Two student quartets from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music won three coveted awards from the prestigious Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the largest chamber music competition in the world, in Notre Dame, Ind., this past weekend.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music community mourns the death of faculty composer David Ward-Steinman, who had been an adjunct professor in both composition and music in general studies since 2004. He was also an active pianist, performer and improviser.
Indiana University has received a $500,000 gift from Cynthia L. Stewart Simon and William E. Simon Jr. in honor of the couples 25th wedding anniversary.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will host a musical celebration of the life and legacy of Stephen (Steve) Zegree, Pam and Jack Burks Professor of Music and director of the IU Singing Hoosiers, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, in Bloomingtons Musical Arts Center.
A special panel discussion, "Re-Imagining Music Entrepreneurship with Midori and The Cleveland Orchestra," will offer the Indiana University community and the general public an opportunity to discuss groundbreaking music projects by world-renowned violinist Midori and The Cleveland Orchestra.
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.
Offering diverse programming in a symphonic presentation, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will present a unique concert by the Summer Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Jacobs professor David Effron, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, in the Musical Arts Center.
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.
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.
Two student quartets from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music have scored five prestigious competition wins between them this spring.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music presents an in-depth view into the creation of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony as it presents the "Beethoven Fifth Project: Behind the Score," including several free public events this month.
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.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Department of Woodwinds is pleased to present flautist Patrick Gallois and pianist Maria Prinz in guest recital at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, in Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Lecture Committee is delighted to welcome Schubert scholar Professor Brian Newbould, Professor Emeritus of Music at University of Hull (UK,) for a series of events, Feb. 20-24, including two public lectures and the premiere of his transcription of a Schubert composition.
The Barkada Saxophone Quartet, an ensemble of students in the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, has won the 2012 Fischoff Competition, a chamber music contest that included 48 ensembles from across the United States. The quartet also received the gold medal in the Senior Wind Division. Prizes received from the competition amount to $10,500.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will present Amsterdam-based reed quintet Calefax in concert on Wednesday, Feb. 29, at 7 p.m. in Auer Hall.
The Jacobs School of Music has announced the recent student winners of concerto competitions in areas of violin, cello, brass and harp. The instrumentalists will perform with the Philharmonic, Symphony and University Orchestras as well as with the Wind Ensemble. A concerto will be included in IU Ballet Theater's spring ballet. All of the concerts are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. The first concert features harpist Emily Levin March 2 at 8 p.m. in the Musical Arts Center.
Dieter Flury, solo flutist of the Vienna Philharmonic since 1981, and the orchestra's general manager since 2005, will visit Bloomington with pianist Maria Prinz for a concert, Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. in Auer Hall, and other educational activities in the Jacobs School of Music.
Featuring more than 50 free and ticketed events running from June 19 through Aug. 10, the 2010 Indiana University Summer Music Festival on the IU Bloomington campus welcomes alumna soprano Angela Brown and the 8th USA International Harp Competition, and celebrates the 200th anniversary of composers Robert Schumann and Frederic Chopin's birth. In addition, an array of world-class orchestral concerts, chamber music, piano recitals, band concerts, percussion and other special events will be offered. Tickets are on sale starting Friday, May 28.
Indiana University Bloomington undergraduate student Briana Tarby is the winner of the Jacobs School of Music's annual Woodwind Concerto Competition. A student of Jacobs Professor Linda Strommen and Associate Professor Roger Roe, Tarby will perform Richard Strauss's Oboe Concerto with the University Orchestra under the baton of Professor Uriel Segal on Sunday, April 18, at 3 p.m. in the Musical Arts Center (101 N. Jordan Ave.). She will also receive the Namita Pal Commemorative Award, which is offered annually to the competition winner.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music student ensemble the Glavan Quintet performed at the VII International Festival of Colombian Chamber Music, held in Medellín, Colombia, Nov. 5-6.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music today (April 23) announced the appointment of Kathleen McLean, one of the most acclaimed orchestral bassoonists in North America. She will join the Jacobs faculty roster as associate professor in the fall of 2009.
A much-needed reed-making room was dedicated at IU's Jacobs School of Music in fall 2008. It is named for Jerry Sirucek and Leonard Sharrow, legendary oboe and bassoon teachers who taught for decades at Jacobs. The space provides single- and double-reed majors the best possible environment for their endeavors.
A much-needed reed-making room takes shape in the IU Jacobs School of Music and is named for Jerry Sirucek and Leonard Sharrow, legendary oboe and bassoon teachers who taught for decades. Thanks to the generosity of donors, the space provides single- and double-reed majors the very best possible environment for their endeavors.
Adding to the already impressive roster of premier faculty at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, internationally renowned bassoon pedagogue William Ludwig will join its ranks in the fall of 2007.
In its 30-year history, the New York Baroque Dance Company has been embraced by music and dance lovers worldwide and credited with the revival of 18th-century ballet. Its members have taken steps, literally, to ensure that future generations experience this influential style of dance. As part of that effort to reach out to future generations, Turocy and her troupe are now partnering with music and dance students at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. They are engaged in a two-week residency at the school, which will culminate with a performance with the IU Baroque Orchestra under the direction of IU violin professor Stanley Ritchie on April 2 at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in downtown Bloomington.
With the addition of Israeli-born conductor Uriel Segal to its ranks, the School of Music may have cemented its status as one of the world's elite destinations for orchestral study and performance.