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Office Location
East Studio Building 120 (JS 120)
205 S. Jordan Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405

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Bloomington, IN 47405

Hours: 8 am–12 pm, 1–5 pm
Phone: 812-855-1738Phone

E-mail: musgrad [at] indiana [dot] edu

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Summer and Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Announcements

Here you will find e-mail announcements sent by the Graduate Office. Please check your IU e-mail address regularly. If you prefer to use another e-mail address, please arrange to have mail forwarded from your IU account; information on how to do this is available at http://kb.indiana.edu/data/adzy.html.

Announcements for Spring 2013

 

May 2, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Summer 2013 Course Announcement

Reminders

[2] Fall and Summer Schedule of Classes and Registration (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[3] Student Legal Services

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs.

Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes is on maternity leave for the majority of the spring semester. During her leave:

* For matters you would normally write to Sara about: write to musgrad@indiana.edu or stop by or call the office.

* International students: if you are submitting a form on iStart that requires your advisor name and email address, list Sara Erbes as your advisor, but use the email address swinks@indiana.edu.

* For general advising and other questions: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011).

* To schedule an advising appointment: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011). Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies, will be happy to meet with you.

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[1] Summer 2013 Course Announcement

Are you taking classes in Bloomington this summer? Looking for a 1-credit course to round out your course offerings?

If so, consider enrolling in SCORE READING - A one-credit course designed to make you a better musician by teaching you to transpose at sight, read in multiple clefs, play orchestral scores at the piano, and teach you to hear the inner-workings of a score simply by looking at it and imagining the sounds in your ear and mind. This course is HIGHLY recommended for students considering a graduate degree in conducting.

Sections are available for master’s students (F-531) and doctoral students (F-533). Delivery of course content is very similar to an independent study, so assignments are tailor-made to your skill level and your own best learning pace.

SCORE READING meets during the 8-week summer session, June 3rd-July 26th, 11:30am-12:30pm MWF.

If you are interested in enrolling, contact Dominick DiOrio for permission at ddiorio@indiana.edu -- space is limited and is filling up quickly!

If you have questions about whether this course will fulfill any requirements for your degree, please contact the Music Graduate Office (musgrad@indiana.edu).

Spend the summer honing your skills and becoming a better musician. Join the class today!

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[2] Fall and Summer Schedule of Classes and Registration (reminder)

Registration for summer 2013 started on March 20 and registration for fall 2013 began on Monday, April 1.

You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester or summer. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for summer and fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions (as there will be for the next week or two).

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4135fac/index.php is a direct link to the summer Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes run June 3-July 26.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4138fac/index.php is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 26-December 20.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

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[3] Student Legal Services

"IU Student Legal Services is here to help. We’ve been solving the legal dilemmas of IU students for nearly 40 years. Our goal is simple: to keep you focused and keep you in school in the event legal trouble threatens to interfere. We’ll talk some sense, talk you down, and, in many cases talk for you in court. If you are a registered IU-Bloomington student and pay your activity fee, you are entitled to our services."

https://www.indiana.edu/~sls/

Announcements for Spring 2013

April 25, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] New Music Theory course offering for Fall 2013

[2] Career Development and Entrepreneurship position: Meet the Candidate

[3] GPSO Grad Bash

[4] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[5] Fall and Summer Schedule of Classes and Registration (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[6] Avoiding Plagiarism

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes is on maternity leave for the majority of the spring semester. During her leave:

* For matters you would normally write to Sara about: write to musgrad@indiana.edu or stop by or call the office

* International students: if you are submitting a form on iStart that requires your advisor name and email address, list Sara Erbes as your advisor, but use the email address swinks@indiana.edu.

* For general advising and other questions: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011).

* To schedule an advising appointment: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011). Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies, will be happy to meet with you.

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[1] New Music Theory course offering for Fall 2013

Music Theory: Variable Topics (Wagner Operas: Tristan and The Ring)

Class number: 33662

Class meeting time: TR 11:15-12:30

Instructor: Christopher Brody

Among the most written-about musical works of the nineteenth century, Wagner's "music dramas" left no aspect of operatic composition unchanged. This course will offer in-depth explorations of several of his operas, dealing with such topics as dramatic and narrative structure, the role of the Wagnerian Leitmotiv, and Wagner's unique approaches to harmony and form. Our main repertoire will be Tristan und Isolde and Der Ring des Nibelung--in which we will pursue the goals of both large-scale familiarity and close analysis of excerpt--along with briefer forays into other works. While most of our time will be spent on analysis, we will also read a few selections from recent and classic analytical writings on Wagner.

Scores and readings: Students will need to purchase the Schirmer piano-vocal score of Tristan and a course pack containing additional scores for analysis. Readings will be available in the Music Library or electronically.

Requirements: In preparation for each class meeting there will be brief assignments involving analysis, reading, or listening/viewing. Two listening quizzes will test repertoire familiarity. The major projects will be two short papers (6-10 pages).

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[2] Career Development and Entrepreneurship position: Meet the Candidates

Sent on behalf of The Career Development and Entrepreneurship Search Committee:

The third candidate for the Director of Career Development and Entrepreneurship position, Michael Millar, will be on campus this Friday, April 26. We would like for students to have an opportunity to meet Dr. Millar and talk with him. You are invited to join him for coffee, juice, and pastries in the MU011 conference room from 9:15 – 9:45 am Friday, April 26.

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[3] GPSO Grad Bash

Sent on behalf of the GPSO:

The last week of school is Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week here at the GPSO, as we end the semester with our favorite and most awesome events. We've got more fun stuff in the works, but go ahead and make your plans now to attend the Grad Bash, held in the Root Cellar on Friday, April 26th from 7-9pm. We'll have live music, drink specials, and free food for you to celebrate the end of the year!

Thank you!

Laura Holt, Communications Coordinator
Indiana University Graduate and Professional Student Organization
803 East 8th St.
Bloomington, IN 47408

812-855-8747

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[4] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There are two public presentations scheduled for next week.

Tuesday, April 30, 4:30 pm in MA004: Joseph Mace (DM student in Voice) will present a defense of his final project topic “A Curriculum in Instructional Pedagogy for Music Performers: Developing Educative Music Teaching in the Studio, Classroom, and Beyond.”

Thursday, May 2, 4:00 pm in M267: Mark Doerries (DM student in Choral Conducting) will present a defense of his final project topic “Conceptual Blending and Becoming as Tools for Interpreting Choral Multidisciplinary Performances: Lessons from Meredith Monk’s Book of Days.”

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[5] Fall and Summer Schedule of Classes and Registration (reminder)

Registration for summer 2013 started on March 20 and registration for fall 2013 began on Monday, April 1.

You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester or summer. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for summer and fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions (as there will be for the next week or two).

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4135fac/index.php is a direct link to the summer Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes run June 3-July 26.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4138fac/index.php is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 26-December 20.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

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[6] Avoiding Plagiarism

The word "plagiarism" comes from the Latin word "plagiarius," which means "kidnapper." It refers to the practice of passing off someone else's words or ideas as your own. Plagiarism is one of several types of academic misconduct that can lead to penalties ranging from failing an assignment to failing a course to being dismissed from the school.

To make sure you understand exactly what is considered plagiarism, you are encouraged to review this tutorial produced by the Instructional Systems Technology department in IU's School of Education: https://www.indiana.edu/~istd/.

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April 17, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Career Development and Entrepreneurship position: Meet the Candidates

[2] Registration for MUS-E 493 (for all master’s piano students)

[3] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[4] Fall and Summer Schedule of Classes and Registration (reminder)

[5] Applications for Graduation for May and August 2013 (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[6] Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Student Support Services Office

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes is on maternity leave for the majority of the spring semester. During her leave:

* For matters you would normally write to Sara about: write to musgrad@indiana.edu or stop by or call the office

* International students: if you are submitting a form on iStart that requires your advisor name and email address, list Sara Erbes as your advisor, but use the email address swinks@indiana.edu.

* For general advising and other questions: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011).

* To schedule an advising appointment: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011). Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies, will be happy to meet with you.

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[1] Career Development and Entrepreneurship position: Meet the Candidates

The Career Development and Entrepreneurship Search Committee has identified two candidates who will be interviewing for the position of Lecturer and Director of Music Career Development and Entrepreneurship over the next week. (Please email musgrad@indiana.edu if you would like to see a copy of the job description for this position.) We have planned a time for students to meet informally with each of the applicants. There will be the opportunity for to share your ideas about Project Jumpstart and ask questions. Light refreshments will be served. We hope you will be able to attend!

Lindsay Medina Thursday, April 18 4:00 – 5:00 pm MA452

Gary Beckman Monday, April 22 4:00 – 5:00 pm MC040

Sent on behalf of the search committee:

Professor Edward Gazouleas

Joanna Helms, Student Representative

Professor William Ludwig

Professor Lissa May, Search Committee Chair

Professor Marietta Simpson

Professor Brent Wallarab

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[2] Registration for MUS-E 493 (for all master’s piano students)

Prof. Taylor asked us to remind any student who plans to graduate in December 2013, and who needs to take MUS-E 493 Piano Pedagogy this fall semester in order to graduate, to contact her immediately to ask for authorization to register for the course. You can reach her at karmtayl@indiana.edu.

She is going to open the course to students who don’t need it for graduation this fall soon, so if you need to take it in Fall 2013 you must contact her immediately or there might not be room in the course for you.

If you have already taken the course, don’t plan to graduate in December 2013, and/or have had MUS-E 493 waived based on previous experience, you can disregard this message.

Let us know if you any questions or concerns.

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[3] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. We will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There are two public presentations scheduled for next week.

Monday, April 22, 4:00 pm in M267: William Petersen (DM student in Wind Conducting) will present a defense of his final project topic “Witold Lutosławski’s Paganini Variations for Solo Piano and Orchestra: A Transcription for Wind Ensemble.”

Thursday, April 25, 4:15 pm in M267: Amanda Sewell (PhD student in Musicology) will present a defense of her final project topic “A Typology of Sampling in Hip-Hop.”

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[4] Fall and Summer Schedule of Classes and Registration (reminder)

Registration for summer 2013 started on March 20 and registration for fall 2013 began on Monday, April 1.

You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester or summer. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for summer and fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions (as there will be for the next week or two).

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4135fac/index.php is a direct link to the summer Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes run June 3-July 26.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4138fac/index.php is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 26-December 20.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

_________________________________________________________________

[5] Applications for Graduation for May and August 2013 (reminder)

If you are planning to graduate this May or August, you will need to fill out an application for graduation as soon as possible. You can submit the application online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/graduation/gradApp.shtml or you can submit the paper form in the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The form is very short (one page) and should only take a few minutes to complete.

If you do not remember whether you have already applied for graduation, you can check your Academic Advisement Report on OneStart. To do this, log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), click on "Student Center," then "My Academics and Grades." That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. Click on "View my advisement report." Near the end of the report there is a line for "Application for Graduation". If the line is red and says "Not Satisfied", we have not yet received an application for graduation. If the line is not red and says "Satisfied," then we have.

You are required to apply for graduation even if you do not plan to go through the commencement ceremony.

There are no negative repercussions to applying if you end up graduating later (you’ll just need to submit a new application for graduation if your plans change).

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[6] Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Student Support Services Office

"Whether you are a current student, a curious friend, or just someone who is curious about GLBT issues, you are welcome here! Stop in, call us, email us, or continue to explore this web site to see how we celebrate sexual and gender diversity on a campus rated one of the most ‘friendly’ in the nation for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex students and their friends."

http://www.indiana.edu/~glbt/

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April 11, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Applications for Graduation for May and August 2013

[2] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[3] Fall and Summer Schedule of Classes and Registration (reminder)

[4] Music Theory Minor field qualifying exam (reminder)

[5] Graduate Entrance Exam retakes (for students who started graduate degree programs in spring 2013 – reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[6] Student Advocates Office

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes is on maternity leave for the majority of the spring semester. During her leave:

* For matters you would normally write to Sara about: write to musgrad@indiana.edu or stop by or call the office

* International students: if you are submitting a form on iStart that requires your advisor name and email address, list Sara Erbes as your advisor, but use the email

address swinks@indiana.edu.

* For general advising and other questions: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011).

* To schedule an advising appointment: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011). Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies, will be happy to meet with you.

_________________________________________________________________

[1] Applications for Graduation for May and August 2013

If you are planning to graduate this May or August, you will need to fill out an application for graduation as soon as possible. You can submit the application online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/graduation/gradApp.shtml or you can submit the paper form in the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The form is very short (one page) and should only take a few minutes to complete.

If you do not remember whether you have already applied for graduation, you can check your Academic Advisement Report on OneStart. To do this, log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), click on "Student Center," then "My Academics and Grades." That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. Click on "View my advisement report." Near the end of the report there is a line for "Application for Graduation". If the line is red and says "Not Satisfied", we have not yet received an application for graduation. If the line is not red and says "Satisfied," then we have.

You are required to apply for graduation even if you do not plan to go through the commencement ceremony.

There are no negative repercussions to applying if you end up graduating later (you’ll just need to submit a new application for graduation if your plans change).

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There are two public presentations scheduled for next week.

Tuesday, April 16, 4:00 pm in M263: Hehsun Chun (DM student in Organ) will present a defense of her final project topic “A Structural Analysis of the Three Preludes and Fugues, Op. 7, by Marcel Dupre (1886-1971).”

Friday, April 19, 4:00 pm in M267: Timothy Chenette (PhD student in Music Theory) will present a defense of his final project topic “Counterpoint, Transformations, and Musical Spaces in the Late Sixteenth Century.” _________________________________________________________________

[3] Fall and Summer Schedule of Classes and Registration (reminder)

Registration for summer 2013 started on March 20 and registration for fall 2013 began on Monday, April 1.

You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester or summer. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for summer and fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions (as there will be for the next week or two).

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4135fac/index.php is a direct link to the summer Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes run June 3-July 26.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4138fac/index.php is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 26-December 20.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

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[4] Music Theory Minor field qualifying exam (reminder)

Doctoral Students: If you are planning to take the minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory in summer 2013 (Saturday, June 22, 2013), you need to sign up in the Music Graduate office by Friday, April 26. Please review http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml for information on qualifying exam sign-up procedures. This exam is for doctoral students who are in the qualifying exam stage of their degree (after coursework is complete) and who have completed the coursework for a music theory minor.

If you are sending an email to sign up (to musdoc@indiana.edu), please include your full name and a list of the three Music Theory minor field courses you want to be tested on during the exam. You can also sign up in person in the Music Graduate Office (MU011).

The only time the exam will be offered this summer is on Saturday, June 22, 2013, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. in Simon 242. Exam dates for future semesters can be found at http://www.music.indiana.edu/departments/academic/music-theory/degrees/minor-field-exam-schedule.shtml. If you have any questions, please let us know.

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[5] Graduate Entrance Exam retakes (for students who started graduate degree programs in spring 2013 - reminder)

If spring 2013 was your first semester of enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program, you will have one more opportunity to take any Graduate Entrance Exams you did not pass in January (and that opportunity is the week before your second semester or session of enrollment). The exam schedule is online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/GEE.shtml#GEEDates. If you plan to enroll for summer courses, your second chance to take these exams will be May 30 and May 31; if you do not enroll in summer courses, you should plan to retake the exams in August.

You do not need to sign up for the Music History, Aural Theory, and Written Theory exams, just come to the exam with a picture ID and pencil. You will receive an e-mail once we are ready to begin assigning specific times for sight singing exams.

You do not need to take any exam which you have already passed or if you are currently enrolled in the review course (although if you get an unsatisfactory grade in a review course this spring semester you are eligible to re-take that exam).

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[6] Student Advocates Office

"The mission of the Student Advocates Office is to assist students in resolving personal and academic problems so that they may maintain progress toward earning a degree. The advocates are retired faculty and administrators who support student learning and development by fostering effective written and verbal communication with faculty and administrators, realistic expectations for outcomes, a clear sense of personal responsibility and values, respect for others and the university community, assertive, independent decision making about personal and educational goals, healthy choices, full use of student service resources to promote academic success, and a collaborative approach to resolving problems and addressing challenges. Our office is comprised of 3 teams of advocates, each specializing in various University processes and procedures. We can help you work through the university judicial system, assist with grade change and withdrawal requests, or help navigate through the many other complexities of a large academic institution."

http://studentaffairs.iub.edu/advocates/

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April 4, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Music Theory Minor field qualifying exam

[2] Graduate Entrance Exam retakes (for students who started graduate degree programs in spring 2013)

[3] Scheduling for Voice department courses (for all MM Voice students)

[4] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[5] Fall and Summer Schedule of Classes and Registration (reminder)

[6] MUS-F 550 Chamber Music enrollment policy (reminder)

[7] Small Chamber Ensemble Policy (reminder)

[8] Irving and Shirley Brand Graduate Fellowship (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[9] Academic Calendar

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes is on maternity leave for the majority of the spring semester. During her leave:

* For matters you would normally write to Sara about: write to musgrad@indiana.edu or stop by or call the office

* International students: if you are submitting a form on iStart that requires your advisor name and email address, list Sara Erbes as your advisor, but use the email address swinks@indiana.edu.

* For general advising and other questions: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011).

* To schedule an advising appointment: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011). Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies, will be happy to meet with you.

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[1] Music Theory Minor field qualifying exam

Doctoral Students: If you are planning to take the minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory in summer 2013 (Saturday, June 22, 2013), you need to sign up in the Music Graduate office by Friday, April 26. Please review http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml for information on qualifying exam sign-up procedures. This exam is for doctoral students who are in the qualifying exam stage of their degree (after coursework is complete) and who have completed the coursework for a music theory minor.

If you are sending an email to sign up (to musdoc@indiana.edu), please include your full name and a list of the three Music Theory minor field courses you want to be tested on during the exam. You can also sign up in person in the Music Graduate Office (MU011).

The only time the exam will be offered this summer is on Saturday, June 22, 2013, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. in Simon 242. Exam dates for future semesters can be found at http://www.music.indiana.edu/departments/academic/music-theory/degrees/minor-field-exam-schedule.shtml. If you have any questions, please let us know.

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[2] Graduate Entrance Exam retakes (for students who started graduate degree programs in spring 2013)

If spring 2013 was your first semester of enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program, you will have one more opportunity to take any Graduate Entrance Exams you did not pass in January (and that opportunity is the week before your second semester or session of enrollment). The exam schedule is online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/GEE.shtml#GEEDates. If you plan to enroll for summer courses, your second chance to take these exams will be May 30 and May 31; if you do not enroll in summer courses, you should plan to retake the exams in August.


You do not need to sign up for the Music History, Aural Theory, and Written Theory exams, just come to the exam with a picture ID and pencil. You will receive an e-mail once we are ready to begin assigning specific times for sight singing exams.


You do not need to take any exam which you have already passed or if you are currently enrolled in the review course (although if you get an unsatisfactory grade in a review course this spring semester you are eligible to re-take that exam).

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[3] Scheduling for Voice department courses (for all MM Voice students)

This message is sent on behalf of the Voice department:

Please be aware that MUS-E 594 (Voice Pedagogy) and MUS-R 572 (Opera Workshop with Prof. Vaness) are currently scheduled such that the courses times overlap. Since both of these courses are offered each fall and spring semester, you should plan your schedule so that you do not need to take both courses in the same semester. If you have questions about planning your remaining courses in order to avoid this conflict, please make an appointment to speak to an advisor in the Music Graduate Office.

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[4] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There are three public presentations scheduled for next week.

Monday, April 8, 4:00 pm in M267: Sara Bakker (PhD student in Music Theory) will present a defense of her final project topic “Playing With Patterns: Isorhythmic Strategies in György Ligeti's Late Piano Works.”

Tuesday, April 9, 7:00 pm in Ford-Crawford Hall: Jennifer Kirby (DM student in Oboe) will present a lecture recital based on her final project topic “Le doux chant: Performance Practice in French Oboe Music from 1650-1770 and its Application to Modern Performance.”

Wednesday, April 10, 5:00 in M271: Eric Dickson (DM student in Brass Pedagogy – Trumpet) will present a defense of his final project topic “Joseph Haydn’s Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra: Schenkerian Analysis as an Asset to Intentional Interpretation and Natural Musicianship.”

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[5] Fall and Summer Schedule of Classes and Registration (reminder)

Registration for summer 2013 started on March 20 and registration for fall 2013 began on Monday, April 1.

You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester or summer. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for summer and fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions (as there will be for the next week or two).

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4135/index.php is a direct link to the summer Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes run June 3-July 26.
http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4138fac/index.php is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 26-December 20.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

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[6] MUS-F 550 Chamber Music enrollment policy (reminder)

Students planning to enroll in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music for the spring semester are encouraged to form their group(s) now if possible. Please review these policies:

* Every student participating in a chamber group must be enrolled in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music (class number 4109)

* Students must enroll one time for each group of which they are a member.
* F550 may be taken for 1 or 0 credits. (The registrar charges an $18 recording fee for any 0-credit course.)

* Students who register for 0 credits cannot use the registration towards any graduation requirements.

* All instrumental PD and AD students are required to enroll in a minimum of 1 credit of chamber music each semester. Those who choose to participate in an additional group may enroll for either 0 or 1 credit.

* At least half the members of a group must be enrolled for 1 credit. Students who are participating to make up an incomplete from a previous semester are considered to have enrolled for 1 credit if they did so originally. Students are responsible for determining the enrollment intentions of the other members of the group when forming their group.

Please take care that you register correctly.

See the chamber music web site (http://www.indiana.edu/~chamber/) for more information about policies and procedures.

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[7] Small Chamber Ensemble Policy (reminder)

All graduate and diploma students who participate in one of the small chamber ensembles listed below MUST enroll in the appropriate course, using the class number shown. Each ensemble is available for 1 or 0 credits. Those who enroll to satisfy a requirement for their curriculum MUST enroll for 1 credit. Those who want to participate but who do not need the credit for their curriculum may choose to enroll for 0 credits. (The registrar charges an $18 recording fee for any 0-credit course.) Please take care that you register correctly.


Please note that not all chamber music groups will count for all degrees. Check your bulletin, degree sheet, or Academic Advisement Report to see whether or not the chamber group that you want to take will count for your program requirements. You can also ask in the Music Graduate Office.


Most of the groups listed below require instructor authorization. If PERM is listed in the Schedule of Classes, contact the instructor to ask for authorization.


MUS-F 545: Brass Chamber Ensemble

Class No. 11999: Brass Choir (Cord)
Class No. 12032: Trombone Choir (Lenthe)


MUS-F 547: Percussion Chamber Ensemble
Class No. 12002: Percussion Ensemble (Tafoya - percussion majors only)
Class No. 12042: Hand Drumming (Spiro)


MUS-F 549: Harp Ensemble
Class No. 4108 (Szmyt, Tai)


MUS-O 550: Jazz Chamber Ensemble (jazz majors only, or permission of instructor)
Class No. 12004: Jazz Combos (Walsh)
Class No. 12040: Latin Jazz Ensemble (Spiro)


MUS-Y 550: Early Music Chamber Ensemble (early music majors only, or permission of instructor)
Class No. 12007 (Elliott)


MUS-F 550: with Prof. Sung-Mi Im (students should only register in this section if they have permission from Prof. Im)
Class No. 12302

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[8] Irving and Shirley Brand Graduate Fellowship (reminder)

The Irving and Shirley Brand Graduate Fellowship was created to honor President Myles Brand’s parents, Irving and Shirley Brand. The fellowship is an annual fellowship for IUB incoming or current graduate students in the Humanities, with preference given to students of Philosophy.

Details about the Fellowship’s application procedure are outlined here: http://www.indiana.edu/~grdschl/pdf/Brand_Fellowship.pdf. The deadline to apply to this fellowship through the Jacobs School of Music is Friday, April 12.

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[9] Academic Calendar

The official calendar of the Office of the Registrar contains a comprehensive list of key dates, including the start and end of the semester, breaks, as well as dates for registration, withdrawing from classes, and others. Official calendars for the current and following semester are always accessible here: http://registrar.indiana.edu/offcalen.shtml.

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March 28, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Fall and Summer Schedule of Classes and Registration

[2] Course Announcements

[3] MUS-F 550 Chamber Music enrollment policy

[4] Small Chamber Ensemble Policy

[5] Irving and Shirley Brand Graduate Fellowship

[6] GradGrants Center Workshop

[7] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[8] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project, Piano Essay, MME, and MM Composition Thesis final copies (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[9] Funding Opportunities through the University Graduate School

Sara Erbes is on maternity leave for the majority of the spring semester. During her leave:

* For matters you would normally write to Sara about: write to musgrad@indiana.edu or stop by or call the office

* International students: if you are submitting a form on iStart that requires your advisor name and email address, list Sara Erbes as your advisor, but use the email address swinks@indiana.edu.

* For general advising and other questions: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011).

* To schedule an advising appointment: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011). Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies, will be happy to meet with you.

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[1] Fall and Summer Schedule of Classes and Registration

Registration for summer 2013 started on March 20 and registration for fall 2013 will begin on Monday, April 1.

You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester or summer. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for summer and fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions (as there will be for the next week or two).

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4135/index.php is a direct link to the summer Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes run June 3-July 26.
http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4138fac/index.php is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 26-December 20.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.


If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

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[2] Course Announcements

The Music Graduate Office invited faculty to submit short course announcements for this e-mail, for you to use as you decide what to register for in the summer session and fall 2013. Not all of these courses will count for every degree or program.

FALL 2013

Subject catalog number: MUS-T 561

Class title: Music Theory: Variable Topics (20th/21st-Century Dramatic Musical Works)

Class number: 8826

Class meeting time: 9:05-10:20 am., Tuesday, Thursday [please note change in time!]

Instructor name: Prof. Marianne Kielian-Gilbert

Questions of music, drama and theatrical/dramatic performance (acting, staging, character, desire and dramatic convention) motivate this repertoire-based interdisciplinary course in music analysis. We will focus on 20th/21st century dramatic musical works (in music multimedia opera cinema) linking music experience, interpretation (critical theory, dramatic theory), and analysis. Drawing on critical approaches of writers on drama, narrative, and textuality in music, we will examine how listener-perceivers respond to the effects of dramatic performance and how theatrical, operatic, or cinematic characters become performative of and in their material, socialcultural and media settings.

Organized around particular topics, musical works, or analyses (rather than by chronology or survey), the course will also highlight case studies of music of the 20th/21st century that figure female iconic and/or mythic characters by such composers such as Ran, Britten, Stravinsky, Monk, Golijov, Daugherty, and Ortiz.

Prerequisites: MUS-T508, MUS-M542 or equivalent, or permission of the instructor.

Coursework: readings; reaction papers or music analyses on issues arising in the readings; midterm, course research paper, and presentation.

Subject catalog number: MUS-M 510

Class title: Topics in Music Literature: Music Since 1960

Class number: 9449

Class meeting time: 1:00-2:15 pm, Monday, Wednesday

Instructor name: Prof. Phil Ford

This course deals with music from around 1960 to 2013, both from the Western art tradition and from the worldwide vernaculars with which it has increasingly engaged. Modernism, the avant garde, postmodernism, neoromanticism, minimalism, post- minimalism, post-postmodernism, and an assortment of other –isms will come into play, along with issues of technology, media, aesthetics, politics, race, sex and gender, and religion. While this class focuses on music, it will also touch on cultural history more generally and on other art forms as well—theater, dance, film, painting, literature, and various multimedia hybrids. Assigned readings will include both primary and secondary sources; these include pieces written by the artists themselves, the era's leading thinkers, and more recent scholars and critics.

“Music Since 1960” is a low-enrollment, seminar-like class intended to give a richer experience to MA students and to doctoral minors in Music History and Literature. Students enrolled in this class are expected to read about 100 pages per week, write a term research paper, and participate fully in seminar discussions. Please contact Prof. Ford for permission to register.

Email: fordp@indiana.edu

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[3] MUS-F 550 Chamber Music enrollment policy



Students planning to enroll in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music for the spring semester are encouraged to form their group(s) now if possible. Please review these policies:

* Every student participating in a chamber group must be enrolled in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music (class number 4109)

* Students must enroll one time for each group of which they are a member.
* F550 may be taken for 1 or 0 credits. (The registrar charges an $18 recording fee for any 0-credit course.)

* Students who register for 0 credits cannot use the registration towards any graduation requirements.

* All instrumental PD and AD students are required to enroll in a minimum of 1 credit of chamber music each semester. Those who choose to participate in an additional group may enroll for either 0 or 1 credit.

* At least half the members of a group must be enrolled for 1 credit. Students who are participating to make up an incomplete from a previous semester are considered to have enrolled for 1 credit if they did so originally. Students are responsible for determining the enrollment intentions of the other members of the group when forming their group.

Please take care that you register correctly.

See the chamber music web site (http://www.indiana.edu/~chamber/) for more information about policies and procedures.

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[4] Small Chamber Ensemble Policy

All graduate and diploma students who participate in one of the small chamber ensembles listed below MUST enroll in the appropriate course, using the class number shown. Each ensemble is available for 1 or 0 credits. Those who enroll to satisfy a requirement for their curriculum MUST enroll for 1 credit. Those who want to participate but who do not need the credit for their curriculum may choose to enroll for 0 credits. (The registrar charges an $18 recording fee for any 0-credit course.) Please take care that you register correctly.


Please note that not all chamber music groups will count for all degrees. Check your bulletin, degree sheet, or Academic Advisement Report to see whether or not the chamber group that you want to take will count for your program requirements. You can also ask in the Music Graduate Office.


Most of the groups listed below require instructor authorization. If PERM is listed in the Schedule of Classes, contact the instructor to ask for authorization.


MUS-F 545: Brass Chamber Ensemble

Class No. 11999: Brass Choir (Cord)
Class No. 12032: Trombone Choir (Lenthe)


MUS-F 547: Percussion Chamber Ensemble
Class No. 12002: Percussion Ensemble (Tafoya - percussion majors only)
Class No. 12042: Hand Drumming (Spiro)


MUS-F 549: Harp Ensemble
Class No. 4108 (Szmyt, Tai)


MUS-O 550: Jazz Chamber Ensemble (jazz majors only, or permission of instructor)
Class No. 12004: Jazz Combos (Walsh)
Class No. 12040: Latin Jazz Ensemble (Spiro)


MUS-Y 550: Early Music Chamber Ensemble (early music majors only, or permission of instructor)
Class No. 12007 (Elliott)


MUS-F 550: with Prof. Sung-Mi Im (students should only register in this section if they have permission from Prof. Im)
Class No. 12302

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[5] Irving and Shirley Brand Graduate Fellowship

The Irving and Shirley Brand Graduate Fellowship was created to honor President Myles Brand’s parents, Irving and Shirley Brand. The fellowship is an annual fellowship for IUB incoming or current graduate students in the Humanities, with preference given to students of Philosophy.

Details about the Fellowship’s application procedure are outlined here: http://www.indiana.edu/~grdschl/pdf/Brand_Fellowship.pdf. The deadline to apply to this fellowship through the Jacobs School of Music is Friday, April 12.

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[6] GradGrants Center Workshop

Advanced Strategies for Funding Databases

A GradGrants Center Workshop

WHAT: A hands-on workshop on finding graduate school funding in the COS Pivot and Grant Forward databases.

WHO: All IU graduate students

WHEN & WHERE:

Thursday, March 28th, PV151

Thursday, April 18th, PV151

No registration is necessary. All four workshops cover the same concepts and skills.

Questions? Contact us at: gradgrnt@indiana.edu

Access Pivot and IRIS at any time from the GGC website:

http://www.indiana.edu/~gradgrnt/search-our-databases/

This workshop is designed to help IU graduate students become proficient in using the advanced search features of the Pivot (formerly Community of Science) and IRIS (Illinois Researcher Information Service) databases to identify funding for graduate study and research.

Both databases are interdisciplinary and accessible to all IU students and faculty.

Topics to be covered include:

• thinking broadly about the relevance of your work

• creating multiple, focused searches that will help you connect your interests with those of relevant funding agencies

• limiting searches by citizenship, deadline, funding type, location, and more

• setting up funding alerts so the latest results of your searches are automatically sent to you by e-mail

The GGC provides one-on-one assistance with grant proposal writing from our grant-winning consultants and a centralized area to access funding information. Call, email or stop by to schedule a consultation with our consultants to receive assistance with your search for funding opportunities, proposal formulation and grant writing. The GGC is a free service for all Indiana University graduate students.

Wells Library | East Tower 651 | 812-855-5281 | gradgrnt@indiana.edu | www.indiana.edu/~gradgrnt ________________________________________________________________

[7] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There is one public presentation scheduled for next week.

Thursday, April 4, 4:15 pm in M267: Crystal Barrett (DM student in Oboe) will present a defense of her final project topic “An Analysis of the Barret Book and the Sellner Book Through the Lens of Ralph Tyler's and Jerome Bruner's Curricular Theories.”

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[8] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project, Piano Essay, MME, and MM Composition Thesis final copies (reminder)

This message is for doctoral, MME, and MM Composition students who plan to graduate in May 2013.

Doctoral students in most areas are being encouraged to submit the final copy of their dissertation, doctoral final protect, or doctoral piano essay electronically, rather than submit multiple bound printed copies. Students will still have the option of submitting bound copies if they prefer, but we expect the savings in cost (potentially several hundred dollars) and time (potentially several weeks) will motivate most students to use electronic submission. MME and MM Composition students are also encouraged to submit their thesis final copy electronically.

Electronically submitted documents will be catalogued in IUCAT and available either through ProQuest (PhD and DME dissertations) or IU Scholarworks (DM Final Projects, DM Composition Dissertations, DM Piano Essays, MME and MM Composition theses). Doctoral documents distributed to the research committee for formal review before the public presentation (e.g., defense) will still be in print form.

The Music Graduate Office will be examining documents closely for compliance with JSOM style guidelines. Use the Style Guidelines page (link below) to ensure you are following all style guidelines. There is a checklist that students may use to ensure compliance before submitting the document for formal research committee review on that page. The final version of a document that is submitted through the Music Graduate Office (i.e., all but PhD dissertations, which are submitted through the University Graduate School) will be checked for compliance with these guidelines and returned for correction if problems are found. Depending on the timing, this could delay a student's graduation by a term.

For your reference, links to JSOM style guidelines and submission guidelines are provided here:

Style Guidelines
http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/styleGuidelines.shtml

Final Copy Submission Guidelines
DM: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml

PhD/DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

MME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml

MM Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/compositionThesis.shtml

Please contact the Music Graduate Office with any questions.

Remember that submitting the final copy is the last step of the submission process. To find out about the entire procedure from start to finish for your final project, dissertation, or piano essay, read the information here:

DM (all majors except Piano and Composition): http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProject.shtml

DM in Piano: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/pianoEssay.shtml

DM in Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/compositionDissertation.shtml

PhD and DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

MME and MM Composition students submit their thesis to their department for approval.

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[9] Funding Opportunities through the University Graduate School

Numerous internal and external funding opportunities for graduate students are listed on this page at the University Graduate School web site: http://www.indiana.edu/~grdschl/fees-and-funding.php

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March 21, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration

[2] Course announcements

[3] Electronic submission of Doctoral Final Project, Piano Essay, MME, and MM Composition Thesis final copies

[4] Master’s degree ensemble policy

[5] Alumni Association event for graduating students

[6] Summer 2013 Ad Hoc Recital Lottery

[7] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[8] Summer Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

[9] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[10] Student Legal Services

Sara Erbes is on maternity leave for the majority of the spring semester. During her leave:

* For matters you would normally write to Sara about: write to musgrad@indiana.edu or stop by or call the office

* International students: if you are submitting a form on iStart that requires your advisor name and email address, list Sara Erbes as your advisor, but use the email address swinks@indiana.edu.

* For general advising and other questions: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011).

* To schedule an advising appointment: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011). Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies, will be happy to meet with you.

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[1] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration

We will send out an email announcement when the corrected Schedule for fall is posted and when it’s time to submit your program planning sheets for registration (which will probably be late next week). We are not accepting program planning sheets for fall at this time. Registration for fall will begin on April 1.

The Schedule of Classes for fall that is currently posted on the Registrar’s Office web site is NOT CORRECT and should not be used for planning.

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[2] Course announcements

The Music Graduate Office invited faculty to submit short course announcements for this email for you to use as you decide what to register for in the summer session and fall 2013. Not all of these courses will count for every degree or program.

SUMMER 2013

Subject catalog number: MUS-X 070

Class title: University Choral Ensembles (Summer Festival Choir)

Class number: 14802

Class meeting time: Daily from 1:40 to 3:00

Instructor name: Prof. Dominick DiOrio

The Choral Department is pleased to announce auditions for the 32-voice Summer Festival Choir, conducted by faculty member Dominick DiOrio. The ensemble will meet during the eight-week summer session (June 3rd-July 26th) and is open to all Jacobs School students by audition. The Choir will meet daily from 1:40-3:00pm. A tentative schedule is posted outside room MA052.

The Choir will perform Purcell “Dido and Aeneas” and Mozart “Great” C minor Mass. Soloists for both of these works will be chosen from the choir.

Two-Credit Summer Scholarships are available for participants who are accepted into the choir who are not already receiving an AI/GA with summer fee remission. The scholarship may be used toward further summer coursework.

To take part in the choir:

1. Sign-up for a required audition. Auditions will be held Tuesday, March 19th to Friday, March 22nd. Email Prof. DiOrio (ddiorio@indiana.edu) to sign up for an audition.

2. If you would like to be considered for a scholarship and have not already submitted an application, see the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid to request an application.

The audition will consist of a prepared solo of your choice, range test, ear test, sightreading excerpt, and a conversation about your summer plans. Accepted singers will be notified by Saturday, March 23rd.

Questions about the summer choir should be directed to Prof. Dominick DiOrio at ddiorio@indiana.edu.

ADDITIONAL SUMMER COURSES OFFERED BY THE CHORAL DEPARTMENT

(All during eight-week term: June 3rd – July 26th)

MUS-G 371 Choral Conducting I Daily 3:10-4:10 DiOrio

MUS-G 372 Choral Conducting II Daily 3:10-4:10 DiOrio

MUS-G 560 Grad. Choral Conducting Daily 3:10-4:10 DiOrio

MUS-F 461 Score Reading I MWF 11:30-12:30 DiOrio

MUS-F 531 Score Read/Aural Skills I MWF 11:30-12:30 DiOrio

MUS-F 533 Adv. Score Read/A. Skills I MWF 11:30-12:30 DiOrio

Instructor permission is required for some courses. Please contact ddiorio@indiana.edu if you would like permission to register for one of these courses.

FALL 2013

Subject catalog number: MUS-T 561

Class title: Music Theory: Variable Topics (20th/21st-Century Dramatic Musical Works)

Class number: 8826

Class meeting time: 9:30-10:45 a.m., Tuesday, Thursday

Instructor name: Prof. Marianne Kielian-Gilbert

Questions of music, drama and theatrical/dramatic performance (acting, staging, character, desire and dramatic convention) motivate this repertoire-based interdisciplinary course in music analysis. We will focus on 20th/21st century dramatic musical works (in music multimedia opera cinema) linking music experience, interpretation (critical theory, dramatic theory), and analysis. Drawing on critical approaches of writers on drama, narrative, and textuality in music, we will examine how listener-perceivers respond to the effects of dramatic performance and how theatrical, operatic, or cinematic characters become performative of and in their material, socialcultural and media settings.

Organized around particular topics, musical works, or analyses (rather than by chronology or survey), the course will also highlight case studies of music of the 20th/21st century that figure female iconic and/or mythic characters by such composers such as Ran, Britten, Stravinsky, Monk, Golijov, Daugherty, and Ortiz.

Prerequisites: MUS-T508, MUS-M542 or equivalent, or permission of the instructor.

Coursework: readings; reaction papers or music analyses on issues arising in the readings; midterm, course research paper, and presentation.

Catalog number: MUS-T658

Class title: Seminar in Music Theory: Schoenberg, Webern, and Babbitt

Class number: 5718

Class meeting time: MW 1:00-2:15 p.m.

Instructor: Professor Andrew Mead

The seminar will trace some of the implications of Arnold Schoenberg’s “Method of Composing with Twelve Tones Which are Related Only with One Another” through the analysis of music by Schoenberg, his student Anton Webern, and American composer Milton Babbitt. We will review some aspects of twelve-tone theory, but concentrate primarily on analyzing the music to understand how to interpret it both as listeners and performers.

Prerequisites: Some background in pc set theory and twelve-tone theory will be useful, but since I will be introducing my own idiosyncratic approach to these topics, such background will not be entirely necessary. More important is a curiosity about this repertoire, or at least an openness to music that does not work in a scalar framework.

Readings will be from a variety of sources, including but hardly limited to Babbitt, Dubiel, Lewin, Mead, Morris, Peles and Schoenberg. Students will be expected to make presentations as well as complete a major project. Projects may be analytical, theoretical, or an original composition employing techniques discussed in class.

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[3] Electronic submission of Doctoral Final Project, Piano Essay, MME, and MM Composition Thesis final copies

This message is for doctoral, MME, and MM Composition students who plan to graduate in May 2013.

Doctoral students in most areas are being encouraged to submit the final copy of their dissertation, doctoral final protect, or doctoral piano essay electronically, rather than submit multiple bound printed copies. Students will still have the option of submitting bound copies if they prefer, but we expect the savings in cost (potentially several hundred dollars) and time (potentially several weeks) will motivate most students to use electronic submission. MME and MM Composition students are also encouraged to submit their thesis final copy electronically.

Electronically submitted documents will be catalogued in IUCAT and available either through ProQuest (PhD and DME dissertations) or IU Scholarworks (DM Final Projects, DM Composition Dissertations, DM Piano Essays, MME and MM Composition theses). Doctoral documents distributed to the research committee for formal review before the public presentation (e.g., defense) will still be in print form.

The Music Graduate Office will be examining documents closely for compliance with JSOM style guidelines. Use the Style Guidelines page (link below) to ensure you are following all style guidelines. There is a checklist that students may use to ensure compliance before submitting the document for formal research committee review on that page. The final version of a document that is submitted through the Music Graduate Office (i.e., all but PhD dissertations, which are submitted through the University Graduate School) will be checked for compliance with these guidelines and returned for correction if problems are found. Depending on the timing, this could delay a student's graduation by a term.

For your reference, links to JSOM style guidelines and submission guidelines are provided here:

Style Guidelines
http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/styleGuidelines.shtml

Final Copy Submission Guidelines
DM: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml

PhD/DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

MME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml

MM Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/compositionThesis.shtml

Please contact the Music Graduate Office with any questions.

Remember that submitting the final copy is the last step of the submission process. To find out about the entire procedure from start to finish for your final project, dissertation, or piano essay, read the information here:

DM (all majors except Piano and Composition): http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProject.shtml

DM in Piano: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/pianoEssay.shtml

DM in Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/compositionDissertation.shtml

PhD and DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

MME and MM Composition students submit their thesis to their department for approval.

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[4] Master’s degree ensemble policy

Master’s students,

The School of Music Council approved a change in policy governing the ensemble requirement for certain master's programs in 2012. These changes went into effect beginning fall 2012. (Requirements for diploma and doctoral students are unchanged.) As with all curriculum changes, by default this change applies only to students who enter under the fall 2012 bulletin (or later); master’s students who began their degrees prior to fall 2012 can change to the new requirements using a process described at the end of this message.

Under the policy, students whose majors are in the following departments are required to enroll in two credits of a major ensemble every semester until four fall-spring enrollments are reached or the student graduates. That is, students in these programs who take more than four fall/spring semesters to complete their master's degree will not be required enroll in ensemble beyond the fourth semester.

Composition (including Computer Music Composition)

Guitar

Jazz Studies

Music Education

Music Theory

Musicology

Percussion

Piano

Voice

The ensemble requirement for degrees in the following departments are unchanged. Students whose majors are in these departments will enroll in two credits of a major ensemble every semester until graduation.

Brass

Choral conducting

Early Music

Harp

Orchestral conducting

Organ (including Organ and Sacred Music)

Strings

Wind Conducting

Woodwinds

Whenever a change in degree requirements is made, by default it applies only to students who begin their degree after the change goes into effect. Students who started their degree prior to the change in requirements may, however, petition to change to the new requirements from the requirements they entered under. If you do not ask to change to the new requirements and you started your degree prior to fall 2012, you will be required to enroll in a major ensemble every semester until graduation (even if you stay beyond four semesters). However, if your major is in one of the departments that have elected the new ensemble option and you anticipate taking more than four fall/spring semesters to complete your degree, you may petition to change to the new bulletin requirements. Please note that if you change to the requirements posted in the 2012 Bulletin, you will be bound by ALL changes in requirement. As of this writing, there have been no other changes to these programs, but it is possible that a small number of changes could be made before the end of the semester.

If you would like to change to the new requirements, please send a petition via email to Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies (musicdgs@indiana.edu), that says simply, "My name is ______, master’s student in ______. I would like to change to the 2012 bulletin requirements."

If your major is in a department that has elected to keep the current ensemble requirement, you do not need to take any action. You will still be required to register in ensemble every semester even if you stay in the master’s program for more than four semesters.

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[5] Alumni Association event for graduating students

Relocating to a new city

You’ll soon be making the jump from B-town to the big city. But where are you going to live? In this “City, Not a Town” session, hear from four real-estate experts—representing New York City, Chicago, Washington D.C., and Indianapolis—and get the tools you need to land a perfect place of your own. Part of the IU Alumni Association’s Life After IU series, the event happens Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m., at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Free food. Register online: alumni.indiana.edu/lifeafteriu.

Emili Sperling, BA '08

Alumni Programs Officer

Student and Recent Graduate Enrichment

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[6] Summer 2013 Ad Hoc Recital Lottery

Summer Ad Hoc Recital Dates

June 16, June 23, June 30, and July 7

(All recitals are Sunday at 1:00 pm in Recital Hall.)

Procedures:

1. Pick up a preliminary request form from SY 246. Fill it out completely!! If you have questions regarding this application, please e-mail Mr. Wieligman at twieligm@indiana.edu or Josh Bowman at jobowman@indiana.edu.

2. Return the form to SY 246 before 12:00 noon on Wednesday, April 3rd. No late forms will be accepted!

3. Check the bulletin board in Clouse’s lounge. The winners will be announced by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5th. Winners will be given appointments for Wednesday morning, April 10th, when recital dates will be assigned.

Applications and rules can also be found on the PED website: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=3718.

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[7] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There is one public presentation scheduled for next week.

Friday, March 29, 4:00 p.m. in M267: Khin Yee Lo (DME student in Music Education) will present a defense of her final project topic “An Intercultural Study of Selected Aspects of String Educators’ Beliefs and Practices in the United States and the United Kingdom.”

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[8] Summer Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

You can now use the Schedule of Classes for summer 2013. You can submit your program planning sheet for authorization to register for the summer.

Please remember that you will need to submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for summer registration now.

The registration system will be open for summer registration starting on <<>>.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4135fac/index.php is a direct link to the summer Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes run June 3-July 26.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please read the following web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml.

To view your Academic Advisement Report, log on the OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page. Next, click on the Go to Student Center link. From that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is an incredibly useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

All currently registered students will see two “Advising” holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don’t worry if you see them.

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[9] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms (reminder)

Remember that you need approval for the courses you will use in either a master’s outside area or a doctoral minor, and if you take a class without approval you run the risk that you’ve chosen a class that will not count. If you did choose a class that isn’t eligible for that requirement, then you’re taking an extra class that won’t count for your degree requirements.

It is very important that you submit the approval form BEFORE you take a class for either requirement.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/OA.shtml has details about the master’s degree Outside Area requirement and a link to the approval form.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/docMinors.shtml has details about the doctoral minor field requirements and a link to the approval form. For doctoral students, there is an additional requirement that students are not eligible to register for their fifth semester until all doctoral minors (or guided electives) are formally approved.

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[10] Student Legal Services

"IU Student Legal Services is here to help. We’ve been solving the legal dilemmas of IU students for nearly 40 years. Our goal is simple: to keep you focused and keep you in school in the event legal trouble threatens to interfere. We’ll talk some sense, talk you down, and, in many cases talk for you in court. If you are a registered IU-Bloomington student and pay your activity fee, you are entitled to our services."

https://www.indiana.edu/~sls/

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March 6, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Summer Schedule of Classes and registration

[2] Summer Festival Choir

[3] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms

[4] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[5] Performance Proficiency requirement (reminder)

[6] Doctoral Written Qualifying Exams in Summer 2013 (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[7] Graduate and Professional Student Organization

The Music Graduate Office will be closed during the week of March 11 for Spring Break. We will reopen on Monday, March 18.

Sara Erbes is on maternity leave for the majority of the spring semester. During her leave:

* For matters you would normally write to Sara about: write to musgrad@indiana.edu or stop by or call the office

* International students: if you are submitting a form on iStart that requires your advisor name and email address, list Sara Erbes as your advisor, but use the email address swinks@indiana.edu.

* For general advising and other questions: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011).

* To schedule an advising appointment: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011). Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies, will be happy to meet with you.

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[1] Summer Schedule of Classes and registration

You can now use the Schedule of Classes for summer 2013. You can submit your program planning sheet for authorization to register for the summer.

Please remember that you will need to submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for summer registration now.

The registration system will be open for summer registration starting on March 20.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4135fac/index.php is a direct link to the summer Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes run June 3-July 26.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please read the following web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml.

To view your Academic Advisement Report, log on the OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page. Next, click on the Go to Student Center link. From that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is an incredibly useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters.

If you have any questions about degree requirements or would like to schedule an advising appointment, please call 812-855-1738, email musgrad@indiana.edu, or stop by the Music Graduate Office to speak to a staff member.

We will send out another email announcement when the Schedule for fall is posted and when it’s time to submit your program planning sheets for registration (that will be in late March). We are not accepting program planning sheets for fall at this time. Registration for fall will begin in April.

All currently registered students will see two “Advising” holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don’t worry if you see them.

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[2] Summer Festival Choir

The Choral Department is pleased to announce auditions for the 32-voice Summer Festival Choir, conducted by faculty member Dominick DiOrio. The ensemble will meet during the eight-week summer session (June 3rd-July 26th) and is open to all Jacobs School students by audition. The Choir will meet daily from 1:40-3:00pm. A tentative schedule is posted outside room MA052.

The Choir will perform Purcell “Dido and Aeneas” and Mozart “Great” C minor Mass. Soloists for both of these works will be chosen from the choir.

Two-Credit Summer Scholarships are available for participants who are accepted into the choir who are not already receiving an AI/GA with summer fee remission. The scholarship may be used toward further summer coursework.

To take part in the choir:

1. Sign-up for a required audition. Auditions will be held Tuesday, March 19th to Friday, March 22nd. Sign-up forms are located outside room MA052.

2. If you would like to be considered for a scholarship, fill out the Summer Festival Scholarship Application by March 6th. See the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid to request an application.

The audition will consist of a prepared solo of your choice, range test, ear test, sightreading excerpt, and a conversation about your summer plans. Accepted singers will be notified by Saturday, March 23rd.

Questions about the summer choir should be directed to Prof. Dominick DiOrio at ddiorio@indiana.edu.

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[3] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms

Remember that you need approval for the courses you will use in either a master’s outside area or a doctoral minor, and if you take a class without approval you run the risk that you’ve chosen a class that will not count. If you did choose a class that isn’t eligible for that requirement, then you’re taking an extra class that won’t count for your degree requirements. It is very important that you submit the approval form BEFORE you take a class for either requirement.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/OA.shtml has details about the master’s degree Outside Area requirement and a link to the approval form.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/docMinors.shtml has details about the doctoral minor field requirements and a link to the approval form. For doctoral students, there is an additional requirement that students are not eligible to register for their fifth semester until all doctoral minors (or guided electives) are formally approved.

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[4] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. We will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There is one public presentation scheduled for the week of March 18:

Thursday, March 21, 4:15 pm in M267: Kenneth Pereira (DM student in Voice) will present a defense of his final project topic, “Prelude to Opera Workshop: A Stage Movement Curriculum for Universities Offering a Bachelor of Music Degree in Voice.”

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[5] Performance Proficiency requirement (reminder)

All candidates for music graduate degrees in areas other than music performance (composition, conducting, music education, music theory, and musicology) are required to demonstrate a minimum level of music performance ability. Doctoral students must meet the requirement by the end of their fifth semester of enrollment (at the latest). Master’s students need to meet the requirement before graduation.

This is a reminder of the policies relating to the performance proficiency. Please note in particular the time limit associated with option 1.

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Music Performance Proficiency

All candidates for music graduate degrees in areas other than music performance (composition, conducting, music education, music theory, and musicology) are required to demonstrate a minimum level of music performance ability equivalent to the end of the second year for elective undergraduate students in that area. Students should consult the appropriate performance department chair for detailed information on the required level.

Proficiency may be demonstrated in any of three ways:

1. in person before a faculty auditioning committee, one voting member of which shall at the student's request be a faculty member in the student’s major area;

2. by completion of performance study as a graduate outside area or minor; or

3. by two semesters of performance study as a graduate elective. The grade in each semester of performance study must be B or higher.

Option no. 1 (auditioning before a faculty committee) may be used only during the first two semesters of enrollment.

The performance area must ordinarily be one in which instruction is offered at the 700 (elective) level in the Jacobs School of Music. With the support of the departmental chair of their major area, students may petition the director of graduate studies to be allowed to demonstrate this proficiency in another performance area. If the petition is approved, the director of graduate studies will appoint an examination committee of three members of the Jacobs School of Music faculty qualified to judge the student’s performance, including at least one member of a performance department and one member of the student’s major area.

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Notes for ALL students:

• The music graduate office has gathered information from the various departments on what students will be expected to do for the proficiency audition in each area and what procedure to follow to schedule an audition on this web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/perfProfProc.shtml.

• Students who have not met this requirement are eligible to reserve a practice room until this requirement has been met. Here is the link to the Practice Time Scheduling Office: http://www.music.indiana.edu/departments/offices/business-affairs/practice-time.shtml

• Students who do not own their own instrument may borrow an instrument from the JSOM Instrument Rental Office: http://www.music.indiana.edu/departments/offices/instrumental-rental/index.shtml.

Notes for students who started their degree before fall 2011:

• The required performance level under this new policy is lower than before. Previously the standard was "fourth-year concentration-level." The new standard goes into effect for all students immediately, even though you entered under a bulletin with the higher standard.

• The first bullet-point indicates that students wanting to meet the requirement by audition may do so only in their first two semesters of study. Returning students who had not completed this requirement were able to do so by audition during the 2011-12 academic year (since the policy changed after they started their degree). However, if you did not meet the requirement by the end of the spring 2012 semester you will need to use the second or third option.

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[6] Doctoral Written Qualifying Exams in Summer 2013 (reminder)

Doctoral Students,

If you are planning to take a written qualifying exam during the JSoM summer session 2013, you need to sign up in the Music Graduate Office by Friday, March 8, 2013. You can do this through email (musdoc@indiana.edu) or by stopping by the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The information we will need is your full name and which exam (or exams) you plan to take in the summer.

At the moment we are not asking you to reserve a specific date for this summer; we just need to know if you are planning to take a written exam in the summer so that we have time to request the exam questions from your Advisory Committee representatives before the majority of the faculty leaves for the summer. However, if you would like to reserve a specific date (and you are eligible to schedule a date), you will be able to do so as soon as the summer written exam calendar is posted on March 18. Please note that the deadline to sign up for the Music Theory minor field written qualifying exam is April 26, 2013.

Please note that written qualifying exams will only be offered during the JSoM summer session (on specific dates during the months of June and July).

If you want to take an exam in the summer but are not yet fully qualified to schedule a date (for example, you want to take your major field exam in the summer but your topic proposal is not yet approved), then you can tell us before March 8 that you want to take that summer exam, then reserve a specific date once you are eligible to schedule.

Don't forget that you need to submit the "Request to take Doctoral Written Qualifying Exams” form before you can request to take any qualifying examination. You can submit the form in the Music Graduate Office or online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml#Step1b.

See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml for information about the qualifying exam process.

Please contact the Music Graduate Office if you have any questions about scheduling summer written exams (Merrill Hall 011, musdoc@indiana.edu, 855-1739).

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[7] Graduate and Professional Student Organization

"The IUB GPSO (Graduate and Professional Student Organization) serves over 8000 graduate and professional students at IU-Bloomington by providing academic support, community, advocacy, and graduate resources. Being a graduate or professional student can be difficult. The GPSO strives, through the various programs and services, to provide opportunities for graduate and professional students to manage their professional lives effectively and efficiently during their time in Bloomington. The GPSO organizes and sponsors several social, academic and professional events and works to foster a closer community between IU’s graduate and professional students. We also strive to create and maintain productive communication channels with other major constituents of the university. The GPSO promotes the interests of the graduate community through the Bloomington Faculty Council and on several campus committees. The GPSO also organizes and funds several initiatives to improve the campus and Bloomington community, such as the Recycling Project. Recognizing the need for sharing information and resources in the graduate student community, the GPSO builds resources that assist graduate and professional students with living and working at IU."

http://www.indiana.edu/%7egpso/

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February 27, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Performance Proficiency requirement

Reminder

[2] Auto-W Deadline (reminder)

[3] Doctoral Written Qualifying Exams in Summer 2013 (reminder)

[4] The Office of the Registrar has moved (reminder)

[5] Upcoming Project Jumpstart events (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[6] Counseling and Psychological Services

Sara Erbes is on maternity leave for the majority of the spring semester. During her leave:

* For matters you would normally write to Sara about: write to musgrad@indiana.edu or stop by or call the office.

* International students: if you are submitting a form on iStart that requires your advisor name and email address, list Sara Erbes as your advisor, but use the email address swinks@indiana.edu.

* For general advising and other questions: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011).

* To schedule an advising appointment: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011). Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies, will be happy to meet with you.

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[1] Performance Proficiency requirement

All candidates for music graduate degrees in areas other than music performance (composition, conducting, music education, music theory, and musicology) are required to demonstrate a minimum level of music performance ability. Doctoral students must meet the requirement by the end of their fifth semester of enrollment (at the latest). Master’s students need to meet the requirement before graduation.

This is a reminder of the policies relating to the performance proficiency. Please note in particular the time limit associated with option 1.

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Music Performance Proficiency

All candidates for music graduate degrees in areas other than music performance (composition, conducting, music education, music theory, and musicology) are required to demonstrate a minimum level of music performance ability equivalent to the end of the second year for elective undergraduate students in that area. Students should consult the appropriate performance department chair for detailed information on the required level.

Proficiency may be demonstrated in any of three ways:

1. in person before a faculty auditioning committee, one voting member of which shall at the student's request be a faculty member in the student’s major area;

2. by completion of performance study as a graduate outside area or minor; or

3. by two semesters of performance study as a graduate elective. The grade in each semester of performance study must be B or higher.

Option no. 1 (auditioning before a faculty committee) may be used only during the first two semesters of enrollment.

The performance area must ordinarily be one in which instruction is offered at the 700 (elective) level in the Jacobs School of Music. With the support of the departmental chair of their major area, students may petition the director of graduate studies to be allowed to demonstrate this proficiency in another performance area. If the petition is approved, the director of graduate studies will appoint an examination committee of three members of the Jacobs School of Music faculty qualified to judge the student’s performance, including at least one member of a performance department and one member of the student’s major area.

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Notes for ALL students:

• The music graduate office has gathered information from the various departments on what students will be expected to do for the proficiency audition in each area and what procedure to follow to schedule an audition on this web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/perfProfProc.shtml.

• Students who have not met this requirement are eligible to reserve a practice room until this requirement has been met. Here is the link to the Practice Time Scheduling Office: http://www.music.indiana.edu/departments/offices/business-affairs/practice-time.shtml

• Students who do not own their own instrument may borrow an instrument from the JSOM Instrument Rental Office: http://www.music.indiana.edu/departments/offices/instrumental-rental/index.shtml.

Notes for students who started their degree before fall 2011:

• The required performance level under this new policy is lower than before. Previously the standard was "fourth-year concentration-level." The new standard goes into effect for all students immediately, even though you entered under a bulletin with the higher standard.

• The first bullet-point indicates that students wanting to meet the requirement by audition may do so only in their first two semesters of study. Returning students who had not completed this requirement were able to do so by audition during the 2011-12 academic year (since the policy changed after they started their degree). However, if you did not meet the requirement by the end of the spring 2012 semester you will need to use the second or third option.

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[2] Auto-W Deadline (reminder)

The Auto-W Deadline for spring semester 2013 is Wednesday, March 6.

The Auto-W deadline is the dividing line between when you may drop a course and be guaranteed a grade of "W" (any time before Wednesday, March 6) and when you may potentially get a grade of "F" for a dropped course, if you are approved to drop a course at all (after March 6).

Before the Auto-W deadline, you can drop a class by using the eDrop procedure on OneStart (http://registrar.indiana.edu/~registra/dropadd.shtml#edrop).

After the Auto-W deadline, you need the approval of the instructor of the course, the chair of the department that offers the course, and the Music Graduate office in order to drop a class. You do not have the option of using eDrop after the Auto-W deadline, you will need a late add/drop form from the Music Graduate Office.

The main differences (other than the procedure) in dropping a course after the Auto-W deadline are that the instructor has the option of giving you a grade of "F" for the course if that is the grade you are earning when you request to drop it, and that you need to petition to the Music Graduate Office for permission to drop a course after the Auto-W deadline. Please note that it is extremely rare to get permission to drop a class after the Auto-W deadline.

Please remember that even when you drop a class you are still responsible for maintaining a full-time course load - at least 8 credits for master’s and doctoral students (unless part-time enrollment was previously approved) and at least 9 credits for all diploma and visiting students.

Also, please remember that at this point in the semester you will not get any refund of tuition for a dropped course.

If you want to add a course after the Auto-W deadline, you will need to pick up a late drop/add form in the Music Graduate Office and gather various signatures. The eAdd system (like the eDrop system) is not available after March 6.

Please make an appointment to speak with Prof. Isaacson if you have any questions or concerns. To make an appointment, call 855-1738.

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[3] Doctoral Written Qualifying Exams in Summer 2013 (reminder)

Doctoral Students,

If you are planning to take a written qualifying exam during the JSoM summer session 2013, you need to sign up in the Music Graduate Office by Friday, March 8, 2013. You can do this through email (musdoc@indiana.edu) or by stopping by the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The information we will need is your full name and which exam (or exams) you plan to take in the summer.

At the moment we are not asking you to reserve a specific date for this summer; we just need to know if you are planning to take a written exam in the summer so that we have time to request the exam questions from your Advisory Committee representatives before the majority of the faculty leaves for the summer. However, if you would like to reserve a specific date (and you are eligible to schedule a date), you will be able to do so as soon as the summer written exam calendar is posted on March 18. Please note that the deadline to sign up for the Music Theory minor field written qualifying exam is April 26, 2013.

Please note that written qualifying exams will only be offered during the JSoM summer session (on specific dates during the months of June and July).

If you want to take an exam in the summer but are not yet fully qualified to schedule a date (for example, you want to take your major field exam in the summer but your topic proposal is not yet approved), then you can tell us before March 8 that you want to take that summer exam, then reserve a specific date once you are eligible to schedule.

Don't forget that you need to submit the "Request to take Doctoral Written Qualifying Exams” form before you can request to take any qualifying examination. You can submit the form in the Music Graduate Office or online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml#Step1b.

See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml for information about the qualifying exam process.

Please contact the Music Graduate Office if you have any questions about scheduling summer written exams (Merrill Hall 011, musdoc@indiana.edu, 855-1738).

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[4] The Office of the Registrar has moved (reminder)

The new Student Services Center for the Office of the Registrar is located at 408 N. Union Street.

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[5] Upcoming Project Jumpstart events (reminder)

Becoming Bulletproof: Overcoming Performance Anxiety
Dr. Noa Kageyama, Arts Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Wednesday, March 6 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Sweeney Hall

The purpose of this workshop is to teach musicians how to overcome stage fright, performance anxiety, and other blocks to peak performance. The specific mental skills you develop will allow you to experience the satisfaction of performing up to your abilities – even when the lights are brightest. Wait, let me rephrase that. Especially when the lights are brightest. Dr. Noa Kageyama, an IU and Juilliard graduate, will present established principles, techniques, and psychological skills taken from the performance psychology research literature.

To RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5536578054

Creating the Bulletproof Musician
Dr. Noa Kageyama, Arts Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Thursday, March 7 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | M242

Dr. Noa Kageyama will discuss the creation of his entrepreneurial business, The Bulletproof Musician. From first idea to implementation, Dr. Kageyama will discuss the challenges and techniques that have turned his love of both performing and psychology into a successful business. If you have a business idea, this session is not to be missed! From establishing an audience on the internet to building a successful web business, Dr. Kageyama will detail how to get started. A light dinner will be provided.

To RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5536991290

Individual Advising with Dr. Noa Kageyama
Arts Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Wednesday, March 6 and Thursday, March 7

A limited number of one-on-one sessions with performance psychologist Dr. Noa Kageyama. If you are interested in reserving a 30 minute time slot, please e-mail jumpstar@indiana.edu.

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[6] Counseling and Psychological Services

"Everyone feels sad, anxious, angry, or overwhelmed sometimes. Generally, these feelings pass quickly. If you’ve been feeling bad for two weeks or more, it may help to talk to someone. Here are some other reasons to consider counseling:

• You are having difficulty handling your academic responsibilities

• You are having difficulty relating to others, including friends and family

• You are experiencing negative consequences from alcohol or drug use

• You are dealing with sexual assault

• You are concerned about eating disorders

• Your friends and family have commented that you do not seem like yourself"

For more information on the comprehensive services offered by CAPS, visit

http://healthcenter.indiana.edu/counseling/index.shtml

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February 21, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Auto-W Deadline

[2] Project Jumpstart events

[3] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[4] Doctoral Written Qualifying Exams in Summer 2013

[5] The Office of the Registrar is moving

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[6] Disability Services for Students

Sara Erbes is on maternity leave for the majority of the spring semester. During her leave:

* For matters you would normally write to Sara about: write to musgrad@indiana.edu or stop by or call the office

* International students: if you are submitting a form on iStart that requires your advisor name and email address, list Sara Erbes as your advisor, but use the email address swinks@indiana.edu.

* For general advising and other questions: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011).

* To schedule an advising appointment: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011). Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies, will be happy to meet with you.

_________________________________________________________________

[1] Auto-W Deadline

The Auto-W Deadline for spring semester 2013 is Wednesday, March 6.

The Auto-W deadline is the dividing line between when you may drop a course and be guaranteed a grade of "W" (any time before Wednesday, March 6) and when you may potentially get a grade of "F" for a dropped course, if you are approved to drop a course at all (after March 6).

Before the Auto-W deadline, you can drop a class by using the eDrop procedure on OneStart (http://registrar.indiana.edu/~registra/dropadd.shtml#edrop).

After the Auto-W deadline, you need the approval of the instructor of the course, the chair of the department that offers the course, and the Music Graduate office in order to drop a class. You do not have the option of using eDrop after the Auto-W deadline, you will need a late add/drop form from the Music Graduate Office.

The main differences (other than the procedure) in dropping a course after the Auto-W deadline are that the instructor has the option of giving you a grade of "F" for the course if that is the grade you are earning when you request to drop it, and that you need to petition to the Music Graduate Office for permission to drop a course after the Auto-W deadline. Please note that it is extremely rare to get permission to drop a class after the Auto-W deadline.

Please remember that even when you drop a class you are still responsible for maintaining a full-time course load - at least 8 credits for master’s and doctoral students (unless part-time enrollment was previously approved) and at least 9 credits for all diploma and visiting students. Also, please remember that at this point in the semester you will not get any refund of tuition for a dropped course.

If you want to add a course after the Auto-W deadline, you will need to pick up a late drop/add form in the Music Graduate Office and gather various signatures. The eAdd system (like the eDrop system) is not available after March 6.

Please make an appointment to speak with Prof. Isaacson if you have any questions or concerns. To make an appointment, call 855-1738.

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[2] Project Jumpstart events
IDEA Competition Information Session *Win $7,000*
Thursday, February 28 | 7:30 - 9:00 PM | M242

The Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will be hosting its annual IDEA competition. The IDEA Competition is a campus-wide competition to promote student entrepreneurship. All Indiana University students with original business plans are eligible. The venture must be in an early stage, and cannot yet be generating any sales. Competition features 3 rounds: a one minute pitch, a second round with a more detailed presentation, and a final presentation before a group of local entrepreneurs and IU faculty on March 29th at the Kelley School. This competition is not quantitatively focused, and does not expect detailed financial statements from the entrants. In fact, the JCEI fellows will be hosting several workshops throughout the semester to help students outside of the business school put together a thought-out plan. Fellows and business graduate students will be willing to mentor teams on a one-on-one basis. Last year's winner, IU JSOM student Stevan Jovic won $3,000 to invest into his idea, "Practice-Right." This year, there is $7,000 up for grabs. For more information, questions, or to sign-up, e-mail the JCEI Fellows at icfellow@indiana.edu.

For more information on Stevan Jovic's win, see: http://blogs.music.indiana.edu/guitar/2012/04/11/stevan-jovic-designs-practice-device-wins-first-prize-in-entrepreneural-contest-at-kelley-school/

Becoming Bulletproof: Overcoming Performance Anxiety
Dr. Noa Kageyama, Arts Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Wednesday, March 6 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Sweeney Hall

The purpose of this workshop is to teach musicians how to overcome stage fright, performance anxiety, and other blocks to peak performance. The specific mental skills you develop will allow you to experience the satisfaction of performing up to your abilities – even when the lights are brightest. Wait, let me rephrase that. Especially when the lights are brightest. Dr. Noa Kageyama, an IU and Juilliard graduate, will present established principles, techniques, and psychological skills taken from the performance psychology research literature.

To RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5536578054

Creating the Bulletproof Musician
Dr. Noa Kageyama, Arts Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Thursday, March 7 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | M242

Dr. Noa Kageyama will discuss the creation of his entrepreneurial business, The Bulletproof Musician. From first idea to implementation, Dr. Kageyama will discuss the challenges and techniques that have turned his love of both performing and psychology into a successful business. If you have a business idea, this session is not to be missed! From establishing an audience on the internet to building a successful web business, Dr. Kageyama will detail how to get started. A light dinner will be provided.

To RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5536991290

Individual Advising with Dr. Noa Kageyama
Arts Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Wednesday, March 6 and Thursday, March 7

A limited number of one-on-one sessions with performance psychologist Dr. Noa Kageyama. If you are interested in reserving a 30 minute time slot, please e-mail jumpstar@indiana.edu.

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[3] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There is one public presentation scheduled for next week.

Thursday, February 28, 4:15 pm in M267: Christopher Holmes (PhD student in Musicology) will present a defense of his final project topic “"History is Now:" T.S. Eliot's Idea of Tradition in the Music of Peter Maxwell Davies”

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[4] Doctoral Written Qualifying Exams in Summer 2013 (reminder)

Doctoral Students,

If you are planning to take a written qualifying exam during the JSoM summer session 2013, you need to sign up in the Music Graduate Office by Friday, March 8, 2013. You can do this through email (musdoc@indiana.edu) or by stopping by the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The information we will need is your full name and which exam (or exams) you plan to take in the summer.

At the moment we are not asking you to reserve a specific date for this summer; we just need to know if you are planning to take a written exam in the summer so that we have time to request the exam questions from your Advisory Committee representatives before the majority of the faculty leaves for the summer. However, if you would like to reserve a specific date (and you are eligible to schedule a date), you will be able to do so as soon as the summer written exam calendar is posted on March 18. Please note that the deadline to sign up for the Music Theory minor field written qualifying exam is April 26, 2013.Please note that written qualifying exams will only be offered during the JSoM summer session (on specific dates during the months of June and July).

If you want to take an exam in the summer but are not yet fully qualified to schedule a date (for example, you want to take your major field exam in the summer but your topic proposal is not yet approved), then you can tell us before March 8 that you want to take that summer exam, then reserve a specific date once you are eligible to schedule.

Don't forget that you need to submit the "Request to take Doctoral Written Qualifying Exams” form before you can request to take any qualifying examination. You can submit the form in the Music Graduate Office or online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml#Step1b.

See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml for information about the qualifying exam process.

Please contact the Music Graduate Office if you have any questions about scheduling summer written exams (Merrill Hall 011, musdoc@indiana.edu, 855-1738).

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[5] The Office of the Registrar is moving (reminder)

The Registrar’s Office is in the process of moving from Franklin Hall to 408 N. Union Street and the new “Student Services Center.” They should be moved by the end of next week. If you need to talk to anyone in the Registrar’s Office in person in the next two weeks, we recommend that you call ahead (812-855-0121) to see whether they have moved already. After next week, they should all be at 408 N. Union Street.

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[6] Disability Services for Students

"Disability Services for Students (DSS) provides a welcoming and supportive environment for students with disabilities at Indiana University Bloomington and ensures that they have equal access to all available opportunities. DSS coordinates the implementation of support services, empowers students to achieve their personal and academic goals, and promotes awareness by educating the university community. Our guiding principles include a firm belief that all students provide a valuable contribution to the diversity of IU, that all students must be treated with dignity and respect, and that all students have the right to self-determination and to be fully informed of their options."

http://studentaffairs.iub.edu/dss/

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February 13, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Doctoral Written Qualifying Exams in Summer 2013

[2] The Office of the Registrar is moving

[3] GPSO positions available

Reminders

[4] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[5] Funding Opportunities through the University Graduate School

Sara Erbes is on maternity leave for the majority of the spring semester. During her leave:

* For matters you would normally write to Sara about: write to musgrad@indiana.edu or stop by or call the office

* International students: if you are submitting a form on iStart that requires your advisor name and email address, list Sara Erbes as your advisor, but use the email address swinks@indiana.edu.

* For general advising and other questions: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011).

* To schedule an advising appointment: contact the office (musgrad@indiana.edu, 812-855-1738, MU011). Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies, will be happy to meet with you.

_________________________________________________________________

[1] Doctoral Written Qualifying Exams in Summer 2013

Doctoral Students,

If you are planning to take a written qualifying exam during the JSoM summer session 2013, you need to sign up in the Music Graduate Office by Friday, March 8, 2013. You can do this through email (musdoc@indiana.edu) or by stopping by the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The information we will need is your full name and which exam (or exams) you plan to take in the summer.

At the moment we are not asking you to reserve a specific date for this summer; we just need to know if you are planning to take a written exam in the summer so that we have time to request the exam questions from your Advisory Committee representatives before the majority of the faculty leaves for the summer. However, if you would like to reserve a specific date (and you are eligible to schedule a date), you will be able to do so as soon as the summer written exam calendar is posted on March 18. Please note that the deadline to sign up for the Music Theory minor field written qualifying exam is April 26, 2013.Please note that written qualifying exams will only be offered during the JSoM summer session (on specific dates during the months of June and July).

If you want to take an exam in the summer but are not yet fully qualified to schedule a date (for example, you want to take your major field exam in the summer but your topic proposal is not yet approved), then you can tell us before March 8 that you want to take that summer exam, then reserve a specific date once you are eligible to schedule.

Don't forget that you need to submit the "Request to take Doctoral Written Qualifying Exams” form before you can request to take any qualifying examination. You can submit the form in the Music Graduate Office or online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml#Step1b.

See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml for information about the qualifying exam process.

Please contact the Music Graduate Office if you have any questions about scheduling summer written exams (Merrill Hall 011, musdoc@indiana.edu, 855-1738).

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[2] The Office of the Registrar is moving

The Registrar’s Office is in the process of moving from Franklin Hall to 408 N. Union Street and the new “Student Services Center.” They should be moved by the end of next week. If you need to talk to anyone in the Registrar’s Office in person in the next two weeks, we recommend that you call ahead (812-855-0121) to see whether they have moved already. After next week, they should all be at 408 N. Union Street.

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[3] GPSO positions available

(If you are interested in the linked materials referenced here, please write to musgrad@indiana.edu to request these files.)

Nominations are open for most elected officer positions for 2013-2014 until midnight on February 17th. Nominees will be asked to accept their nomination and provide a position statement. All elected officers except the President will receive a $500 per semester stipend.

In addition, we are seeking to appoint a new Operations Coordinator for the 2013-2014 academic year. The President and Operations Coordinator receive a full time student academic appointment (20-hour per week, 50% FTE). Compensation includes full tuition remission for 12 credits per semester and 6 credit hours during summer session, excluding non-remittable fees; subsidized Student Academic Appointee Mandatory Health Insurance and a $12,500 stipend. Both positions also require compensated summer work. Applications for this position will be accepted until February 22nd.

Elections will be held at the March 8th Assembly. Please consult the linked materials for more details, and email gpso at Indiana dot edu with your questions and/or nominations.

Laura Holt, Communications Coordinator
Indiana University Graduate and Professional Student Organization
803 East 8th St.
Bloomington, IN 47408

812-855-8747

http://www.indiana.edu/~gpso

http://www.facebook.com/iugpso

http://twitter.com/iugpso

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[4] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms (reminder)

Remember that you need approval for the courses you will use in either a master’s outside area or a doctoral minor, and if you take a class without approval you run the risk that you’ve chosen a class that will not count. If you did choose a class that isn’t eligible for that requirement, then you’re taking an extra class that won’t count for your degree requirements.

It is very important that you submit the approval form BEFORE you take a class for either requirement.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/OA.shtml has details about the master’s degree Outside Area requirement and a link to the approval form.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/docMinors.shtml has details about the doctoral minor field requirements and a link to the approval form. In addition to the importance of having your minor approved before you take any minor field courses, doctoral students have the additional deadline that all minors (or guided electives) must be formally approved before students can register for their fifth semester of the doctoral program.

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[5] Funding Opportunities through the University Graduate School

Numerous internal and external funding opportunities for graduate students are listed on this page at the University Graduate School web site:

http://www.indiana.edu/~grdschl/fees-and-funding.php

February 6, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms

[2] Advising Holds for summer and fall registration

[3] Sara & Albert Reuben Scholarships to Support the Study of the Holocaust

Reminders

[4] Project Jumpstart: Website Workshop (reminder)

[5] Project Jumpstart: Bloomington Area Vendor Survey (reminder)

[6] Collins Living-Learning Center Course Proposal application information (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[7] Student Academic Appointment Vacancies

Please note that I will be out of the office starting at some point in early February for maternity leave. During that time, please email musgrad@indiana.edu if you have any questions that you would normally write to me. If you are an international student submitting a form on iStart that requests that you include you advisor name, go ahead and put my name, but use swinks@indiana.edu as the email address.

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

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[1] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms

Remember that you need approval for the courses you will use in either a master’s outside area or a doctoral minor, and if you take a class without approval you run the risk that you’ve chosen a class that will not count. If you did choose a class that isn’t eligible for that requirement, then you’re taking an extra class that won’t count for your degree requirements.

It is very important that you submit the approval form BEFORE you take a class for either requirement.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/OA.shtml has details about the master’s degree Outside Area requirement and a link to the approval form.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/docMinors.shtml has details about the doctoral minor field requirements and a link to the approval form. In addition to the importance of having your minor approved before you take any minor field courses, doctoral students have the additional deadline that all minors (or guided electives) must be formally approved before students can register for their fifth semester of the doctoral program.

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[2] Advising Holds for summer and fall registration

All currently registered students will see two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

Registration for summer 2013 will begin in late March, and registration for fall 2013 will begin in early April. We will send more information about registration for both sessions as we get closer to those dates.

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[3] Sara & Albert Reuben Scholarships to Support the Study of the Holocaust

Two Scholarships: One up to $3,000 & one up to $10,000.

During the academic year 2013-2014, the Sara and Albert Reuben scholarships may support funding to attend Holocaust-related conferences, to do research in archives and libraries, to subsidize a Holocaust-related internship, to engage in research and to support honors theses, master’s theses, or a dissertation, and other academic initiatives related to the Holocaust. The monies can only be awarded in the fall and/or spring when the recipient is a full-time student.

REQUIREMENTS: The scholarships are open to all Indiana University Bloomington undergraduate and graduate students from any department or college on campus. Students must be enrolled at Indiana University Bloomington during the Spring 2013 semester (the semester of application) and continue as enrolled students during the Fall 2013 and/or 2013-2014 year.

Important Note: Current undergraduate Jewish Studies majors, certificate and Hebrew minor students go to “Scholarships & Internships for Continuing Jewish Studies Students" for instructions and forms to apply. All other undergraduate students (deadline March 1st) see "Sara & Albert Reuben Scholarships to Support Study of the Holocaust". Graduate students continue below for application information.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS (deadline March 8, 2013): Please submit a proposal, budget, and letter of reference to Professor Shaul Magid, Associate Director via e-mail: smagid@indiana.edu or to Professor Magid at: Borns Jewish Studies Program, Indiana University, Goodbody Hall 326, 1011 E. 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-7005; Phone (812) 855-0453; FAX (812) 855-4314.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF SCHOLARSHIPS: Recipients will be notified in early April, 2013 and will be recognized at the annual Jewish Studies Program Student-Faculty Dinner on Sunday, April 14, 2013.

These scholarships are a gift from Candice and Larry Reuben in memory of parents Sara and Albert Reuben who were committed to the advancement of learning and research about this crucial dimension of modern history.

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[4] Project Jumpstart: Website Workshop (reminder)

Monday, Feb. 11 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | M373 (Inside the Music Library)

Tuesday, Feb. 12 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | M373 (Inside the Music Library)

Want to make your own personal or professional website, but not sure where to begin? Join us on Monday, Feb. 11 or Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 7:00-9:00 PM in M373 (inside the Music Library). We’ll compare and contrast Weebly and Wordpress, two popular, simple, and inexpensive tools for website creation. We’ll walk you through the steps to establishing your own website. Check this important publicity to-do off your list!

This workshop will be offered in two identical sessions, so you’ll only need to sign up once. Due to limited computer workstations, each workshop will be limited to the first 35 participants to RSVP.

Participants will find it most helpful to bring digital forms of their publicity materials (headshots, bios, resumes, CVs, recordings, etc...) to the workshop via box.iu.edu, Dropbox, or a flash drive. If you are interested in preparing these materials beforehand, visit the Music Career Handouts link on the Resource page of the Project Jumpstart website:music.indiana.edu/jumpstart

To RSVP for Monday, Feb. 11: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5311226020

To RSVP for Tuesday, Feb. 12: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5311366440

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[5] Project Jumpstart: Bloomington Area Vendor Survey (reminder)

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ProjectJumpstartVendors

Project Jumpstart is creating a collaborative resource reviewing vendors and recital locations in the Bloomington, IN area. The resource will be available as a downloadable PDF, and will include contact information and unbiased reviews of photographers, videographers, sound engineers, web designers, and recital/gig locations.

We are interested in your experiences! If you have recently rented an off-campus recital space or hired someone to photograph, video, record, or build a website, please give us your opinions. Those who complete the following survey will be entered into a drawing to win their choice of the following prizes:

• Gray Quarter-Zip Jacobs School of Music Sweatshirt

• Crimson Jacobs School of Music Travel Coffee Mug and Cream and Black Jacobs School of Music Tote

• Set of four white ceramic Jacobs School of Music Coffee Mugs and choice of one music entrepreneurship book

The survey is available at the following link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ProjectJumpstartVendors

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[6] Collins Living-Learning Center Course Proposal application information (reminder)

Is there a course you've always wanted to teach, but never had the opportunity?

Have you designed a multidisciplinary course that doesn't quite fit into your department's curriculum?

Collins Living-Learning Center invites faculty members and advanced graduate students with teaching experience to submit course proposals each semester for the following year.

Collins courses carry university credit and are open to all IU undergraduates.

PROPOSAL DEADLINE FOR CLASSES TO BE TAUGHT IN Spring 2014: FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 5:00 pm

The 3 credit Collins seminars are limited to a maximum of 20 students (15 in the case of fine arts classes) and meet at the Collins Living-Learning Center, which is fully-equipped for multi-media teaching.

Graduate student instructors receive $6829 for a 3-credit course.

In addition, they are given $400 to spend on materials or activities, meal points for dining with students and a parking pass.

Collins is also accepting applications from faculty to teach overload courses (with appropriate compensation).

We will hold an open house where prospective instructors can meet Collins’ BOEP members (Board of Educational Programming) in Edmondson Hall Formal Lounge on Friday, February 22, from 5 to 7 pm (snacks included).

GO TO www.indiana.edu/~llc/instructors/ for details.

Questions? E-­‐mail Carl Ipsen: cipsen@indiana.edu

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[7] Student Academic Appointment Vacancies

Some AI and GA positions elsewhere on campus are open to Jacobs School of Music Students. Current listings are posted on a page at the GradGrants website:

http://www.indiana.edu/~gradgrnt/category/saa-vacancies/

January 31, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Project Jumpstart: Music Copyright and Licensing in the Digital Age

[2] Project Jumpstart: The Well-Advised Lunch Series with Host Tom Wieligman

[3] Project Jumpstart: Website Workshop

[4] Project Jumpstart: Bloomington Area Vendor Survey

[5] Collins Living-Learning Center Course Proposal application information

Reminders

[6] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in May or August 2013 (deadline coming up - reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[7] Graduate Emissaries Program

Please note that I will be out of the office starting at some point in early February for maternity leave. During that time, please email musgrad@indiana.edu if you have any questions that you would normally write to me. If you are an international student submitting a form on iStart that requests that you include you advisor name, go ahead and put my name, but use musgrad@indiana.edu as the email address.

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

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[1] Project Jumpstart: Music Copyright and Licensing in the Digital Age

Tuesday, February 5 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | MC036

Both performers and academics struggle to navigate copyright in the digital age. Whether you’re interested in copyrighting your own creative output or in using copyrighted material for performances, recordings, research, or teaching, IU JSoM’s resident copyright lawyer, Naz Pantaloni, will guide you through the process of legally performing, recording and distributing music. Come with questions! Jimmy Johns will be served. Your RSVP allows us to better anticipate the amount of food and materials to provide. RSVP at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5322624112

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[2] Project Jumpstart: The Well-Advised Lunch Series with Host Tom Wieligman

Wednesday, February 6 | 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM | Music Graduate Office Conference Room (MU011)

The Well-Advised Lunch Series invites a limited number of students to casually dine with an IU faculty member or guest. This latest offering of Project Jumpstart seeks to encourage community and entrepreneurship throughout the School of Music. Unlike Project Jumpstart workshops, there is no established agenda. Instead, students are free to network and discuss whatever topic they and their host deem necessary. A boxed lunch from Panera will be provided.

The first host of The Well-Advised Lunch will be Tom Wieligman. The series will begin on Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 11:45 - 1:00 PM in the Music Graduate Office Conference Room (MU011). Reservations are limited to the first 9 students. Once the first 9 slots are filled, students may select to be added to the alternate list. If a student who has RSVP’d becomes indisposed, students on the alternate list may be offered the vacant slot.

RSVP at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5321789616

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[3] Project Jumpstart: Website Workshop

Monday, Feb. 11 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | M373 (Inside the Music Library)

Tuesday, Feb. 12 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | M373 (Inside the Music Library)

Want to make your own personal or professional website, but not sure where to begin? Join us on Monday, Feb. 11 or Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 7:00-9:00 PM in M373 (inside the Music Library). We’ll compare and contrast Weebly and Wordpress, two popular, simple, and inexpensive tools for website creation. We’ll walk you through the steps to establishing your own website. Check this important publicity to-do off your list!

This workshop will be offered in two identical sessions, so you’ll only need to sign up once. Due to limited computer workstations, each workshop will be limited to the first 35 participants to RSVP.

Participants will find it most helpful to bring digital forms of their publicity materials (headshots, bios, resumes, CVs, recordings, etc...) to the workshop via box.iu.edu, Dropbox, or a flash drive. If you are interested in preparing these materials beforehand, visit the Music Career Handouts link on the Resource page of the Project Jumpstart website:music.indiana.edu/jumpstart

To RSVP for Monday, Feb. 11: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5311226020

To RSVP for Tuesday, Feb. 12: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5311366440

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[4] Project Jumpstart: Bloomington Area Vendor Survey

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ProjectJumpstartVendors

Project Jumpstart is creating a collaborative resource reviewing vendors and recital locations in the Bloomington, IN area. The resource will be available as a downloadable PDF, and will include contact information and unbiased reviews of photographers, videographers, sound engineers, web designers, and recital/gig locations.

We are interested in your experiences! If you have recently rented an off-campus recital space or hired someone to photograph, video, record, or build a website, please give us your opinions. Those who complete the following survey will be entered into a drawing to win their choice of the following prizes:

• Gray Quarter-Zip Jacobs School of Music Sweatshirt

• Crimson Jacobs School of Music Travel Coffee Mug and Cream and Black Jacobs School of Music Tote

• Set of four white ceramic Jacobs School of Music Coffee Mugs and choice of one music entrepreneurship book

The survey is available at the following link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ProjectJumpstartVendors

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[5] Collins Living-Learning Center Course Proposal application information

Is there a course you've always wanted to teach, but never had the opportunity?

Have you designed a multidisciplinary course that doesn't quite fit into your department's curriculum?

Collins Living-Learning Center invites faculty members and advanced graduate students with teaching experience to submit course proposals each semester for the following year.

Collins courses carry university credit and are open to all IU undergraduates.

PROPOSAL DEADLINE FOR CLASSES TO BE TAUGHT IN Spring 2014: FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 5:00 pm

The 3 credit Collins seminars are limited to a maximum of 20 students (15 in the case of fine arts classes) and meet at the Collins Living-Learning Center, which is fully-equipped for multi-media teaching.

Graduate student instructors receive $6829 for a 3-credit course.

In addition, they are given $400 to spend on materials or activities, meal points for dining with students and a parking pass.

Collins is also accepting applications from faculty to teach overload courses (with appropriate compensation).

We will hold an open house where prospective instructors can meet Collins’ BOEP members (Board of Educational Programming) in Edmondson Hall Formal Lounge on Friday, February 22, from 5 to 7 pm (snacks included).

GO TO www.indiana.edu/~llc/instructors/ for details.

Questions? E-­‐mail Carl Ipsen: cipsen@indiana.edu

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[6] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in May or August 2013 (deadline coming up - reminder)

If you are planning to graduate in May 2013 or August 2013, you will need to fill out an application for graduation. You can submit the application online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/graduation/gradApp.shtml or you can submit the paper form in the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The form is very short (one page) and should only take a few minutes to complete. The deadline to apply for graduation is February 8, 2013.

If you do not remember whether you have already applied for graduation, you can check your academic advisement report on OneStart. The way you get to your academic advisement report is to log on the OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the “student center” link. From that page, click on “my academics and grades.” That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. Click on “view my advisement report.” Near the end of the report there is a line for "Application for Graduation". If the line is red and says "Not Satisfied", we have not yet received an application for graduation. If the line is not red and says "Satisfied," then we have.

You are required to apply for graduation even if you do not plan to go through the commencement ceremony. Please note that both May and August graduates who choose to go through the commencement ceremony will all attend the May ceremony.

There are no negative repercussions to applying if you end up graduating in a later semester (you’ll just need to submit a new application for graduation if your plans change). But if you don’t apply for graduation, you will not graduate.

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[7] Graduate Emissaries Program

"The University Graduate School, in partnership with the Graduate and Professional Student Organization, established the Emissary for Graduate Student Diversity program in 2007-08. The goal of the Emissaries for Graduate Student Diversity program is to connect trained IUB graduate students to assist in the various stages of the graduate application and admission process. Each cohort of emissaries provide information and referrals on campus resources; in addition to building community and networking with prospective graduate students. Current graduate students serve as Emissaries for Graduate Student Diversity by sharing their experiences at Indiana University. Emissaries blog about life in Bloomington and are available to answer prospective students’ questions personally via e-mail."

http://www.indiana.edu/~gradlife/

January 24, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Doctoral students nearing the end of coursework – a suggestion for you

[2] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in May or August 2013 (deadline coming up)

[3] New Version of the Performer Diploma Program – the Performer Diploma, Orchestral Studies

[4] Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

[5] Project Jumpstart Workshop Announcement: Recording Basics

Reminders

[6] Schedule adjustment policies (reminder – last chance to drop with partial refund of tuition)

[7] Doctoral students: Final Project/Piano Essay/Dissertation Procedure/Timeline (reminder)

[8] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project, Piano Essay, MME, and MM Composition Thesis final copies (reminder)

[9] Deadline for Grant-in-Aid of Doctoral Research applications (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[10] Musical Attractions

Please note that I will be out of the office starting at some point in early February for maternity leave. During that time, please email musgrad@indiana.edu if you have any questions that you would normally write to me. If you are an international student submitting a form on iStart that requests that you include you advisor name, go ahead and put my name, but use musgrad@indiana.edu as the email address.

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

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[1] Doctoral students nearing the end of coursework – a suggestion for you

I am writing particularly to doctoral students who are in their final semesters of course work and looking towards qualifying exams. As you plan your last courses and think about your schedule for written and oral qualifying exams, I want to encourage you to be thinking about the proposal you will write for a doctoral final project or dissertation. In almost every field at the Jacobs School of Music you need to have an approved topic for your final project or dissertation to make progress on your qualifying exams. In those fields you must have completed the proposal and have it approved before you can take a major-field exam or an oral exam (depending on your department).

You will certainly be eager to get your exams done and officially become a candidate for your degree. The thing that most often delays students is the lack of a complete topic proposal, which sometimes entangles them in time limits. (Students must pass the oral qualifying exam within one year of taking the first written exam.) I am writing to urge you to read about what is required, to consult with potential research committee members, and to plan your work on this proposal as you take your last courses. Details are at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/docIndexFP.shtml. Planning ahead and getting a start on your proposal represents the best way to help yourself make uninterrupted progress.

Please get in touch with the Music Graduate Office if you have questions.

Eric Isaacson
Director of Graduate Studies

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[2] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in May or August 2013 (deadline coming up)

If you are planning to graduate in May 2013 or August 2013, you will need to fill out an application for graduation. You can submit the application online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/graduation/gradApp.shtml or you can submit the paper form in the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The form is very short (one page) and should only take a few minutes to complete. The deadline to apply for graduation is February 8, 2013.

If you do not remember whether you have already applied for graduation, you can check your academic advisement report on OneStart. The way you get to your academic advisement report is to log on the OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the “student center” link. From that page, click on “my academics and grades.” That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. Click on “view my advisement report.” Near the end of the report there is a line for "Application for Graduation". If the line is red and says "Not Satisfied", we have not yet received an application for graduation. If the line is not red and says "Satisfied," then we have.

You are required to apply for graduation even if you do not plan to go through the commencement ceremony. Please note that both May and August graduates who choose to go through the commencement ceremony will all attend the May ceremony.

There are no negative repercussions to applying if you end up graduating in a later semester (you’ll just need to submit a new application for graduation if your plans change). But if you don’t apply for graduation, you will not graduate.

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[3] New Version of the Performer Diploma Program – the Performer Diploma, Orchestral Studies

The JSoM has recently created a new version of the Performer Diploma program, available only to violin, viola, cello, and double bass students. The program is called Performer Diploma, Orchestral Studies. The requirements of the new program are given here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/diploma-programs/ds/PDOS_12.pdf.

The current Performer Diploma program will continue to be available in all performance areas (including strings), but the name of the program is being changed to Performer Diploma, Solo Performance. The requirements of the program are not changing in any way. Until the name change is reflected through the various systems, you may still see it referred to simply as the Performer Diploma (PD) program.

Modern string students wanting to change from the current PD program to the new PDOS program may do so only if they meet certain requirements. In most cases this will not be possible. Check with the Music Graduate Office (MU011, musgrad@indiana.edu) for more information. You would need to apply through the Office of Music Admissions (MU101).

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[4] Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

Last chance to apply.

Applications are due: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2013, 11:59PM, Eastern Standard (Indiana) Time

The Center for the Study of Global Change grants FLAS Fellowships to both undergraduate and graduate students studying most any modern language*, especially Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs), as long as the language instruction benefits and furthers studies, research, and/or careers that are global in scope. *Approved language for undergraduate students must be one of the LCTLs at an intermediate or advanced level. Priority is given to students from professional schools. These fellowships will apply to studies in Summer 2013 and Academic Year 2013-2014.

For more details, FAQs, and on-line application, go to: http://www.indiana.edu/~global/funding/flas.php

For all IUB area studies centers that offer FLAS Fellowships, go to: http://www.indiana.edu/~flas/

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[5] Project Jumpstart Workshop Announcement: Recording Basics

Saturday, January 26 | 10 AM - 12 PM | MA454

Professors Mark Hood and Konrad Strauss team up to discuss the techniques of creating professional recordings. From equipment and room set-up to microphone placement and digital editing, save time and money by learning to do it yourself! A light breakfast from Panera will be served. Your RSVP allows us to better estimate the amount of food and materials. RSVP at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5308367470. For questions about this and other Project Jumpstart events and services, please e-mail jumpstar@indiana.edu.

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[6] Schedule adjustment policies (reminder – last chance to drop with partial refund of tuition)

Starting Monday, January 14, you will use the eAdd, eDrop, or eAdd/eDrop pair systems if you need to adjust your schedule.

The waitlist no longer exists after January 11. If you were on the waitlist for a class that is not fulfilled by the end of the day on Friday, January 11, that means that you are NOT enrolled in that class and you will need to add it to your schedule using the eAdd procedure in the 2nd week of classes (if the professor of the class approves).

To add a class on Monday, January 14 through the end of the semester, you will be able to use the eAdd system; details are outlined here http://registrar.indiana.edu/pdfs/eAdd.pdf.

To drop a class on Monday, January 14 through Wednesday, March 6, you can follow the procedure outlined here: http://registrar.indiana.edu/pdfs/eDrop.pdf. This procedure is called eDrop.

If you want to drop a class and add a class at the same time (and make the requests contingent upon one another) between January 14 and March 6, you can use the eDrop/eAdd pair procedure outlined here: http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/latedropadd.php?Term=1#epair.

At this point in the semester, you will not get a full refund of tuition for a dropped class. http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/scheduleChanges.shtml#Tuition has the fee refund breakdown.

If you drop a class after Friday, January 25 and before Friday, February 1, you will receive a 25% refund of the tuition for that course.

You will be charged a late schedule change fee of $23 for each dropped class and each eDrop/eAdd pair.

Please let us know if you have problems with (or questions about) the eDrop or eAdd systems.

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[7] Doctoral students: Final Project/Piano Essay/Dissertation Procedure/Timeline (reminder)

If you have passed your qualifying exams or plan to in the next year or so, you may find useful to read this summary of how long to allow for the various stages of the Dissertation, Doctoral Final Project, or Doctoral Piano Essay (which will be called the document when referring to all three). It may take several months from the time you finish writing until you are eligible to graduate. (The dissertation in Composition differs where indicated.)

Detailed information can be found here:

DM (all majors except Piano and Composition): http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProject.shtml

DM in Piano: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/pianoEssay.shtml

DM in Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/compositionDissertation.shtml

PhD and DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

Topic Proposal

Students are encouraged to consider possible topics well in advance; some have their topics approved while still completing course work, others just after coursework is complete. The specific deadline varies with the program, however:

* For DM Students: once written and approved by proposed research director, the proposed research committee may take two weeks to review the proposal. Approval is needed before the major field exam can be scheduled (composition students: before the oral qualifying exam)

* For dissertation in music education (DME and PhD): must be approved by proposed research committee before major field exam.

* For dissertation in music theory: must be approved by music theory department before oral qualifying exam

* For dissertation in musicology: may be approved at any time

Research and write/compose the document

Some students begin this process while still completing coursework. Many get a lot done in parallel with preparing for qualifying exams. The majority of students do most of the work after passing the oral exam.

Research director approval to distribute

Depending on how closely you have been working with the research director during the writing process, the time the research director needs to review the document and approve it for distribution to the research committee may range from a couple weeks to a few months.

Research committee approval

Up to 8 weeks (12 for PhD/DME)

Once you submit the final draft of the document to the graduate office with the approval of your research director to distribute it to your research committee, the committee is given 8 weeks (12 weeks for dissertations) to review the document and approve it for public presentation (there is no public presentation for the Doctoral Piano Essay or composition Dissertation). Faculty may not use the entire review period, but the graduate office will not ask faculty members to complete this review more quickly. (The composition Dissertation has fixed submission deadlines of November 1 and March 1. Reviews are ordinarily complete within 5 weeks in the fall, 6-7 in the spring.)

If the review period does not end until after final exam week, the review deadline will be set for the following semester.

If one or more committee members does not approve the document you will need to revise it and resubmit it. The review period starts over.

Schedule and pass defense/public presentation

Not required for Doctoral Piano Essay or composition Dissertation. Up to a week to arrange date. PhD students only: additional 30 days.

Once all research committee members approve the document, the student may schedule the public presentation. This may be done in the summer only when the Jacobs School of Music is in session and only if the entire research committee is available. (Procedures are slightly different for the lecture-recital.)

PhD students only: the defense must be scheduled at least 30 days in advance.

If the public presentation is not passed the student must make revisions as directed by the research committee, resubmit the document for review, and schedule a new public presentation.

Final revisions, submission

A few days to several weeks

After the public presentation (where required), the research committee is likely to require revisions to the document. Sometimes these changes are minor and can be made within a day or two, but they may be more extensive and may require a few weeks of work. These changes must be approved. Most often only the research director needs to check these, but in some instances other members of the committee may be involved. This can add additional time.

The procedures for final submission of the approved document are explained in more detail in the next section of these announcements.

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[8] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project, Piano Essay, MME, and MM Composition Thesis final copies (reminder)

This message is for doctoral, MME, and MM Composition students who plan to graduate in May 2013.

Doctoral students in most areas are being encouraged to submit the final copy of their dissertation, doctoral final protect, or doctoral piano essay electronically, rather than submit multiple bound printed copies. Students will still have the option of submitting bound copies if they prefer, but we expect the savings in cost (potentially several hundred dollars) and time (potentially several weeks) will motivate most students to use electronic submission. MME and MM Composition students are also encouraged to submit their thesis final copy electronically.

Electronically submitted documents will be catalogued in IUCAT and available either through ProQuest (PhD and DME dissertations) or IU Scholarworks (DM Final Projects, DM Composition Dissertations, DM Piano Essays, MME and MM Composition theses). Doctoral documents distributed to the research committee for formal review before the public presentation (e.g., defense) will still be in print form.

The Music Graduate Office will be examining documents closely for compliance with JSOM style guidelines. Use the Style Guidelines page (link below) to ensure you are following all style guidelines. There is a checklist that students may use to ensure compliance before submitting the document for formal research committee review on that page. The final version of a document that is submitted through the Music Graduate Office (i.e., all but PhD dissertations, which are submitted through the University Graduate School) will be checked for compliance with these guidelines and returned for correction if problems are found. Depending on the timing, this could delay a student's graduation by a term.

Details about all procedures can be found on the Music Graduate Office web site: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/.

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[9] Deadline for Grant-in-Aid of Doctoral Research applications (reminder)

These University Graduate School awards provide funding for Bloomington graduate students for unusual expenses incurred in connection with doctoral dissertation research, such as travel to special libraries or laboratories, payments to consultants, specialized equipment, and duplication of vital materials needed for writing the dissertation. Expenses that are not supported include typing and duplicating of dissertations, normal living expenses, routine laboratory supplies, and computers.

Eligibility Criteria: A student must have been formally admitted to Ph.D. (or D.M.) candidacy by the application deadline (the Nomination to Candidacy Form must have been approved by the Dean of The University Graduate School). Students pursuing doctoral degrees other than the Ph.D. (i.e., Ed.D. or D.M.) may also apply for a Doctoral Student Grant-in-Aid of Research Award. Current students must be enrolled full-time on the Bloomington campus during the semester in which an application is submitted (6 credit hours is considered full time).

If you are interested in applying for this award, please see the detailed information here: http://www.indiana.edu/~grdschl/pdf/Grant_in_Aid.pdf. The JSoM deadline for application is Friday, February 1, 2013, so all application materials must be submitted to the Music Graduate Office by that date in order for an application to be considered.

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[10] Musical Attractions

Are you or your group looking for outside performance opportunities? Register with the Office of Musical Attractions, a "not-for-profit booking service representing student artists at the IU Jacobs School of Music. [The Office arranges] for music majors to perform for banquets, weddings, receptions, conferences, dedication ceremonies, and other special occasions."

For contact information, see http://music.indiana.edu/departments/offices/attractions/index.shtml

January 16, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Schedule adjustment policies

[2] Doctoral students: Final Project/Piano Essay/Dissertation Procedure/Timeline

[3] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project, Piano Essay, MME, and MM Composition Thesis final copies

[4] WFIU Part-Time Announcer & Ether Game Host

[5] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[6] Deadline for Grant-in-Aid of Doctoral Research applications (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[7] Writing Tutorial Services

Please note that I will be out of the office starting at some point in early February for maternity leave. During that time, please email musgrad@indiana.edu if you have any questions that you would normally write to me. If you are an international student submitting a form on iStart that requests that you include you advisor name, go ahead and put my name, but use musgrad@indiana.edu as the email address.

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

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[1] Schedule adjustment policies

Starting Monday, January 14, you will use the eAdd, eDrop, or eAdd/eDrop pair systems if you need to adjust your schedule.

The waitlist no longer exists after January 11. If you were on the waitlist for a class that is not fulfilled by the end of the day on Friday, January 11, that means that you are NOT enrolled in that class and you will need to add it to your schedule using the eAdd procedure in the 2nd week of classes (if the professor of the class approves).

To add a class on Monday, January 14 through the end of the semester, you will be able to use the eAdd system; details are outlined here http://registrar.indiana.edu/pdfs/eAdd.pdf.

To drop a class on Monday, January 14 through Wednesday, March 6, you can follow the procedure outlined here: http://registrar.indiana.edu/pdfs/eDrop.pdf. This procedure is called eDrop.

If you want to drop a class and add a class at the same time (and make the requests contingent upon one another) between January 14 and March 6, you can use the eDrop/eAdd pair procedure outlined here: http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/latedropadd.php?Term=1#epair.

Please note there is a policy for an “even exchange of fees” for dropping and adding classes in the 2nd week of classes. To read more about that policy, see this site: http://bursar.indiana.edu/drop_add.php#grad. This new policy applies to schedule adjustments made in the 2nd week of classes only, and only when the change only involves one class dropped and one class added (as an eDrop/eAdd pair). Read the policy carefully if you intend to make this type of change in the 2nd week of classes.

After the 2nd week of classes, or during the 2nd week of classes if you do not qualify for the even exchange of fees, you will not get a full refund of tuition for a dropped class. http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/scheduleChanges.shtml#Tuition has the fee refund breakdown.

If you drop a class after Friday, January 18 and before Friday, January 25, you will receive a 50% refund of the tuition for that course.

You will be charged a late schedule change fee of $23 for each dropped class and each eDrop/eAdd pair.

Please let us know if you have problems with (or questions about) the eDrop or eAdd systems.

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Doctoral students: Final Project/Piano Essay/Dissertation Procedure/Timeline

If you have passed your qualifying exams or plan to in the next year or so, you may find useful to read this summary of how long to allow for the various stages of the Dissertation, Doctoral Final Project, or Doctoral Piano Essay (which will be called the document when referring to all three). It may take several months from the time you finish writing until you are eligible to graduate. (The dissertation in Composition differs where indicated.)

Detailed information can be found here:

DM (all majors except Piano and Composition): http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProject.shtml

DM in Piano: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/pianoEssay.shtml

DM in Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/compositionDissertation.shtml

PhD and DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

Topic Proposal

Students are encouraged to consider possible topics well in advance; some have their topics approved while still completing course work, others just after coursework is complete. The specific deadline varies with the program, however:

* For DM Students: once written and approved by proposed research director, the proposed research committee may take two weeks to review the proposal. Approval is needed before the major field exam can be scheduled (composition students: before the oral qualifying exam)

* For dissertation in music education (DME and PhD): must be approved by proposed research committee before major field exam

* For dissertation in music theory: must be approved by music theory department before oral qualifying exam

* For dissertation in musicology: may be approved at any time

Research and write/compose the document

Some students begin this process while still completing coursework. Many get a lot done in parallel with preparing for qualifying exams. The majority of students do most of the work after passing the oral exam.

Research director approval to distribute

Depending on how closely you have been working with the research director during the writing process, the time the research director needs to review the document and approve it for distribution to the research committee may range from a couple weeks to a few months.

Research committee approval

Up to 8 weeks (12 for PhD/DME)

Once you submit the final draft of the document to the graduate office with the approval of your research director to distribute it to your research committee, the committee is given 8 weeks (12 weeks for dissertations) to review the document and approve it for public presentation (there is no public presentation for the Doctoral Piano Essay or composition Dissertation). Faculty may not use the entire review period, but the graduate office will not ask faculty members to complete this review more quickly. (The composition Dissertation has fixed submission deadlines of November 1 and March 1. Reviews are ordinarily complete within 5 weeks in the fall, 6-7 in the spring.)

If the review period does not end until after final exam week, the review deadline will be set for the following semester.

If one or more committee members does not approve the document you will need to revise it and resubmit it. The review period starts over.

Schedule and pass defense/public presentation

Not required for Doctoral Piano Essay or composition Dissertation. Up to a week to arrange date. PhD students only: additional 30 days.

Once all research committee members approve the document, the student may schedule the public presentation. This may be done in the summer only when the Jacobs School of Music is in session and only if the entire research committee is available. (Procedures are slightly different for the lecture-recital.)

PhD students only: the defense must be scheduled and the defense announcements submitted to the University Graduate School at least 30 days in advance.

If the public presentation is not passed the student must make revisions as directed by the research committee, resubmit the document for review, and schedule a new public presentation.

Final revisions, submission

A few days to several weeks

After the public presentation (where required), the research committee is likely to require revisions to the document. Sometimes these changes are minor and can be made within a day or two, but they may be more extensive and may require a few weeks of work. These changes must be approved. Most often only the research director needs to check these, but in some instances other members of the committee may be involved. This can add additional time.

The procedures for final submission of the approved document are explained in more detail in the next section of these announcements.

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[3] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project, Piano Essay, MME, and MM Composition Thesis final copies

This message is for doctoral, MME, and MM Composition students who plan to graduate in May 2013.

Doctoral students in most areas are being encouraged to submit the final copy of their dissertation, doctoral final protect, or doctoral piano essay electronically, rather than submit multiple bound printed copies. Students will still have the option of submitting bound copies if they prefer, but we expect the savings in cost (potentially several hundred dollars) and time (potentially several weeks) will motivate most students to use electronic submission. MME and MM Composition students are also encouraged to submit their thesis final copy electronically.

Electronically submitted documents will be catalogued in IUCAT and available either through ProQuest (PhD and DME dissertations) or IU Scholarworks (DM Final Projects, DM Composition Dissertations, DM Piano Essays, MME and MM Composition theses).

The Music Graduate Office will be examining documents closely for compliance with JSOM style guidelines. Use the Style Guidelines page (link below) to ensure you are following all style guidelines. There is a checklist that students may use to ensure compliance before submitting the document for formal research committee review on that page. The final version of a document that is submitted through the Music Graduate Office (i.e., all but PhD dissertations, which are submitted through the University Graduate School) will be checked for compliance with these guidelines and returned for correction if problems are found. Depending on the timing, this could delay a student's graduation by a term.

For your reference, links to JSOM style guidelines and submission guidelines are provided here:

Style Guidelines
http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/styleGuidelines.shtml

Final Copy Submission Guidelines
DM: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml
PhD/DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

MME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml

MM Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/compositionThesis.shtml

Please contact the Music Graduate Office with any questions.

Remember that submitting the final copy is the last step of the submission process. To find out about the entire procedure from start to finish for your final project, dissertation, or piano essay, read the information here:

DM (all majors except Piano and Composition): http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProject.shtml

DM in Piano: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/pianoEssay.shtml

DM in Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/compositionDissertation.shtml

PhD and DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

MME and MM Composition students submit their thesis to their department for approval.

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[4] WFIU Part-Time Announcer & Ether Game Host

WFIU seeks two part-time announcers, including a new host of the weekly music trivia program, Ether Game. The ideal candidate will be humorous, engaging, and creative, be able to write for broadcast, and deliver prepared and extemporaneous text expressively. A well-rounded knowledge of classical, jazz, and popular music is a must. The position will also involve the creation of program content including music selection, scripts, and guest interviews.

Previous experience in broadcasting recommended, but not required.

Up to 20 hours per week, some of them evenings and weekends, including 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays.

Please submit application materials including a resume and cover letter/personal statement to wfiu@indiana.edu. Selected applicants will be invited for an on-site interview and audition.

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[5] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There are two public presentation scheduled for next week.

Tuesday, January 22, 4:00 pm in MA406, Scott Elsholz (DM student in Organ) will present a lecture recital of his final project topic: “Johann Heinrich Buttstett's Musicalische Clavier=Kunst und Vorraths=Kammer (1713): A Cabinet of Musical Treasures.”

Friday, January 25, 8:00 pm in Auer Hall, Yi-Yeon Park (DM student in Voice) will present a lecture recital of her final project topic: “A study on German, French, and English vocal settings of Ophelia from Shakespeare's Hamlet.”

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[6] Deadline for Grant-in-Aid of Doctoral Research applications (reminder)

These University Graduate School awards provide funding for Bloomington graduate students for unusual expenses incurred in connection with doctoral dissertation research, such as travel to special libraries or laboratories, payments to consultants, specialized equipment, and duplication of vital materials needed for writing the dissertation. Expenses that are not supported include typing and duplicating of dissertations, normal living expenses, routine laboratory supplies, and computers.

Eligibility Criteria: A student must have been formally admitted to Ph.D. (or D.M.) candidacy by the application deadline (the Nomination to Candidacy Form must have been approved by the Dean of The University Graduate School). Students pursuing doctoral degrees other than the Ph.D. (i.e., Ed.D. or D.M.) may also apply for a Doctoral Student Grant-in-Aid of Research Award. Current students must be enrolled full-time on the Bloomington campus during the semester in which an application is submitted (6 credit hours is considered full time).

If you are interested in applying for this award, please see the detailed information here: http://www.indiana.edu/~grdschl/pdf/Grant_in_Aid.pdf. The JSoM deadline for application is Friday, February 1, 2013, so all application materials must be submitted to the Music Graduate Office by that date in order for an application to be considered.

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[7] Writing Tutorial Services

"It’s a one-on-one conversation about a writing assignment—one student, one tutor, one paper. WTS tutors will try to be a source of feedback on any kind of writing assignment and at any stage of the composition process, from brainstorming to polishing a final draft. Tutorials are scheduled for one hour. Tutors at WTS don’t proofread and they don’t edit. They won’t make corrections as they read your paper. They will, however, talk with you about how you can improve any aspect of a paper, ranging from punctuation to overall organization—depending on what you ask for. The aim of tutorials at WTS is to make you better able to evaluate your own writing, and to revise it accordingly."

http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/

 

January 9, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Schedule adjustment policies through Friday, January 11

[2] Schedule adjustment policies starting Monday, January 14

[3] Deadline for Grant-in-Aid of Doctoral Research applications

[4] Sara & Albert Reuben Scholarships to Support the Study of the Holocaust

[5] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[6] Doctoral Information Session (for doctoral students nearing the end of coursework - reminder)

[7] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in May or August 2013 (reminder)

[8] Artist Diploma Audition (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[9] Recital Scheduling

Please note that I will be out of the office starting at some point in early February for maternity leave. During that time, please email musgrad@indiana.edu if you have any questions that you would normally write to me. If you are an international student submitting a form on iStart that requests that you include you advisor name, go ahead and put my name, but use musgrad@indiana.edu as the email address.

Congratulations to all December graduates! Unless you are continuing in a new JSoM graduate program, your email address will be removed from these announcements within the next few weeks, but until then please be patient with the continued announcements.

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

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[1] Schedule adjustment policies through Friday, January 11

You cannot adjust your schedule on January 12 and 13.

If you are already registered, the last day to adjust your schedule through the registration system on OneStart is Friday, January 11 (the last day of the first week of classes). There is an $8.50 per session schedule change fee that is charged (after the 48 hour grade period immediately following your initial registration) when you adjust your schedule on OneStart through Friday, January 11.

Please look at your schedule on OneStart to make sure that your schedule reflects every course that you are attending. Most master’s and all diploma students need to check to make sure that you are registered in a major ensemble, too.

Friday, January 11, is also the last day to get a 100% refund on a dropped course. Remember that even if you drop a class you are still responsible for being enrolled full-time (in most cases): at least 8 credits for master’s and doctoral students, unless you are a master’s or doctoral student in your final semester of coursework, and at least 9 credits for diploma and visiting students.

Starting Monday, January 14, you will use the eAdd/eDrop system to add or drop a course. I’ll send out more details about those procedures at that time. The fees for dropping and adding classes are different starting on January 14.

If you drop a class after Friday, January 11, you may not get a full refund of your tuition for that class.

Please note there is a policy for an “even exchange of fees” for dropping and adding classes in the 2nd week of classes. To read more about that policy, see this site: http://bursar.indiana.edu/drop_add.php#grad. This policy applies to the 2nd week of classes only (and only for very specific circumstances).

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[2] Schedule adjustment policies starting Monday, January 14

You cannot adjust your schedule on January 12 and 13.

Starting Monday, January 14, you will use the eAdd, eDrop, or eAdd/eDrop pair systems if you need to adjust your schedule.

The waitlist no longer exists after January 11. If you were on the waitlist for a class that is not fulfilled by the end of the day on Friday, January 11, that means that you are NOT enrolled in that class and you will need to add it to your schedule using the eAdd procedure in the 2nd week of classes (if the professor of the class approves).

To add a class on Monday, January 14 through the end of the semester, you will be able to use the eAdd system; details are outlined here http://registrar.indiana.edu/pdfs/eAdd.pdf.

To drop a class on Monday, January 14 through Wednesday, March 6, you can follow the procedure outlined here: http://registrar.indiana.edu/pdfs/eDrop.pdf. This procedure is called eDrop.

If you want to drop a class and add a class at the same time (and make the requests contingent upon one another) between January 14 and March 6, you can use the eDrop/eAdd pair procedure outlined here: http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/latedropadd.php?Term=1#epair.

Please note there is a policy for an “even exchange of fees” for dropping and adding classes in the 2nd week of classes. To read more about that policy, see this site: http://bursar.indiana.edu/drop_add.php#grad. This new policy applies to schedule adjustments made in the 2nd week of classes only, and only when the change only involves one class dropped and one class added (as an eDrop/eAdd pair). Read the policy carefully if you intend to make this type of change in the 2nd week of classes because the circumstances in which it applies are very narrow.

After the 2nd week of classes, or during the 2nd week of classes if you do not qualify for the even exchange of fees, you will not get a full refund of tuition for a dropped class. http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/scheduleChanges.shtml#Tuition has the fee refund breakdown.

You will be charged a late schedule change fee of $23 for each dropped class and each eDrop/eAdd pair.

Please let us know if you have problems with (or questions about) the eDrop or eAdd systems.

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[3] Deadline for Grant-in-Aid of Doctoral Research applications

These University Graduate School awards provide funding for Bloomington graduate students for unusual expenses incurred in connection with doctoral dissertation research, such as travel to special libraries or laboratories, payments to consultants, specialized equipment, and duplication of vital materials needed for writing the dissertation. Expenses that are not supported include typing and duplicating of dissertations, normal living expenses, routine laboratory supplies, and computers.

Eligibility Criteria: A student must have been formally admitted to Ph.D. (or D.M.) candidacy by the application deadline (the Nomination to Candidacy Form must have been approved by the Dean of The University Graduate School). Students pursuing doctoral degrees other than the Ph.D. (i.e., Ed.D. or D.M.) may also apply for a Doctoral Student Grant-in-Aid of Research Award. Current students must be enrolled full-time on the Bloomington campus during the semester in which an application is submitted (6 credit hours is considered full time).

If you are interested in applying for this award, please see the detailed information here: http://www.indiana.edu/~grdschl/pdf/Grant_in_Aid.pdf. The JSoM deadline for application is Friday, February 1, 2013, so all application materials must be submitted to the Music Graduate Office by that date in order for an application to be considered.

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[4] Sara & Albert Reuben Scholarships to Support the Study of the Holocaust

Two Scholarships: One up to $3,000 & one up to $10,000.

During the academic year 2013-2014, the Sara and Albert Reuben scholarships may support funding to attend Holocaust-related conferences, to do research in archives and libraries, to subsidize a Holocaust-related internship, to engage in research and to support honors theses, master’s theses, or a dissertation, and other academic initiatives related to the Holocaust. The monies can only be awarded in the fall and/or spring when the recipient is a full-time student.

REQUIREMENTS: : The scholarships are open to all Indiana University Bloomington undergraduate and graduate students from any department or college on campus. Students must be enrolled at Indiana University Bloomington during the Spring 2013 semester (the semester of application) and continue as enrolled students during the Fall 2013 and/or 2013-2014 year.

Important Note: Current undergraduate Jewish Studies majors, certificate and Hebrew minor students go to “Scholarships & Internships for Continuing Jewish Studies Students" for instructions and forms to apply. All other undergraduate students (deadline March 1st) see "Sara & Albert Reuben Scholarships to Support Study of the Holocaust". Graduate students continue below for application information.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS (deadline March 8, 2013): Please submit a proposal, budget, and letter of reference to Professor Shaul Magid, Associate Director via e-mail: smagid@indiana.edu or to Professor Magid at: Borns Jewish Studies Program, Indiana University, Goodbody Hall 326, 1011 E. 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-7005; Phone (812) 855-0453; FAX (812) 855-4314.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF SCHOLARSHIPS: Recipients will be notified in early April, 2013 and will be recognized at the annual Jewish Studies Program Student-Faculty Dinner on Sunday, April 14, 2013.

These scholarships are a gift from Candice and Larry Reuben in memory of parents Sara and Albert Reuben who were committed to the advancement of learning and research about this crucial dimension of modern history.

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[5] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There is one public presentation scheduled for next week.

Monday, January 14, 4:15 pm in M267, Ryan Tibbetts (DM student in Choral Conducting) will present a defense of his final project topic: “Sir Arthur Somervell's "Ode on the Intimations of Immortality"; An Analysis and Critical Edition of the 1934 Revised Version.”

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[6] Doctoral Information Session (for doctoral students nearing the end of coursework - reminder)

To all doctoral students:

If you are finishing course work and are approaching exams, we invite you to attend the Music Graduate Office's information session on written and oral qualifying exams, candidacy, and dissertations/final projects.

This fall semester, the meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 16 at 3:30 pm in the Music Graduate Office conference room (MU011). The meeting will be over by 5 pm. We hold doctoral information sessions once each fall, spring, and JSoM summer session.

We will provide a packet of useful information and outline the qualifying exam process. We will also go over dissertation/final project guidelines.

No sign-up is necessary. We hope to see you there!

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[7] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in May or August 2013 (reminder)

If you are planning to graduate in May 2013 or August 2013, you will need to fill out an application for graduation. You can submit the application online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/graduation/gradApp.shtml or you can submit the paper form in the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The form is very short (one page) and should only take a few minutes to complete. The deadline to apply for graduation is February 8, 2013.

If you do not remember whether you have already applied for graduation, you can check your academic advisement report on OneStart. The way you get to your academic advisement report is to log on the OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the “student center” link. From that page, click on “my academics and grades.” That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. Click on “view my advisement report.” Near the end of the report there is a line for "Application for Graduation". If the line is red and says "Not Satisfied", we have not yet received an application for graduation. If the line is not red and says "Satisfied," then we have.

You are required to apply for graduation even if you do not plan to go through the commencement ceremony. Please note that both May and August graduates who choose to go through the commencement ceremony will all attend the May ceremony.

There are no negative repercussions to applying if you end up graduating in a later semester (you’ll just need to submit a new application for graduation if your plans change). But if you don’t apply for graduation, you will not graduate.

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[8] Artist Diploma Audition (reminder)

School-wide Artist Diploma Auditions for the spring 2013 semester will be held Wednesday, February 20, 3:30-6:00 PM in Ford Hall. If necessary, additional auditions will be scheduled for Friday, February 22, 3:30-6:00 PM in Ford Hall.

Who performs an audition
You may perform an AD audition if you are currently a Jacobs School of Music student in another degree or diploma program and wish to be considered for the AD program beginning summer or fall semester 2013; this is your admission audition for the program. Before you may perform the School-wide AD audition you must first perform for and be recommended by your department.

Please note that current IU students must audition for both their department and the School-wide committee in the spring semester if they wish to begin the AD program in summer or fall 2013; it is not possible for current students to enter provisionally and then perform the School-wide audition in a later semester.

Students who were new to IU and admitted to the Artist Diploma program provisionally for the spring 2013 semester must perform the AD audition in February to finalize their admission in order to officially start the AD program in the summer or fall.

How to schedule an audition
Current students in other Jacobs School of Music programs should discuss their interest in the AD program with their teachers. They should then come to the Music Graduate Office (MU011) to sign up for the audition and contact the chair of their department no later than Friday, January 18 to arrange a departmental audition. The department will report the result to the Music Graduate Office.

Students who were admitted to the AD program provisionally for spring 2013 also need to come to the Music Graduate Office to sign up for the audition by Friday, January 18, but do not need to arrange a department audition.

Students recommended for the School-wide AD audition (and students who were admitted to the AD program provisionally for spring 2013) should then consult with their department chair about appropriate repertory for the School-wide AD audition. Students should prepare a typed program and have it approved and signed by the department chair, then bring the approved program to the Music Graduate Office (MU011) by 4:00 PM on Friday, February 8.

Students will be notified of their audition time by February 12 if they are recommended for the School-wide audition and submit their program before the deadline. Students must provide an accompanist, if needed.

Information about the AD program and this School-wide audition (including repertory guidelines) is available at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/diploma-programs/ADAudition.shtml.

If you have questions, please contact the Music Graduate Office (MU011, musgrad@indiana.edu, 855-1738).

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[9] Recital scheduling

When you are ready to schedule your recital, visit the Recital Scheduling web page information on current procedures. http://music.indiana.edu/departments/offices/business-affairs/recital-scheduling/index.shtml

January 2, 2013

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Schedule adjustment policies

[2] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in May or August 2013

[3] Doctoral Information Session (for doctoral students nearing the end of coursework)

Reminders

[4] Minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory (reminder)

[5] Artist Diploma Audition (reminder)

[6] Doctoral Styles Exam (all doctoral students in their first year, and other eligible doctoral students - reminder)

[7] Last chance to register for spring semester with late registration fees (reminder)

[8] Educational Opportunity Fellowship (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[9] Travel Funding for Graduate Students

Congratulations to all December graduates! Unless you are continuing in a new JSoM graduate program, your email address will be removed from these announcements within the next few weeks, but until then please be patient with the continued announcements.

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

_________________________________________________________________

[1] Schedule adjustment policies

If you are already registered, the last day to adjust your schedule through the registration system on OneStart is Friday, January 11 (the last day of the first week of classes). There is an $8.50 per session schedule change fee that is charged (after the 48 hour grade period immediately following your initial registration) when you adjust your schedule on OneStart through Friday, January 11.

Please look at your schedule on OneStart to make sure that your schedule reflects every course that you are attending. Most master’s and all diploma students need to check to make sure that you are registered in a major ensemble, too.

Friday, January 11, is also the last day to get a 100% refund on a dropped course. Remember that even if you drop a class you are still responsible for being enrolled full-time (in most cases): at least 8 credits for master’s and doctoral students, unless you are a master’s or doctoral student in your final semester of coursework, and at least 9 credits for diploma and visiting students.

Starting Monday, January 14, you will use the eAdd/eDrop system to add or drop a course. I’ll send out more details about those procedures at that time. The fees for dropping and adding classes are different starting on January 14.

If you drop a class after Friday, January 11, you may not get a full refund of your tuition for that class.

Please note there is a policy for an “even exchange of fees” for dropping and adding classes in the 2nd week of classes. To read more about that policy, see this site: http://bursar.indiana.edu/drop_add.php#grad. This policy applies to the 2nd week of classes only (and only for very specific circumstances).

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in May or August 2013

If you are planning to graduate in May 2013 or August 2013, you will need to fill out an application for graduation. You can submit the application online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/graduation/gradApp.shtml or you can submit the paper form in the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The form is very short (one page) and should only take a few minutes to complete. The deadline to apply for graduation is February 8, 2013.

If you do not remember whether you have already applied for graduation, you can check your academic advisement report on OneStart. The way you get to your academic advisement report is to log on the OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the “student center” link. From that page, click on “my academics and grades.” That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. Click on “view my advisement report.” Near the end of the report there is a line for "Application for Graduation". If the line is red and says "Not Satisfied", we have not yet received an application for graduation. If the line is not red and says "Satisfied," then we have.

You are required to apply for graduation even if you do not plan to go through the commencement ceremony. Please note that both May and August graduates who choose to go through the commencement ceremony will all attend the May ceremony.

There are no negative repercussions to applying if you end up graduating in a later semester (you’ll just need to submit a new application for graduation if your plans change). But if you don’t apply for graduation, you will not graduate.

_________________________________________________________________

[3] Doctoral Information Session (for doctoral students nearing the end of coursework)

To all doctoral students:

If you are finishing course work and are approaching exams, we invite you to attend the Music Graduate Office's information session on written and oral qualifying exams, candidacy, and dissertations/final projects.

This fall semester, the meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 16 at 3:30 pm in the Music Graduate Office conference room (MU011). The meeting will be over by 5 pm. We hold doctoral information sessions once each fall, spring, and JSoM summer session.

We will provide a packet of useful information and outline the qualifying exam process. We will also go over dissertation/final project guidelines.

No sign-up is necessary. We hope to see you there!

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[4] Minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory (reminder)

Doctoral Students:

If you are planning to take the minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory this spring (Saturday, January 26), you need to sign up in the Music Graduate office by Friday, January 11. Please review http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml for information on qualifying exam sign up procedures.

This is for doctoral students who are in the qualifying exam stage of their degree (after coursework is complete) and who have completed a music theory minor.

If you are sending an email to sign up (to musdoc@indiana.edu), please include your full name and a list of the three Music Theory minor field courses you want to be tested on during the exam. You can also sign up in person in the Music Graduate Office (MU011).

The only time the exam will be offered this spring is on Saturday, January 26, 2013, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in Simon 242.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

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[5] Artist Diploma Audition (reminder)

School-wide Artist Diploma Auditions for the spring 2013 semester will be held Wednesday, February 20, 3:30-6:00 PM in Ford Hall. If necessary, additional auditions will be scheduled for Friday, February 22, 3:30-6:00 PM in Ford Hall.

Who performs an audition
You may perform an AD audition if you are currently a Jacobs School of Music student in another degree or diploma program and wish to be considered for the AD program beginning summer or fall semester 2013; this is your admission audition for the program. Before you may perform the School-wide AD audition you must first perform for and be recommended by your department.

Please note that current IU students must audition for both their department and the School-wide committee in the spring semester if they wish to begin the AD program in summer or fall 2013; it is not possible for current students to enter provisionally and then perform the School-wide audition in a later semester.

Students who were new to IU and admitted to the Artist Diploma program provisionally for the spring 2013 semester must perform the AD audition in February to finalize their admission in order to officially start the AD program in the summer or fall.

How to schedule an audition
Current students in other Jacobs School of Music programs should discuss their interest in the AD program with their teachers. They should then come to the Music Graduate Office (MU011) to sign up for the audition and contact the chair of their department no later than Friday, January 18 to arrange a departmental audition. The department will report the result to the Music Graduate Office.

Students who were admitted to the AD program provisionally for spring 2013 also need to come to the Music Graduate Office to sign up for the audition by Friday, January 18, but do not need to arrange a department audition.

Students recommended for the School-wide AD audition (and students who were admitted to the AD program provisionally for spring 2013) should then consult with their department chair about appropriate repertory for the School-wide AD audition. Students should prepare a typed program and have it approved and signed by the department chair, then bring the approved program to the Music Graduate Office (MU011) by 4:00 PM on Friday, February 8.

Students will be notified of their audition time by February 12 if they are recommended for the School-wide audition and submit their program before the deadline. Students must provide an accompanist, if needed.

Information about the AD program and this School-wide audition (including repertory guidelines) is available at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/diploma-programs/ADAudition.shtml.

If you have questions, please contact the Music Graduate Office (MU011, musgrad@indiana.edu, 855-1738).

_________________________________________________________________

[6] Doctoral Styles Exam (all doctoral students in their first year, and other eligible doctoral students - reminder)

The date of the doctoral styles examination is approaching, and we are writing to remind you about the exam and the requirement. The styles exam will be offered for the only time this spring on Saturday, January 26, 2013, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Sweeney Hall (M015).

--Doctoral students who began their program in the summer or fall of 2012 or spring 2013 are required to take the exam on Saturday, January 26, 2013. Please sign up online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/stylesExamSignUpForm.shtml or in person in the Music Graduate Office by Friday, January 11. Please note that January 26 will be your only opportunity to take the styles exam. If you have already taken MUS-T 545 and earned a grade of “B” or higher in the last 10 years, you will not need to take the exam.

--Doctoral students who have been given permission to take the exam in spring 2013 (because they did not pass the exam in spring 2012), please sign up online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/stylesExamSignUpForm.shtml or in person in the Music Graduate Office by Friday, January 11. If you are unsure about whether you were given permission to retake the exam, please email or make an appointment right away to speak with Sara Erbes or Prof. Isaacson.

Students who have a conflict with a religious observance on the exam date should contact Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies, right away to arrange an alternative time (you can email musicdgs@indiana.edu).

Information on the exam is available at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/styles.shtml. Samples of old exams are on reserve in the Music Library, including the complete exam from Spring 2002, with recorded examples.

Please get in touch with the Music Graduate Office if you have questions.

_________________________________________________________________

[7] Last chance to register for spring semester with late registration fees (reminder)

Registration for spring 2013 started on Thursday, October 18.

Please remember that you will need to submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for the spring semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are now accepting program planning sheets for Spring 2013. You will usually get a response to your program planning sheet within 24 hours (not including weekends) but when there’s a high volume of forms being submitted, as there is this week, it will take longer. We process the forms in the order in which they are received. If you have not yet registered for the spring semester, but plan to do so, you must submit your program planning sheet immediately. At this point it is likely that you will have to pay a late registration fee (the last day to register without late registration fees is Thursday, January 3). The last day music students can register (with late registration fees) is Friday, January 11.

Classes do fill up, so if you want to increase your chances of getting into specific classes, especially if you plan to graduate in the spring semester, you should plan to register soon.

Before you fill out your program planning sheet, you should look at your Academic Advisement Report to see which requirements you still need to fulfill. To view your Academic Advisement Report, log on to OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page. Next, click on the Go to Student Center link. From that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is an incredibly useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the spring semester.

Spring semester 2013 will take place from Monday, January 7 through Friday, May 3. http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/offcal.php?topic=ALL&sess=f16w&q=Go&Term=2 is a link to the Spring academic calendar.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4132/MUS/index.php is a direct link to the spring Schedule of Classes.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please read the following web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml.

Don’t forget that diploma students and most master’s students are required to register in a major ensemble if they register in any course during spring. See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/enrollmentPoliciesMasters.shtml#ensemble for more details about the master’s degree ensemble policy.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see me by calling 855-1738. You can also email either serbes@indiana.edu or musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

All currently registered students will see one “Advising” hold on their records in OneStart. This hold prevents students from registering for the spring until the program planning sheet is approved. The hold does not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for spring classes, so don’t worry if you see it before you submit your program planning sheet.

_________________________________________________________________

[8] Educational Opportunity Fellowship (reminder)

The Educational Opportunity Fellowship (EOF) is designed to enable promising students who are first generation college graduates and who do not fare well in conventional competition for graduate fellowships. Students who have attended marginally adequate or inadequate schools; who have been required to work excessively while attending school; or whose social and economic background make acquiring education an unreasonably difficult enterprise are encouraged to apply.

Details about the fellowship, application procedure, and minimum requirements can be found here:

http://www.indiana.edu/%7egrdschl/educational-opportunity-fellowship.php

To apply, submit the materials outlined on the above web page to the Music Financial Aid office by Friday, January 18, 2013. The Music Financial Aid office is in Merrill Hall room 101.

_________________________________________________________________

[9] Travel Funding for Graduate Students

JSOM graduate students may apply for travel funding to present papers or compositions at scholarly conferences from two sources:

The Jacobs School of Music has a limited amount of funding available to assist individual Jacobs students in defraying their travel expenses in certain circumstances; because funding is limited, assistance is restricted to students participating in certain types of professional activities. See the application form (PDF) for more information:

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/forms/StudentTravelFund.pdf

"The Graduate and Professional Student Organization Travel Award is offered through a competitive process for graduate and professional students at Indiana University Bloomington. It is given to help support travel expenses to conferences at which the student’s work will be presented (i.e. speeches, posters or interactive design), or to help support travel to workshops, special trainings, competitions and auditions that will benefit the student professionally. Funds may be used for registration fees, presentation materials, transportation, and lodging/food associated with the conference, workshop, training, competition or audition.

http://www.indiana.edu/%7egpso/awards-funding/travel-awards/


Announcements for Fall 2012

December 12, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Final Grades

[2] Minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory

Reminders

[3] Last chance to register for spring semester without late registration fees (reminder)

[4] Artist Diploma Audition (reminder)

[5] Doctoral Styles Exam (all doctoral students in their first year, and other eligible doctoral students - reminder)

[6] Graduate Entrance Exam retakes (for students who started graduate degree programs in fall 2012 - reminder)

[7] Voice Diction Exam retakes (for voice and early music voice students who started graduate degree programs in fall 2012 - reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[8] Transcripts and Diplomas

The Music Graduate Office will be closed starting on Wednesday, December 19 and will re-open on Wednesday, January 2. Have a safe and restful winter break!

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

_________________________________________________________________

[1] Final Grades

You will be able to view your final grades for fall courses on OneStart (see http://registrar.indiana.edu/~registra/gradeonestart.shtml for instructions) after Wednesday, December 19. You will not receive a paper copy of your grades in the mail.

Please note that if you received a grade of "I" (incomplete) in any course that you have a maximum of 1 year to complete that course; after 1 year the grade will turn into an "F."

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns about your grades for the fall semester.

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory

Doctoral Students:

If you are planning to take the minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory this spring (Saturday, January 26), you need to sign up in the Music Graduate office by Friday, January 11. Please review http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml for information on qualifying exam sign up procedures.

This is for doctoral students who are in the qualifying exam stage of their degree (after coursework is complete) and who have completed a music theory minor.

If you are sending an email to sign up (to musdoc@indiana.edu), please include your full name and a list of the three Music Theory minor field courses you want to be tested on during the exam. You can also sign up in person in the Music Graduate Office (MU011).

The only time the exam will be offered this spring is on Saturday, January 26, 2013, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in Simon 242.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

_________________________________________________________________

[3] Artist Diploma Audition (reminder)

School-wide Artist Diploma Auditions for the spring 2013 semester will be held Wednesday, February 20, 3:30-6:00 PM in Ford Hall. If necessary, additional auditions will be scheduled for Friday, February 22, 3:30-6:00 PM in Ford Hall.

Who performs an audition
You may perform an AD audition if you are currently a Jacobs School of Music student in another degree or diploma program and wish to be considered for the AD program beginning summer or fall semester 2013; this is your admission audition for the program. Before you may perform the School-wide AD audition you must first perform for and be recommended by your department.

Please note that current IU students must audition for both their department and the School-wide committee in the spring semester if they wish to begin the AD program in summer or fall 2013; it is not possible for current students to enter provisionally and then perform the School-wide audition in a later semester.

Students who were new to IU and admitted to the Artist Diploma program provisionally for the spring 2013 semester must perform the AD audition in February to finalize their admission in order to officially start the AD program in the summer or fall.

How to schedule an audition
Current students in other Jacobs School of Music programs should discuss their interest in the AD program with their teachers. They should then come to the Music Graduate Office (MU011) to sign up for the audition and contact the chair of their department no later than Friday, January 18 to arrange a departmental audition. The department will report the result to the Music Graduate Office.

Students who were admitted to the AD program provisionally for spring 2013 also need to come to the Music Graduate Office to sign up for the audition by Friday, January 18, but do not need to arrange a department audition.

Students recommended for the School-wide AD audition (and students who were admitted to the AD program provisionally for spring 2013) should then consult with their department chair about appropriate repertory for the School-wide AD audition. Students should prepare a typed program and have it approved and signed by the department chair, then bring the approved program to the Music Graduate Office (MU011) by 4:00 PM on Friday, February 8.

Students will be notified of their audition time by February 12 if they are recommended for the School-wide audition and submit their program before the deadline. Students must provide an accompanist, if needed.

Information about the AD program and this School-wide audition (including repertory guidelines) is available at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/diploma-programs/ADAudition.shtml.

If you have questions, please contact the Music Graduate Office (MU011, musgrad@indiana.edu, 855-1738).

_________________________________________________________________

[4] Doctoral Styles Exam (all doctoral students in their first year, and other eligible doctoral students - reminder)

The date of the doctoral styles examination is approaching, and we are writing to remind you about the exam and the requirement. The styles exam will be offered for the only time this spring on Saturday, January 26, 2013, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Sweeney Hall (M015).

--Doctoral students who began their program in the summer or fall of 2012 or spring 2013 are required to take the exam on Saturday, January 26, 2013. Please sign up online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/stylesExamSignUpForm.shtml or in person in the Music Graduate Office by Friday, January 11. Please note that January 26 will be your only opportunity to take the styles exam. If you have already taken MUS-T 545 and earned a grade of “B” or higher in the last 10 years, you will not need to take the exam.

--Doctoral students who have been given permission to take the exam in spring 2013 (because they did not pass the exam in spring 2012), please sign up online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/stylesExamSignUpForm.shtml or in person in the Music Graduate Office by Friday, January 11. If you are unsure about whether you were given permission to retake the exam, please email or make an appointment right away to speak with Sara Erbes or Prof. Isaacson.

Students who have a conflict with a religious observance on the exam date should contact Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies, right away to arrange an alternative time (you can email musicdgs@indiana.edu).

Information on the exam is available at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/styles.shtml. Samples of old exams are on reserve in the Music Library, including the complete exam from Spring 2002, with recorded examples.

Please get in touch with the Music Graduate Office if you have questions.

_________________________________________________________________

[5] Last chance to register for spring semester without late registration fees (reminder)

Registration for spring 2013 started on Thursday, October 18.

Please remember that you will need to submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for the spring semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are now accepting program planning sheets for Spring 2013. You will usually get a response to your program planning sheet within 24 hours (not including weekends) but when there’s a high volume of forms being submitted, as there is this week, it will take longer. We process the forms in the order in which they are received. In order to have a guarantee that your program planning sheet will be approved in time for you to register before late registration fees begin to be charged (Friday, January 4), you must submit your program planning sheet before Wednesday, December 19.

Classes do fill up, so if you want to increase your chances of getting into specific classes, especially if you plan to graduate in the spring semester, you should plan to register soon.

Before you fill out your program planning sheet, you should look at your Academic Advisement Report to see which requirements you still need to fulfill. To view your Academic Advisement Report, log on to OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page. Next, click on the Go to Student Center link. From that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is an incredibly useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the spring semester.

Spring semester 2013 will take place from Monday, January 7 through Friday, May 3. http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/offcal.php?topic=ALL&sess=f16w&q=Go&Term=2 is a link to the Spring academic calendar.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4132/MUS/index.php is a direct link to the spring Schedule of Classes.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please read the following web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml.

Don’t forget that diploma students and most master’s students are required to register in a major ensemble if they register in any course during spring. See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/enrollmentPoliciesMasters.shtml#ensemble for more details about the master’s degree ensemble policy.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see me by calling 855-1738. You can also email either serbes@indiana.edu or musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

All currently registered students will see one “Advising” hold on their records in OneStart. This hold prevents students from registering for the spring until the program planning sheet is approved. The hold does not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for spring classes, so don’t worry if you see it before you submit your program planning sheet.

_________________________________________________________________

[6] Graduate Entrance Exam retakes (for students who started graduate degree programs in fall 2012 - reminder)

If this fall (2012) was your first semester of enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program, you will have one more opportunity to take any Graduate Entrance Exams you did not pass in August (and that opportunity is the week before your second semester of enrollment). The exam schedule is online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/GEE.shtml#GEEDates. January 3 and 4, 2013 will be your only opportunity to take these exams again.

You do not need to sign up for the Music History, Aural Theory, and Written Theory exams - just come to the exam with a picture ID and pencil. You do need to sign up for a Sight Singing exam time by contacting the Music Graduate Office between now and Wednesday, January 2. You can email musgrad@indiana.edu with your full name and program to request a sight singing exam time (we’ll write back with your exam appointment time and location), or you can stop by the office (MU011), or call 855-1738 to sign up for your sight singing time.

You do not need to take any exam which you have already passed or if you are currently enrolled in the review course (although if you get an unsatisfactory grade in a review course this fall semester and spring 2013 is your second semester, you can re-take the exam for that subject in January 2013).

_________________________________________________________________

[7] Voice Diction Exam retakes (for voice and early music voice students who started graduate degree programs in fall 2012 - reminder)

The diction exam retakes will take place on Friday, January 4 between 12 and 2 pm. You can now sign up for your specific diction exam time(s). You can email musgrad@indiana.edu with your full name, program, and which vocal diction exam(s) you need to retake to request a diction exam time (we’ll write back with your exam appointment time(s) and location), or you can stop by the office (MU011), or call 855-1738 to sign up for your diction exam time(s).

_________________________________________________________________

[8] Educational Opportunity Fellowship (reminder)

The Educational Opportunity Fellowship (EOF) is designed to enable promising students who are first generation college graduates and who do not fare well in conventional competition for graduate fellowships. Students who have attended marginally adequate or inadequate schools; who have been required to work excessively while attending school; or whose social and economic background make acquiring education an unreasonably difficult enterprise are encouraged to apply.

Details about the fellowship, application procedure, and minimum requirements can be found here:

http://www.indiana.edu/%7egrdschl/educational-opportunity-fellowship.php

To apply, submit the materials outlined on the above web page to the Music Financial Aid office by Friday, January 18, 2013. The Music Financial Aid office is in Merrill Hall room 101.

_________________________________________________________________

[9] Transcripts and Diplomas

Do you need a copy of your transcript? Follow this link to the Registrar's web site: http://registrar.indiana.edu/stu_transcripts.shtml.

If you need a transcript that includes your final grades from fall 2012, you should wait until after Wednesday, December 19 to order the transcript. If you need a transcript that includes your graduation (if you are graduating in December), then you should wait until after Friday, January 11 to order the transcript.

Information on diplomas is available here: http://registrar.indiana.edu/alu_diploma.shtml.

December 6, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Artist Diploma Audition

[2] Doctoral Styles Exam (all doctoral students in their first year, and other eligible doctoral students)

[3] Last chance to register for spring semester without late registration fees

[4] Congratulations to Sherri Bishop, recipient of the 2012 IU Staff Merit Award

[5] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[6] Graduate Entrance Exam retakes (for students who started graduate degree programs in fall 2012 - reminder)

[7] Voice Diction Exam retakes (for voice and early music voice students who started graduate degree programs in fall 2012 - reminder)

[8] Educational Opportunity Fellowship (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[9] Alcohol / Drug Information Center

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

_________________________________________________________________

[1] Artist Diploma Audition

School-wide Artist Diploma Auditions for the spring 2013 semester will be held Wednesday, February 20, 3:30-6:00 PM in Ford Hall. If necessary, additional auditions will be scheduled for Friday, February 22, 3:30-6:00 PM in Ford Hall.

Who performs an audition
You may perform an AD audition if you are currently a Jacobs School of Music student in another degree or diploma program and wish to be considered for the AD program beginning summer or fall semester 2013; this is your admission audition for the program. Before you may perform the School-wide AD audition you must first perform for and be recommended by your department.

Please note that current IU students must audition for both their department and the School-wide committee in the spring semester if they wish to begin the AD program in summer or fall 2013; it is not possible for current students to enter provisionally and then perform the School-wide audition in a later semester.

Students who were new to IU and admitted to the Artist Diploma program provisionally for the spring 2013 semester must perform the AD audition in February to finalize their admission in order to officially start the AD program in the summer or fall.

How to schedule an audition
Current students in other Jacobs School of Music programs should discuss their interest in the AD program with their teachers. They should then come to the Music Graduate Office (MU011) to sign up for the audition and contact the chair of their department no later than Friday, January 18 to arrange a departmental audition. The department will report the result to the Music Graduate Office.

Students who were admitted to the AD program provisionally for spring 2013 also need to come to the Music Graduate Office to sign up for the audition by Friday, January 18, but do not need to arrange a department audition.

Students recommended for the School-wide AD audition (and students who were admitted to the AD program provisionally for spring 2013) should then consult with their department chair about appropriate repertory for the School-wide AD audition. Students should prepare a typed program and have it approved and signed by the department chair, then bring the approved program to the Music Graduate Office (MU011) by 4:00 PM on Friday, February 8.

Students will be notified of their audition time by February 12 if they are recommended for the School-wide audition and submit their program before the deadline. Students must provide an accompanist, if needed.

Information about the AD program and this School-wide audition (including repertory guidelines) is available at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/diploma-programs/ADAudition.shtml.

If you have questions, please contact the Music Graduate Office (MU011, musgrad@indiana.edu, 855-1738).

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Doctoral Styles Exam (all doctoral students in their first year, and other eligible doctoral students)


The date of the doctoral styles examination is approaching, and we are writing to remind you about the exam and the requirement. The styles exam will be offered for the only time this spring on Saturday, January 26, 2013, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Sweeney Hall (M015).

--Doctoral students who began their program in the summer or fall of 2012 or spring 2013 are required to take the exam on Saturday, January 26, 2013. Please sign up online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/stylesExamSignUpForm.shtml or in person in the Music Graduate Office by Friday, January 11. Please note that January 26 will be your only opportunity to take the styles exam. If you have already taken MUS-T 545 and earned a grade of “B” or higher in the last 10 years, you will not need to take the exam.

--Doctoral students who have been given permission to take the exam in spring 2013 (because they did not pass the exam in spring 2012), please sign up online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/stylesExamSignUpForm.shtml or in person in the Music Graduate Office by Friday, January 11. If you are unsure about whether you were given permission to retake the exam, please email or make an appointment right away to speak with Sara Erbes or Prof. Isaacson.

Students who have a conflict with a religious observance on the exam date should contact Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies, right away to arrange an alternative time (you can email musicdgs@indiana.edu).

Information on the exam is available at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/styles.shtml. Samples of old exams are on reserve in the Music Library, including the complete exam from Spring 2002, with recorded examples.

Please get in touch with the Music Graduate Office if you have questions.

_________________________________________________________________

[3] Last chance to register for spring semester without late registration fees

Registration for spring 2013 started on Thursday, October 18.

Please remember that you will need to submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for the spring semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are now accepting program planning sheets for Spring 2013. You will usually get a response to your program planning sheet within 24 hours (not including weekends) but when there’s a high volume of forms being submitted, as there is this week, it will take longer. We process the forms in the order in which they are received. In order to have a guarantee that your program planning sheet will be approved in time for you to register before late registration fees begin to be charged (Friday, January 4), you must submit your program planning sheet before Wednesday, December 19.

Classes do fill up, so if you want to increase your chances of getting into specific classes, especially if you plan to graduate in the spring semester, you should plan to register soon.

Before you fill out your program planning sheet, you should look at your Academic Advisement Report to see which requirements you still need to fulfill. To view your Academic Advisement Report, log on to OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page. Next, click on the Go to Student Center link. From that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is an incredibly useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the spring semester.

Spring semester 2013 will take place from Monday, January 7 through Friday, May 3. http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/offcal.php?topic=ALL&sess=f16w&q=Go&Term=2 is a link to the Spring academic calendar.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4132/MUS/index.php is a direct link to the spring Schedule of Classes.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please read the following web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml.

Don’t forget that diploma students and most master’s students are required to register in a major ensemble if they register in any course during spring. See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/enrollmentPoliciesMasters.shtml#ensemble for more details about the master’s degree ensemble policy.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see me by calling 855-1738. You can also email either serbes@indiana.edu or musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

All currently registered students will see one “Advising” hold on their records in OneStart. This hold prevents students from registering for the spring until the program planning sheet is approved. The hold does not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for spring classes, so don’t worry if you see it before you submit your program planning sheet.

_________________________________________________________________

[4] Congratulations to Sherri Bishop, recipient of the 2012 IU Staff Merit Award

Sherri Bishop, student services assistant/department secretary for the Music Graduate Office (musgrad@indiana.edu), was awarded with the 2012 IU Staff Merit Award on Monday, December 3. Please join us in congratulating her on this honor recognizing her outstanding work.

_________________________________________________________________

[5] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There is one public presentation scheduled for next week.

Friday, December 14, 4:00 pm in MA004, Kunio Hara (PhD student in Musicology) will present a defense of his dissertation topic: “Representation of Nostalgia in Puccini's Operas.”

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[6] Graduate Entrance Exam retakes (for students who started graduate degree programs in fall 2012 - reminder)

If this fall (2012) was your first semester of enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program, you will have one more opportunity to take any Graduate Entrance Exams you did not pass in August (and that opportunity is the week before your second semester of enrollment). The exam schedule is online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/GEE.shtml#GEEDates. January 3 and 4, 2013 will be your only opportunity to take these exams again.

You do not need to sign up for the Music History, Aural Theory, and Written Theory exams - just come to the exam with a picture ID and pencil. You do need to sign up for a Sight Singing exam time by contacting the Music Graduate Office between now and Wednesday, January 2. You can email musgrad@indiana.edu with your full name and program to request a sight singing exam time (we’ll write back with your exam appointment time and location), or you can stop by the office (MU011), or call 855-1738 to sign up for your sight singing time.

You do not need to take any exam which you have already passed or if you are currently enrolled in the review course (although if you get an unsatisfactory grade in a review course this fall semester and spring 2013 is your second semester, you can re-take the exam for that subject in January 2013).

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[7] Voice Diction Exam retakes (for voice and early music voice students who started graduate degree programs in fall 2012 - reminder)

The diction exam retakes will take place on Friday, January 4 between 12 and 2 pm. You can now sign up for your specific diction exam time(s). You can email musgrad@indiana.edu with your full name, program, and which vocal diction exam(s) you need to retake to request a diction exam time (we’ll write back with your exam appointment time(s) and location), or you can stop by the office (MU011), or call 855-1738 to sign up for your diction exam time(s).

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[8] Educational Opportunity Fellowship (reminder)

The Educational Opportunity Fellowship (EOF) is designed to enable promising students who are first generation college graduates and who do not fare well in conventional competition for graduate fellowships. Students who have attended marginally adequate or inadequate schools; who have been required to work excessively while attending school; or whose social and economic background make acquiring education an unreasonably difficult enterprise are encouraged to apply.

Details about the fellowship, application procedure, and minimum requirements can be found here:

http://www.indiana.edu/%7egrdschl/educational-opportunity-fellowship.php

To apply, submit the materials outlined on the above web page to the Music Financial Aid office by Friday, January 18, 2013. The Music Financial Aid office is in Merrill Hall room 101.

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[9] Alcohol / Drug Information Center

Do you or someone close to you have a drinking or drug problem? Consider a visit to the Alcohol / Drug Information Center, whose goal "is to prevent and respond to misuse and abuse of alcohol and other drugs through education, information, referral, and policy."

http://studentaffairs.iub.edu/adic/

November 28, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Graduate Entrance Exam retakes (for students who started graduate degree programs in fall 2012)

[2] Voice Diction Exam retakes (for voice and early music voice students who started graduate degree programs in fall 2012)

[3] Educational Opportunity Fellowship

[4] Dates for Jacobs School of Music graduate classes in summer 2013

[5] MUS-F 550 Chamber Music enrollment policy

[6] Small Chamber Ensemble Policy

[7] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[8] Registration for Spring 2013 (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[9] Student Advocates Office

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

_________________________________________________________________

[1] Graduate Entrance Exam retakes (for students who started graduate degree programs in fall 2012)

If this fall (2012) was your first semester of enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program, you will have one more opportunity to take any Graduate Entrance Exams you did not pass in August (and that opportunity is the week before your second semester of enrollment). The exam schedule is online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/GEE.shtml#GEEDates. January 3 and 4, 2013 will be your only opportunity to take these exams again.

You do not need to sign up for the Music History, Aural Theory, and Written Theory exams - just come to the exam with a picture ID and pencil. You do need to sign up for a Sight Singing exam time by contacting the Music Graduate Office between now and Wednesday, January 2. You can email musgrad@indiana.edu with your full name and program to request a sight singing exam time (we’ll write back with your exam appointment time and location), or you can stop by the office (MU011), or call 855-1738 to sign up for your sight singing time.

You do not need to take any exam which you have already passed or if you are currently enrolled in the review course (although if you get an unsatisfactory grade in a review course this fall semester and spring 2013 is your second semester, you can re-take the exam for that subject in January 2013).

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Voice Diction Exam retakes (for voice and early music voice students who started graduate degree programs in fall 2012)

The diction exam retakes will take place on Friday, January 4 between 12 and 2 pm. You can now sign up for your specific diction exam time(s). The deadline to sign up for your exam time is Wednesday, January 2.

You can email musgrad@indiana.edu with your full name, program, and which vocal diction exam(s) you need to retake to request a diction exam time (we’ll write back with your exam appointment time(s) and location), or you can stop by the office (MU011), or call 855-1738 to sign up for your diction exam time(s).

_________________________________________________________________

[3] Educational Opportunity Fellowship

The Educational Opportunity Fellowship (EOF) is designed to enable promising students who are first generation college graduates and who do not fare well in conventional competition for graduate fellowships. Students who have attended marginally adequate or inadequate schools; who have been required to work excessively while attending school; or whose social and economic background make acquiring education an unreasonably difficult enterprise are encouraged to apply.

Details about the fellowship, application procedure, and minimum requirements can be found here:

http://www.indiana.edu/%7egrdschl/educational-opportunity-fellowship.php

To apply, submit the materials outlined on the above web page to the Music Financial Aid office by Friday, January 18, 2013. The Music Financial Aid office is in Merrill Hall room 101.

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[4] Dates for Jacobs School of Music graduate classes in summer 2013

We’ve had several students ask recently about the dates that graduate music courses will be offered during summer 2013.

All graduate music courses will be offered during the 2nd 8 weeks session. This summer, that will be from June 3 through July 26.

The summer Schedule of Classes will be posted, and registration for summer will begin, in late March 2013.

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[5] MUS-F 550 Chamber Music enrollment policy

Students planning to enroll in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music for the spring semester are encouraged to form their group(s) now if possible. Please review these policies:

* Every student participating in a chamber group must be enrolled in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music (class number 18573)

* Students must enroll one time for each group of which they are a member.

* F550 may be taken for 1 or 0 credits. (The registrar charges an $18 recording fee for any 0-credit course.)

* Students who register for 0 credits cannot use the registration towards any graduation requirements.

* All instrumental PD and AD students are required to enroll in a minimum of 1 credit of chamber music each semester. Those who choose to participate in an additional group may enroll for either 0 or 1 credit.

* At least half the members of a group must be enrolled for 1 credit. Students who are participating to make up an incomplete from a previous semester are considered to have enrolled for 1 credit if they did so originally. Students are responsible for determining the enrollment intentions of the other members of the group when forming their group.

Please take care that you register correctly.

See the chamber music web site (http://www.indiana.edu/~chamber/) for more information about policies and procedures.

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[6] Small Chamber Ensemble Policy

All graduate and diploma students who participate in one of the small chamber ensembles listed below MUST enroll in the appropriate course, using the class number shown. Each ensemble is available for 1 or 0 credits. Those who enroll to satisfy a requirement for their curriculum MUST enroll for 1 credit. Those who want to participate but who do not need the credit for their curriculum may choose to enroll for 0 credits. (The registrar charges an $18 recording fee for any 0-credit course.) Please take care that you register correctly.

Please note that not all chamber music groups will count for all degrees. Check your bulletin, degree sheet, or Academic Advisement Report to see whether or not the chamber group that you want to take will count for your program requirements. You can also ask in the Music Graduate Office.

Most of the groups listed below require instructor authorization. If PERM is listed in the Schedule of Classes, contact the instructor to ask for authorization.

MUS-F 545: Brass Chamber Ensemble
Class No. 27225: Brass Choir (Cord)
Class No. 27231: Trombone Choir (Lenthe)

MUS-F 546: Woodwind Chamber Ensemble

Class No. 32668: Clarinet Choir (Klug – 0 credits only)

MUS-F 547: Percussion Chamber Ensemble
Class No. 27240: Percussion Ensemble (Tafoya - percussion majors only)
Class No. 27238: Steel Drumming (Spiro)

Class No. 27236: Brazilian Percussion Ensemble (Spiro - percussion majors only)

MUS-F 549: Harp Ensemble
Class No. 22811 (Szmyt, Tai)

MUS-O 550: Jazz Chamber Ensemble (jazz majors only, or permission of instructor)
Class No. 27273: Jazz Combos (Walsh)
Class No. 27277: Latin Jazz Ensemble (Spiro)

MUS-Y 550: Early Music Chamber Ensemble (early music majors only, or permission of instructor)
Class No. 27302 (Elliott)

MUS-F 550: with Prof. Sung-Mi Im (students should only register in this section if they have permission from Prof. Im)
Class No. 28582

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[7] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There are two public presentations scheduled THIS week.

Wednesday, November 28, 4:30 pm in M271, William Hudson (DM student in Early Music - Voice) will present a lecture on his final project topic: “Musical Poetry: Fourteenth-Century Italian Poems Set to Music.”

Thursday, November 29, 4:00 pm in M267, Todd French (DM student in Brass Pedagogy - Tuba) will present a lecture on his final project topic: “A Collegiate Brass Techniques Curriculum: An Integrated Approach.”

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[8] Registration for spring 2013 (reminder)

Registration for spring 2013 started on Thursday, October 18.

Please remember that you will need to submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for the spring semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are now accepting program planning sheets for Spring 2013. You will usually get a response to your program planning sheet within 24 hours (not including weekends) but when there’s a high volume of forms being submitted it will take longer. We process the forms in the order in which they are received.

Classes do fill up, so if you want to increase your chances of getting into specific classes, especially if you plan to graduate in the spring semester, you should register soon.

Before you fill out your program planning sheet, you should look at your Academic Advisement Report to see which requirements you still need to fulfill. To view your Academic Advisement Report, log on to OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page. Next, click on the Go to Student Center link. From that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is an incredibly useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the spring semester.

Spring semester 2013 will take place from Monday, January 7 through Friday, May 3. http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/offcal.php?topic=ALL&sess=f16w&q=Go&Term=2 is a link to the Spring academic calendar.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4132/MUS/index.php is a direct link to the spring Schedule of Classes.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please read the following web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml.

Don’t forget that diploma students and most master’s students are required to register in a major ensemble if they register in any course during spring. See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/enrollmentPoliciesMasters.shtml#ensemble for more details about the master’s degree ensemble policy.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see me by calling 855-1738. You can also email either serbes@indiana.edu or musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

All currently registered students will see one “Advising” hold on their records in OneStart. This hold prevents students from registering for the spring until the program planning sheet is approved. The hold does not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for spring classes, so don’t worry if you see it before you submit your program planning sheet.

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[9] Student Advocates Office

"The mission of the Student Advocates Office is to assist students in resolving personal and academic problems so that they may maintain progress toward earning a degree. The advocates are retired faculty and administrators who support student learning and development by fostering effective written and verbal communication with faculty and administrators, realistic expectations for outcomes, a clear sense of personal responsibility and values, respect for others and the university community, assertive, independent decision making about personal and educational goals, healthy choices, full use of student service resources to promote academic success, and a collaborative approach to resolving problems and addressing challenges. Our office is comprised of 3 teams of advocates, each specializing in various University processes and procedures. We can help you work through the university judicial system, assist with grade change and withdrawal requests, or help navigate through the many other complexities of a large academic institution."

http://studentaffairs.iub.edu/advocates/

 

November 14, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Change to Graduate Academic Standing policies – affects all graduate and diploma students

[2] Information on how to apply to become a Music Theory AI

[3] Writing Tutorial Services dissertation writing groups

Reminders

[4] Registration for Spring 2013 (reminder)

[5] Applications for graduation for students planning to graduate in December 2012 (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[6] IU Health Center

The Music Graduate Office will be closed for the week of November 19 for Thanksgiving break. We will reopen on Monday, November 26. We hope that everyone has a safe break.

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

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[1] Change to Graduate Academic Standing policies – affects all graduate and diploma students

Three changes have been approved to the Academic Standing policies that apply to all graduate and diploma students. The current standings (before the approved changes) are here: http://www.indiana.edu/~bulletin/iub/music/2012-2013/regulations/standing-graduate/index.shtml. The section in particular that is being changed is the “dismissal” category.

A graduate or diploma student will be subject to dismissal from the school when

  1. the student receives an academic warning while on probation; or
  2. the student is subject to probation a second time while already on probation; or
  3. the student’s semester GPA falls below 2.0; or
  4. the student fails for a second time to achieve a satisfactory grade in the same review course taken to satisfy a proficiency requirement; or
  5. the student fails to complete all proficiency requirements and departmental prerequisites within five semesters’ enrollment as a doctoral student; or
  6. the student does not fulfill the terms of academic probation; or
  7. the student engages in an act of academic misconduct; or
  8. the student fails, in the judgment of the director of graduate studies, to make satisfactory progress toward the degree.

The changes are effective immediately and include:

1. Category Number 5 (the student fails to complete all proficiency requirements and departmental prerequisites within five semesters’ enrollment as a doctoral student) is being removed entirely. Failing to complete all proficiencies by the end of the fifth semester will no longer lead to academic standing difficulties.

2. Category Number 7 (the student engages in an act of academic misconduct), the wording is changed to “the student engages in an act of academic, personal, or professional misconduct.”

3. At the end of the list, one additional statement is being added: “The Jacobs School of Music Administrative Committee considers petitions for readmission from students who have been dismissed.”

Please note that although the 5 semester deadline for completing all proficiency requirements no longer exists for doctoral students, it is still very much in doctoral students’ interests to complete all proficiency requirements as soon as possible within their degree programs. Students are not eligible to start doctoral qualifying exams until all proficiencies are complete, so in order to avoid unnecessary delays in starting the exam process students should still complete all proficiencies as soon as possible.

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[2] Information on how to apply to become a Music Theory AI

This is from Shauna Peatross in the Music Theory office. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact her directly at mustheor@indiana.edu.

For current students who wish to be considered for a position as a Music Theory Associate Instructor next year, please go to the following link to determine if you are qualified to have an audition to become an AI: http://www.music.indiana.edu/departments/academic/music-theory/admissions/ai-positions.shtml

Once you have carefully reviewed all of the information provided on the above page, if you feel that you are qualified to apply for an Associate Instructor position in Music Theory, please click the ‘acknowledge’ button at the bottom of the page before scheduling your AI audition.

After you have determined that you are qualified to become a Music Theory AI, you may then request an audition through the Music Theory department, using this online form.

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[3] Writing Tutorial Services dissertation writing groups

Writing Tutorial Services will continue its very successful dissertation writing groups this spring, and would like to invite the dissertation writers in your departments to participate; to that end, I hope you will forward this message to them.

Information about how to apply for the spring 2013 dissertation groups (applications are due by 11/26/12), when the groups meet, and what participants can expect is located here: http://www.iub.edu/%7ewts/dissgroups.shtml

Questions should be directed to Holly Schreiber (heschrei@indiana.edu).

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[4] Registration for spring 2013 (reminder)

Registration for spring 2013 started on Thursday, October 18.

Please remember that you will need to submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for the spring semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are now accepting program planning sheets for Spring 2013. You will usually get a response to your program planning sheet within 24 hours (not including weekends) but when there’s a high volume of forms being submitted, as there is this week, it will take longer. We process the forms in the order in which they are received.

Classes do fill up, so if you want to increase your chances of getting into specific classes, especially if you plan to graduate in the spring semester, you should plan to register soon.

Before you fill out your program planning sheet, you should look at your Academic Advisement Report to see which requirements you still need to fulfill. To view your Academic Advisement Report, log on to OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page. Next, click on the Go to Student Center link. From that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is an incredibly useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the spring semester.

Spring semester 2013 will take place from Monday, January 7 through Friday, May 3. http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/offcal.php?topic=ALL&sess=f16w&q=Go&Term=2 is a link to the Spring academic calendar.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4132/MUS/index.php is a direct link to the spring Schedule of Classes.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please read the following web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml.

Don’t forget that diploma students and most master’s students are required to register in a major ensemble if they register in any course during spring. See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/enrollmentPoliciesMasters.shtml#ensemble for more details about the master’s degree ensemble policy.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see me by calling 855-1738. You can also email either serbes@indiana.edu or musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

All currently registered students will see one “Advising” hold on their records in OneStart. This hold prevents students from registering for the spring until the program planning sheet is approved. The hold does not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for spring classes, so don’t worry if you see it before you submit your program planning sheet.

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[5] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in December 2012 (reminder)

If you are planning to graduate this December, you will need to fill out an application for graduation. You can submit the application online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/graduation/gradApp.shtml or you can submit the paper form in the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The form is very short (one page) and should only take a few minutes to complete.

If you do not remember whether you have already applied for graduation, you can check your academic advisement report on OneStart. The way you get to your academic advisement report is to log on the OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the “student center” link. From that page, click on “my academics and grades.” That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. Click on “view my advisement report.” Near the end of the report there is a line for "Application for Graduation". If the line is red and says "Not Satisfied", we have not yet received an application for graduation. If the line is not red and says "Satisfied," then we have.

You are required to apply for graduation even if you do not plan to go through the commencement ceremony.

There are no negative repercussions to applying if you end up graduating in a later semester (you’ll just need to submit a new application for graduation if your plans change). But if you don’t apply for graduation this semester, you will not graduate in December.

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[6] IU Health Center

"The IU Health Center is a four-story facility that includes a full-service medical clinic, lab, X-ray facility, and pharmacy. Inside, you'll find everything from nutrition counseling to birth control advice. If you get sick, you can get treated fast at our Walk-In Clinic. See a physical therapist for help recovering from an injury. If you're stressing out over your studies, you can talk it over with an experienced counselor. You can even prepare for studies abroad at our international travel clinic."

http://www.indiana.edu/%7ehealth/

November 7, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Applications for graduation for students planning to graduate in December 2012

[2] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[3] Registration for Spring 2013 (reminder)

[4] Project Jumpstart Events (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[5] Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Student Support Services Office

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

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[1] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in December 2012

If you are planning to graduate this December, you will need to fill out an application for graduation. You can submit the application online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/graduation/gradApp.shtml or you can submit the paper form in the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The form is very short (one page) and should only take a few minutes to complete.

If you do not remember whether you have already applied for graduation, you can check your academic advisement report on OneStart. The way you get to your academic advisement report is to log on the OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the “student center” link. From that page, click on “my academics and grades.” That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. Click on “view my advisement report.” Near the end of the report there is a line for "Application for Graduation". If the line is red and says "Not Satisfied", we have not yet received an application for graduation. If the line is not red and says "Satisfied," then we have.

You are required to apply for graduation even if you do not plan to go through the commencement ceremony.

There are no negative repercussions to applying if you end up graduating in a later semester (you’ll just need to submit a new application for graduation if your plans change). But if you don’t apply for graduation this semester, you will not graduate in December.

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[2] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There is one public presentation scheduled for next week.

Monday, November 12, 4:00 pm in M267, James Ivey (DM student in Voice) will present a defense of his final project topic: “Feuer Und Eis: A Study of Duality in the Life and Lieder of Franz Schubert.”

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[3] Registration for spring 2013 (reminder)

Registration for spring 2013 started on Thursday, October 18.

Please remember that you will need to submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for the spring semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are now accepting program planning sheets for Spring 2013. You will usually get a response to your program planning sheet within 24 hours (not including weekends) but when there’s a high volume of forms being submitted, as there is this week, it will take longer. We process the forms in the order in which they are received.

Classes do fill up, so if you want to increase your chances of getting into specific classes, especially if you plan to graduate in the spring semester, you should plan to register soon.

Before you fill out your program planning sheet, you should look at your Academic Advisement Report to see which requirements you still need to fulfill. To view your Academic Advisement Report, log on to OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page. Next, click on the Go to Student Center link. From that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is an incredibly useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the spring semester.

Spring semester 2013 will take place from Monday, January 7 through Friday, May 3. http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/offcal.php?topic=ALL&sess=f16w&q=Go&Term=2 is a link to the Spring academic calendar.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4132/MUS/index.php is a direct link to the spring Schedule of Classes.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please read the following web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml.

Don’t forget that diploma students and most master’s students are required to register in a major ensemble if they register in any course during spring. See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/enrollmentPoliciesMasters.shtml#ensemble for more details about the master’s degree ensemble policy.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see me by calling 855-1738. You can also email either serbes@indiana.edu or musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

All currently registered students will see one “Advising” hold on their records in OneStart. This hold prevents students from registering for the spring until the program planning sheet is approved. The hold does not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for spring classes, so don’t worry if you see it before you submit your program planning sheet.

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[4] Project Jumpstart events (reminder)

Finding Funds: Locating and Applying for Grants

Tuesday, November 13 | 7:00 – 9:00 PM | M242

Representatives from the GradGrants Center will guide participants through the process of finding and applying for grants. From locating opportunities and navigating funding databases to finalizing a proposal for submission, attendees will leave with an understanding of the grant writing process, reference materials for getting started, and a knowledge of where and how to begin the funding search. Fund your studies, support your ensemble, defray the cost of a professional recording, or save for an overseas audition tour with the help of grants geared towards assisting musicians, music historians, theorists, and music educators. Your RSVP allows us to better anticipate the amount of necessary food and materials. http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4622532118

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[5] Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Student Support Services Office

"Whether you are a current student, a curious friend, or just someone who is curious about GLBT issues, you are welcome here! Stop in, call us, email us, or continue to explore this web site to see how we celebrate sexual and gender diversity on a campus rated one of the most ‘friendly’ in the nation for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex students and their friends."

http://www.indiana.edu/%7eglbt/

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Applications for graduation for students planning to graduate in December 2012

[2] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[3] Registration for Spring 2013 (reminder)

[4] Project Jumpstart Events (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[5] Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Student Support Services Office

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

_________________________________________________________________

[1] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in December 2012

If you are planning to graduate this December, you will need to fill out an application for graduation. You can submit the application online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/graduation/gradApp.shtml or you can submit the paper form in the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The form is very short (one page) and should only take a few minutes to complete.

If you do not remember whether you have already applied for graduation, you can check your academic advisement report on OneStart. The way you get to your academic advisement report is to log on the OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the “student center” link. From that page, click on “my academics and grades.” That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. Click on “view my advisement report.” Near the end of the report there is a line for "Application for Graduation". If the line is red and says "Not Satisfied", we have not yet received an application for graduation. If the line is not red and says "Satisfied," then we have.

You are required to apply for graduation even if you do not plan to go through the commencement ceremony.

There are no negative repercussions to applying if you end up graduating in a later semester (you’ll just need to submit a new application for graduation if your plans change). But if you don’t apply for graduation this semester, you will not graduate in December.

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There is one public presentation scheduled for next week.

Monday, November 12, 4:00 pm in M267, James Ivey (DM student in Voice) will present a defense of his final project topic: “Feuer Und Eis: A Study of Duality in the Life and Lieder of Franz Schubert.”

_________________________________________________________________

[3] Registration for spring 2013 (reminder)

Registration for spring 2013 started on Thursday, October 18.

Please remember that you will need to submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for the spring semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are now accepting program planning sheets for Spring 2013. You will usually get a response to your program planning sheet within 24 hours (not including weekends) but when there’s a high volume of forms being submitted, as there is this week, it will take longer. We process the forms in the order in which they are received.

Classes do fill up, so if you want to increase your chances of getting into specific classes, especially if you plan to graduate in the spring semester, you should plan to register soon.

Before you fill out your program planning sheet, you should look at your Academic Advisement Report to see which requirements you still need to fulfill. To view your Academic Advisement Report, log on to OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page. Next, click on the Go to Student Center link. From that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is an incredibly useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the spring semester.

Spring semester 2013 will take place from Monday, January 7 through Friday, May 3. http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/offcal.php?topic=ALL&sess=f16w&q=Go&Term=2 is a link to the Spring academic calendar.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4132/MUS/index.php is a direct link to the spring Schedule of Classes.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please read the following web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml.

Don’t forget that diploma students and most master’s students are required to register in a major ensemble if they register in any course during spring. See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/enrollmentPoliciesMasters.shtml#ensemble for more details about the master’s degree ensemble policy.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see me by calling 855-1738. You can also email either serbes@indiana.edu or musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

All currently registered students will see one “Advising” hold on their records in OneStart. This hold prevents students from registering for the spring until the program planning sheet is approved. The hold does not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for spring classes, so don’t worry if you see it before you submit your program planning sheet.

_________________________________________________________________

[4] Project Jumpstart events (reminder)

Finding Funds: Locating and Applying for Grants

Tuesday, November 13 | 7:00 – 9:00 PM | M242

Representatives from the GradGrants Center will guide participants through the process of finding and applying for grants. From locating opportunities and navigating funding databases to finalizing a proposal for submission, attendees will leave with an understanding of the grant writing process, reference materials for getting started, and a knowledge of where and how to begin the funding search. Fund your studies, support your ensemble, defray the cost of a professional recording, or save for an overseas audition tour with the help of grants geared towards assisting musicians, music historians, theorists, and music educators. Your RSVP allows us to better anticipate the amount of necessary food and materials. http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4622532118

_________________________________________________________________

[5] Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Student Support Services Office

"Whether you are a current student, a curious friend, or just someone who is curious about GLBT issues, you are welcome here! Stop in, call us, email us, or continue to explore this web site to see how we celebrate sexual and gender diversity on a campus rated one of the most ‘friendly’ in the nation for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex students and their friends."

http://www.indiana.edu/%7eglbt/

November 1, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[2] Registration for Spring 2013 (reminder)

[3] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms (reminder)

[4] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project, Piano Essay, MME, and MM Composition Thesis final copies (reminder)

[5] Project Jumpstart events (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[6] Funding Opportunities through the University Graduate School

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

_________________________________________________________________

[1] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There is one public presentation scheduled for next week.

Tuesday, November 6, 4:30 pm in M271, Daniel Bubeck (DM student in Voice) will present a defense of his final project topic: “Handel's Male Roles for the Modern Countertenor: A Repertoire Guide for Handel's Italian Operas.”

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Registration for spring 2013 (reminder)

Registration for spring 2013 started on Thursday, October 18.

Please remember that you will need to submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for the spring semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are now accepting program planning sheets for Spring 2013. You will usually get a response to your program planning sheet within 24 hours (not including weekends) but when there’s a high volume of forms being submitted, as there is this week, it will take longer. We process the forms in the order in which they are received. Writing to ask when your form will be processed just slows everything down, so please be patient.

Classes do fill up, so if you want to increase your chances of getting into specific classes, especially if you plan to graduate in the spring semester, you should plan to register soon.

Before you fill out your program planning sheet, you should look at your Academic Advisement Report to see which requirements you still need to fulfill. To view your Academic Advisement Report, log on to OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page. Next, click on the Go to Student Center link. From that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is an incredibly useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the spring semester.

Spring semester 2013 will take place from Monday, January 7 through Friday, May 3. http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/offcal.php?topic=ALL&sess=f16w&q=Go&Term=2 is a link to the Spring academic calendar.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4132/MUS/index.php is a direct link to the spring Schedule of Classes.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please read the following web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml.

Don’t forget that diploma students and most master’s students are required to register in a major ensemble if they register in any course during spring. See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/enrollmentPoliciesMasters.shtml#ensemble for more details about the master’s degree ensemble policy.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see me by calling 855-1738. You can also email either serbes@indiana.edu or musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

All currently registered students will see one “Advising” hold on their records in OneStart. This hold prevents students from registering for the spring until the program planning sheet is approved. The hold does not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for spring classes, so don’t worry if you see it before you submit your program planning sheet.

_________________________________________________________________

[3] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms (reminder)

Remember that you need approval for the courses you will use in either a master’s outside area or a doctoral minor, and if you take a class without approval you run the risk that you’ve chosen a class that will not count. If you did choose a class that isn’t eligible for that requirement, then you’re taking an extra class that won’t count for your degree requirements.

It is very important that you submit the approval form BEFORE you take a class for either requirement.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/OA.shtml has details about the master’s degree Outside Area requirement and a link to the approval form.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/docMinors.shtml has details about the doctoral minor field requirements and a link to the approval form.

_________________________________________________________________

[4] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project, Piano Essay, MME, and MM Composition Thesis final copies (reminder)

This message is for doctoral, MME, and MM Composition students who plan to graduate in December 2013.

Doctoral students in most areas are being encouraged to submit the final copy of their dissertation, doctoral final protect, or doctoral piano essay electronically, rather than submit multiple bound printed copies. Students will still have the option of submitting bound copies if they prefer, but we expect the savings in cost (potentially several hundred dollars) and time (potentially several weeks) will motivate most students to use electronic submission. MME and MM Composition students are also encouraged to submit their thesis final copy electronically.

Electronically submitted documents will be catalogued in IUCAT and available either through ProQuest (PhD and DME dissertations) or IU Scholarworks (DM Final Projects, DM Composition Dissertations, DM Piano Essays, MME and MM Composition theses). Doctoral documents distributed to the research committee for formal review before the public presentation (e.g., defense) will still be in print form.

The Music Graduate Office will be examining documents closely for compliance with JSOM style guidelines. Use the Style Guidelines page (link below) to ensure you are following all style guidelines. There is a checklist that students may use to ensure compliance before submitting the document for formal research committee review on that page. The final version of a document that is submitted through the Music Graduate Office (i.e., all but PhD dissertations, which are submitted through the University Graduate School) will be checked for compliance with these guidelines and returned for correction if problems are found. Depending on the timing, this could delay a student's graduation by a term.


For your reference, links to JSOM style guidelines and submission guidelines are provided here:

Style Guidelines
http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/styleGuidelines.shtml

Final Copy Submission Guidelines
DM: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml
PhD/DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

MME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml

MM Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/compositionThesis.shtml

Please contact the Music Graduate Office with any questions.

Remember that submitting the final copy is the last step of the submission process. To find out about the entire procedure from start to finish for your final project, dissertation, or piano essay, read the information here:

DM (all majors except Piano and Composition): http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProject.shtml

DM in Piano: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/pianoEssay.shtml

DM in Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/compositionDissertation.shtml

PhD and DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

MME and MM Composition students submit their thesis to their department for approval.

_________________________________________________________________

[5] Project Jumpstart events (reminder)

Finding Funds: Locating and Applying for Grants

Tuesday, November 13 | 7:00 – 9:00 PM | M242

Representatives from the GradGrants Center will guide participants through the process of finding and applying for grants. From locating opportunities and navigating funding databases to finalizing a proposal for submission, attendees will leave with an understanding of the grant writing process, reference materials for getting started, and a knowledge of where and how to begin the funding search. Fund your studies, support your ensemble, defray the cost of a professional recording, or save for an overseas audition tour with the help of grants geared towards assisting musicians, music historians, theorists, and music educators. Your RSVP allows us to better anticipate the amount of necessary food and materials. http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4622532118

_________________________________________________________________

[6] Funding Opportunities through the University Graduate School

Numerous internal and external funding opportunities for graduate students are listed on this page at the University Graduate School web site:

http://www.indiana.edu/%7egrdschl/fees-and-funding.php

October 25, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Project Jumpstart events

[2] Master’s Comprehensive Exam

[3] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms

[4] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project, Piano Essay, MME, and MM Composition Thesis final copies

[5] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[6] Registration for Spring 2013 (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[7] Student Academic Appointment Vacancies

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

_________________________________________________________________

[1] Project Jumpstart events

Finding a College Teaching Job

Saturday, October 27 | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Sweeney Hall

Professors Kyle Adams, Brian Horne, and Associate Dean Eugene O’Brien will discuss the ins and outs of finding and applying for a teaching job in higher education. Hear insights on the differing processes of academic or performance centered jobs, as well as how to impress the University’s administration. Your RSVP allows us to better anticipate the amount of necessary food and materials. http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4488495210

Finding Funds: Locating and Applying for Grants

Tuesday, November 13 | 7:00 – 9:00 PM | M242

Representatives from the GradGrants Center will guide participants through the process of finding and applying for grants. From locating opportunities and navigating funding databases to finalizing a proposal for submission, attendees will leave with an understanding of the grant writing process, reference materials for getting started, and a knowledge of where and how to begin the funding search. Fund your studies, support your ensemble, defray the cost of a professional recording, or save for an overseas audition tour with the help of grants geared towards assisting musicians, music historians, theorists, and music educators. Your RSVP allows us to better anticipate the amount of necessary food and materials. http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4622532118

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Master’s Comprehensive Exam

All master’s degrees (except for MM Piano) have some form of master’s comprehensive exam that students must complete before graduation. If you are a master’s student who has not yet completed your master’s comprehensive exam, and you don’t know what will be expected of you and when you need to take this exam, you should contact your department chair to ask for more details. Most students take their master’s comprehensive exam in their final semester of the program.

The Music Graduate Office is not directly involved in these exams so we can’t give you details, but your department chairperson can answer your questions.

_________________________________________________________________

[3] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms

Remember that you need approval for the courses you will use in either a master’s outside area or a doctoral minor, and if you take a class without approval you run the risk that you’ve chosen a class that will not count. If you did choose a class that isn’t eligible for that requirement, then you’re taking an extra class that won’t count for your degree requirements.

It is very important that you submit the approval form BEFORE you take a class for either requirement.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/OA.shtml has details about the master’s degree Outside Area requirement and a link to the approval form.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/docMinors.shtml has details about the doctoral minor field requirements and a link to the approval form.

_________________________________________________________________

[4] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project, Piano Essay, MME, and MM Composition Thesis final copies

This message is for doctoral, MME, and MM Composition students who plan to graduate in December 2013.

Doctoral students in most areas are being encouraged to submit the final copy of their dissertation, doctoral final protect, or doctoral piano essay electronically, rather than submit multiple bound printed copies. Students will still have the option of submitting bound copies if they prefer, but we expect the savings in cost (potentially several hundred dollars) and time (potentially several weeks) will motivate most students to use electronic submission. MME and MM Composition students are also encouraged to submit their thesis final copy electronically.

Electronically submitted documents will be catalogued in IUCAT and available either through ProQuest (PhD and DME dissertations) or IU Scholarworks (DM Final Projects, DM Composition Dissertations, DM Piano Essays, MME and MM Composition theses). Doctoral documents distributed to the research committee for formal review before the public presentation (e.g., defense) will still be in print form.

The Music Graduate Office will be examining documents closely for compliance with JSOM style guidelines. Use the Style Guidelines page (link below) to ensure you are following all style guidelines. There is a checklist that students may use to ensure compliance before submitting the document for formal research committee review on that page. The final version of a document that is submitted through the Music Graduate Office (i.e., all but PhD dissertations, which are submitted through the University Graduate School) will be checked for compliance with these guidelines and returned for correction if problems are found. Depending on the timing, this could delay a student's graduation by a term.


For your reference, links to JSOM style guidelines and submission guidelines are provided here:

Style Guidelines
http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/styleGuidelines.shtml

Final Copy Submission Guidelines
DM: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml
PhD/DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

MME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml

MM Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/compositionThesis.shtml

Please contact the Music Graduate Office with any questions.

Remember that submitting the final copy is the last step of the submission process. To find out about the entire procedure from start to finish for your final project, dissertation, or piano essay, read the information here:

DM (all majors except Piano and Composition): http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProject.shtml

DM in Piano: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/pianoEssay.shtml

DM in Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/compositionDissertation.shtml

PhD and DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

MME and MM Composition students submit their thesis to their department for approval.

_________________________________________________________________

[5] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There are three public presentations scheduled for next week.

Monday, October 29, 12:00 pm in the Parsifal Room, Christopher Ludwa (DM student in Choral Conducting) will present a defense of his final project topic: “Assessing the Leadership Potential of Choral Conductors.”

Tuesday, October 30, 4:00 pm in M271, Shin-Kyung Bang (DM student in Organ) will present a defense of her final project topic: “The Evolution of Widor's Compositional Style, as Evidenced in his Organ Symphonies.”

Sunday, November 4, 3:00 pm in Ford Hall, Hugh Conor Angell (DM student in Voice) will present a lecture recital of his final project topic: “Selected Vocal Arrangements of Irish Folksongs: A History, Stylistic Analysis, Repertoire List, and Guide to Performance and Pedagogy.”

_________________________________________________________________

[6] Registration for spring 2013 (reminder)

Registration for spring 2013 started on Thursday, October 18.

Please remember that you will need to submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for the spring semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are now accepting program planning sheets for Spring 2013. You will usually get a response to your program planning sheet within 24 hours (not including weekends) but when there’s a high volume of forms being submitted, as there is this week, it will take longer. We process the forms in the order in which they are received. Writing to ask when your form will be processed just slows everything down, so please be patient.

Classes do fill up, so if you want to increase your chances of getting into specific classes, especially if you plan to graduate in the spring semester, you should plan to register soon.

Before you fill out your program planning sheet, you should look at your Academic Advisement Report to see which requirements you still need to fulfill. To view your Academic Advisement Report, log on to OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page. Next, click on the Go to Student Center link. From that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is an incredibly useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the spring semester.

Spring semester 2013 will take place from Monday, January 7 through Friday, May 3. http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/offcal.php?topic=ALL&sess=f16w&q=Go&Term=2 is a link to the Spring academic calendar.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4132/MUS/index.php is a direct link to the spring Schedule of Classes.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please read the following web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml.

Don’t forget that diploma students and most master’s students are required to register in a major ensemble if they register in any course during spring. See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/enrollmentPoliciesMasters.shtml#ensemble for more details about the master’s degree ensemble policy.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see me by calling 855-1738. You can also email either serbes@indiana.edu or musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

All currently registered students will see one “Advising” hold on their records in OneStart. This hold prevents students from registering for the spring until the program planning sheet is approved. The hold does not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for spring classes, so don’t worry if you see it before you submit your program planning sheet.

_________________________________________________________________

[7] Student Academic Appointment Vacancies

Some AI and GA positions elsewhere on campus are open to Jacobs School of Music Students. Current listings are posted on a page at the GradGrants website:

http://www.indiana.edu/%7egradgrnt/category/saa-vacancies/

October 18, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Registration for Spring 2013 begins today

[2] Project Jumpstart events

[3] IU Libraries Open Access Week

[4] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[5] Academic Calendar

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

_________________________________________________________________

[1] Registration for spring 2013 begins today

Registration for spring 2013 begins on Thursday, October 18.

Please remember that you will need to submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for the spring semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are now accepting program planning sheets for Spring 2013. You will usually get a response to your program planning sheet within 24 hours (not including weekends) but when there’s a high volume of forms being submitted, as there is this week, it will take longer. We process the forms in the order in which they are received.

Classes do fill up, so if you want to increase your chances of getting into specific classes, especially if you plan to graduate in the spring semester, you should plan to register soon.

Before you fill out your program planning sheet, you should look at your Academic Advisement Report to see which requirements you still need to fulfill. To view your Academic Advisement Report, log on to OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page. Next, click on the Go to Student Center link. From that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is an incredibly useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the spring semester.

Spring semester 2013 will take place from Monday, January 7 through Friday, May 3. http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/offcal.php?topic=ALL&sess=f16w&q=Go&Term=2 is a link to the Spring academic calendar.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4132/MUS/index.php is a direct link to the spring Schedule of Classes.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please read the following web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml.

Don’t forget that diploma students and most master’s students are required to register in a major ensemble if they register in any course during spring. See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/enrollmentPoliciesMasters.shtml#ensemble for more details about the master’s degree ensemble policy.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see me by calling 855-1738. You can also email either serbes@indiana.edu or musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

All currently registered students will see one “Advising” hold on their records in OneStart. This hold prevents students from registering for the spring until the program planning sheet is approved. The hold does not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for spring classes, so don’t worry if you see it before you submit your program planning sheet.

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Project Jumpstart events

Articulate your Mission

Tuesday, October 23 | 6:45-9:00 PM | M242

Karl Paulnack, Director of Music at Boston Conservatory, will present a workshop designed to help you articulate your life’s mission: what drives you, what fulfills you, and what makes you stand out. Whether writing a teaching philosophy or application essay, interviewing for a prized position, or simply distinguishing yourself from other musicians, defining yourself is the first--and most important--step to making a lasting impression. Jimmy Johns will be provided. Your RSVP allows us to better anticipate the amount of necessary food and materials. http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4622369632

Finding a College Teaching Job

Saturday, October 27 | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Sweeney Hall

Professors Kyle Adams, Brian Horne, and Associate Dean Eugene O’Brien will discuss the ins and outs of finding and applying for a teaching job in higher education. Hear insights on the differing processes of academic or performance centered jobs, as well as how to impress the University’s administration. Your RSVP allows us to better anticipate the amount of necessary food and materials. http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4488495210

Finding Funds: Locating and Applying for Grants

Tuesday, November 13 | 7:00 – 9:00 PM | M242

Representatives from the GradGrants Center will guide participants through the process of finding and applying for grants. From locating opportunities and navigating funding databases to finalizing a proposal for submission, attendees will leave with an understanding of the grant writing process, reference materials for getting started, and a knowledge of where and how to begin the funding search. Fund your studies, support your ensemble, defray the cost of a professional recording, or save for an overseas audition tour with the help of grants geared towards assisting musicians, music historians, theorists, and music educators. Your RSVP allows us to better anticipate the amount of necessary food and materials. http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4622532118

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[3] IU Libraries Open Access Week

The IU Libraries are sponsoring Open Access Week 2012 from October 22-28, with special events geared toward graduate students.

Open Access resources are defined by being digital, free of most copyright and licensing restrictions and, above all, free of charge. They can be downloaded and shared freely, allowing everyone who can connect to the internet access to Open Access information.

Open Access Week is a global event that began in 2006 and it is an opportunity for the academic and research communities to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research.

Join the IU Libraries for these discussions to learn more and share your experiences with Open Access. Visit http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=530000107 and review the attached flyer for more information. Register at http://www.indiana.edu/%7elibrary/seminars/

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Making Your Research Open Access
Monday, October 22, 3:30 PM – 5 PM, Wells Library/SLIS LI-030

For students interested in learning more about Open Access basics and IU’s copyright consultation, OA journal publishing, and institutional repository services. Led by Jennifer Laherty, head of IUScholarWorks, and Nazareth Pantaloni, Visiting Librarian for Copyright and Administration.

SSRN 101
Tuesday, October 23, 1PM – 2 PM, Wells Library E-174

Become a power user of the Social Science Research Network, the premiere Open Access repository for Business, Law, and social science scholarship at this workshop led by Christina Sheley, Business/SPEA Library Head.

Brown Bag Discussion: Real Experiences with Open Access

Thursday, October 25, 12 PM – 1 PM, Wells Library LI-043

How does Open Access really affect the research and publishing process? What are the pros and cons of Open Access? Join your colleagues and professors for an informal discussion and Q&A session.
To help lead this discussion, contact Laura G Manifold at lmanifol@indiana.edu or Margaret Janz at mjanz@indiana.edu

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[4] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There are two public presentations scheduled for next week.

Friday, October 26, 2:30 pm in M149C, Katarzyna Bugaj (PhD student in Music Education) will present a defense of her dissertation topic: “A Dynamic Instrumental Pedagogy -- The Oeuvre of Tadeusz Wronski.”

Friday, October 26, 4:30 pm in M267, Alex Noppe (DM student in Brass Pedagogy - Trumpet) will present a defense of his final project topic: “Effects of Body Language and Stage Presence on Perceptions of Instrumental Performance.”

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[5] Academic Calendar

The official calendar of the Office of the Registrar contains a comprehensive list of key dates, including the start and end of the semester, breaks, as well as dates for registration, withdrawing from classes, and others. Official calendars for the current and following semester are always accessible here:

http://registrar.indiana.edu/offcalen.shtml

October 11, 2012 (part 1)

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic. Because of the length of the announcements this week, I am dividing them into two sections. This is Part 1.

New Announcements

[1] Registration for Spring 2013 will begin next week

[2] Reminders for students who started new graduate programs in Fall 2012

[3] Voice Pedagogy Courses (MUS-E 694 and MUS-E 695 for doctoral students and MUS-E 594 for master’s students)

[4] Project Jumpstart event- Singing in Europe: Continuing the Conversation with Byron Knutson, Director of the Opernstudio at the Komische Oper Berlin

[5] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[6] Auto-W Deadline for dropping a class (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[7] Counseling and Psychological Services

The Music Graduate Office will be closed on Friday, October 12 for Fall Break.

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

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[1] Registration for spring 2013 will begin next week

Registration for spring 2013 will begin on Thursday, October 18.

Please remember that you will need to submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for the spring semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We will begin accepting Program Planning Sheets for spring registration on Monday, October 15. Do not submit your program planning sheet before Monday.

Classes do fill up, so if you want to increase your chances of getting into specific classes, especially if you plan to graduate in the spring semester, you should prepare to register next week.

Before you fill out your program planning sheet, you should look at your Academic Advisement Report to see which requirements you still need to fulfill. To view your Academic Advisement Report, log on to OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page. Next, click on the Go to Student Center link. From that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is an incredibly useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the spring semester.

Spring semester 2013 will take place from Monday, January 7 through Friday, May 3. http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/offcal.php?topic=ALL&sess=f16w&q=Go&Term=2 is a link to the Spring academic calendar.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4132/MUS/index.php is a direct link to the spring Schedule of Classes. The information still needs to be corrected and updated, so do not try to use it for specific planning until Monday, October 15.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please read the following web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml.

Don’t forget that diploma students and most master’s students are required to register in a major ensemble if they register in any course during spring. See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/enrollmentPoliciesMasters.shtml#ensemble for more details about the master’s degree ensemble policy.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see me by calling 855-1738. You can also email either serbes@indiana.edu or musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

All currently registered students will see one “Advising” hold on their records in OneStart. This hold prevents students from registering for the spring until the program planning sheet is approved. The hold does not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for spring classes, so don’t worry if you see it before you submit your program planning sheet.

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[2] Reminders for students who started new graduate programs in Fall 2012

There have been a few questions recently from new students that I thought many of you who just started here this fall may want to have answered.

1. Registration

In order to register, follow the steps outlined earlier in this email. You do not need to get an advisor's signature from the person who advised you during orientation week. I will look over your program planning sheet after you submit the online Program Planning Sheet and I will approve that as your advisor. You will not be eligible to register until after you submit your Program Planning Sheet and it is approved.

Be sure to complete the Immunization Compliance Form on OneStart if you haven't already done so. To find the form on OneStart (www.OneStart.iu.edu), click the Services tab, then the Student Self-Service link on the sidebar, then locate the Services & Information section. Then, click the Immunization Compliance link. The Registrar’s office will block your registration if you do not complete this form. http://registrar.indiana.edu/immunization.shtml has detailed information about this policy.

Students who have not yet submitted a final official transcript showing the completion date of your last program will not be eligible to register until that transcript is received in the Music Graduate Office. I emailed the students who have not yet submitted that transcript recently. For those of you who are sending transcripts, I will email you once we receive your transcript.

2. Language requirements

If you are in a program that has a foreign language requirement, and you believe that you have already fulfilled all or part of that requirement with coursework from an earlier degree, check on your academic advisement report to see whether that has been updated to your records. (Instructions for getting to your academic advisement report are given in the registration section of this email). If your academic advisement report does not show that the requirement is complete, but you think it should, then please contact the Music Graduate Office. It is possible that it just hasn't been updated yet, but it's also possible that what you did in the past won't count, so you need to check now to confirm what you need to complete.

3. Graduate Entrance Exams

(For master’s and doctoral students. The Graduate Entrance Exams and review courses are not required for diploma and visiting students.)

If this fall (2012) was your first semester of enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program, you will have one more opportunity to take any Graduate Entrance Exams you did not pass in August (and that opportunity is the week before your second semester of enrollment). The exam schedule is online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/GEE.shtml#GEEDates. January 3 and 4, 2013 will be your only opportunity to take these exams again.

You do not need to sign up for the Music History, Aural Theory, and Written Theory exams - just come to the exam with a picture ID. You do need to sign up for a Sight Singing exam time by contacting the Music Graduate Office at the end of the fall semester or on Wednesday, January 2. I will send out an email announcement when we start scheduling Sight Singing exam times at the end of the semester.

You do not need to take any exam you have already passed or if you are currently enrolled in the review course (although if you get an unsatisfactory grade in a review course this fall semester you can re-take that exam, if you are eligible, in January 2013).

For your information, the review courses are generally offered on the following schedule:

M541 Early Music History Review - every Fall, every Spring, and every JSoM Summer Session

M542 Late Music History Review - every Fall, every Spring, and every JSoM Summer Session

T508 Written Theory Review - every Fall and every JSoM Summer Session

T509 Sight Singing Review - every Fall and every JSoM Summer Session of odd numbered years

T511 Aural Music Theory - every Spring and every JSoM Summer Session of even numbered years

You will not know the results of the graduate entrance exams when you register for the spring semester, so you should register based on your best estimation of how you’ll do on the entrance exam retakes. If you end up needing to change your spring schedule after the exam results are posted on January 7, you will be able to do that. Normally you would be charged a fee of $8.50 for adjusting your schedule that week, but if you need to adjust your schedule specifically because of the entrance exam results, the Music Graduate Office can waive that schedule adjustment fee (as long as you let us know that it’s necessary during the first week of classes).

4. Vocal Diction exam retakes (for voice and early music voice majors)

The diction exam retakes will take place on Friday, January 4 between 12 and 2 pm. I’ll send out an email announcement when it’s time to schedule individual exam times. See last week’s Music Graduate Office announcements for more information about the diction exam retakes.

Remember that the Music Graduate Office website www.music.indiana.edu/graduate is a great source of information about program requirements.

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[3] Voice Pedagogy Courses (MUS-E 694 and MUS-E 695 for doctoral students and MUS-E 594 for master’s students)

The doctoral voice pedagogy courses (MUS-E 694 and MUS-E 695) will be offered with the following pattern:

Summer 2013: MUS-E 695

Fall 2013: MUS-E 694

Summer 2014: MUS-E 694

Fall 2014: MUS-E 695

Summer 2015: MUS-E 695

Fall 2015: MUS-E 694

The master’s voice pedagogy course (MUS-E 594) will be offered in summer, fall, and spring each year.

Please use this information to plan your schedule so that you don’t miss a course offering. For example, if you are a DM Voice student and haven’t taken MUS-E 694 yet, you should plan to take it in fall 2013 (or in summer 2014) because it won’t be offered again after that until fall 2015.

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[4] Project Jumpstart Event- Singing in Europe: Continuing the Conversation with Byron Knutson, Director of the Opernstudio at the Komische Oper Berlin

Thursday, October 18 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Ford Hall

The conversation on singing and auditioning in Europe continues with Byron Knutson, Director of the Opera Studio at the Komische Oper Berlin. Earlier in the semester, we heard from singers currently working in Europe. Now, get an inside perspective from one who does the hiring. Particular emphasis will be given to the audition process, and this workshop will feature an extended question and answer session. As with any Project Jumpstart event, come when you can, and leave when you must. Your RSVP allows us to better prepare the number of necessary materials. http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4562293944

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[5] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There is one public presentation scheduled for next week.

Monday, October 15, 10:00 am in MA452, Yeon Ji Yun (DM student in Cello) will present a defense of her final project topic: “The Ten Cello Concertos of Bernard Heinrich Romberg.”

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[6] Auto-W Deadline for dropping a class (reminder)

The Auto-W Deadline for fall semester 2012 is Wednesday, October 17.

The Auto-W deadline is the dividing line between when you may drop a course and be guaranteed a grade of "W" (any time before Wednesday, October 17) and when you may potentially get a grade of "F" for a dropped course, if you are approved to drop a course at all (after October 17).

Before the Auto-W deadline, you can drop a class by using the eDrop procedure on OneStart (http://registrar.indiana.edu/~registra/dropadd.shtml#edrop).

After the Auto-W deadline, you need the approval of the instructor of the course, the chair of the department that offers the course, and the Music Graduate office in order to drop a class. You do not have the option of using eDrop after the Auto-W deadline, you will need a late add/drop form from the Music Graduate Office.

The main differences (other than the procedure) in dropping a course after the Auto-W deadline are that the instructor has the option of giving you a grade of "F" for the course if that is the grade you are earning when you request to drop it, and that you need to petition to the Music Graduate Office for permission to drop a course after the Auto-W deadline. Please note that it is extremely rare to get permission to drop a class after the Auto-W deadline.

Please remember that even when you drop a class you are still responsible for maintaining a full-time course load - at least 8 credits for master’s and doctoral students (unless part-time enrollment was previously approved) and at least 9 credits for all diploma and visiting students. Also, please remember that at this point in the semester you will not get any refund of tuition for a dropped course.

If you want to add a course after the Auto-W deadline, you will need to pick up a late drop/add form in the Music Graduate Office and gather various signatures. The eAdd system (like the eDrop system) is not available after October 17.

Please make an appointment to speak with me if you have any questions or concerns. To make an appointment, call 855-1738.

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[7] Counseling and Psychological Services

"Everyone feels sad, anxious, angry, or overwhelmed sometimes. Generally, these feelings pass quickly. If you’ve been feeling bad for two weeks or more, it may help to talk to someone. Here are some other reasons to consider counseling:

• You are having difficulty handling your academic responsibilities

• You are having difficulty relating to others, including friends and family

• You are experiencing negative consequences from alcohol or drug use

• You are dealing with sexual assault

• You are concerned about eating disorders

• Your friends and family have commented that you do not seem like yourself"

For more information on the comprehensive services offered by CAPS, visit

http://healthcenter.indiana.edu/counseling/index.shtml

October 11, 2012 (Part 2)

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic. Because of the length of the announcements this week, I am dividing them into two sections. This is Part 2.

New Announcements

[8] Some course announcements

The Music Graduate Office will be closed on Friday, October 12 for Fall Break.

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

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[8] Some Course Announcements

The Music Graduate Office invited faculty to submit short course announcements for this e-mail, for you to use as you decide what to register for in spring 2013. Not all of these courses will count for every degree or program.

Subject catalog number: MUS-E 582

Class title: Methods and Materials for Teaching Vocal Jazz

Class number: 30045

Class meeting time: Tuesday, Thursday, 1:25 to 2:15 in M356

Instructor name: Prof. Patrice Madura

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description:

Strategies for teaching the basic principles of vocal jazz. Areas of study include historical perspective, landmark recordings, repertoire, improvisation, scat syllables, swing, accompaniment, amplification, vocal tone, solo styling, ensemble audition and rehearsal strategies, creativity, and sequence of instruction. No previous jazz experience necessary. A review of jazz research will lead to a research paper and presentation within the course.

Class schedule may be flexible depending on enrollment.

Professor Patrice Madura (Ward-Steinman) teaches choral, vocal jazz, and research methods at IU. She has taught at IU for nine years, and has taught previously at the University of Southern California, the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, IPFW, and in the public schools. Dr. Madura's primary instrument is the piano, she has been a vocal jazz ensemble director and improvisation researcher for more than 20 years, and has conducted and/or presented research on vocal jazz on four continents.

Patrice Madura is the author, co-author, or editor of six books: Getting Started with Vocal Improvisation (MENC, 1999), Becoming a Choral Music Teacher (Routledge, 2010), Music Education in Your Hands: an Introduction for Future Teachers (with Michael Mark, Routledge, 2010), Madura’s Danceland: Images of America (Arcadia, 2010), Advances in Social-Psychology and Music Education Research, ed. (Ashgate, 2011), and Contemporary Music Education, 4th edition (with Michael Mark, Cengage, 2012). She has had articles published in the Journal of Research in Music Education, Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, International Journal of Music Education, Psychology of Music, Philosophy of Music Education Review, Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, and more. She is currently serving on the editorial board of the Journal of Research in Music Education.

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Subject catalog number: MUS-F 520

Class title: Topics in Performance: Woodwinds & Piano Repertoire

Class number: 24714

Class meeting time: Tuesdays, 11:15 am - 1:10 pm in MAC 040

Instructor name: Dr. Angela Park

Credit Hours: 1-2

Open to both undergraduate and graduate levels, this performance-based course focuses on the study, analysis and performance of works from the woodwind-piano repertoire. Through various assignments and interactive masterclass presentations, the main objective of this course is to fine-tune one’s critical listening and communication skills in a collaborative setting.

Participants should come with repertoire suggestions and will be required to form groups with piano. Pre-formed groups are encouraged.

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Subject catalog number: MUS-T 561

Class title: Tonal Systems in Early Music

Class number: 26014

Class meeting time: Tuesday, Thursday, 11:15-12:30 in M344

Instructor name: Prof. Kyle Adams

Credit Hours: 3

Understanding the way early music “works” can be maddeningly frustrating. There are no major or minor keys, no functional harmony, and no triads or seventh chords. The music is built from a different set of scales from the ones we use today. Accidentals come and go, some written into the score and some not, and cadences often seem to have either too much or too little closure. Moreover, many of the terms we customarily employ to describe tonal phenomena—“harmony,” “cadence,” and “diatonic,” to name a few—either did not exist at all in the pre-tonal world, or worse, had completely different meanings. And yet, for all the difficulty one may encounter in modeling the structure of early music, its sounds are strikingly familiar. Put plainly, early music makes sense to our ears; it projects an overwhelming sense of logic and coherence even now. Addressing the foregoing problem—the disjunction between the perceived simplicity of early music and the difficulty of our attempts to understand it—will be the main project of this course.

This will be a repertoire-based course. Construing “early music” as broadly as possible (from chant to the late seventeenth century), we will use individual musical works—including, as much as possible, those suggested by students—as case studies. For each work, we will discuss the aspects of the music that lend a sense of tonal coherence (as well as those that do not), and supplement our observations with primary-source readings about contemporary theoretical concepts. In doing so, we will address, at some point, all of the major theoretical issues that occupied musicians before the eighteenth century: tuning and temperament, scales and modes (including the gamut), accidentals and musica ficta, rhetoric, and others. Ultimately, our goal will be to reshape our understanding of tonal coherence in early music, either by answering some of our fundamental questions, or by learning to ask different ones.

N.B. Fluency in reading early music notation will not be required for this course.

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Subject catalog number: MUS-T 658

Class title: Seminar in Music Theory, Music Experience Affect Culture

Class number: 28597

Class meeting time: Thursday, 2:30-5:15 p.m in M263

Instructor name: Prof. Marianne Kielian-Gilbert

Credit hours: 3

(Meets jointly with Cultural Studies CULS-C 701)

Music Experience Affect Culture: This seminar in music theory draws on practices of performance, listening, analysis and interpretation (critical theory, feminist theory) to study connections between music experience, affect, and culture.

The challenge is to think about music’s phenomenal character and experience—about what music does as much as what it is. Music constructs a potential “laboratory” for music-sound in multidimensional orientations phenomenal, enacted, embodied, empirical, philosophical, psychological, material, discursive, and relational. In shifting to “saying” instead of “the said,”these material and discursive (performative and cultural) practices become aural and intertwine in formative and productive ways.

Drawing from the orientations of such writers such as Gilles Deleuze (with Félix Guattari) and Theodor Adorno, and feminist writers such as Luce Irigaray, Adriana Cavarero, Elizabeth Grosz, and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, we will consider connections between music-sound, constructions of subjectivity, historical and contemporary theoretical-material orientations, and music analyses that seek to characterize those practices.

Readings, topics, music: The course will develop topics of music analysis and listening in connection with particular works and the cross-disciplinary interests of those participating. We will consider a range of music from classical and contemporary, to popular, operatic, theatrical,multimedia, and 21st-century.

Prerequisite: MUS-T551 or graduate standing and consent of instructor. Coursework: readings and discussion; reaction papers or music analyses on issues arising in the readings; major seminar paper and presentation. Selected texts: Adriana Cavarero, For More Than One Voice: Toward a Philosophy of Vocal Expression, trans. Paul A. Kottman (Stanford UP 2005); Lydia Goehr, Elective Affinities: Musical Essays on the History of Aesthetic Theory (Columbia UP 2008); Lawrence Kramer, Interpreting Music (California UP 2011).

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Subject catalog number: MUS-M 502

Class title: Mozart Opera

Class number: 20910

Class meeting time: Tuesday, Thursday, 9.45-11 AM in M267

Instructor name: Prof. Daniel R. Melamed

Credit Hours: 3

Mozart's mature operas in the context of contemporary repertory and conventions. Our focus will be on textual and musical analysis, and on the ways in which the characters, settings, and stories of Mozart's works might have been understood in their time.

(2011 syllabus is at http://mypage.iu.edu/~dmelamed/M502-Mozart-2011.htm)

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Subject catalog number: MUS-M 502

Class title: Heinrich Schütz

Class number: 27912

Class meeting time: Tuesday, Thursday, 1-2.15 PM in MU205

Instructor name: Prof. Daniel R. Melamed

Credit Hours: 3

We will examine the music of Heinrich Schütz, concentrating on the printed collections and on the genres and styles they represent. Topics will include sources and performance practice, with a strong emphasis on musical analysis.

(2008 syllabus is at http://mypage.iu.edu/~dmelamed/M502-Schuetz-2008.htm)

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Subject catalog number: MUS-M 510

Class title: The Motet, 13th-16th Centuries

Class number: 27913

Class meeting time: Mo/We 11:15AM-12:30PM - Room: M267

Instructor name: Prof. Giovanni Zanovello (giovzano@indiana.edu)

Credit Hours: 3

Description: The motet is one of the most important and long-lasting genres of Western music history. For centuries it was associated with the most sophisticated compositional and textual novelties, and attracted the attention of eminent composers for a long time afterwards. At one level, this survey will offer a fairly focused overview of the golden age of motet history. In tandem to this, we will follow a path across motet sources spanning several centuries and the compositions they contain, asking questions about context, performance practice, and stylistic history. We will also focus on the historiographical problems linked to the definition of the motet – a genre that stubbornly resists a satisfactory general description – in an attempt to recapture the various horizons of expectation the label 'motet' (and the others that took its place) identified for listeners, performers, and theorists.

Course goals: During this course you will develop a higher familiarity with a number of musical sources and motet compositions from the years 1200-1600; develop some knowledge of musical paleography; improve your knowledge of the issues related to the performance of pre-classical music; investigate issues of authenticity and our relationship with the music of the past; develop communication and research skills.

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Subject catalog number: MUS-M 652

Class title: Renaissance Music

Class number: 20285

Class meeting time: Mo/We 1:00-2:15PM - Room: MA007

Instructor name: Prof. Giovanni Zanovello

Credit Hours: 3

Description: In this class we will explore the repertoire, history, and musical practices of Western Europe, ca. 1380-1600. We will study many masterpieces that often became models in the following centuries. More broadly, we will approach performance and compositional practices as well as a role of music in society that differs sometimes remarkably from practices today. The class is organized as a pro-seminar: the class time will involve a moderate amount of lecturing, in addition to class discussion and musical listening. Class attendance is mandatory.

Course goals: develop a higher familiarity with a number of compositions, 1400-1600; gain a better understanding of the social, economic, and aesthetic background of musical composition and production in early-modern Europe; improve knowledge of the issues related to the performance of early music; investigate issues of authenticity and our relationship with the music of the past; develop communication and research skills.

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Subject catalog number: MUS-M 602

Class title: Seminar in Musicology: Musical Borrowing

Class number: 18789

Class meeting time: Tuesdays 2:30-5:30 PM in M271

Instructor name: Prof. Peter Burkholder

Credit Hours: 3

Composers from the Middle Ages to the present have used existing music in their compositions, in ways that extend from sly allusion to direct quotation, from hidden reworking to wholesale incorporation. While musicologists have long been interested in the ways composers of the Renaissance and Baroque have reworked existing compositions, in recent decades this interest has widened to encompass composers before 1420 and since 1760 and to include popular music, jazz, and film music. There is a vast and growing literature on this subject, and musical borrowing is beginning to be recognized as a field of study. Moreover, strong parallels have begun to emerge between this practice in music and similar practices of borrowing, allusion, quotation, emulation, and intertextuality in literature.

In this seminar, we will examine issues related to borrowing and discuss examples from a wide range of periods and repertoires. Our goal will be to discover commonalities and differences between various forms of borrowing in music and across eras, styles, and traditions. Coursework will include readings, listening assignments, and class discussion that focuses on particular topics; independent work on a research paper and presentation on borrowing in any period and repertoire; and joint work on an annotated bibliography in progress of existing literature on musical borrowing.

The seminar is open to Musicology PhD students (and to others with permission of instructor). Please note that MUS-M 602 will not count for the master’s degree music history and literature requirement.

October 3, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Auto-W Deadline for dropping a class

[2] Educational Opportunity Fellowship

[3] Upcoming Project Jumpstart Workshops

[4] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms

[5] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[6] Academic Advising Holds (reminder)

[7] Vocal Diction Exam retakes (January 2013 - reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[8] Student Academic Appointment Vacancies

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

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[1] Auto-W Deadline for dropping a class

The Auto-W Deadline for fall semester 2012 is Wednesday, October 17.

The Auto-W deadline is the dividing line between when you may drop a course and be guaranteed a grade of "W" (any time before Wednesday, October 17) and when you may potentially get a grade of "F" for a dropped course, if you are approved to drop a course at all (after October 17).

Before the Auto-W deadline, you can drop a class by using the eDrop procedure on OneStart (http://registrar.indiana.edu/~registra/dropadd.shtml#edrop).

After the Auto-W deadline, you need the approval of the instructor of the course, the chair of the department that offers the course, and the Music Graduate office in order to drop a class. You do not have the option of using eDrop after the Auto-W deadline, you will need a late add/drop form from the Music Graduate Office.

The main differences (other than the procedure) in dropping a course after the Auto-W deadline are that the instructor has the option of giving you a grade of "F" for the course if that is the grade you are earning when you request to drop it, and that you need to petition to the Music Graduate Office for permission to drop a course after the Auto-W deadline. Please note that it is extremely rare to get permission to drop a class after the Auto-W deadline.

Please remember that even when you drop a class you are still responsible for maintaining a full-time course load - at least 8 credits for master’s and doctoral students (unless part-time enrollment was previously approved) and at least 9 credits for all diploma and visiting students.

If you want to add a course after the Auto-W deadline, you will need to pick up a late drop/add form in the Music Graduate Office and gather various signatures. The eAdd system (like the eDrop system) is not available after October 17.

Please make an appointment to speak with me if you have any questions or concerns. To make an appointment, call 855-1738.
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[2] Educational Opportunity Fellowship

The Educational Opportunity Fellowship (EOF) is designed to enable promising students who are first generation college graduates and who do not fare well in conventional competition for graduate fellowships. Students who have attended marginally adequate or inadequate schools; who have been required to work excessively while attending school; or whose social and economic background make acquiring education an unreasonably difficult enterprise are encouraged to apply.

Details about the fellowship, application procedure, and minimum requirements can be found here:

http://www.indiana.edu/%7egrdschl/educational-opportunity-fellowship.php

To apply, submit the materials outlined on the above web page to the Music Financial Aid office by Friday, January 18, 2013. The Music Financial Aid office is in Merrill Hall room 101.

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[3] Upcoming Project Jumpstart Workshops

Audition Success

Saturday, Oct. 6 | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM | Sweeney Hall

Maestros David Effron, Arthur Fagen and Professor Jeff Nelsen will speak on a diverse range of audition types, with topics ranging from effective preparation to audition practices and etiquette. Come prepared with your questions about the audition process! Your RSVP allows us to anticipate the amount of food and materials to provide.

Click here to RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4450960944

Applying to Graduate Schools

Monday, Oct. 8 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | M340

Contemplating a Masters, DM, or PhD? Professors Eric Isaacson, Gretchen Horlaacher, and Evelyne Brancart will discuss the ins and outs of applying to graduate programs. Topics include selecting programs, creating application materials, and managing the application timeline. Your RSVP allows us to anticipate the amount of food and materials to provide. Click here to RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4451011094

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[4] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms

Remember that you need approval for the courses you will use in either an outside area or a doctoral minor, and if you take a class without approval you run the risk that you’ve chosen a class that will not count. If you did choose a class that isn’t eligible for that requirement, then you’re taking an extra class that won’t count for your degree requirements.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/OA.shtml has details about the master’s degree Outside Area requirement and a link to the approval form.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/docMinors.shtml has details about the doctoral minor field requirements and a link to the approval form.

If you’re taking classes in a “pre-approved” outside area or a doctoral minor with specific courses listed in the bulletin (called “formally defined minors” http://www.indiana.edu/%7ebulletin/iub/music/2012-2013/graduate/general-doctoral/minors.shtml) and the course you have chosen is specifically listed then it’s less important for you to turn in the form immediately, but you do still need to submit it as soon as possible.

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[5] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There is one public presentation scheduled for next week.

Monday, October 8, 4:00 pm in M267, David Constantine (DM student in Percussion) will present a defense of his final project topic: “Timpani Expressions: Developing Individuality in Advanced Solo Timpani Performance."
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[6] Academic Advising Holds (reminder)

All currently registered students will see an “Advising” hold on their records in OneStart. This hold will prevent students from registering for the spring semester until the program planning sheet is approved (when it’s eventually time to do that in late October). The hold does not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for spring, so don’t worry if you see it.

Spring registration will begin in late October. I will send detailed information about registration after the Schedule of Classes is published. That information is not yet available.

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[7] Vocal Diction Exam retakes (January 2013 - reminder)

If you are a voice or early music voice major who started a graduate or diploma program in fall 2012, you took the vocal diction exams during August orientation. For any diction subject you did not pass, you have ONE more opportunity to take the diction exam in that subject. The diction exams retakes will take place on Friday, January 4 between 12 and 2 pm.

The exam retakes on January 4 will be your only opportunity to retake any diction exams, so be sure to make any travel plans around that information (and don’t forget that the graduate entrance exam retakes will take place on January 3 and 4 - http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/GEE.shtml#GEEDates). If you do not take or do not pass a diction exam that you didn’t pass in August, then you will be required to take the diction course in that subject area in order to graduate.

In late November or early December I’ll send out an email announcement when it’s time to sign up for an individual exam time for any diction exam you want to take.

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[8] Student Academic Appointment Vacancies

Some AI and GA positions elsewhere on campus are open to Jacobs School of Music Students. Current listings are posted on a page at the GradGrants website:

http://www.indiana.edu/%7egradgrnt/category/saa-vacancies/

September 26, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements

[1] Academic Standing

[2] Academic Advising Holds

[3] Vocal Diction Exam retakes (January 2013)

[4] IU CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) Research and Training Clinic

[5] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

Reminders

[6] Italian Language Proficiency exam (for reading knowledge/translation - reminder)

[7] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project and Piano Essay final copies (and MME and MM Composition thesis - reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About

[8] Avoiding Plagiarism

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

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[1] Academic Standing

Every student should be aware of the Academic Standing policies of the Jacobs School of Music. The policies for all graduate and diploma students are listed in the JSoM Bulletin: http://www.indiana.edu/%7ebulletin/iub/music/2012-2013/regulations/standing-graduate/index.shtml.

Please read the information carefully and let us know if you have any questions or concerns.
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[2] Academic Advising Holds

All currently registered students will see an “Advising” hold on their records in OneStart. This hold will prevent students from registering for the spring semester until the program planning sheet is approved (when it’s eventually time to do that in late October). The hold does not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for spring, so don’t worry if you see it.

Spring registration will begin in late October. I will send detailed information about registration after the Schedule of Classes is published. That information is not yet available.

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[3] Vocal Diction Exam retakes (January 2013)

If you are a voice or early music voice major who started a graduate or diploma program in fall 2012, you took the vocal diction exams during August orientation. For any diction subject you did not pass, you have ONE more opportunity to take the diction exam in that subject. The diction exams retakes will take place on Friday, January 4 between 12 and 2 pm.

The exam retakes on January 4 will be your only opportunity to retake any diction exams, so be sure to make any travel plans around that information (and don’t forget that the graduate entrance exam retakes will take place on January 3 and 4 - http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/GEE.shtml#GEEDates). If you do not take or do not pass a diction exam that you didn’t pass in August, then you will be required to take the diction course in that subject area in order to graduate.

In late November or early December I’ll send out an email announcement when it’s time to sign up for an individual exam time for any diction exam you want to take.

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[4] IU CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) Research and Training Clinic

On behalf of Dr. Cara Lewis

Have you heard about the IU CBT Research and Training Clinic which offers free psychotherapy for adolescents and adults struggling with depression or anxiety?

The Indiana University CBT Research and Training Clinic is located in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University. The CBT Research and Training Clinic is one of three centers for clinical training at Indiana University for doctoral students. As such, all services are provided by advanced graduate students in Clinical Psychology. Student clinicians are closely supervised by Indiana University faculty.

We are now offering evaluations, and both individual and group treatment for depression and anxiety. All services are currently free of charge.

Please visit their new website to learn more about the services provided: http://www.indiana.edu/%7eiuclinic/cognitive-behavioral-therapy-clinic/

Carolyn M. Estell | Academic Advisor | Indiana University | College of Arts and Sciences | Bloomington, IN 47405

Psychological and Brain Sciences |room 229|(: 812.855.2151| *: cmunk@indiana.edu |

Biology and Statistics |room A115|(: 812.855.3810 | *: cmunk@indiana.edu |

Appointments starnet.indiana.edu search ‘Estell’ in the last name box

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[5] Doctoral Final Project Public Presentation announcements

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. The project includes a written component and a public presentation. The public presentation is always attended by the members of the student’s Research Committee. Other members of the Jacobs School of Music community are also welcome to attend the public presentation. I will be sending announcements about upcoming public presentations to this email list so that interested students can attend.

There is one public presentation scheduled for next week.

Friday, October 5, 4:00 pm in M267, Kathryn White (PhD student in Musicology) will present a defense of her dissertation topic: “George Whitefield Chadwick and the "American": Melodic and Formal Considerations in His Chamber Music.”

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[6] Italian Language Proficiency exam (reminder)

The following information is for the Graduate Student Foreign Language Exam (GSFLE) in Italian. This exam is only for students who have degrees requiring reading knowledge of Italian. It is not the exam that is used for voice majors to determine placement in grammar courses. See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/language.shtml for more details about JSoM language requirements.

Dear Graduate Students:

We would like to inform you that the Italian Language Proficiency exam has been scheduled this semester for Friday, October 5 from 9:00-11:00 am in BH 606. In order to sign up, please email me the following information by Monday, October 1:

- Name

- Department

- Student ID #.

The exam entails the translation from Italian into English of one or two articles from a current newspaper or journal.

Please note that DICTIONARIES are NOT allowed at the exam.

If you would like to have a better idea about what the exam entails, you may come to BH642 to request copies of the articles used for the exam in previous years.

Sincerely,

Valerie

Valerie Puiatti

Graduate Secretary

Department of French and Italian

Indiana University Bloomington

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[7] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project and Piano Essay final copies (reminder)

Doctoral students in most areas are being encouraged to submit the final copy of their dissertation, doctoral final protect, or doctoral piano essay electronically, rather than submit multiple bound printed copies. Students will still have the option of submitting bound copies if they prefer, but we expect the savings in cost (potentially several hundred dollars) and time (potentially several weeks) will motivate most students to use electronic submission. Composition dissertations will continue to be submitted in bound printed form.

Electronically submitted documents will be catalogued in IUCAT and available either through ProQuest (PhD and DME dissertations) or IU Scholarworks (DM Final Projects and DM Piano Essays). Documents distributed to the research committee for formal review before the public presentation (e.g., defense) will still be in print form.

The Music Graduate Office will be examining documents closely for compliance with JSOM style guidelines. Use the Style Guidelines page (link below) to ensure you are following all style guidelines. There is a checklist that students may use to ensure compliance before submitting the document for formal research committee review on that page. The final version of a document that is submitted through the Music Graduate Office (i.e., all but PhD dissertations, which are submitted through the University Graduate School) will be checked for compliance with these guidelines and returned for correction if problems are found. Depending on the timing, this could delay a student's graduation by a term.

For your reference, links to JSOM style guidelines and submission guidelines are provided here:

Style Guidelines
http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/styleGuidelines.shtml

Submission Guidelines
DM: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml
PhD/DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

Please contact the Music Graduate Office with any questions.

Remember that submitting the final copies is the last step of the submission process. To find out about the entire procedure from start to finish for your final project, dissertation, or piano essay, read the information here:

DM (all majors except Piano and Composition): http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProject.shtml

DM in Piano: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/pianoEssay.shtml

DM in Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/compositionDissertation.shtml

PhD and DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

The MME Thesis and MM Composition thesis will also be submitted electronically. Details on that process are here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml.

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[8] Avoiding Plagiarism

The word "plagiarism" comes from the Latin word "plagiarius," which means "kidnapper." It refers to the practice of passing off someone else's words or ideas as your own. Plagiarism is one of several types of academic misconduct that can lead to penalties ranging from failing an assignment to failing a course to being dismissed from the school.

To make sure you understand exactly what is considered plagiarism, you are encouraged to review this tutorial produced by the Instructional Systems Technology department in IU's School of Education: https://www.indiana.edu/%7eistd/.

September 19, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements:

[1] Project Jumpstart Event - Professional Portfolio Bootcamp: Beginning the Job Hunt

[2] GradGrants Center updated hours

[3] Graduate Assistant position opening in the GradGrants Center

[4] Italian Language Proficiency exam (for reading knowledge/translation)

[5] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project and Piano Essay final copies (and MME and MM Composition thesis)

Resources You Might Want to Know About:

[6] Graduate and Professional Student Organization

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

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[1] Project Jumpstart Event- Professional Portfolio Bootcamp: Beginning the Job Hunt

Saturday, September 22, 10:30 am to 12 pm, Sweeney Hall (M015)

Phil Ponella, Peter Miksza, and Dominick DiOrio will discuss the process and materials needed for finding musical work in any field. Get an overview of adapting professional materials to a particular opportunity, managing your online presence, creating materials such as websites, head shots, and recordings on the cheap, and constructing a dynamic portfolio that showcases your unique strengths. A light breakfast from Panera will be provided. Your RSVP allows us to anticipate the amount of food and materials to provide. Click here to RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4276089900


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[2] GradGrants Center updated hours

GGC Fall 2012 Interim Hours

(from 11 September until further notice)

Tuesdays 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Wednesdays 10:30 am - 6:30 pm

Thursdays 10:30 am - 6:00 pm, 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Fridays 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

What is the GradGrants Center?

Need funding for graduate school? The GradGrants Center (GGC) is a free service of the University Graduate School, available to Indiana University graduate students in all programs. The GGC provides one-on-one assistance with grant proposal writing from our grant-winning consultants and a centralized area to access funding information. We also offer workshops and presentations on a variety of funding-related topics and upon request can prepare tailored information for a specific class, department, or group. Sessions and consultations can be arranged in classrooms, computer labs, online, or

at the GGC.

Consultations are generally by appointment, and our schedule usually fills up about a week in advance during the busy grant season (October through February). The GGC is closed during exam week and on holidays (Labor Day, Fall Break, and Thanksgiving).

Not sure where to start?

The GGC website has resources for every stage of the funding process, for every stage of graduate school. Go to our Home Page (www.indiana.edu/%7egradgrnt) and click on Start Here!

We have links to everything funding-related for graduate students: databases of external funding opportunities, IU internal awards, graduate assistantship vacancies, IU regulations, proposal-writing guidelines, and more.

So make like a 19th century heroine and go after the money!*

And let us know how we can help.

e-mail: gradgrnt@indiana.edu

phone: 812-855-5281

website: www.indiana.edu/%7egradgrnt

skype: GradGrants Center

office: Wells Library 651E, 1320 E. 10th St., Bloomington, IN 47405

(way back in the East Tower 6th floor stacks)

Not in Bloomington?

Skype us!

* Awesome line from Rachel Herrmann’s “Grand Applications.” Read the whole article on our website.

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[3] Graduate Assistant position opening in the GradGrants Center

We are seeking a graduate student (Graduate Assistantship) for the position briefly described below. If you are interested (or if you know a student who might qualify), please send a cover letter and vita to Kim Bunch, University Graduate School, Kirkwood Hall 114, 130 S. Woodlawn Ave., Bloomington, Indiana 47405-7104, kbunch@indiana.edu or fax 812-855-4266. If you have questions before submitting materials, please email kbunch@indiana.edu.

THE PROPOSAL-WRITING CONSULTANT/TRAINER is one of two graduate assistants who work directly with fellow graduate students in the GradGrants Center, a graduate student service located in the Wells Library-BL, sponsored by The University Graduate School, and available to graduate students of all IU campuses. The two consultants handle the day-to-day operation of the GradGrants Center and share training responsibilities (i.e., presenting or enlisting speakers for workshops, scheduling rooms, preparing visual aids). Our consultants assist students in their search for external funding sources and are available to work one-on-one with graduate students in discussing and critiquing their grant proposals.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required are successful proposal-writing experience, editing skills, teaching experience or experience in planning and presenting special-interest training programs, and the ability and personality to interact well with the public. A one-year commitment to the position is required.

This position provides invaluable opportunity to learn of various funding sources and to improve one's own proposal-writing skills. The experience is extremely valuable to future faculty. The position is a .375% FTE (i.e., 15 hours per week) and is eligible for student health insurance. The salary will be approximately $9100 for the academic year; and $2200 for the summer. A fee remission is available. The person hired will work half or all of the summer as arranged with the Director.

The deadline for applications is September 24, 2012.

Kim Bunch, Director of Finance and Administration

University Graduate School

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[4] Italian Language Proficiency exam

The following information is for the Graduate Student Foreign Language Exam (GSFLE) in Italian. This exam is only for students who have degrees requiring reading knowledge of Italian. It is not the exam that is used for voice majors to determine placement in grammar courses. See http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/language.shtml for more details about JSoM language requirements.

Dear Graduate Students:

We would like to inform you that the Italian Language Proficiency exam has been scheduled this semester for Friday, October 5 from 9:00-11:00 am in BH 606. In order to sign up, please email me the following information by Monday, October 1:

- Name

- Department

- Student ID #.

The exam entails the translation from Italian into English of one or two articles from a current newspaper or journal.

Please note that DICTIONARIES are NOT allowed at the exam.

If you would like to have a better idea about what the exam entails, you may come to BH642 to request copies of the articles used for the exam in previous years.

Sincerely,

Valerie

Valerie Puiatti

Graduate Secretary

Department of French and Italian

Indiana University Bloomington

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[5] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project and Piano Essay final copies

Doctoral students in most areas are being encouraged to submit the final copy of their dissertation, doctoral final protect, or doctoral piano essay electronically, rather than submit multiple bound printed copies. Students will still have the option of submitting bound copies if they prefer, but we expect the savings in cost (potentially several hundred dollars) and time (potentially several weeks) will motivate most students to use electronic submission. Composition dissertations will continue to be submitted in bound printed form.

Electronically submitted documents will be catalogued in IUCAT and available either through ProQuest (PhD and DME dissertations) or IU Scholarworks (DM Final Projects and DM Piano Essays). Documents distributed to the research committee for formal review before the public presentation (e.g., defense) will still be in print form.

The Music Graduate Office will be examining documents closely for compliance with JSOM style guidelines. Use the Style Guidelines page (link below) to ensure you are following all style guidelines. There is a checklist that students may use to ensure compliance before submitting the document for formal research committee review on that page. The final version of a document that is submitted through the Music Graduate Office (i.e., all but PhD dissertations, which are submitted through the University Graduate School) will be checked for compliance with these guidelines and returned for correction if problems are found. Depending on the timing, this could delay a student's graduation by a term.


For your reference, links to JSOM style guidelines and submission guidelines are provided here:

Style Guidelines
http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/styleGuidelines.shtml

Submission Guidelines
DM: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml
PhD/DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

Please contact the Music Graduate Office with any questions.

Remember that submitting the final copies is the last step of the submission process. To find out about the entire procedure from start to finish for your final project, dissertation, or piano essay, read the information here:

DM (all majors except Piano and Composition): http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProject.shtml

DM in Piano: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/pianoEssay.shtml

DM in Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/compositionDissertation.shtml

PhD and DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

The MME Thesis and MM Composition thesis will also be submitted electronically. Details on that process are here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml.

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[6] Graduate and Professional Student Organization

"The IUB GPSO (Graduate and Professional Student Organization) serves over 8000 graduate and professional students at IU-Bloomington by providing academic support, community, advocacy, and graduate resources. Being a graduate or professional student can be difficult. The GPSO strives, through the various programs and services, to provide opportunities for graduate and professional students to manage their professional lives effectively and efficiently during their time in Bloomington. The GPSO organizes and sponsors several social, academic and professional events and works to foster a closer community between IU’s graduate and professional students. We also strive to create and maintain productive communication channels with other major constituents of the university. The GPSO promotes the interests of the graduate community through the Bloomington Faculty Council and on several campus committees. The GPSO also organizes and funds several initiatives to improve the campus and Bloomington community, such as the Recycling Project. Recognizing the need for sharing information and resources in the graduate student community, the GPSO builds resources that assists graduate and professional students with living and working at IU."

http://www.indiana.edu/%7egpso/

 

September 12, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements:

[1] Doctoral students nearing the end of coursework – suggestion for you

Reminders:

[2] Information for students in their first semester of a graduate or diploma program (reminder)

[3] Performance Proficiency requirement (reminder)

[4] Fall semester schedule adjustment starting Monday, August 27 (reminder)

[5] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in December 2012 (reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About:

[6] Writing Tutorial Services

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes

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[1] Doctoral students nearing the end of coursework – suggestion for you

I am writing particularly to doctoral students who are in their final semesters of course work and looking towards qualifying exams. As you plan your last courses and think about your schedule for written and oral qualifying exams, I want to encourage you to be thinking about the proposal you will write for a doctoral final project or dissertation. In almost every field at the Jacobs School of Music you need to have an approved topic for your final project or dissertation to make progress on your qualifying exams. In those fields you must have completed the proposal and have it approved before you can take a major-field exam or an oral exam (depending on your department).

You will certainly be eager to get your exams done and officially become a candidate for your degree. The thing that most often delays students is the lack of a complete topic proposal, which sometimes entangles them in time limits. (Students must pass the oral qualifying exam within one year of taking the first written exam.) I am writing to urge you to read about what is required, to consult with potential research committee members, and to plan your work on this proposal as you take your last courses. Details are at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/docIndexFP.shtml. Planning ahead and getting a start on your proposal represents the best way to help yourself make uninterrupted progress.

Please get in touch with the Music Graduate Office if you have questions.

Eric Isaacson
Director of Graduate Studies


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[2] Information for students in their first semester of a graduate or diploma program (reminder)

All students:

All students must provide immunization information to the Office of the Registrar in their first semester at IU.

Be sure to complete the Immunization Compliance Form on OneStart if you haven't already done so. To find the form on OneStart (www.OneStart.iu.edu), click the Services tab, then the Student Self-Service link on the sidebar, then locate the Services & Information section. Then, click the Immunization Compliance link. The Registrar’s office will block your registration in late October if you do not complete this form. http://registrar.indiana.edu/immunization.shtml has detailed information about this policy.

Master’s and Doctoral students:

If this fall (2012) was your first semester of enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program, you will have one more opportunity to take any Graduate Entrance Exams you did not pass in August (and that opportunity is the week before your second semester of enrollment). The exam schedule is online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/GEE.shtml#GEEDates. January 3 and 4, 2013 will be your only opportunity to take these exams again.

The spring 2013 semester will start on Monday, January 7. The expected academic calendar is posted here: http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/nineyr.php.

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[3] Performance Proficiency requirement (reminder)

All candidates for music graduate degrees in areas other than music performance (composition, conducting, music education, music theory, and musicology) are required to demonstrate a minimum level of music performance ability. Doctoral students must meet the requirement by the end of their fifth semester of enrollment (at the latest). Master’s students need to meet the requirement before graduation.

This is a reminder of the policies relating to the performance proficiency. Please note in particular the time limit associated with option 1.

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Music Performance Proficiency

All candidates for music graduate degrees in areas other than music performance (composition, conducting, music education, music theory, and musicology) are required to demonstrate a minimum level of music performance ability equivalent to the end of the second year for elective undergraduate students in that area. Students should consult the appropriate performance department chair for detailed information on the required level.

Proficiency may be demonstrated in any of three ways:

1. in person before a faculty auditioning committee, one voting member of which shall at the student's request be a faculty member in the student’s major area;

2. by completion of performance study as a graduate outside area or minor; or

3. by two semesters of performance study as a graduate elective. The grade in each semester of performance study must be B or higher.

Option no. 1 (auditioning before a faculty committee) may be used only during the first two semesters of enrollment.

The performance area must ordinarily be one in which instruction is offered at the 700 (elective) level in the Jacobs School of Music. With the support of the departmental chair of their major area, students may petition the director of graduate studies to be allowed to demonstrate this proficiency in another performance area. If the petition is approved, the director of graduate studies will appoint an examination committee of three members of the Jacobs School of Music faculty qualified to judge the student’s performance, including at least one member of a performance department and one member of the student’s major area.

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Notes for ALL students:

• The music graduate office has gathered information from the various departments on what students will be expected to do for the proficiency audition in each area and what procedure to follow to schedule an audition on this web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/perfProfProc.shtml.

• Students who have not met this requirement are eligible to reserve a practice room until this requirement has been met. Here is the link to the Practice Time Scheduling Office: http://www.music.indiana.edu/departments/offices/business-affairs/practice-time.shtml

• Students who do not own their own instrument may borrow an instrument from the JSOM Instrument Rental Office: http://www.music.indiana.edu/departments/offices/instrumental-rental/index.shtml.

Notes for students who started their degree before fall 2011:

• The required performance level under this new policy is lower than before. Previously the standard was "fourth-year concentration-level." The new standard goes into effect for all students immediately, even though you entered under a bulletin with the higher standard.

• The first bullet-point indicates that students wanting to meet the requirement by audition may do so only in their first two semesters of study. Returning students who had not completed this requirement were able to do so by audition during the 2011-12 academic year (since the policy changed after they started their degree). However, if you did not meet the requirement by the end of the spring 2012 semester you will need to use the second or third option.

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[4] Fall semester schedule adjustment starting Monday, August 27 (reminder)

Starting Monday, August 27, you will use the eAdd, eDrop, or eAdd/eDrop pair systems if you need to adjust your schedule.

The waitlist no longer exists after August 24. If you were on the waitlist for a class that is not fulfilled by the end of the day on Friday, August 24, that means that you are NOT enrolled in that class and you will need to add it to your schedule using the eAdd procedure in the 2nd week of classes (if the professor of the class approves).

To add a class on Monday, August 27 through the end of the semester, you will be able to use the eAdd system; details are outlined here http://registrar.indiana.edu/pdfs/eAdd.pdf.

To drop a class on Monday, August 27 through Wednesday, October 17, you can follow the procedure outlined here: http://registrar.indiana.edu/pdfs/eDrop.pdf. This procedure is called eDrop.

If you want to drop a class and add a class at the same time (and make the requests contingent upon one another) between August 27 and October 17, you can use the eDrop/eAdd pair procedure outlined here: http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/latedropadd.php?Term=1#epair.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/scheduleChanges.shtml#Tuition has the fee refund breakdown. At this point in the semester you will not get a full refund of tuition if you drop a class. Friday, September 14 is the last day for a 25% refund of tuition for dropped credit hours. Starting Saturday, September 15, you will not receive any tuition refund for a dropped class.

You will be charged a late schedule change fee of $23 for each dropped class and each eDrop/eAdd pair.

Please let us know if you have problems with (or questions about) the eDrop or eAdd systems.

_________________________________________________________________

[5] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in December 2012 (reminder)

If you are planning to graduate this December, you will need to fill out an application for graduation. You can submit the application online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/graduation/gradApp.shtml or you can submit the paper form in the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The form is very short (one page) and should only take a few minutes to complete.

If you do not remember whether you have already applied for graduation, you can check your academic advisement report on OneStart. The way you get to your academic advisement report is to log on the OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the “student center” link. From that page, click on “my academics and grades.” That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. Click on “view my advisement report.” Near the end of the report there is a line for "Application for Graduation". If the line is red and says "Not Satisfied", we have not yet received an application for graduation. If the line is not red and says "Satisfied," then we have.

You are required to apply for graduation even if you do not plan to go through the commencement ceremony.

There are no negative repercussions to applying if you end up graduating in a later semester (you’ll just need to submit a new application for graduation if your plans change). But if you don’t apply for graduation this semester, you will not graduate in December.

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[6] Writing Tutorial Services

"It’s a one-on-one conversation about a writing assignment—one student, one tutor, one paper. WTS tutors will try to be a source of feedback on any kind of writing assignment and at any stage of the composition process, from brainstorming to polishing a final draft. Tutorials are scheduled for one hour. Tutors at WTS don’t proofread and they don’t edit. They won’t make corrections as they read your paper. They will, however, talk with you about how you can improve any aspect of a paper, ranging from punctuation to overall organization—depending on what you ask for. The aim of tutorials at WTS is to make you better able to evaluate your own writing, and to revise it accordingly."

http://www.indiana.edu/%7ewts/

September 5, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements:

[1] Information for students in their first semester of a graduate or diploma program

[2] Performance Proficiency requirement

Reminders:

[3] Artist Diploma Audition (reminder)

[4] Fall semester schedule adjustment starting Monday, August 27 (reminder)

[5] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in December 2012 (reminder)

[6] Minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory (doctoral students only – reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About:

[7] Disability Services for Students

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes
_________________________________________________________________

[1] Information for students in their first semester of a graduate or diploma program

All students:

All students must provide immunization information to the Office of the Registrar in their first semester at IU.

Be sure to complete the Immunization Compliance Form on OneStart if you haven't already done so. To find the form on OneStart (www.OneStart.iu.edu), click the Services tab, then the Student Self-Service link on the sidebar, then locate the Services & Information section. Then, click the Immunization Compliance link. The Registrar’s office will block your registration in late October if you do not complete this form. http://registrar.indiana.edu/immunization.shtml has detailed information about this policy.

Master’s and Doctoral students:

If this fall (2012) was your first semester of enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program, you will have one more opportunity to take any Graduate Entrance Exams you did not pass in August (and that opportunity is the week before your second semester of enrollment). The exam schedule is online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/GEE.shtml#GEEDates. January 3 and 4, 2013 will be your only opportunity to take these exams again.

The spring 2013 semester will start on Monday, January 7. The expected academic calendar is posted here: http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/nineyr.php.

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[2] Performance Proficiency requirement

All candidates for music graduate degrees in areas other than music performance (composition, conducting, music education, music theory, and musicology) are required to demonstrate a minimum level of music performance ability. Doctoral students must meet the requirement by the end of their fifth semester of enrollment (at the latest). Master’s students need to meet the requirement before graduation.

This is a reminder of the policies relating to the performance proficiency. Please note in particular the time limit associated with option 1.

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Music Performance Proficiency

All candidates for music graduate degrees in areas other than music performance (composition, conducting, music education, music theory, and musicology) are required to demonstrate a minimum level of music performance ability equivalent to the end of the second year for elective undergraduate students in that area. Students should consult the appropriate performance department chair for detailed information on the required level.

Proficiency may be demonstrated in any of three ways:

1. in person before a faculty auditioning committee, one voting member of which shall at the student's request be a faculty member in the student’s major area;

2. by completion of performance study as a graduate outside area or minor; or

3. by two semesters of performance study as a graduate elective. The grade in each semester of performance study must be B or higher.

Option no. 1 (auditioning before a faculty committee) may be used only during the first two semesters of enrollment.

The performance area must ordinarily be one in which instruction is offered at the 700 (elective) level in the Jacobs School of Music. With the support of the departmental chair of their major area, students may petition the director of graduate studies to be allowed to demonstrate this proficiency in another performance area. If the petition is approved, the director of graduate studies will appoint an examination committee of three members of the Jacobs School of Music faculty qualified to judge the student’s performance, including at least one member of a performance department and one member of the student’s major area.

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Notes for ALL students:

• The music graduate office has gathered information from the various departments on what students will be expected to do for the proficiency audition in each area and what procedure to follow to schedule an audition on this web page: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/perfProfProc.shtml.

• Students who have not met this requirement are eligible to reserve a practice room until this requirement has been met. Here is the link to the Practice Time Scheduling Office: http://www.music.indiana.edu/departments/offices/business-affairs/practice-time.shtml

• Students who do not own their own instrument may borrow an instrument from the JSOM Instrument Rental Office: http://www.music.indiana.edu/departments/offices/instrumental-rental/index.shtml.

Notes for students who started their degree before fall 2011:

• The required performance level under this new policy is lower than before. Previously the standard was "fourth-year concentration-level." The new standard goes into effect for all students immediately, even though you entered under a bulletin with the higher standard.

• The first bullet-point indicates that students wanting to meet the requirement by audition may do so only in their first two semesters of study. Returning students who had not completed this requirement were able to do so by audition during the 2011-12 academic year (since the policy changed after they started their degree). However, if you did not meet the requirement by the end of the spring 2012 semester you will need to use the second or third option.

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[3] Artist Diploma Audition (reminder)

School-wide Artist Diploma Auditions for the fall 2012 semester will be held Wednesday, October 17, 3:30-6:00 PM in Ford Hall. If necessary, additional auditions will be scheduled for Friday, October 19, 3:30-6:00 PM in Ford Hall.

Who performs an audition

You may perform an AD audition if you are currently a Jacobs School of Music student in another degree or diploma program and wish to be considered for the AD program beginning spring semester 2013; this is your admission audition for the program. Before you may perform the School-wide AD audition you must first perform for and be recommended by your department.

Please note that current IU students must audition for both their department and the School-wide committee in the fall semester if they wish to begin the AD program in spring 2013; it is not possible for current students to enter provisionally and then perform the School-wide audition in a later semester.


Students who were new to IU and admitted to the Artist Diploma program provisionally for the fall 2012 semester must perform the AD audition in October to finalize their admission in order to officially start the AD program in the spring.


How to schedule an audition

Current students in other Jacobs School of Music programs should discuss their interest in the AD program with their teachers. They should then come to the Music Graduate Office (MU011) to sign up for the audition and contact the chair of their department no later than Friday, September 7 to arrange a departmental audition. The department will report the result to the Music Graduate Office.

Students who were admitted to the AD program provisionally for fall 2012 also need to come to the Music Graduate Office to sign up for the audition by Friday, September 7, but do not need to arrange a department audition.

Students recommended for the School-wide AD audition (and students who were admitted to the AD program provisionally for fall 2012) should then consult with their department chair about appropriate repertory for the School-wide AD audition. Students should prepare a typed program and have it approved and signed by the department chair, then bring the approved program to the Music Graduate Office (MU011) by 4:00 PM on Friday, October 5.

Students will be notified of their audition time by October 10 if they are recommended for the School-wide audition and submit their program before the deadline. Students must provide an accompanist, if needed.

Information about the AD program and this School-wide audition (including repertory guidelines) is available at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/diploma-programs/ADAudition.shtml.

If you have questions, please contact the Music Graduate Office (MU011, musgrad@indiana.edu, 855-1738).

_________________________________________________________________

[4] Fall semester schedule adjustment starting Monday, August 27 (reminder)

Starting Monday, August 27, you will use the eAdd, eDrop, or eAdd/eDrop pair systems if you need to adjust your schedule.

The waitlist no longer exists after August 24. If you were on the waitlist for a class that is not fulfilled by the end of the day on Friday, August 24, that means that you are NOT enrolled in that class and you will need to add it to your schedule using the eAdd procedure in the 2nd week of classes (if the professor of the class approves).

To add a class on Monday, August 27 through the end of the semester, you will be able to use the eAdd system; details are outlined here http://registrar.indiana.edu/pdfs/eAdd.pdf.

To drop a class on Monday, August 27 through Wednesday, October 17, you can follow the procedure outlined here: http://registrar.indiana.edu/pdfs/eDrop.pdf. This procedure is called eDrop.

If you want to drop a class and add a class at the same time (and make the requests contingent upon one another) between August 27 and October 17, you can use the eDrop/eAdd pair procedure outlined here: http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/latedropadd.php?Term=1#epair.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/scheduleChanges.shtml#Tuition has the fee refund breakdown. At this point in the semester you will not get a full refund of tuition if you drop a class.

You will be charged a late schedule change fee of $23 for each dropped class and each eDrop/eAdd pair.

Please let us know if you have problems with (or questions about) the eDrop or eAdd systems.

_________________________________________________________________

[5] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in December 2012 (reminder)

If you are planning to graduate this December, you will need to fill out an application for graduation. You can submit the application online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/graduation/gradApp.shtml or you can submit the paper form in the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The form is very short (one page) and should only take a few minutes to complete.

If you do not remember whether you have already applied for graduation, you can check your academic advisement report on OneStart. The way you get to your academic advisement report is to log on the OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the “student center” link. From that page, click on “my academics and grades.” That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. Click on “view my advisement report.” Near the end of the report there is a line for "Application for Graduation". If the line is red and says "Not Satisfied", we have not yet received an application for graduation. If the line is not red and says "Satisfied," then we have.

You are required to apply for graduation even if you do not plan to go through the commencement ceremony.

There are no negative repercussions to applying if you end up graduating in a later semester (you’ll just need to submit a new application for graduation if your plans change). But if you don’t apply for graduation this semester, you will not graduate in December.

_________________________________________________________________

[6] Minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory (doctoral students only - reminder)

Doctoral Students:

If you are planning to take the minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory this fall (Saturday, September 29), you need to sign up in the Music Graduate office by Friday, September 14. Please review http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml for information on qualifying exam sign up procedures.

This is for doctoral students who are in the qualifying exam stage of their degree (after coursework is complete) and who have completed a music theory minor.

If you are sending an email to sign up (to musdoc@indiana.edu), please include your full name and a list of the three Music Theory minor field courses you want to be tested on during the exam. You can also sign up in person in the Music Graduate Office (MU011).

The only time the exam will be offered this fall is on Saturday, September 29, 2012, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in Simon 242.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

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[7] Disability Services for Students

"Disability Services for Students (DSS) provides a welcoming and supportive environment for students with disabilities at Indiana University Bloomington and ensures that they have equal access to all available opportunities. DSS coordinates the implementation of support services, empowers students to achieve their personal and academic goals, and promotes awareness by educating the university community. Our guiding principles include a firm belief that all students provide a valuable contribution to the diversity of IU, that all students must be treated with dignity and respect, and that all students have the right to self-determination and to be fully informed of their options."

http://studentaffairs.iub.edu/dss/

 

August 29, 2012

Graduate Students,


Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements:

[1] Artist Diploma Audition

[2] Project Jumpstart Meet and Greet

[3] Doctoral students: Final Project/Piano Essay/Dissertation Procedure/Timeline

[4] Teach at the Collins Living-Learning Center

Reminders:

[5] Fall semester schedule adjustment starting Monday, August 27 (reminder)

[6] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in December 2012 (reminder)

[7] Minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory (doctoral students only – reminder)

Resources You Might Want to Know About:

[8] Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct


The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara Erbes
_________________________________________________________________

[1] Artist Diploma Audition

School-wide Artist Diploma Auditions for the fall 2012 semester will be held Wednesday, October 17, 3:30-6:00 PM in Ford Hall. If necessary, additional auditions will be scheduled for Friday, October 19, 3:30-6:00 PM in Ford Hall.

Who performs an audition

You may perform an AD audition if you are currently a Jacobs School of Music student in another degree or diploma program and wish to be considered for the AD program beginning spring semester 2013; this is your admission audition for the program. Before you may perform the School-wide AD audition you must first perform for and be recommended by your department.

Please note that current IU students must audition for both their department and the School-wide committee in the fall semester if they wish to begin the AD program in spring 2013; it is not possible for current students to enter provisionally and then perform the School-wide audition in a later semester.


Students who were new to IU and admitted to the Artist Diploma program provisionally for the fall 2012 semester must perform the AD audition in October to finalize their admission in order to officially start the AD program in the spring.


How to schedule an audition

Current students in other Jacobs School of Music programs should discuss their interest in the AD program with their teachers. They should then come to the Music Graduate Office (MU011) to sign up for the audition and contact the chair of their department no later than Friday, September 7 to arrange a departmental audition. The department will report the result to the Music Graduate Office.

Students who were admitted to the AD program provisionally for fall 2012 also need to come to the Music Graduate Office to sign up for the audition by Friday, September 7, but do not need to arrange a department audition.

Students recommended for the School-wide AD audition (and students who were admitted to the AD program provisionally for fall 2012) should then consult with their department chair about appropriate repertory for the School-wide AD audition. Students should prepare a typed program and have it approved and signed by the department chair, then bring the approved program to the Music Graduate Office (MU011) by 4:00 PM on Friday, October 5.


Students will be notified of their audition time by October 10 if they are recommended for the School-wide audition and submit their program before the deadline. Students must provide an accompanist, if needed.

Information about the AD program and this School-wide audition (including repertory guidelines) is available at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/diploma-programs/ADAudition.shtml.

If you have questions, please contact the Music Graduate Office (MU011, musgrad@indiana.edu, 855-1738).

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Project Jumpstart Meet and Greet

80% of jobs are secured through networking. Get a jumpstart on expanding your contacts at the annual Project Jumpstart Meet and Greet, Tuesday, September 4, from 6:30 - 9:00 PM in MC036. Enjoy Mother Bear's pizza, enter to win copies of David Cutler's "The Savvy Musician" and Angela Beeching's "Beyond Talent," and learn more about what Project Jumpstart can do for you.

RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4236824456

RSVPing allows us to better anticipate the number of materials and amount of food needed for the event. No need to print the ticket.

--

Lindsay Medina

Project Jumpstart, Interim Coordinator

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

1201 East Third Street

Bloomington, IN 47405

Phone/fax: (812) 855-7387

jumpstar@indiana.edu

www.music.indiana.edu/jumpstart

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[3] Doctoral students: Final Project/Piano Essay/Dissertation Procedure/Timeline

If you have passed your qualifying exams or plan to in the next year or so, you may find useful to read this summary of how long to allow for the various stages of the Dissertation, Doctoral Final Project, or Doctoral Piano Essay (which will be called the document when referring to all three). It may take several months from the time you finish writing until you are eligible to graduate. (The dissertation in Composition differs where indicated.)

Detailed information can be found here:

DM (all majors except Piano and Composition): http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProject.shtml

DM in Piano: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/pianoEssay.shtml

DM in Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/compositionDissertation.shtml

PhD and DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

Topic Proposal

Students are encouraged to consider possible topics well in advance; some have their topics approved while still completing course work, others just after coursework is complete. The specific deadline varies with the program, however:

* For DM Students: once written and approved by proposed research director, the proposed research committee may take two weeks to review the proposal. Approval is needed before the major field exam can be scheduled (composition students: before the oral qualifying exam)

* For dissertation in music education (DME and PhD): must be approved by proposed research committee before major field exam.

* For dissertation in music theory: must be approved by music theory department before oral qualifying exam

* For dissertation in musicology: may be approved at any time.

Research and write/compose the document

Some students begin this process while still completing coursework. Many get a lot done in parallel with preparing for qualifying exams. The majority of students do most of the work after passing the oral exam.

Research director approval to distribute

Depending on how closely you have been working with the research director during the writing process, the time the research director needs to review the document and approve it for distribution to the research committee may range from a couple weeks to a few months.

Research committee approval

Up to 8 weeks (12 for PhD/DME)

Once you submit the final draft of the document to the graduate office with the approval of your research director to distribute it to your research committee, the committee is given 8 weeks (12 weeks for dissertations) to review the document and approve it for public presentation (there is no public presentation for the Doctoral Piano Essay or composition Dissertation). Faculty may not use the entire review period, but the graduate office will not ask faculty members to complete this review more quickly. (The composition Dissertation has fixed submission deadlines of November 1 and March 1. Reviews are ordinarily complete within 5 weeks in the fall, 6-7 in the spring.)

If the review period does not end until after final exam week, the review deadline will be set for the following semester.

If one or more committee members does not approve the document you will need to revise it and resubmit it. The review period starts over.

Schedule and pass defense/public presentation

Not required for Doctoral Piano Essay or composition Dissertation. Up to a week to arrange date. PhD students only: additional 30 days.

Once all research committee members approve the document, the student may schedule the public presentation. This may be done in the summer only when the Jacobs School of Music is in session and only if the entire research committee is available. (Procedures are slightly different for the lecture-recital.)

PhD students only: the defense must be scheduled at least 30 days in advance.

If the public presentation is not passed the student must make revisions as directed by the research committee, resubmit the document for review, and schedule a new public presentation.

Final revisions, submission

A few days to several weeks

After the public presentation (where required), the research committee is likely to require revisions to the document. Sometimes these changes are minor and can be made within a day or two, but they may be more extensive and may require a few weeks of work. These changes must be approved. Most often only the research director needs to check these, but in some instances other members of the committee may be involved. This can add additional time.

The procedures for final submission of the approved document are posted here:

DM: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml
PhD/DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalCopiesPhD-DME.shtml

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[4] Teach at the Collins Living-Learning Center

Is there a course you've always wanted to teach, but never had the opportunity?

Have you designed a multidisciplinary course that doesn't quite fit into your department's curriculum?

Collins Living‐Learning Center invites faculty members and advanced graduate students with teaching experience to submit course proposals each semester for the following year.

Collins courses carry university credit and are open to all IU undergraduates.

PROPOSAL DEADLINE FOR CLASSES TO BE TAUGHT IN FALL 2013: MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 5:00 pm

The 3‐credit Collins seminars are limited to a maximum of 20 students (15 in the case of fine arts classes) and meet

at the Collins Living‐Learning Center, which is fully‐equipped for multi‐media teaching.

Graduate student instructors receive $6829 for a 3‐credit course. In addition, they are given $400 to spend on

materials or activities, meal points for dining with students and a parking pass.

Collins is also accepting applications from faculty to teach overload courses (with appropriate compensation).

We will hold an open house where prospective instructors can meet BOEP members and the Collins director in

Edmondson Hall Formal Lounge on Friday, September 28, from 6 to 8 pm (snacks included).

GO TO www.indiana.edu/%7ellc/instructors/ for details.

Questions? E‐mail Carl Ipsen: cipsen@indiana.edu

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[5] Fall semester schedule adjustment starting Monday, August 27 (reminder)

Starting Monday, August 27, you will use the eAdd, eDrop, or eAdd/eDrop pair systems if you need to adjust your schedule.

The waitlist no longer exists after August 24. If you were on the waitlist for a class that is not fulfilled by the end of the day on Friday, August 24, that means that you are NOT enrolled in that class and you will need to add it to your schedule using the eAdd procedure in the 2nd week of classes (if the professor of the class approves).

To add a class on Monday, August 27 through the end of the semester, you will be able to use the eAdd system; details are outlined here http://registrar.indiana.edu/pdfs/eAdd.pdf.

To drop a class on Monday, August 27 through Wednesday, October 17, you can follow the procedure outlined here: http://registrar.indiana.edu/pdfs/eDrop.pdf. This procedure is called eDrop.

If you want to drop a class and add a class at the same time (and make the requests contingent upon one another) between August 27 and October 17, you can use the eDrop/eAdd pair procedure outlined here: http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/latedropadd.php?Term=1#epair.

Please note there is a policy for an “even exchange of fees” for dropping and adding classes in the 2nd week of classes. To read more about that policy, see this site: http://bursar.indiana.edu/drop_add.php#grad. This new policy applies to schedule adjustments made in the 2nd week of classes only, and only when the change only involves one class dropped and one class added (as an eDrop/eAdd pair). Read the policy carefully if you intend to make this type of change in the 2nd week of classes.

After the 2nd week of classes, or during the 2nd week of classes if you do not qualify for the even exchange of fees, you will not get a full refund of tuition for a dropped class. http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/scheduleChanges.shtml#Tuition has the fee refund breakdown.

You will be charged a late schedule change fee of $23 for each dropped class and each eDrop/eAdd pair.

Please let us know if you have problems with (or questions about) the eDrop or eAdd systems.

_________________________________________________________________

[6] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in December 2012 (reminder)

If you are planning to graduate this December, you will need to fill out an application for graduation. You can submit the application online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/graduation/gradApp.shtml or you can submit the paper form in the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The form is very short (one page) and should only take a few minutes to complete.

If you do not remember whether you have already applied for graduation, you can check your academic advisement report on OneStart. The way you get to your academic advisement report is to log on the OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the “student center” link. From that page, click on “my academics and grades.” That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. Click on “view my advisement report.” Near the end of the report there is a line for "Application for Graduation". If the line is red and says "Not Satisfied", we have not yet received an application for graduation. If the line is not red and says "Satisfied," then we have.

You are required to apply for graduation even if you do not plan to go through the commencement ceremony.

There are no negative repercussions to applying if you end up graduating in a later semester (you’ll just need to submit a new application for graduation if your plans change). But if you don’t apply for graduation this semester, you will not graduate in December.

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[7] Minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory (doctoral students only - reminder)

Doctoral Students:

If you are planning to take the minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory this fall (Saturday, September 29), you need to sign up in the Music Graduate office by Friday, September 14. Please review http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml for information on qualifying exam sign up procedures.

This is for doctoral students who are in the qualifying exam stage of their degree (after coursework is complete) and who have completed a music theory minor.

If you are sending an email to sign up (to musdoc@indiana.edu), please include your full name and a list of the three Music Theory minor field courses you want to be tested on during the exam. You can also sign up in person in the Music Graduate Office (MU011).

The only time the exam will be offered this fall is on Saturday, September 29, 2012, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in Simon 242.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

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[8] Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct

"As an IU student, you are entitled to respect and civility as you study here, but you have an important role to play in this free and open exchange of ideas we call a university. You must be aware of your responsibilities and expectations as a student—and that’s where the Code comes in. Here, you’ll find your rights and expectations clearly spelled out. Read it. Know it. Your time as an IU student will be better for it."

 

August 22, 2012

Graduate Students,


Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

New Announcements:


[1]Fall semester schedule adjustment through Friday, August 24

[2] Fall semester schedule adjustment starting Monday, August 27

[3] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms

[4] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in December 2012

[5] Doctoral Information Session (for doctoral students nearing the end of coursework)

[6] Scholarship information meetings about the Rhodes, Marshall, Churchill, and Mitchell scholarships

Reminders:

[7] Minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory (doctoral students only – reminder)

[8] Information meeting for all students enrolled in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music (especially important for new students - reminder)

[9] MUS-F 550 Chamber Music enrollment policy (reminder)

[10] Small Chamber Ensemble Policy (reminder)

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara
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[1] Fall semester schedule adjustment through Friday, August 24

You cannot adjust your schedule on August 25 and 26.

The last day to adjust your schedule through the registration system on OneStart is Friday, August 24 (the last day of the first week of classes). There is an $8.50 per session schedule change fee that is charged (after the 48 hour grade period immediately following your initial registration) when you adjust your schedule on OneStart through Friday, August 24.

Please look at your schedule on OneStart to make sure that your schedule reflects every course that you are attending. Most master’s and all diploma students need to check to make sure that you are registered in a major ensemble, too.

Friday, August 24, is also the last day to get a 100% refund on a dropped course. Remember that even if you drop a class you are still responsible for being enrolled full-time (in most cases): at least 8 credits for master’s and doctoral students, unless you are a master’s or doctoral student in your final semester of coursework, and at least 9 credits for diploma and visiting students.

Starting Monday, August 27, you will use the eAdd/eDrop system to add or drop a course. More information about that process is next in the announcements.

If you drop a class after Friday, August 24, you may not get a full refund of your tuition for that class.

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[2] Fall semester schedule adjustment starting Monday, August 27

You cannot adjust your schedule on August 25 and 26.

Starting Monday, August 27, you will use the eAdd, eDrop, or eAdd/eDrop pair systems if you need to adjust your schedule.

The waitlist no longer exists after August 24. If you were on the waitlist for a class that is not fulfilled by the end of the day on Friday, August 24, that means that you are NOT enrolled in that class and you will need to add it to your schedule using the eAdd procedure in the 2nd week of classes (if the professor of the class approves).

To add a class on Monday, August 27 through the end of the semester, you will be able to use the eAdd system; details are outlined here http://registrar.indiana.edu/pdfs/eAdd.pdf.

To drop a class on Monday, August 27 through Wednesday, October 17, you can follow the procedure outlined here: http://registrar.indiana.edu/pdfs/eDrop.pdf. This procedure is called eDrop.

If you want to drop a class and add a class at the same time (and make the requests contingent upon one another) between August 27 and October 17, you can use the eDrop/eAdd pair procedure outlined here: http://enrollmentbulletin.indiana.edu/pages/latedropadd.php?Term=1#epair.

Please note there is a policy for an “even exchange of fees” for dropping and adding classes in the 2nd week of classes. To read more about that policy, see this site: http://bursar.indiana.edu/drop_add.php#grad. This new policy applies to schedule adjustments made in the 2nd week of classes only, and only when the change only involves one class dropped and one class added (as an eDrop/eAdd pair). Read the policy carefully if you intend to make this type of change in the 2nd week of classes.

After the 2nd week of classes, or during the 2nd week of classes if you do not qualify for the even exchange of fees, you will not get a full refund of tuition for a dropped class. http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/scheduleChanges.shtml#Tuition has the fee refund breakdown.

You will be charged a late schedule change fee of $23 for each dropped class and each eDrop/eAdd pair.

Please let us know if you have problems with (or questions about) the eDrop or eAdd systems.

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[3] Outside Areas for master’s students and Doctoral Minors for doctoral students – approval forms

If you are taking an outside area or doctoral minor course in the fall semester, you should submit your outside area approval form or doctoral minor approval form by the end of this week if at all possible.

Remember that you need approval for the courses you will use in either an outside area or a doctoral minor, and if you take a class without approval you run the risk that you’ve chosen a class that will not count. If you did choose a class that isn’t eligible for that requirement, then you’re taking an extra class that won’t count for your degree requirements.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/OA.shtml has details about the master’s degree Outside Area requirement and a link to the approval form.

http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/docMinors.shtml has details about the doctoral minor field requirements and a link to the approval form.

If you’re taking classes in a “pre-approved” outside area or a doctoral minor with specific courses listed in the bulletin (called “formally defined minors” http://www.indiana.edu/%7ebulletin/iub/music/2012-2013/graduate/general-doctoral/minors.shtml) and the course you have chosen is specifically listed then it’s less important for you to turn in the form immediately, but you do still need to submit it as soon as possible.

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[4] Application for graduation for students planning to graduate in December 2012

If you are planning to graduate this December, you will need to fill out an application for graduation. You can submit the application online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/graduation/gradApp.shtml or you can submit the paper form in the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The form is very short (one page) and should only take a few minutes to complete.

If you do not remember whether you have already applied for graduation, you can check your academic advisement report on OneStart. The way you get to your academic advisement report is to log on the OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), then click on the “student center” link. From that page, click on “my academics and grades.” That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. Click on “view my advisement report.” Near the end of the report there is a line for "Application for Graduation". If the line is red and says "Not Satisfied", we have not yet received an application for graduation. If the line is not red and says "Satisfied," then we have.

You are required to apply for graduation even if you do not plan to go through the commencement ceremony.

There are no negative repercussions to applying if you end up graduating in a later semester (you’ll just need to submit a new application for graduation if your plans change). But if you don’t apply for graduation this semester, you will not graduate in December.

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[5] Doctoral Information Session (doctoral students nearing the end of coursework)

To all doctoral students:

If you are finishing course work and are approaching exams, we invite you to attend the Music Graduate Office's information session on written and oral qualifying exams, candidacy, and dissertations/final projects.

This fall semester, the meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 29 at 3:30 pm in the Music Graduate Office conference room (MU011). The meeting will be over by 5 pm. We hold doctoral information sessions once each fall, spring, and JSoM summer session.

We will provide a packet of useful information and outline the qualifying exam process. We will also go over dissertation/final project guidelines.

No sign-up is necessary. We hope to see you there!

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[6] Scholarship information meetings about the Rhodes, Marshall, Churchill, and Mitchell scholarships

Please encourage your students to attend one of two information meetings about the Rhodes, Marshall, Churchill, and Mitchell scholarships and the IU nomination process for each. These scholarships support study at one or more British or Irish universities and are among the most prestigious graduate scholarships offered to American students.

The two meetings are scheduled for Friday, August 24, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m., and 3:00-4:30 p.m., in the Great Room of the Hutton Honors College, 811 E. Seventh, Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind.

The Rhodes, Marshall, Churchill, and Mitchell scholarships require candidates to be nominated by their U.S. universities or colleges. To be considered for nomination by Indiana University in fall 2012, an IU student must submit an application to the IU nominating committee by Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. IU interviews will be scheduled for Friday, Sept. 14, in Bloomington.

The IU committee strongly encourages students interested in any of these scholarships to work on their applications and talk with potential referees as soon as possible.

The IU application consists of

· a 750-word personal statement;

· a 500-word statement on the student’s reasons for studying in the UK and/or Ireland;

· a 500-word statement on the student’s proposed academic program;

· a list of activities and honors; and

· three references (at least two of which must be from faculty and at least one of which must be from someone familiar with the student’s extracurricular activity and leadership).

(The national applications require additional materials and letters of recommendation.)

Students who have questions regarding the scholarships or possible programs of study should be encouraged to attend an information meeting or, if they are unable to attend, to contact Trevor R. Brown (brownt@iu.edu), the chair of the nominating committee, or Paul Fogleman (International Affairs, 201 N. Indiana Ave., 855-3948,pfoglema@iu.edu). Students should submit their application materials to Mr. Fogleman by 5pm on Monday, Sept. 10.

Below is a brief summary of the key requirements and deadlines for each scholarship. For full and current information, students should review the scholarship websites. Please note that applicants must be U.S. citizens and to be considered for nomination by IU should have a minimum grade point average of 3.70.

Rhodes Scholarshiphttp://www.rhodesscholar.org

Support for two years graduate study at Oxford University, Great Britain, with third year possible. Students should demonstrate intellectual achievement, integrity, leadership, energy, and concern for others, and must be in their senior year or beyond and 18-23 years of age on October 1 of the year of application; 32 scholarships awarded each year. National deadline: October 3, 2012

Marshall Scholarshiphttp://www.marshallscholarship.org/

Support for one to three years of graduate study at almost any university in the United Kingdom. Students should have distinguished academic records, strong aspirations for graduate study, leadership potential, and ambassadorial potential (the potential to engage with contemporary Britain effectively). Candidates must be in their senior year or have graduated with their first undergraduate degree after April 2010; no age limit. Up to 40 scholarships awarded each year; a limited number may be awarded to students who seek to do a 1-year degree only. National deadline: October 1, 2012

Churchill Scholarship http://www.winstonchurchillfoundation.org

Support for one year of graduate study in engineering, math, or science at Churchill College, Cambridge University, Great Britain. Students should demonstrate exceptional ability; they should be in their senior year or beyond and must be between 19 and 26 years of age at the time of taking up the scholarship; 14 scholarships awarded each year. National deadline: November 13, 2012 (Take GRE by October so scores are available by November. Churchill also requires applicants to apply to Cambridge University by a mid-October date.)

Mitchell Scholarshiphttp://www.us-irelandalliance.org/

Support for one academic year of postgraduate study at institutions of higher learning in Ireland, including the seven universities in the Republic of Ireland and the two universities in Northern Ireland. Students must have a record of intellectual distinction, leadership, and extracurricular activity, as well as personal characteristics of honesty, integrity, fairness, and unselfish service to others that indicate a potential for leadership and contribution to society. For students in their senior year who will have completed an undergraduate degree no later than the summer before they enter an Irish university and who are 18-29 years of age on September 30, 2012; 12 scholarships awarded each year. National deadline: October 2, 2012

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[7] Minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory (doctoral students only - reminder)

Doctoral Students:

If you are planning to take the minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory this fall (Saturday, September 29), you need to sign up in the Music Graduate office by Friday, September 14. Please review http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml for information on qualifying exam sign up procedures.

This is for doctoral students who are in the qualifying exam stage of their degree (after coursework is complete) and who have completed a music theory minor.

If you are sending an email to sign up (to musdoc@indiana.edu), please include your full name and a list of the three Music Theory minor field courses you want to be tested on during the exam. You can also sign up in person in the Music Graduate Office (MU011).

The only time the exam will be offered this fall is on Saturday, September 29, 2012, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in Simon 242.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

_________________________________________________________________

[8] Information meeting for all students enrolled in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music

The Chamber Music coordinators (Prof. Ik-Hwan Bae and Charles Latshaw) will hold an information session about MUS-F 550 chamber music on Friday, August 24th, from 12:30-1:30 PM in Sweeney Hall.

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[9] MUS-F 550 Chamber Music enrollment policy (reminder)

Students planning to enroll in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music for the fall semester are encouraged to form their group(s) now if possible. Please review these policies:

* Every student participating in a chamber group must be enrolled in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music (class number 19253)

* Students must enroll one time for each group of which they are a member.

* F550 may be taken for 1 or 0 credits. (The registrar charges an $18 recording fee for any 0-credit course.)

* MM and DM students whose curriculum requires enrollment in chamber music must register for 1 credit until the required number of credits is reached. After that, students may enroll for 0 credits.

* All instrumental PD and AD students are required to enroll in a minimum of 1 credit of chamber music each semester. Those who choose to participate in an additional group may enroll for either 0 or 1 credit.

* At least half the members of a group must be enrolled for 1 credit. Students who are participating to make up an incomplete from a previous semester are considered to have enrolled for 1 credit if they did so originally. Students are responsible for determining the enrollment intentions of the other members of the group when forming their group.

Please take care that you register correctly.

See the chamber music web site (http://www.indiana.edu/%7echamber/) for more information about policies and procedures.

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[10] Small Chamber Ensemble Policy (reminder)

All graduate and diploma students who participate in one of the small chamber ensembles listed below MUST enroll in the appropriate course, using the class number shown. Each ensemble is available for 1 or 0 credits. Those who enroll to satisfy a requirement for their curriculum MUST enroll for 1 credit. Those who want to participate but who do not need the credit for their curriculum may choose to enroll for 0 credits. (The registrar charges an $18 recording fee for any 0-credit course.) Please take care that you register correctly.

Please note that not all chamber music groups will count for all degrees. Check your bulletin, degree sheet, or Academic Advisement Report to see whether or not the chamber group that you want to take will count for your program requirements. You can also ask in the Music Graduate Office.

Most of the groups listed below require instructor authorization. If PERM is listed in the Schedule of Classes, contact the instructor to ask for authorization.

MUS-F 545: Brass Chamber Ensemble
Class No. 28652: Brass Choir (Cord)
Class No. 28716: Trombone Choir (Lenthe)

MUS-F 547: Percussion Chamber Ensemble
Class No. 28656: Percussion Ensemble (Tafoya - percussion majors only)
Class No. 28729: Hand Drumming (Spiro)

MUS-F 549: Harp Ensemble
Class No. 19251 (Szmyt, Tai)

MUS-O 550: Jazz Chamber Ensemble (jazz majors only, or permission of instructor)
Class No. 28658: Jazz Combos (Harbison)
Class No. 28727: Latin Jazz Ensemble (Spiro)

MUS-Y 550: Early Music Chamber Ensemble (early music majors only, or permission of instructor)
Class No. 28662 (Elliott)

MUS-F 550: with Prof. Sung-Mi Im (students should only register in this section if they have permission from Prof. Im)
Class No. 29145

August 16, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

[1]Fall semester schedule adjustment

[2] Minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory (doctoral students only)

[3] Project Jumpstart employment opportunity

[4] Important information about the master’s outside area in Early Music

[5] Information meeting for all students enrolled in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music (especially important for new students)

[6] MUS-F 550 Chamber Music enrollment policy (reminder)

[7] Small Chamber Ensemble Policy (reminder)

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Sara
_________________________________________________________________

[1] Fall semester schedule adjustment

The last day to adjust your schedule through the registration system on OneStart is Friday, August 24 (the last day of the first week of classes). There is an $8.50 per session schedule change fee that is charged (after the 48 hour grade period immediately following your initial registration) when you adjust your schedule on OneStart through Friday, August 24.

Please look at your schedule on OneStart to make sure that your schedule reflects every course that you are attending. Most master’s and all diploma students need to check to make sure that you are registered in a major ensemble, too.

Friday, August 24, is also the last day to get a 100% refund on a dropped course. Remember that even if you drop a class you are still responsible for being enrolled full-time (in most cases): at least 8 credits for master’s and doctoral students, unless you are a master’s or doctoral student in your final semester of coursework, and at least 9 credits for diploma and visiting students.

Starting Monday, August 27, you will use the eAdd/eDrop system to add or drop a course. I’ll send out more details about those procedures at that time. The fees for dropping and adding classes are different starting on August 27.

If you drop a class after Friday, August 24, you may not get a full refund of your tuition for that class.

Please note there is a policy for an “even exchange of fees” for dropping and adding classes in the 2nd week of classes. To read more about that policy, see this site: http://bursar.indiana.edu/drop_add.php#grad. This new policy applies to the 2nd week of classes only.

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory (doctoral students only)

Doctoral Students:

If you are planning to take the minor field qualifying exam in Music Theory this fall (Saturday, September 29), you need to sign up in the Music Graduate office by Friday, September 14. Please review http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/qualifyingExams.shtml for information on qualifying exam sign up procedures.

This is for doctoral students who are in the qualifying exam stage of their degree (after coursework is complete) and who have completed a music theory minor.

If you are sending an email to sign up (to musdoc@indiana.edu), please include your full name and a list of the three Music Theory minor field courses you want to be tested on during the exam. You can also sign up in person in the Music Graduate Office (MU011).

The only time the exam will be offered this fall is on Saturday, September 29, 2012, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in Simon 242.

If you have any questions, please let us know.


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[3] Project Jumpstart employment opportunity

Project Jumpstart is hiring!

Responsibilities will include:

Work closely with coordinator Lindsay Medina to plan workshops and events; Attend events and provide support staff;

Survey students for ideas and suggestions for the program; Create campus awareness and promote events;

Create and promote online resources; Research career development, design, and entrepreneurship sources;

Work 10-15 hours a week at $12/hour

Ideal Qualifications:

Junior class standing or higher; Administrative/office experience; Graphic design and/or web design experience;

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; Audio and/or audio/visual recording skills; Love of Indiana University and the Jacobs School of Music

Application:

To apply, submit the following materials by August 24, 2012 to

Lindsay Medina, Interim Coordinator of Project Jumpstart

Electronically: jumpstar@indiana.edu · Hardcopy: Sycamore Hall 246B

· Cover letter and resume that details your relevant work experience

· A two-page writing sample (i.e. from a music history or liberal arts course, blog post, etc.)

· Two references who can speak to your work experience; please include both telephone and e-mail

· Your class/work schedule for the fall semester

· If possible, please also include:

· Links or samples of production skills (Websites, recordings, etc.)

· Links or samples of graphic design skills (Posters, invitations, brochures, etc.)

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[4] Important information about the master’s outside area in Early Music (reminder)

For any student who is either in the process of completing an outside area in Early Music or who is thinking of starting an outside area in the subject.


The Early Music department has recently defined more specifically what they will approve for an outside area in Early Music. Here is that information:

6 (or more) credits selected from the following list. A maximum of 4 credits of MUS-Y 810 can be included:

  • MUS-Y 810 Early Music Graduate Minor (var. cr.) (all credits must be in the same instrument, and only a maximum of 4 credits can be included in the outside area)
  • MUS-F 501 Accompaniment of Baroque Music (2 cr.)
  • MUS-F 502 Topics in Basso Continuo (2 cr.)
  • MUS-F 503 Advanced Topics in Basso Continuo (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 515 Interpreting Unaccompanied Bach (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 516 Advanced Topics in Early Music (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 517 Literature and Performance Practice I (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 518 Literature and Performance Practice II (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 519 Literature and Performance Practice III (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 520 Literature and Performance Practice IV (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 521 Literature and Performance Practice V (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 558 Early Music Topics (1 cr)
  • MUS-M 635 Performance Practice Before 1750 (2 cr.)

Requests to include other courses as part of the outside area require departmental approval.

If you follow these guidelines, you will be pre-approved for this outside area and can submit your outside area approval form with a signature from the Early Music department chair (Prof. Paul Elliott). http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/OA.shtml has more details about the outside area and includes a link to the outside area approval form.

If you started an outside area in Early Music in the past and were previously approved to take a different combination of courses (via the approval of the outside area approval form), then you can continue to follow the plan that you had on your approved outside area form. This only applies if you submitted the signed form to the Music Graduate Office and it is already updated to your records.

If you started an outside area but never submitted the outside area form, then your options will depend on what you’ve already taken.

If you have taken 4 credits (or less) of MUS-Y 810 prior to fall 2012, then you will follow these new guidelines for the outside area.

If you already took 6 credits of MUS-Y 810 prior to fall 2012, then you should contact Prof. Elliott to ask for permission for an exception to the new guidelines. If he approves an exception, you will need to submit an outside area form listing the 6 credits of MUS-Y 810 signed by Prof. Elliott to the Music Graduate Office. I repeat, this only applies if you took all 6 credits of lessons prior to fall 2012. If you didn’t, then you follow the new guidelines.

It is very important for all students that you submit the outside area form before you take a single class for the outside area.

_________________________________________________________________

[5] Information meeting for all students enrolled in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music

The Chamber Music coordinators (Prof. Ik-Hwan Bae and Charles Latshaw) will hold an information session about MUS-F 550 chamber music on Friday, August 24th, from 12:30-1:30 PM in Sweeney Hall.

_________________________________________________________________

[6] MUS-F 550 Chamber Music enrollment policy (reminder)

Students planning to enroll in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music for the fall semester are encouraged to form their group(s) now if possible. Please review these policies:

* Every student participating in a chamber group must be enrolled in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music (class number 19253)

* Students must enroll one time for each group of which they are a member.

* F550 may be taken for 1 or 0 credits. (The registrar charges an $18 recording fee for any 0-credit course.)

* MM and DM students whose curriculum requires enrollment in chamber music must register for 1 credit until the required number of credits is reached. After that, students may enroll for 0 credits.

* All instrumental PD and AD students are required to enroll in a minimum of 1 credit of chamber music each semester. Those who choose to participate in an additional group may enroll for either 0 or 1 credit.

* At least half the members of a group must be enrolled for 1 credit. Students who are participating to make up an incomplete from a previous semester are considered to have enrolled for 1 credit if they did so originally. Students are responsible for determining the enrollment intentions of the other members of the group when forming their group.

Please take care that you register correctly.

See the chamber music web site (http://www.indiana.edu/%7echamber/) for more information about policies and procedures.

______________________________________________________________

[7] Small Chamber Ensemble Policy (reminder)

All graduate and diploma students who participate in one of the small chamber ensembles listed below MUST enroll in the appropriate course, using the class number shown. Each ensemble is available for 1 or 0 credits. Those who enroll to satisfy a requirement for their curriculum MUST enroll for 1 credit. Those who want to participate but who do not need the credit for their curriculum may choose to enroll for 0 credits. (The registrar charges an $18 recording fee for any 0-credit course.) Please take care that you register correctly.

Please note that not all chamber music groups will count for all degrees. Check your bulletin, degree sheet, or Academic Advisement Report to see whether or not the chamber group that you want to take will count for your program requirements. You can also ask in the Music Graduate Office.

Most of the groups listed below require instructor authorization. If PERM is listed in the Schedule of Classes, contact the instructor to ask for authorization.

MUS-F 545: Brass Chamber Ensemble
Class No. 28652: Brass Choir (Cord)
Class No. 28716: Trombone Choir (Lenthe)

MUS-F 547: Percussion Chamber Ensemble
Class No. 28656: Percussion Ensemble (Tafoya - percussion majors only)
Class No. 28729: Hand Drumming (Spiro)

MUS-F 549: Harp Ensemble
Class No. 19251 (Szmyt, Tai)

MUS-O 550: Jazz Chamber Ensemble (jazz majors only, or permission of instructor)
Class No. 28658: Jazz Combos (Harbison)
Class No. 28727: Latin Jazz Ensemble (Spiro)

MUS-Y 550: Early Music Chamber Ensemble (early music majors only, or permission of instructor)
Class No. 28662 (Elliott)

MUS-F 550: with Prof. Sung-Mi Im (students should only register in this section if they have permission from Prof. Im)
Class No. 29145

Announcements for Summer 2012

 

August 8, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

[1]Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder – last chance to register without fees)

[2] Conductors’ Orchestra (final reminder)

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Congratulations to all of our May and August graduates! Students who graduate in May or August will be removed from this email list in early fall (until then, please be patient with the continued email announcements).

Sara
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[1] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder – last chance to register without fees)


Registration for fall 2012 started on April 2. You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions. In order to have a guarantee that your program planning sheet will be approved in time for you to register before late registration fees begin to be charged (by August 16), you must submit your program planning sheet before Wednesday, August 8.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4128/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 20–December 14.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu or serbes@indiana.edu with your questions.

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Conductors’ Orchestra (final reminder)

Dear Students,

The IU Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the 8th year of the Conductors’ Orchestra. This year the orchestra will play for the Orchestral Conducting Classes starting Monday, September 10th, 2012. Selected players from the orchestra will also play for one or more Doctoral Choral Conducting Recitals and the IU Fall Ballet. The pay scale will be $15 per hour.

If you are interesting in applying for the fall semester, please send an email to condorch@indiana.edu with your name, instrument, degree program/year and Student ID number by Monday, August 20th, 2012. This will serve as your application. No audition is necessary. Admission will generally be based on seniority but will not be limited to this criteria. You will be notified by Friday, August 24th, 2012 of your status.

Please be aware that attendance will be required for all services. The Instrumental Conducting Class takes place every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10:00am-11:00am in MA 454 in addition to the services for the choral and ballet departments (specific dates/times to be determined). Excused absences for special circumstances must be approved by the

manager and all players must find a suitable substitute for any missed services. Unexcused/unannounced absences will not be tolerated and will result in dismissal from the ensemble.

**You also must have a social security card to be eligible for payment**

The following positions are available: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Timpani, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass.

If there are any questions please direct them to Nicholas Hersh, the Orchestra Manager, at condorch@indiana.edu.

Announcements for Summer 2012

 

August 1, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

[1] Final Grades

[2]Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder – last chance to register without fees)

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Congratulations to all of our May and August graduates! Students who graduate in May or August will be removed from this email list in early fall (until then, please be patient with the continued email announcements).

Sara
_________________________________________________________________

[1] Final grades

You are now able to view your final grades for summer courses on OneStart (see http://registrar.indiana.edu/%7eregistra/gradeonestart.shtml for instructions). You will not receive a paper copy of your grades in the mail.

Please note that if you received a grade of "I" (incomplete) in any course that you have a maximum of 1 year to complete that course; after 1 year the grade will turn into an "F."

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns about your grades for the spring semester.

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder – last chance to register without fees)


Registration for fall 2012 started on April 2. You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions. In order to have a guarantee that your program planning sheet will be approved in time for you to register before late registration fees begin to be charged (by August 16), you must submit your program planning sheet before Wednesday, August 8.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4128/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 20–December 14.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu or serbes@indiana.edu with your questions.

 

July 26, 2012

Graduate Students,


Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

[1] New Doctoral Clerk

[2]Conductors’ Orchestra (reminder)

[3] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Congratulations to all of our May graduates! Students who graduate in May or August will be removed from this email list in early fall (until then, please be patient with the continued email announcements).

Sara
_________________________________________________________________

[1] New Doctoral Clerk

Conor Angell, our recently appointed doctoral clerk, has accepted a teaching position at Bellarmine University in Louisville and has had to resign his position in the graduate office. We congratulate Conor, thank him for his excellent work in the position, and wish him much success in his new position.

We are very pleased to introduce Jennifer Kirby as the doctoral clerk. Jennifer has been in the JSOM for six years. She has completed both a master's degree and Performer Diploma, and is now a doctoral candidate in oboe performance. The doctoral clerk is the primary office contact for doctoral students working on their qualifying exams and final document. Jennifer started her duties in the office this week; she will be available for in-person consultation about 15 hours each week and can be reached via email at musdoc@indiana.edu.

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Conductors’ Orchestra (reminder)

Dear Students,

The IU Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the 8th year of the Conductors’ Orchestra. This year the orchestra will play for the Orchestral Conducting Classes starting Monday, September 10th, 2012. Selected players from the orchestra will also play for one or more Doctoral Choral Conducting Recitals and the IU Fall Ballet. The pay scale will be $15 per hour.

If you are interesting in applying for the fall semester, please send an email to condorch@indiana.edu with your name, instrument, degree program/year and Student ID number by Monday, August 20th, 2012. This will serve as your application. No audition is necessary. Admission will generally be based on seniority but will not be limited to this criteria. You will be notified by Friday, August 24th, 2012 of your status.

Please be aware that attendance will be required for all services. The Instrumental Conducting Class takes place every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10:00am-11:00am in MA 454 in addition to the services for the choral and ballet departments (specific dates/times to be determined). Excused absences for special circumstances must be approved by the

manager and all players must find a suitable substitute for any missed services. Unexcused/unannounced absences will not be tolerated and will result in dismissal from the ensemble.

**You also must have a social security card to be eligible for payment**

The following positions are available: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Timpani, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass.

If there are any questions please direct them to Nicholas Hersh, the Orchestra Manager, at condorch@indiana.edu

__________________________________________________________________

[3] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

Registration for fall 2012 started on April 2. You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4128/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 20–December 14.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu or serbes@indiana.edu with your questions.

 

July 19, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

[1] Conductors’ Orchestra (application deadline August 20)

[2] MUS-F 550 Chamber Music enrollment policy (reminder)

[3] Small Chamber Ensemble Policy (reminder)

[4]Changes to Master’s Degree Ensemble Policy for some programs (reminder)

[5] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Congratulations to all of our May graduates! Students who graduate in May or August will be removed from this email list in early fall (until then, please be patient with the continued email announcements).

Sara
_________________________________________________________________

[1] Conductors’ Orchestra

Dear Students,

The IU Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the 8th year of the Conductors’ Orchestra. This year the orchestra will play for the Orchestral Conducting Classes starting Monday, September 10th, 2012. Selected players from the orchestra will also play for one or more Doctoral Choral Conducting Recitals and the IU Fall Ballet. The pay scale will be $15 per hour.

If you are interesting in applying for the fall semester, please send an email to condorch@indiana.edu with your name, instrument, degree program/year and Student ID number by Monday, August 20th, 2012. This will serve as your application. No audition is necessary. Admission will generally be based on seniority but will not be limited to this criteria. You will be notified by Friday, August 24th, 2012 of your status.

Please be aware that attendance will be required for all services. The Instrumental Conducting Class takes place every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10:00am-11:00am in MA 454 in addition to the services for the choral and ballet departments (specific dates/times to be determined). Excused absences for special circumstances must be approved by the

manager and all players must find a suitable substitute for any missed services. Unexcused/unannounced absences will not be tolerated and will result in dismissal from the ensemble.

**You also must have a social security card to be eligible for payment**

The following positions are available: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Timpani, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass.

If there are any questions please direct them to Nicholas Hersh, the Orchestra Manager, at condorch@indiana.edu

__________________________________________________________________

[2] MUS-F 550 Chamber Music enrollment policy (reminder)

Students planning to enroll in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music for the fall semester are encouraged to form their group(s) now if possible. Please review these policies:

* Every student participating in a chamber group must be enrolled in MUS-F 550 Chamber Music (class number 19253)

* Students must enroll one time for each group of which they are a member.

* F550 may be taken for 1 or 0 credits. (The registrar charges an $18 recording fee for any 0-credit course.)

* MM and DM students whose curriculum requires enrollment in chamber music must register for 1 credit until the required number of credits is reached. After that, students may enroll for 0 credits.

* All instrumental PD and AD students are required to enroll in a minimum of 1 credit of chamber music each semester. Those who choose to participate in an additional group may enroll for either 0 or 1 credit.

* At least half the members of a group must be enrolled for 1 credit. Students who are participating to make up an incomplete from a previous semester are considered to have enrolled for 1 credit if they did so originally. Students are responsible for determining the enrollment intentions of the other members of the group when forming their group.

Please take care that you register correctly.

See the chamber music web site (http://www.indiana.edu/%7echamber/) for more information about policies and procedures.

______________________________________________________________

[3] Small Chamber Ensemble Policy (reminder)

All graduate and diploma students who participate in one of the small chamber ensembles listed below MUST enroll in the appropriate course, using the class number shown. Each ensemble is available for 1 or 0 credits. Those who enroll to satisfy a requirement for their curriculum MUST enroll for 1 credit. Those who want to participate but who do not need the credit for their curriculum may choose to enroll for 0 credits. (The registrar charges an $18 recording fee for any 0-credit course.) Please take care that you register correctly.

Please note that not all chamber music groups will count for all degrees. Check your bulletin, degree sheet, or Academic Advisement Report to see whether or not the chamber group that you want to take will count for your program requirements. You can also ask in the Music Graduate Office.

Most of the groups listed below require instructor authorization. If PERM is listed in the Schedule of Classes, contact the instructor to ask for authorization.

MUS-F 545: Brass Chamber Ensemble
Class No. 28652: Brass Choir (Cord)
Class No. 28716: Trombone Choir (Lenthe)

MUS-F 547: Percussion Chamber Ensemble
Class No. 28656: Percussion Ensemble (Tafoya - percussion majors only)
Class No. 28729: Hand Drumming (Spiro)

MUS-F 549: Harp Ensemble
Class No. 19251 (Szmyt, Tai)

MUS-O 550: Jazz Chamber Ensemble (jazz majors only, or permission of instructor)
Class No. 28658: Jazz Combos (Harbison)
Class No. 28727: Latin Jazz Ensemble (Spiro)

MUS-Y 550: Early Music Chamber Ensemble (early music majors only, or permission of instructor)
Class No. 28662 (Elliott)

MUS-F 550: with Prof. Sung-Mi Im (students should only register in this section if they have permission from Prof. Im)
Class No. 29145

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[4] Changes to Master’s Degree Ensemble Policy for some programs (reminder)

Master’s students,

The School of Music Council has approved a change in policy governing the ensemble requirement for certain master's programs. These changes go into effect beginning fall 2012. (Current requirements for diploma and doctoral students are unchanged.) As with all curriculum changes, by default this change applies only to students who enter under the new bulletin; current students can change to the new requirements using a process described at the end of this message.

Under the new policy, students whose majors are in the following departments are required to enroll in two credits of a major ensemble every semester until four fall-spring enrollments are reached or the student graduates. That is, students in these programs who take more than four fall/spring semesters to complete their master's degree will not be required enroll in ensemble beyond the fourth semester.

Composition (including Computer Music Composition)

Guitar

Jazz Studies

Music Education

Music Theory

Musicology

Percussion

Piano

Voice

The ensemble requirement for degrees in the following departments are unchanged. Students whose majors are in these departments will enroll in two credits of a major ensemble every semester until graduation.

Brass

Choral conducting

Early Music

Harp

Orchestral conducting

Organ (including Organ and Sacred Music)

Strings

Wind Conducting

Woodwinds

Whenever a change in degree requirements is made, by default it applies only to students who begin their degree after the change goes into effect. Current students may, however, petition to change to the new requirements from the requirements they entered under. If you do not ask to change to the new requirements, you will be required to enroll in a major ensemble every semester until graduation (even if you stay beyond four semesters). However, if your major is in one of the departments that have elected the new ensemble option and you anticipate taking more than four fall/spring semesters to complete your degree, you may petition to change to the new bulletin requirements. Please note that if you change to the requirements posted in the 2012 Bulletin, which will be published later before the start of the fall semester, you will be bound by ALL changes in requirement. As of this writing, there have been no other changes to these programs, but it is possible that a small number of changes could be made before the end of the semester.


If you would like to change to the new requirements, please send a petition via email to Prof. Eric Isaacson, Director of Graduate Studies (musicdgs@indiana.edu), that says simply, "My name is ______, master’s student in ______. I would like to change to the 2012 bulletin requirements."

If your major is in a department that has elected to keep the current ensemble requirement, you do not need to take any action. You will still be required to register in ensemble every semester even if you stay in the master’s program for more than four semesters.

__________________________________________________________________

[5] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

Registration for fall 2012 started on April 2. You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4128/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 20–December 14.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu or serbes@indiana.edu with your questions.

 

July 11, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

[1] Dissertation (and final project) writing groups

[2] Applications for Graduation for August 2012 (reminder)

[3] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Congratulations to all of our May graduates! Students who graduate in May or August will be removed from this email list in early fall (until then, please be patient with the continued email announcements).

Sara
_________________________________________________________________

[1] Dissertation (and final project) writing groups

Writing Tutorial Services will continue its very successful dissertation writing groups this fall, and would like to invite the dissertation writers in your departments to participate; to that end, I hope you will forward this message to them.

Information about how to apply for the fall 2012 dissertation groups (applications are due by 8/13/12), when the groups meet, and what participants can expect is located here: http://www.iub.edu/%7ewts/dissgroups.shtml

Questions should be directed to Holly Schreiber (heschrei@indiana.edu).

Students working on final projects should also contact WTS if you are interested in attending a dissertation writing group.

__________________________________________________________________

[2] Applications for Graduation for August 2012 (reminder)

If you are planning to graduate this August, you will need to fill out an application for graduation as soon as possible (before July 27). You can submit the application online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/graduation/gradApp.shtml or you can submit the paper form in the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The form is very short (one page) and should only take a few minutes to complete.

If you do not remember whether you have already applied for graduation, you can check your Academic Advisement Report on OneStart. To do this, log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), click on "Student Center," then "My Academics and Grades." That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. Click on "View my advisement report." Near the end of the report there is a line for "Application for Graduation". If the line is red and says "Not Satisfied", we have not yet received an application for graduation. If the line is not red and says "Satisfied," then we have.

You are required to apply for graduation even if you did not go through the commencement ceremony.

There are no negative repercussions to applying if you end up graduating later (you’ll just need to submit a new application for graduation later if your plans change).

__________________________________________________________________

[3] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

Registration for fall 2012 started on April 2. You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4128/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 20–December 14.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu or serbes@indiana.edu with your questions.

 

July 5, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

[1] Applications for Graduation for August 2012 (reminder)

[2] Important information about the master’s outside area in Early Music (reminder)

[3] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Congratulations to all of our May graduates! Students who graduate in May or August will be removed from this email list in early fall (until then, please be patient with the continued email announcements).

Sara
_________________________________________________________________

[1] Applications for Graduation for August 2012 (reminder)

If you are planning to graduate this August, you will need to fill out an application for graduation as soon as possible. You can submit the application online at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/graduation/gradApp.shtml or you can submit the paper form in the Music Graduate Office (MU011). The form is very short (one page) and should only take a few minutes to complete.

If you do not remember whether you have already applied for graduation, you can check your Academic Advisement Report on OneStart. To do this, log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), click on "Student Center," then "My Academics and Grades." That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc. Click on "View my advisement report." Near the end of the report there is a line for "Application for Graduation". If the line is red and says "Not Satisfied", we have not yet received an application for graduation. If the line is not red and says "Satisfied," then we have.

You are required to apply for graduation even if you did not go through the commencement ceremony.

There are no negative repercussions to applying if you end up graduating later (you’ll just need to submit a new application for graduation if your plans change).

__________________________________________________________________

[2] Important information about the master’s outside area in Early Music (reminder)

For any student who is either in the process of completing an outside area in Early Music or who is thinking of starting an outside area in the subject.

The Early Music department has recently defined more specifically what they will approve for an outside area in Early Music. Here is that information:

6 (or more) credits selected from the following list. A maximum of 4 credits of MUS-Y 810 can be included:

  • MUS-Y 810 Early Music Graduate Minor (var. cr.) (all credits must be in the same instrument, and only a maximum of 4 credits can be included in the outside area)
  • MUS-F 501 Accompaniment of Baroque Music (2 cr.)
  • MUS-F 502 Topics in Basso Continuo (2 cr.)
  • MUS-F 503 Advanced Topics in Basso Continuo (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 515 Interpreting Unaccompanied Bach (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 516 Advanced Topics in Early Music (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 517 Literature and Performance Practice I (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 518 Literature and Performance Practice II (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 519 Literature and Performance Practice III (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 520 Literature and Performance Practice IV (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 521 Literature and Performance Practice V (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 558 Early Music Topics (1 cr)
  • MUS-M 635 Performance Practice Before 1750 (2 cr.)

Requests to include other courses as part of the outside area require departmental approval.

If you follow these guidelines, you will be pre-approved for this outside area and can submit your outside area approval form with a signature from the Early Music department chair (Prof. Paul Elliott). http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/OA.shtml has more details about the outside area and includes a link to the outside area approval form.

If you started an outside area in Early Music in the past and were previously approved to take a different combination of courses (via the formal approval of the outside area approval form), then you can continue to follow the plan that you had on your approved outside area form. This only applies if you submitted the signed form to the Music Graduate Office before now and it is already updated to your records.

If you started an outside area but never submitted the outside area form, then your options will depend on what you’ve already taken.

If you have taken 4 credits (or less) of MUS-Y 810 prior to fall 2012, then you will follow these new guidelines for the outside area.

If you already took 6 credits of MUS-Y 810 prior to fall 2012, then you should contact Prof. Elliott to ask for permission for an exception to the new guidelines. If he approves an exception, you will need to submit an outside area form listing the 6 credits of MUS-Y 810 signed by Prof. Elliott to the Music Graduate Office. I repeat, this only applies if you took all 6 credits of lessons prior to fall 2012. If you didn’t, then you follow the new guidelines.

It is very important for all students that you submit the outside area form before you take a single class for the outside area.

__________________________________________________________________

[3] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

Registration for fall 2012 started on April 2. You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4128/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 20–December 14.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu or serbes@indiana.edu with your questions.

 

June 27, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

[1] Auto-W Deadline for dropping a summer class (reminder – deadline is July 2)

[2] Doctoral Information Session (for doctoral students nearing the end of coursework) (reminder – today at 3:30 pm)

[3] Important information about the master’s outside area in Early Music (reminder)

[4] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Congratulations to all of our May graduates! Students who graduate in May or August will be removed from this email list in early fall (until then, please be patient with the continued email announcements).

Sara
_________________________________________________________________

[1] Auto-W Deadline for dropping a summer class (reminder – deadline is July 2)

The Auto-W Deadline for summer 2012 2nd 8 week classes (which include almost all JSoM classes) is Monday, July 2.

The Auto-W deadline is the dividing line between when you may drop a course and be guaranteed a grade of "W" (any time before Monday, July 2) and when you may potentially get a grade of "F" for a dropped course, if you are approved to drop a course at all (after July 2).

Before the Auto-W deadline, you can drop a class by using the eDrop procedure on OneStart (http://registrar.indiana.edu/%7eregistra/dropadd.shtml#edrop).

After the Auto-W deadline, you need the approval of the instructor of the course, the chair of the department that offers the course, and the Music Graduate office in order to drop a class. You do not have the option of using eDrop after the Auto-W deadline, you will need a late add/drop form from the Music Graduate Office.

The main differences in dropping a course after the Auto-W deadline are that the instructor has the option of giving you a grade of "F" for the course if that is the grade you are earning when you request to drop it, and that you need to petition to the Music Graduate Office for permission to drop a course after the Auto-W deadline. Please note that it is extremely rare to get permission to drop a class after the Auto-W deadline.

If you want to add a course after the Auto-W deadline, you will need to pick up a late drop/add form in the Music Graduate Office and gather various signatures. The eAdd system (like the eDrop system) is not available after July 2.

Please make an appointment to speak with me if you have any questions or concerns. To make an appointment, call 855-1738.

__________________________________________________________________

[2] Doctoral Information Session (for doctoral students nearing the end of coursework) (reminder – today at 3:30 pm)

To all doctoral students:

If you are finishing course work and are approaching exams, we invite you to attend the Music Graduate Office's information session on written and oral qualifying exams, candidacy, and dissertations/final projects.

This summer, the meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 27 at 3:30 pm in the Music Graduate Office conference room (MU011). The meeting will be over by 5 pm. We hold doctoral information sessions once each fall, spring, and JSoM summer session.

We will provide a packet of useful information and outline the qualifying exam process. We will also go over dissertation/final project guidelines.

No sign-up is necessary. We hope to see you there!

__________________________________________________________________

[3] Important information about the master’s outside area in Early Music

For any student who is either in the process of completing an outside area in Early Music or who is thinking of starting an outside area in the subject.


The Early Music department has recently defined more specifically what they will approve for an outside area in Early Music. Here is that information:

6 (or more) credits selected from the following list. A maximum of 4 credits of MUS-Y 810 can be included:

  • MUS-Y 810 Early Music Graduate Minor (var. cr.) (all credits must be in the same instrument, and only a maximum of 4 credits can be included in the outside area)
  • MUS-F 501 Accompaniment of Baroque Music (2 cr.)
  • MUS-F 502 Topics in Basso Continuo (2 cr.)
  • MUS-F 503 Advanced Topics in Basso Continuo (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 515 Interpreting Unaccompanied Bach (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 516 Advanced Topics in Early Music (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 517 Literature and Performance Practice I (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 518 Literature and Performance Practice II (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 519 Literature and Performance Practice III (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 520 Literature and Performance Practice IV (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 521 Literature and Performance Practice V (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 558 Early Music Topics (1 cr)
  • MUS-M 635 Performance Practice Before 1750 (2 cr.)

Requests to include other courses as part of the outside area require departmental approval.

If you follow these guidelines, you will be pre-approved for this outside area and can submit your outside area approval form with a signature from the Early Music department chair (Prof. Paul Elliott). http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/OA.shtml has more details about the outside area and includes a link to the outside area approval form.

If you started an outside area in Early Music in the past and were previously approved to take a different combination of courses (via the formal approval of the outside area approval form), then you can continue to follow the plan that you had on your approved outside area form. This only applies if you submitted the signed form to the Music Graduate Office before now and it is already updated to your records.

If you started an outside area but never submitted the outside area form, then your options will depend on what you’ve already taken.

If you have taken 4 credits (or less) of MUS-Y 810 prior to fall 2012, then you will follow these new guidelines for the outside area.

If you already took 6 credits of MUS-Y 810 prior to fall 2012, then you should contact Prof. Elliott to ask for permission for an exception to the new guidelines. If he approves an exception, you will need to submit an outside area form listing the 6 credits of MUS-Y 810 signed by Prof. Elliott to the Music Graduate Office. I repeat, this only applies if you took all 6 credits of lessons prior to fall 2012. If you didn’t, then you follow the new guidelines.

It is very important for all students that you submit the outside area form before you take a single class for the outside area.

__________________________________________________________________

[4] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

Registration for fall 2012 started on April 2. You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4128/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 20–December 14.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu or serbes@indiana.edu with your questions.

 

June 21, 2012 (update)

Graduate and diploma students,

We recently discovered that several weeks’ worth of “Music Graduate Office Announcements” did not get to you, the intended recipients, because of an error in our email list. That error has been corrected, so here is a digest of the graduate office announcements that are still potentially of interest to you (in addition to the announcements that went out earlier this morning).

[1]Doctoral Information Session (for doctoral students nearing the end of coursework)

[2] Voice Pedagogy Courses (MUS-E 694 and MUS-E 695 for doctoral students and MUS-E 594 for master’s students)

[3] Doctoral Clerk update: Farewell to Kelly Kruse, and welcome to Conor Angell

[4] IU e-mail accounts

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Congratulations to all of our May graduates! Students who graduate in May or August will be removed from this email list in early fall (until then, please be patient with the continued email announcements).

_______________________________________________________________________


[1] Doctoral Information Session (for doctoral students nearing the end of coursework)

To all doctoral students:

If you are finishing course work and are approaching exams, we invite you to attend the Music Graduate Office's information session on written and oral qualifying exams, candidacy, and dissertations/final projects.

This summer, the meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 27 at 3:30 pm in the Music Graduate Office conference room (MU011). The meeting will be over by 5 pm. We hold doctoral information sessions once each fall, spring, and JSoM summer session.

We will provide a packet of useful information and outline the qualifying exam process. We will also go over dissertation/final project guidelines.

No sign-up is necessary. We hope to see you there!

_______________________________________________________________________

[2] Voice Pedagogy Courses (MUS-E 694 and MUS-E 695 for doctoral students and MUS-E 594 for master’s students)

The doctoral voice pedagogy courses (MUS-E 694 and MUS-E 695) will be offered with the following pattern:

Summer 2012: MUS-E 694

Fall 2012: MUS-E 695

Summer 2013: MUS-E 695

Fall 2013: MUS-E 694

Summer 2014: MUS-E 694

Fall 2014: MUS-E 695

The master’s voice pedagogy course (MUS-E 594) will be offered in summer, fall, and spring each year.

Please use this information to plan your schedule so that you don’t miss a course offering. For example, if you are a DM Voice student and haven’t taken MUS-E 695 yet, you should take it this fall (or in summer 2013) because it won’t be offered again after that until fall 2014.

_______________________________________________________________________

[3] Doctoral Clerk update: Farewell to Kelly Kruse, and welcome to Conor Angell

Farewell Kelly Kruse

Kelly Kruse, who has served as our doctoral clerk for the past year, is moving to the Kansas City area where she will relocate her photography business. She has done a terrific job with the daily operations of the office and was immensely helpful as we navigated the transition to electronic submission of doctoral documents. We wish Kelly and Ayron all the best.

New Doctoral Clerk – Conor Angell

We are pleased to welcome Conor Angell as our new doctoral clerk. Conor is a doctoral candidate in Voice. In his three years at IU, he has worked in the JSOM Office of Pre-College and Summer Programs and as Diversity Education Specialist for IU Residential Programs and Services. Since fall 2011, he has served as Adjunct Professor of Voice at Wabash College, where he teaches studio voice, provides piano accompaniment, and coordinates vocal recitals. The doctoral clerk manages all matters relating to doctoral exams and documents. Conor will be in the office about 15 hours a week and can be reached via email at musdoc@indiana.edu.

_______________________________________________________________________

[4] IU e-mail accounts

The Music Graduate Office often needs to send important notices and reminders to graduate students, and to do this we usually use e-mail. E-mail is considered an official form of communication by Indiana University, and it is each student's responsibility to regularly check your IU e-mail accounts. You can set your IU e-mail account up so that it is automatically forwarded to another account if that is helpful to you. For instructions on how to forward your IU e-mail, see here: http://kb.indiana.edu./data/beoj.html.

Remember, it is your responsibility to check your IU e-mail account regularly.

 

June 21, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

[1] Auto-W Deadline for dropping a summer class

[2] Grad Grants Center Workshop: Advanced Strategies for Funding Databases

[3] Important information about the master’s outside area in Early Music

[4] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Congratulations to all of our May graduates! Students who graduate in May or August will be removed from this email list in early fall (until then, please be patient with the continued email announcements).

Sara
_________________________________________________________________

[1] Auto-W Deadline for dropping a summer class

The Auto-W Deadline for summer 2012 2nd 8 week classes (which include almost all JSoM classes) is Monday, July 2.

The Auto-W deadline is the dividing line between when you may drop a course and be guaranteed a grade of "W" (any time before Monday, July 2) and when you may potentially get a grade of "F" for a dropped course, if you are approved to drop a course at all (after July 2).

Before the Auto-W deadline, you can drop a class by using the eDrop procedure on OneStart (http://registrar.indiana.edu/%7eregistra/dropadd.shtml#edrop).

After the Auto-W deadline, you need the approval of the instructor of the course, the chair of the department that offers the course, and the Music Graduate office in order to drop a class. You do not have the option of using eDrop after the Auto-W deadline, you will need a late add/drop form from the Music Graduate Office.

The main differences in dropping a course after the Auto-W deadline are that the instructor has the option of giving you a grade of "F" for the course if that is the grade you are earning when you request to drop it, and that you need to petition to the Music Graduate Office for permission to drop a course after the Auto-W deadline. Please note that it is extremely rare to get permission to drop a class after the Auto-W deadline.

If you want to add a course after the Auto-W deadline, you will need to pick up a late drop/add form in the Music Graduate Office and gather various signatures. The eAdd system (like the eDrop system) is not available after July 2.

Please make an appointment to speak with me if you have any questions or concerns. To make an appointment, call 855-1738.

_________________________________________________________________

[2] Grad Grants Center Workshop: Advanced Strategies for Funding Databases

Learn to use the Pivot and GrantForward funding databases to locate funding opportunities relevant to all aspects of graduate study and research. All sessions will cover the same material. You don’t need to sign up or let us know you’d like to participate–just drop in! Faculty are welcome to attend.

Computer lab sessions:

June 25 (Monday), 3pm – 4pm: Lindley Hall 023
July 11 (Wednesday), 12pm – 1pm: Wells 402
August 1 (Wednesday), 3pm – 4pm: Ballantine 308

Online sessions:

June 27 (Wednesday), 10am – 11am
July 11 (Wednesday), 12pm – 1pm

Instructions for joining online workshops can be found on the GGC website: http://www.indiana.edu/%7egradgrnt/2012/06/ggc-workshop-advanced-strategies-for-funding-databases/

The GradGrants Center is a service of the University Graduate School at Indiana University. Graduate students are encouraged to call, email, or stop by to schedule an appointment with a grant-winning GGC Consultant for one-on-one assistance with the search for funding opportunities, proposal formulation, and grant writing.

http://www.indiana.edu/%7egradgrnt | 812-855-5281 | gradgrnt@indiana.edu| Wells Library, East Tower, Room 651

__________________________________________________________________

[3] Important information about the master’s outside area in Early Music

For any student who is either in the process of completing an outside area in Early Music or who is thinking of starting an outside area in the subject.

The Early Music department has recently defined more specifically what they will approve for an outside area in Early Music. Here is that information:

6 (or more) credits selected from the following list. A maximum of 4 credits of MUS-Y 810 can be included:

  • MUS-Y 810 Early Music Graduate Minor (var. cr.) (all credits must be in the same instrument, and only a maximum of 4 credits can be included in the outside area)
  • MUS-F 501 Accompaniment of Baroque Music (2 cr.)
  • MUS-F 502 Topics in Basso Continuo (2 cr.)
  • MUS-F 503 Advanced Topics in Basso Continuo (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 515 Interpreting Unaccompanied Bach (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 516 Advanced Topics in Early Music (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 517 Literature and Performance Practice I (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 518 Literature and Performance Practice II (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 519 Literature and Performance Practice III (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 520 Literature and Performance Practice IV (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 521 Literature and Performance Practice V (2 cr.)
  • MUS-M 558 Early Music Topics (1 cr)
  • MUS-M 635 Performance Practice Before 1750 (2 cr.)

Requests to include other courses as part of the outside area require departmental approval.

If you follow these guidelines, you will be pre-approved for this outside area and can submit your outside area approval form with a signature from the Early Music department chair (Prof. Paul Elliott). http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/masters/OA.shtml has more details about the outside area and includes a link to the outside area approval form.

If you started an outside area in Early Music in the past and were previously approved to take a different combination of courses (via the formal approval of the outside area approval form), then you can continue to follow the plan that you had on your approved outside area form. This only applies if you submitted the signed form to the Music Graduate Office before now and it is already updated to your records.

If you started an outside area but never submitted the outside area form, then your options will depend on what you’ve already taken.

If you have taken 4 credits (or less) of MUS-Y 810 prior to fall 2012, then you will follow these new guidelines for the outside area.

If you already took 6 credits of MUS-Y 810 prior to fall 2012, then you should contact Prof. Elliott to ask for permission for an exception to the new guidelines. If he approves an exception, you will need to submit an outside area form listing the 6 credits of MUS-Y 810 signed by Prof. Elliott to the Music Graduate Office. I repeat, this only applies if you took all 6 credits of lessons prior to fall 2012. If you didn’t, then you follow the new guidelines.

It is very important for all students that you submit the outside area form before you take a single class for the outside area.

__________________________________________________________________

[4] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

Registration for fall 2012 started on April 2. You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4128/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 20–December 14.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu or serbes@indiana.edu with your questions.

 

June 13, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

[1] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

[2] Schedule adjustment period for summer classes (reminder)

[3] Doctoral Information Session (for doctoral students nearing the end of coursework - reminder)

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Congratulations to all of our May graduates! Students who graduate in May or August will be removed from this email list in early fall (until then, please be patient with the continued email announcements).

Sara

__________________________________________________________________

[1] Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

Registration for fall 2012 started on April 2. You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4128/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 20–December 14.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu or serbes@indiana.edu with your questions.
__________________________________________________________________

[2] Schedule adjustment period for summer classes (reminder)

If you drop a course from your summer session schedule for a second eight weeks course, which includes almost all JSoM courses this summer, please note that in order to get a partial (50%) refund of the tuition you must drop the course by Friday, June 15. If you drop a class after June 15, you will not get any refund of the tuition.

If you need to make any changes to your summer schedule, you will need to follow the eAdd/eDrop procedure outlined here: http://registrar.indiana.edu/dropadd.shtml#edrop.
_______________________________________________________________________

[3] Doctoral Information Session (for doctoral students nearing the end of coursework - reminder)

To all doctoral students:

If you are finishing course work and are approaching exams, we invite you to attend the Music Graduate Office's information session on written and oral qualifying exams, candidacy, and dissertations/final projects.

This summer, the meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 20 at 3:30 pm in the Music Graduate Office conference room (MU011). The meeting will be over by 5 pm. We hold doctoral information sessions once each fall, spring, and JSoM summer session.

We will provide a packet of useful information and outline the qualifying exam process. We will also go over dissertation/final project guidelines.

No sign-up is necessary. We hope to see you there!

 

June 6, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

[1] Summer and Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (Last chance to register for summer is Friday, June 8)

[2] Schedule adjustment period for summer classes

[3] Doctoral Clerk update: Farewell to Kelly Kruse, and welcome to Conor Angell

[4] Doctoral Information Session (for doctoral students nearing the end of coursework)

[5] Looking for non-voice major volunteers for free voice lessons this summer

[6] Voice Pedagogy Courses (MUS-E 694 and MUS-E 695 for doctoral students and MUS-E 594 for master’s students)

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Congratulations to all of our May graduates! Students who graduate in May or August will be removed from this email list in early fall (until then, please be patient with the continued email announcements).

Sara

__________________________________________________________________

[1] Summer and Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

Registration for summer 2012 started on March 21 and registration for fall 2012 started on April 2. You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester or summer. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for summer and fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4125/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the summer Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes run June 4–July 27. The last day to register for JSoM summer classes is Friday, June 8. You will need to submit your program planning sheet by Thursday, June 7 at the latest in order to be approved to register on June 8.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4128/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 20–December 14.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu or serbes@indiana.edu with your questions.
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[2] Schedule adjustment period for summer classes

If you drop a course from your summer session schedule for a second eight weeks course, which includes almost all JSoM courses this summer, please note that in order to get a full refund of the tuition of the course, it must be dropped by midnight Friday, June 8. If you drop a class after June 8, you will only get a partial refund of the tuition (or no refund if you drop it after June 15).

If you need to make any changes to your summer schedule, you will need to follow the eAdd/eDrop procedure outlined here: http://registrar.indiana.edu/dropadd.shtml#edrop.


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[3] Doctoral Clerk update: Farewell to Kelly Kruse, and welcome to Conor Angell

Farewell Kelly Kruse

Kelly Kruse, who has served as our doctoral clerk for the past year, is moving to the Kansas City area where she will relocate her photography business. She has done a terrific job with the daily operations of the office and was immensely helpful as we navigated the transition to electronic submission of doctoral documents. We wish Kelly and Ayron all the best.

New Doctoral Clerk – Conor Angell

We are pleased to welcome Conor Angell as our new doctoral clerk. Conor is a doctoral candidate in Voice. In his three years at IU, he has worked in the JSOM Office of Pre-College and Summer Programs and as Diversity Education Specialist for IU Residential Programs and Services. Since fall 2011, he has served as Adjunct Professor of Voice at Wabash College, where he teaches studio voice, provides piano accompaniment, and coordinates vocal recitals. The doctoral clerk manages all matters relating to doctoral exams and documents. Conor will be in the office about 15 hours a week and can be reached via email at musdoc@indiana.edu.

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[4] Doctoral Information Session (for doctoral students nearing the end of coursework)

To all doctoral students:

If you are finishing course work and are approaching exams, we invite you to attend the Music Graduate Office's information session on written and oral qualifying exams, candidacy, and dissertations/final projects.

This summer, the meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 20 at 3:30 pm in the Music Graduate Office conference room (MU011). The meeting will be over by 5 pm. We hold doctoral information sessions once each fall, spring, and JSoM summer session.

We will provide a packet of useful information and outline the qualifying exam process. We will also go over dissertation/final project guidelines.

No sign-up is necessary. We hope to see you there!

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[5] Looking for non-voice major volunteers for free voice lessons this summer

Professor Brian Horne is looking for volunteers to take voice lessons from the graduate voice pedagogy class. Participants will receive weekly lessons for no charge from students enrolled in the graduate voice pedagogy course this summer. No academic credit will be granted for the lessons. The lessons will be scheduled at the mutual convenience of the teacher and the volunteer under the supervision of the professor. Interested parties should contact Dr. Brian Horne at blhorne@indiana.edu.

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[6] Voice Pedagogy Courses (MUS-E 694 and MUS-E 695 for doctoral students and MUS-E 594 for master’s students)

The doctoral voice pedagogy courses (MUS-E 694 and MUS-E 695) will be offered with the following pattern:

Summer 2012: MUS-E 694

Fall 2012: MUS-E 695

Summer 2013: MUS-E 695

Fall 2013: MUS-E 694

Summer 2014: MUS-E 694

Fall 2014: MUS-E 695

The master’s voice pedagogy course (MUS-E 594) will be offered in summer, fall, and spring each year.

Please use this information to plan your schedule so that you don’t miss a course offering. For example, if you are a DM Voice student and haven’t taken MUS-E 695 yet, you should take it this fall (or in summer 2013) because it won’t be offered again after that until fall 2014.

May 30, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

[1] Summer and Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder - Last chance to register for summer without fees!)

[2] Dissertation Grant Proposal Workshop

[3] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project, Composition Dissertation, Piano Essay, and MME Thesis final copies

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Congratulations to all of our May graduates! Students who graduate in May or August will be removed from this email list in early fall (until then, please be patient with the continued email announcements).

Sara

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[1] Summer and Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

Registration for summer 2012 started on March 21 and registration for fall 2012 started on Monday, April 2. You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester or summer. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for summer and fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4125/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the summer Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes run June 4–July 27. The last day to register for JSoM summer classes with no late fees is Sunday, June 3. You will need to submit your program planning sheet by Thursday, May 31 at the latest in order to be approved to register before June 3.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4128/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 20–December 14. Please note that the fall Schedule of Classes does not yet reflect all changes department chairs have requested; we will try to alert you to changes we know about when we respond to your Program Planning Sheet. If you would like clarification of how these changes may affect your plans, please e-mail us at musgrad@indiana.edu.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu or serbes@indiana.edu with your questions.

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[2] Dissertation Grant Proposal Workshop

June 6, 2012 (Wednesday): 10am - 2pm

August 7, 2012 (Tuesday): 10am - 2pm

The GradGrants Center is excited to offer two (identical) summer workshops for students who are currently writing proposals for dissertation grant applications (external fellowships for dissertation research and/or completion), and our goal is to help graduate students submit winning proposals that will enable them to complete their research and degrees. A proposal development consultant from the GGC will present tools for evaluating proposal drafts and making revisions, and the group will use these tools to evaluate their own and each other’s proposals and give specific, constructive feedback. There will be time during the workshop for participants to work on their own drafts in response to the peer feedback they receive and additional opportunities for feedback from GGC consultants. Participants will be asked to bring copies of a current proposal draft and the fellowship announcement/guidelines, along with a positive attitude about giving and receiving feedback. Further instructions and locations will be distributed once the list of participants is finalized. We want every student to leave with real progress on his/her proposal and with a better understanding of how the proposal review process works. Students from all departments are welcome to participate.

This workshop will be held two times this summer (and again in the fall, for those of you who are out of town or aren’t quite at this stage yet). We want to make this resource accessible, so if you are interested in participating but cannot attend one of the dates/times above, please let us know—depending on the number of requests, we may be able to adjust the planned dates and times to accommodate various schedules. For the June 6 workshop, we will give preference to those applying for grants with summer deadlines (including Fulbright-Hays and NSF), though students with later deadlines are also welcome.

To participate in one of the summer workshops on dissertation grant proposals, please send an e-mail to gradgrnt@indiana.edu with the following information:

Name

Department

Grant Name

Grant Deadline

Comments or requests related to scheduling

We will also be offering a number of workshops this summer on searching for funding opportunities for any aspect of graduate study; please see the Workshops page of the GGC website for upcoming announcements. If you would like additional grant-writing or grant-seeking support, you are always welcome to contact us at gradgrnt@indiana.edu to set up an individual appointment.

GGC Hours, May 10-August 10, 2012:

Mon 2:30-5:30

Tue 9-2, 2:30-5:30

Wed 9-2, 2:30-5:30

Thu 2:30-3:30

Staffing during these hours is as follows:

Josh Harris: Monday through Wednesday 2:30 - 5:30; Thursday 2:30 - 3:30

Cassie Chambliss: Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00 to 2:00

Please have your 10-digit student ID number available when you come in for an appointment.

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Cassandra Chambliss

PhD Candidate, Department of Folklore & Ethnomusicology

GradGrants Center Consultant

651E Wells Library

(812) 855-5281

gradgrnt@indiana.edu

Visit the GGC website for the latest fellowship and SAA announcements, searchable funding databases, and proposal-writing tips: http://www.indiana.edu/%7egradgrnt/

We’re also available on Skype! Our Skype username is: GradGrants Cente

 

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[3] Electronic Submission of Doctoral Final Project, Composition Dissertation, Piano Essay, and MME Thesis final copies

Doctoral students in most areas are now being encouraged to submit the final copy of their dissertation, doctoral final protect, doctoral piano essay, or MME thesis electronically, rather than submit multiple bound printed copies. Students will still have the option of submitting bound copies if they prefer, but we expect the savings in cost (potentially several hundred dollars) and time (potentially several weeks) will motivate most students to use electronic submission.

Electronically submitted documents will be catalogued in IUCAT and available either through ProQuest (PhD and DME dissertations) or IU Scholarworks (DM Final Projects, DM Composition Dissertations, DM Piano Essays, and MME Thesis). Documents distributed to the research committee for formal review before the public presentation (e.g., defense) will still be in print form.

The Music Graduate Office will be examining documents closely for compliance with JSOM style guidelines. We are developing a checklist that students may use to ensure compliance before submitting the document for formal research committee review. Until the checklist is finalized, use the Style Guidelines page (link below) to ensure you are following all style guidelines. The final version of a document that is submitted through the Music Graduate Office (i.e., all but PhD dissertations, which are submitted through the University Graduate School) will be checked for compliance with these guidelines and returned for correction if problems are found. Depending on the timing, this could delay a student's graduation by a term.

For your reference, links to JSOM style guidelines and submission guidelines are provided here:

Style Guidelines
http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/styleGuidelines.shtml

Submission Guidelines
All DM (and MME Thesis): http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProjectFC.shtml
PhD/DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalCopiesPhD-DME.shtml

Details on the procedure for submitting preliminary paper copies of the doctoral document for committee approval (the step that must be completed prior to submission of the final copy) are here:

All DM except piano and composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/finalProject.shtml

DM Piano: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/pianoEssay.shtml

DM Composition: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/compositionDissertation.shtml

PhD and DME: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/doctoral/dissertationPhD-DME.shtml

Please contact the Music Graduate Office with any questions.

May 23, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

[1] Summer and Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

[2] Fulbright-Hays--Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award

[3] IU e-mail accounts

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Congratulations to all of our May graduates! Students who graduate in May or August will be removed from this email list in early fall (until then, please be patient with the continued email announcements).

Sara

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[1] Summer and Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

Registration for summer 2012 started on March 21 and registration for fall 2012 started on Monday, April 2. You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester or summer. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for summer and fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4125/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the summer Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes run June 4–July 27.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4128/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 20–December 14. Please note that the fall Schedule of Classes does not yet reflect all changes department chairs have requested; we will try to alert you to changes we know about when we respond to your Program Planning Sheet. If you would like clarification of how these changes may affect your plans, please e-mail us at musgrad@indiana.edu.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

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[2] Fulbright-Hays--Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award

The Fulbright-Hays DDRA competition for 2012 is now open and the deadline is June 14, 2012. Information about the competition and link to the application in the G5.gov application system are available at: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/applicant.html

Paul Fogleman, the campus representative for Fulbright Hays, will be holding application preparation workshops on Tues. May 29 from 2-3pm and Fri. Jun. 1 from 2-3. The workshops will be identical, however, you are welcome to attend both. They will be held in the conference room of the "International Programs" building at 201 N. Indiana Ave. (Between 6th & 7th St., across from Dunn Meadow.)

The various components of the application will be discussed at the workshop and we will review a mock application. To make the most of the short amount of time before the June 14 deadline, students applying for the grant should concentrate their efforts on the narrative statement, requesting letters of reference and securing or updating a letter of affiliation in the host country.

If you cannot attend the workshops and need assistance, please contact Paul Fogleman by email (pfoglema@iu.edu) to set up an individual consultation. Students can also get assistance through the (GradGrants Center http://www.indiana.edu/%7egradgrnt/)

Office of the Vice President for International Affairs

201 N. Indiana Ave.

Bloomington, IN 47408

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[3] IU e-mail accounts

The Music Graduate Office often needs to send important notices and reminders to graduate students, and to do this we usually use e-mail. E-mail is considered an official form of communication by Indiana University, and it is each student's responsibility to regularly check your IU e-mail accounts. You can set your IU e-mail account up so that it is automatically forwarded to another account if that is helpful to you. For instructions on how to forward your IU e-mail, see here: http://kb.indiana.edu./data/beoj.html.

Remember, it is your responsibility to check your IU e-mail account regularly.

May 10, 2012

Graduate Students,

Here are the topics for this week's Music Graduate Office announcements; scroll down for the details about each topic.

[1] Summer and Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

[2] Final Grades

[3] May Graduates – Diploma information

The Music Graduate Office web site (http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/) is a good source of information about all matters related to graduate and diploma programs. Announcements from previous weeks can be found here: http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/announcements.shtml.

Congratulations to all of our May graduates! Students who graduate in May or August will be removed from this email list in early fall (until then, please be patient with the continued email announcements).

Sara

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[1] Summer and Fall Schedule of Classes and registration (reminder)

Registration for summer 2012 started on March 21 and registration for fall 2012 started on Monday, April 2. You must submit a Program Planning Sheet to the Music Graduate Office before you will be eligible to register for any semester or summer. You can do this by submitting an online Program Planning Sheet at http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/PPS.shtml. We are accepting Program Planning Sheets for summer and fall registration now. Program Planning Sheets are processed in the order they are received. Although we try to process these within 24 hours of when they are submitted (not including weekends), it can take a little longer when there is a high volume of submissions (as there will be for the next week or so).

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4125/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the summer Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes run June 4–July 27.

http://registrar.indiana.edu/scheduleoclasses/prl/soc4128/MUS/index.html is a direct link to the fall Schedule of Classes. Jacobs School of Music classes will be held August 20–December 14. Please note that the fall Schedule of Classes does not yet reflect all changes department chairs have requested; we will try to alert you to changes we know about when we respond to your Program Planning Sheet. If you would like clarification of how these changes may affect your plans, please e-mail us at musgrad@indiana.edu.

When planning your courses, please review your Academic Advisement Report. The Academic Advisement Report has a breakdown of all of your requirements and tracks which requirements you have already completed. It is a useful tool to use while you decide what to take in the future semesters. To find your AAR, (a) log onto OneStart (www.onestart.iu.edu), (b) click on the "Student Self-Service" button on the left side of the page, (c) click on the Go to Student Center link, (d) from that page, click on My Academics and Grades. That brings you to a page that includes a link to your advisement report, class schedule, grades, etc.

For information about how to prepare for registration, please see http://www.music.indiana.edu/degrees/graduate-diploma/registration/registration.shtml. All currently registered students will see one or two "Advising" holds on their records in OneStart. These holds prevent students from registering for summer and/or fall until the appropriate program planning sheet is approved. The holds do not affect your records in any way other than preventing you from registering for summer and/or fall, so don't worry if you see them.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, please make an appointment to see an advisor by calling 855-1738. You can also email musgrad@indiana.edu with your questions.

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[2] Final Grades

You are now able to view your final grades for spring semester on OneStart (see http://registrar.indiana.edu/%7eregistra/gradeonestart.shtml for instructions). You will not receive a paper copy of your grades in the mail.

Please note that if you received a grade of "I" (incomplete) in any course that you have a maximum of 1 year to complete that course; after 1 year the grade will turn into an "F."

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns about your grades for the spring semester.

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[3] May Graduates – Diploma information

Diplomas are mailed ten to twelve weeks after the graduation date to your Student Home address as listed in the Office of the Registrar's records. It is your responsibility to ensure your Student Home address is current and correct. Details are here: http://registrar.indiana.edu/%7eregistra/diploma.shtml#address.

This is important for all students, but especially for anyone who wants the diploma mailed to an international address.