The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music community mourns the death of faculty composer David Ward-Steinman, who had been an adjunct professor in both composition and music in general studies since 2004. He was also an active pianist, performer and improviser.
Indiana University has received a $500,000 gift from Cynthia L. Stewart Simon and William E. Simon Jr. in honor of the couples 25th wedding anniversary.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will host a musical celebration of the life and legacy of Stephen (Steve) Zegree, Pam and Jack Burks Professor of Music and director of the IU Singing Hoosiers, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, in Bloomingtons Musical Arts Center.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Dana Navarro as director of marketing and publicity, effective Nov. 10.
As part of Indiana University's fourth annual Summer Festival of the Arts, the Jacobs School of Music will present Summer Music, a series of more than 40 free and ticketed events from June 7 through July 25. The series will include an array of world-class concerts featuring orchestra, jazz, chamber music, piano, choral, band, percussion, opera and other special events.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Alain Barker as director of entrepreneurship and career development, and lecturer, effective July 1, 2014.
Led by Indiana University Jacobs School of Music faculty member Kimberly Carballo and Mpingo Studios Director Diana Smith Nixon, five Bloomington musicians will join their counterparts in Nairobi, Kenya, this month for a three-week teaching and performance workshop at schools in the area.
The annual "SpringFest," a free concert celebration of winds, brass and percussion takes place at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in Bloomington's Musical Arts Center. With performances by the Jacobs School of Music Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble, the concert will feature guest conductor Donald Hunsberger, conductor emeritus of the Eastman Wind Ensemble.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that Norwegian-born Espen Jensen is its new director of admissions and financial aid. He began his activities as director March 18, 2013.
Indiana University's famed Marching Hundred has taken another significant step toward its goal of constructing a new practice facility, thanks to a recent gift of $500,000 from Bloomington's Cook Group Inc.
Indiana University's Marching Hundred will perform a pre-game show for fans in the stands at Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday, Feb. 5, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Everyone is invited to attend the Marching Hundred's practice from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at IU's Mellencamp Pavilion.
The Indiana University Wind Ensemble, from the Jacobs School of Music, has been invited to perform at the 78th Annual Convention of the American Bandmasters Association. The concert will take place at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Clowes Memorial Hall on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis.
Indiana University's famed Marching Hundred will perform at one of the nation's most-watched sporting events: Super Bowl XLVI. The band will perform as part of the pre-game entertainment during a network commercial break at the championship event, played this year at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Feb. 5.
Indiana University's famed Marching Hundred has taken a significant step toward its goal of constructing a new practice facility, thanks to a recent commitment of $1 million in a planned gift from university alumnus Col. Jack I. Hamlin (BS '43) and wife Dora. The Hamlins met as students at IU, where Hamlin was first chair cornet in the Hundred and captain of his ROTC band unit.
With a tradition of performances traced to as early at 1896, Indiana University's famed Marching Hundred band has taken a significant step toward its goal of constructing a new practice facility, thanks to a recent commitment of $1 million in a planned gift from IU alumnus Col. Jack I. Hamlin (BS'43) and Mrs. Dora Hamlin. The gift will be administered and invested by the IU Foundation.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music announces that conductor, educator, performer and alumnus Eric M. Smedley will join its Department of Bands as assistant professor of music and assistant director of bands in fall 2011.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Wind Ensemble has been invited to perform as the featured ensemble in the Finale Concert at the College Band Directors National Association North Central Division convention on the campus of Illinois State University in Normal, Ill., in February.
The Indiana University Wind Ensemble, conducted by Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Professor Stephen W. Pratt, will perform as a featured ensemble at the Music Educators National Conference in Milwaukee, Wis., April 12. Jacobs School Assistant Professor and saxophonist Otis Murphy will solo with the ensemble. Also represented at the conference are members of the IU Jacobs School of Music's Music Education Department, led by Department Chair Associate Professor Lissa May, who is current president of the Indiana Music Educators Association, the statewide chapter of the MENC.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music announced today (April 10) that Jeffrey Gershman has been named Associate Professor of Music and Associate Director of Bands/Wind Conducting. He will join the Jacobs School faculty at the beginning of the fall semester.
The Indiana University Marching Hundred has been named the recipient of the 2007 Sudler Intercollegiate Marching Band Trophy, the nation's highest and most coveted award for college and university marching bands. The award is often called the "Heisman Trophy" for college marching bands.
Following an extensive search to succeed long-time director and Wind Ensemble conductor Ray E. Cramer, Professor of Music Stephen W. Pratt has been named the new director of the Department of Bands. His appointment becomes effective in August 2005.