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The Jacobs School is grateful for support and assistance from The Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the Kelley School of Business.

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Project Jumpstart

Project Jumpstart empowers and supports entrepreneurial, innovative thought and action among Jacobs School of Music students as they prepare for a meaningful life in the arts.

We offer presentations, workshops, discussions, networking events, conferences, and publications on innovation and entreprenuership. 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.

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Lawrence BrownleeEntrepreneur of the Month: Lawrence Brownlee

World Leading Bel Canto Tenor and JSoM alumnus.

February's Entrepreneur of the month is Jacobs School alumnus Lawrence Brownlee. After being awarded the Masters of Music degree from Indiana University, he went onto win a Grand Prize in the 2001 Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions, and has since gone on to become one of the world’s leading bel canto tenors.


February: Unapologetically ME

This month, we're bring the conversation of diversity within the arts to the students.

We'll talk about gender diversity, cultural and ethnic diversity, LGBTQ+ diversity, and final how to find and maintain your own unique voice.
Check out our events in our events calendar or on Facebook