Recording Arts Department

News Updates
Patrick O’Brien (B.M. ‘05) joins Yessian Music’s Detroit studio as producer Jul 31, 2013

Yessian Music recently announced that Jacobs School of Music alumnus Patrick O’Brien has joined its Detroit studio as a producer. O’Brien …

Jesse McQuarters receives Swedish-American Award Sep 5, 2012

Radio producer and Recording Arts alumnus Jesse McQuarters, BSOF, AS ’03, will travel to Sweden in August and September 2012 on an …

Alumni Tony Elfers wins BMI Award Jul 20, 2012

Recording Arts alumni Tony Elfers (BS ’06) won a BMI award for his score to the discovery special “Flying Wild …

Recording Arts students awarded Honors College grants Jun 21, 2012

Recording Arts students Kate Haldrup and Aaron Frazer have each been awarded $2,000 creative activity grants from the Hutton Honors …

IU Music Live viewing statistics May 23, 2012

For the 2011-12 school year IU Music live had over 74,000 visitors from 106 countries and we served more than …

Jazz Celebration May 10, 2012

On April 21 Jazz Studies alumni Randy Brecker, Robert Hurst, Perter Erskine, and Alan Pasqua visited the Jacobs School to …

Student Seven May 1, 2012

Make sure to catch the film “Student Seven” at the IU Cinema Thursday May 3 at 9:30pm, featuring sound design …

Spring 2012 A311 projects Apr 27, 2012

Here’s a photo of the A311 student final projects for Spring 2012. An “Orange” amp, 2 tube mic conversions, pencil …

Guest Patrick Feaster to unveil “Voices from the Grave” in upcoming Lecture Apr 12, 2012

The Department of Recording Arts in the Jacobs School of Music is delighted to welcome Dr. Patrick Feaster as special …

Alumnus Jesse McQuarters selected for Russian Cultural Fellowship Feb 16, 2012

Jesse McQuarters (B.S.O.F.’03, audio engineering and double bass) was chosen by the Likachev Foundation and Yeltsin Presidential Center as a 2012 …

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 of Music announces 2014-15 season live streaming

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music has announced its 2014-15 live streaming schedule, including performances from IU Opera and Ballet Theater. The streaming project provides an opportunity for anyone with a broadband Internet connection anywhere in the world to watch high-definition video of performances taking place on the Musical Arts Center and Auer Hall stages.

D. James Tagg appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music recording arts faculty

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that D. James (Jamie) Tagg has joined its faculty as assistant professor of recording arts this fall.

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.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents Emmy-winning film composer Larry Groupe

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and its Center for Electronic and Computer Music will host a free talk by Larry Groupé, "The Hollywood Film Composer Today," at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 14, in the Simon Music Center's Sweeney Lecture Hall.

Jacobs School appoints Espen Jensen director of admissions and financial aid

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 partners with IU Cinema on 'Double Exposure' featuring student composers and filmmakers

Following a successful premiere last year, "Double Exposure" -- an annual project that pairs composition students from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music with IU film students -- returns to IU Cinema at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3. The new program of works will feature scores performed live by an ensemble of student musicians.

IU experts: Plan to save nation's recorded sound heritage only first step
Audio Digitization

An Indiana University sound archivist who co-authored a national recording preservation plan released last week by the Library of Congress said the work to save America's recorded sound heritage has just begun. She and three other representatives from IU who served on task forces that helped create the plan said it is only a first step, and that the more difficult task lies in actually implementing its recommendations.

Second Annual Central Indiana Audio Student Workshop to be held at IU Jacobs School of Music

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Recording Arts Department and the Central Indiana Audio Engineering Society are hosting the Second Annual Central Indiana Audio Student Workshop from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16. Programs will be held in the Musical Arts Center, Simon Music Center, Radio-TV Building and Echo Park Studios.

IU Jacobs School of Music announces 2012-13 season live streaming
Don Giovanni Streaming 2012

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music has announced its 2012-13 live streaming schedule, including performances from IU Opera and Ballet Theater. The streaming project provides an opportunity for anyone with a broadband Internet connection anywhere in the world to watch high-definition video of performances taking place on the Musical Arts Center and Auer Hall stages.

Graduate Mike Flynn promoted to VP of Artists and Repertoire at Epic Records

Mike Flynn, a 1996 graduate of the Jacobs School of Music's Recording Arts Department, has been appointed Executive Vice President of Artists and Repertoire (A&R) and Staff Producer for Epic Records, where he will sign, develop, and produce new artists, while overseeing artist development and key aspects of the recording process.

IU Opera and Ballet Theater announces spring 2012 live streaming
Rosenkavalier

Indiana University Opera and Ballet Theater at the Jacobs School of Music has announced its spring 2012 live streaming schedule. The streaming project provides an opportunity for anyone with a broadband Internet connection anywhere in the world to watch high-definition video of performances taking place on the Musical Arts Center stage.

IU Opera and Ballet Theater announces fall 2011 live streaming

Indiana University Opera and Ballet Theater at the Jacobs School of Music has announced its fall 2011 live streaming schedule. The streaming project provides an opportunity for anyone with a broadband Internet connection anywhere in the world to watch high-definition video of performances taking place on the Musical Arts Center stage. All streams may be accessed through the IU Music Live! website at http://music.indiana.edu/iumusiclive.

Audio engineers Mark Hood, Douglas McKinnie appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music faculty

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music announced today (July 20) the addition of two full-time faculty members to its distinguished Department of Recording Arts. Audio engineers Mark Hood and Douglas McKinnie have each been appointed assistant professor of recording arts, effective this fall.

Jacobs School of Music announces two additional live-streamed performances

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music announces the addition of two live-streamed events that focus on major ensemble performances from the Musical Arts Center stage, through http://music.indiana.edu/iumusiclive.

Jacobs School to live-stream concert of 'West Side Story' to Indianapolis school

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Department of Recording Arts and IU Opera Theater will live-stream a children's concert based on West Side Story from the Musical Arts Center stage to the Indianapolis Public School District Eleanor Skillen School #34 on the morning of April 7. The project was designed by Recording Arts Chair Konrad Strauss as a pilot for a more extensive series of streamed events to public schools.

IU Jacobs School announces new podcast selections

Indiana University's world-renowned Jacobs School of Music is sharing its performances with the world -- free -- with a season-ending musical celebration online. Three years ago, Jacobs was at the leading edge of a trend to "bring the arts to the people" online so that a worldwide audience can enjoy the school's operas, ballets and musical performances from the comfort of their home computers.

CD Release: Cornucopia II

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the release of Cornucopia II, the second CD by the group Cornucopia that features natural horn player and IU horn professor Richard Seraphinoff. The ensemble includes IU alumnus Cynthia Roberts, violin (student of Stanley Ritchie and Josef Gingold); Rachel Evans, violin and viola; David Miller, viola; and Allen Whear, cello. All are prominent performers in the period-instrument field.

IU Jacobs School of Music launches inaugural podcast

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music today (Nov. 7) continued its growing role as a leader in the emerging digital frontier with the announcement of its inaugural podcast. The audio and video project, found within the school's new "IUMusicLive" Web site (http://music.indiana.edu/iumusiclive), includes performances by violinist Joshua Bell, conductor Michael Stern and the Beaux Arts Trio, and showcases three recent IU Opera Theater productions.