Graduate Recognition Virtual Event

The Class of 2021 IU Jacobs School of Music Graduate Recognition Virtual Event will be streamed on Saturday, May 8 beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET on IUMusicLive and will be available for on demand viewing the week of May 10th.

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Jacobs turns 100!

Wow, how a century flies—we don't feel a day over 29! But with the wisdom of a centenarian.

The IU Trustees approved the school in March 1921, and the first music students matriculated in August that year.

Check out our centennial website to learn more about the history of the school and help us celebrate!

Learn about centennial giving opportunities

COVID-19 frequently asked questions

While the uncertainty of these days has strengthened our bonds, the answers to many of our questions are still being determined. However, one thing remains clear: we must play an active role in taking care of ourselves and each other.  

View our COVID-19 FAQ page

Discover a new level of musical excellence

As a student here, you’ll have exceptional educational opportunities, learn from internationally renowned faculty, study in cutting-edge facilities, and have a broad range of performance opportunities.

You’ll also become part of a musical community unlike anything you’ve experienced before. Collaboration is the name of the game here—and unwavering support abounds.

At the Jacobs School of Music, you’re free to unleash your creativity and encouraged to smash through the limits you’ve placed on yourself. Join us, and find out how amazing you can become.

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1,500+music students

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1,100+performances per year

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Study with passionate and committed mentors

The more than 170 full-time faculty members in residence here include internationally celebrated performers and teachers who are dedicated to inspiring and mentoring the next generation of music and dance leaders who will further shape the cultural life of our nation.

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Faculty working with a pianist and flutist.

Join an alumni network 16,000+ strong

After you graduate, you’ll become one of our more than 16,000 alumni working as musicians, dancers, and scholars all over the globe. 

Wherever you go, chances are there will be a Jacob School of Music alum there ready to greet and support you.

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