Fitness and Wellness
Led by Jona Beczkiewicz Kerr
The Jacobs School is grateful for support and assistance from The Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the Kelley School of Business.
Project Jumpstart empowers, facilitates, and supports entrepreneurial, innovative thought and action among Jacobs School of Music students as they prepare for a meaningful life in the arts.
We strive to be a leading catalyst of entrepreneurial, innovative action through presentations, workshops, discussions, networking events, conferences and publications. Central to these initiatives are partnerships with student groups and ensembles, Jacobs School departments, the IU Bloomington community, as well as organizations and creative individuals in the City of Bloomington and beyond.
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE MONTH: HILARY GLEN
Cellist, Chamber Musician, Entrepreneur and Educator
This month, Project Jumpstart interviews Hilary Glen, Jacobs School alumna, principal cellist with the New World Symphony, and recently an innovative producer!
Glen is a multi-facetted musician who has been known to perform in a variety of venues, whether it be at the New World Symphony, the mountainsides of the Italian Alps, the Rochester Jazz Festival and local coffee shops. She has collaborated with countless legendary figures in the industry, including Gil Shaham, Yefim Bronfman and John Adams.
THINGS TO LOOK FORWARD TO FROM THE PROJECT JUMPSTART TEAM!
Preparations for our Fourth Annual Innovation Competition are under way! Any student in the Jacobs School of Music is eligible to enter their own innovative idea, project ensemble, etc. Two winners will earn cash prizes and all finalists receive mentoring from the OECD and Project Jumpstart. Learn more about the competition here!
We will be presenting a session with world-famous acapella group, Straight No Chaser! Get to know and learn from this exceptionally creative ensemble who started their journey right here at IU. This event is scheduled to take place from 12pm - 1:30pm on Wednesday, December 14th.
Students- PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THIS EVENT VIA THE CAREER PORTAL!