Music in General Studies

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Constance Cook Glen elected board member of College Music Society Sep 19, 2014

Constance Cook Glen, coordinator of the Jacobs Music in General Studies program, has been elected as a board member of the College Music …

Violin virtuoso plays IU Auditorium Apr 4, 2014

Praised as a superstar, a champion of classical music, a beloved humanist, conductor, performer and artist, Itzhak Perlman holds an …

Ensemble performs modern classical music Mar 24, 2014

By Brandon Cook   The Jacobs School of Music’s New Music Ensemble, under the direction of David Dzubay, performed three …


Trio Indiana concert focuses on David Baker’s classical side By Peter Jacobi   The eminent David N. Baker was present …

Winners of the 2014 Matinee Musicale Collegiate Scholarships Announced Mar 5, 2014


Music Review: Sunday in Auer Feb 19, 2014

By Peter Jacobi There was sunshine brilliant on the cover of snow Sunday afternoon when another audience gathered in IU’s …

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'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.

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.

Sonneborn Award and Provost Professors announced
Limestone IU

Indiana University Bloomington Provost Karen Hanson and Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs Tom Gieryn have announced that five Indiana University Bloomington professors will receive prestigious university awards.

Multicultural Understanding Awards given at IU Bloomington
Sample Gates

The Indiana University Commission on Multicultural Understanding (COMU) will honor five individuals and one program April 7 (Thursday) at the Helene G. Simon Hillel Center in Bloomington. This event is open to the public, with a reception beginning at 4:30 p.m. followed by the award presentations at 5 p.m.

Todd Rundgren performance to be streamed live from IU Jacobs School of Music
Todd Rundgren

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music announced today (Oct. 28) that Todd Rundgren's Halloween recital, "Cluster: the Birth of the T-Chord," will be video-streamed live Oct. 31 at 8 p.m. from Auer Hall. The stream may be accessed through IU Music Live! at

Hello, it's Todd: Rock legend Todd Rundgren named to prestigious Wells Scholars Professorship at IU
Todd Rundgren

The rumors are true. Todd Rundgren, the rocker-producer known for his songs "Hello, It's Me," "Bang the Drum" and "I Saw the Light," has been selected as the Class of 1963 Wells Scholars Professor at Indiana University Bloomington for this fall. Rundgren, the ninth Wells Professor in the Wells Scholars Program, will teach the middle two weeks of a four-week, one-credit hour honors seminar designed for a maximum of 22 Wells Scholars and Hutton Honors students.

Live Aid: A defining moment?

Woodstock. Monterey Pop. The Beatles on Ed Sullivan. Live Aid? Indiana University rock 'n' roll historian Glenn Gass looks back at the historic Live Aid charity concert 20 years later and weighs its place among rock's biggest moments.

Holiday tips from the Indiana University School of Music
Arts Icon

Rock 'n' roll historian Glenn Gass rings in the season with his thoughts on holiday music.

Media Advisory: The Beatles are coming!
Arts Icon

Indiana University Bloomington rock and roll historian Glenn Gass is available to discuss the 40th anniversary of the Beatles' invasion of America.