FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Eight faculty members from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music have been chosen to receive the IU Trustees’ Teaching Award for the 2020-21 academic year.
The university-wide Trustees’ Teaching Awards are bestowed before the completion of each academic year to tenured and tenure-track faculty who have demonstrated their excellence in teaching.
Faculty applications for the $2,500 award are reviewed by a selection committee of peers.
The school’s 2021 award recipients are:
- Chris Albanese, Pam and Jack Burks Assistant Professor of Choral Conducting; assistant professor of music (choral conducting)
- Allan Armstrong, assistant professor of music (voice)
- David Dzubay, professor of music (composition); chair, composition
- Larry Groupé, associate professor of music (composition: music scoring for visual media)
- Charles Prestinari, lecturer in music (collaborative piano)
- Julia Shaw, associate professor of music (music education)
- Greg Ward, assistant professor of music (jazz studies)
- Mimi Zweig, professor of music (violin, viola)
“The Jacobs School of Music is pleased to recognize these faculty members as this year’s Trustees’ Teaching Award recipients, for their pedagogical excellence.” said Lissa May, associate dean for instruction. “The Jacobs School takes pride in its outstanding faculty, and we are grateful for opportunities such as this to recognize them.”
The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs, along with the Office of the Provost, will hold a reception in the fall honoring all of this year’s recipients of the IU Trustees’ Teaching Awards.