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IU Jacobs School of Music Jazz Celebration to feature Grammy-winning alumnus John Clayton

IU Jacobs School of Music Jazz Celebration to feature Grammy-winning alumnus John Clayton

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music welcomes Grammy Award-winning arranger, composer, big band leader and jazz bassist John Clayton as the featured artist in its annual Jazz Celebration, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, in Bloomington’s Musical Arts Center.

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Indiana University Opera productions all new in 2017-18 IU Opera and Ballet Theater season

Jacobs School of Music

Indiana University Opera Theater, at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, will present an unprecedented six new productions—including five operas and one musical—during its 2017-18 season, in tandem with three productions by IU Ballet Theater.

Jazz trumpeter John Raymond 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 trumpeter John Raymond as assistant professor of music (jazz studies–trumpet), effective Aug. 1, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University. Recently voted a Rising Star Trumpeter in DownBeat Magazine’s Critics Poll, Raymond has been making a name for himself as one of the most promising up-and-coming jazz musicians in New York City.

IU Jacobs School of Music alumnus Lawrence Brownlee appointed artistic advisor at Opera Philadelphia

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Indiana University Jacobs School of Music alumnus Lawrence Brownlee has been appointed artistic advisor at Opera Philadelphia. Hailed by the Associated Press as one of “the world’s leading bel canto tenors,” Brownlee earned a Master of Music degree from the Jacobs School in 2001, studying primarily with Costanza Cuccaro.

U.S. News and World Report and QS World University rankings recognize IU programs

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Graduate programs at Indiana University in library and information studies, business, education, the humanities, law, medicine, nursing and social sciences have been recognized by U.S. News and World Report in its annual rankings.

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

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The popular “Double Exposure” project returns to Indiana University Cinema at 6:30 p.m. March 5 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.

Trombonist Denson Paul Pollard 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 trombonist Denson Paul Pollard as professor of music (trombone), effective Aug. 1, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University.

Indiana University announces nine new distinguished professors

Jacobs School of Music

Nine Indiana University scholars and researchers have been promoted to distinguished professor, the highest academic rank the university bestows upon faculty.

Music and apartheid are focus of IU Institute for Advanced Study Branigin Lecture

Jacobs School of Music

Musicologist and oral historian Janie Cole will present a Spring 2017 Branigin Lecture on music and protest, under the auspices of the Institute for Advanced Study at IU Bloomington. Cole’s talk, "'Soiled by Black Lips': Music, Resistance, Race and Incarceration in Apartheid South Africa," will take place on Feb. 7.

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