggies Its a Wonderful Life, with a libretto by Gene Scheer, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10, 11, 16 and 17 at the Musical Arts Center in Bloomington.
World-renowned drummer and percussionist Kenny Aronoff will present workshops for Indiana University Jacobs School of Music students and participate in a public meet and greet session during his visit to his alma mater next week.
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