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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.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will celebrate Giuseppe Verdi's 200th birthday with a free public concert of the Italian composer's "Requiem" at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, the school's first formal appearance at the center's Palladium. The performance, at 8 p.m. Friday, April 19, will feature the Jacobs School's Concert Orchestra, Oratorio Chorus and four student soloists.
The Indiana University Singing Hoosiers will perform their first spring concert with new director Steve Zegree at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the IU Auditorium. The 63rd annual family friendly spring event will open with a unique number written, arranged, produced and choreographed by members of the group, followed by compositions of Hoagy Carmichael, Cole Porter, Billy Joel, Mozart and others, showcasing up-tempo choreography and a high-energy style.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Choral Conducting Department will host a series of two master classes and a concert with conductor Simon Carrington, professor emeritus from the Yale School of Music, Jan. 12 through Jan. 20. All three events are free and open to the public.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that choral conductor Betsy Burleigh will join its faculty as associate professor of music (choral conducting) in January 2013, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University.
Indiana University Opera Theater will present Jules Massenet's "Cendrillon (Cinderella)" with a French flair when it opens at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Musical Arts Center for one weekend only, ending with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Nov. 11.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music has announced the establishment of the "Five Friends Master Class Series," honoring the lives of five talented Jacobs School students -- Chris Carducci, Garth Eppley, Georgina Joshi, Zachary Novak and Robert Samels -- made possible by a recent gift of $1 million from the Georgina Joshi Foundation Inc.
The Indiana University Pro Arte Singers and the IU Chamber Orchestra, both from the Jacobs School of Music, will present Joseph Haydn's masterwork "Die Schöpfung" ("The Creation") in three free performances, in Bloomington and Indianapolis.
In its first concert under new music director Steve Zegree, Pam and Jack Burks Professor of Music at the Jacobs School of Music, the Indiana University Singing Hoosiers will present a Fall Preview concert Oct. 5 and 6 at 8 p.m. in Auer Hall. The concert will include a special guest performance by IU Distinguished Professor of Music Timothy Noble, baritone.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music has announced its 2012-13 live streaming schedule, including performances from IU Opera and Ballet Theater. The streaming project provides an opportunity for anyone with a broadband Internet connection anywhere in the world to watch high-definition video of performances taking place on the Musical Arts Center and Auer Hall stages.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that renowned opera chorus master Walter Huff will join its faculty as adjunct associate professor of music (choral conducting) this fall, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that conductor and composer Dominick DiOrio will join its faculty as assistant professor of music (choral conducting) this fall, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music has announced that internationally recognized vocal jazz conductor and educator Steve Zegree will join its faculty in the fall as the Pam and Jack Burks Professor of Music and director of the legendary Singing Hoosiers, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University.
The delights of Jean-Baptiste Lully's magical dances, airs, recitatives and triumphant marches will be on display April 21 and 22 at 4 p.m. in Auer Hall as the Early Music Institute, Jacobs School Ballet Department and Pro Arte Singers combine forces to present "Lully: Glory Without Love?"
Long before "Glee" came ... the Singing Hoosiers. A new documentary on the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music's 100-member show choir will premiere on WTIU at 9:30 p.m. Monday, March 5.
The Singing Hoosiers, one of America's most popular show choirs and often considered Indiana University's ambassadors of song, will pay tribute to one of Indiana's most iconic jazz composers, Cole Porter (1891-1964), in a free concert. "Cole Porter and Friends" is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. in Auer Hall at the IU Jacobs School of Music. A repeat performance is scheduled for the following night, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m. in the same location.
Robert Porco, adjunct professor of choral conducting and senior advisor to the Choral Department chair at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, is the recipient of the Michael Korn Founders Award for Development of the Professional Choral Art from Chorus America.
As part of the inaugural Indiana University Summer Festival of the Arts, the Jacobs School of Music has assembled a "Summer Music" series of more than 40 free and ticketed events from June 20 through Aug. 10. In all, the series offers an array of world-class concerts featuring orchestra, chamber music, piano, band, percussion, opera, chorus and other special events. Highlights this year include violin virtuoso and Jacobs faculty member Joshua Bell, legendary pianist Distinguished Professor Menahem Pressler and eclectic string trio Time for Three.
Known as "the ambassadors of song for Indiana University," the Singing Hoosiers will embark on a 13-day performance tour of China beginning May 9. A group of 40 members of the 90-voice ensemble from the IU Jacobs School of Music plan to participate in this experience along with music director Professor Michael Schwartzkopf.
The Singing Hoosiers, otherwise known as Indiana University's "ambassadors of song," will perform a concert of American popular songs at IU Auditorium Saturday, April 2, at 8 p.m. Led by Jacobs School of Music professor Michael Schwartzkopf, the ensemble will perform an entertaining program of Broadway favorites, jazz selections and other American popular songs, all with dazzling choreography, energy and style. "It's always thrilling to be back in the IU Auditorium for our spring concert," Schwartzkopf said. "After traveling far and wide during the year, it's our opportunity to celebrate this great music with Bloomington audiences and the many choir alumni who visit for the event."
A formidable force of 60 musicians and singers from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is set to present George Frideric Handel's oratorio Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63. The ensemble will perform the work three times: on Friday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Indianapolis and on Saturday, March 5, at 8 p.m., and Sunday March 6, at 4 p.m., in Bloomington's Auer Hall.
For the first time since 1997, two rivals -- the Purdue Varsity Glee Club and the IU Singing Hoosiers -- will become one voice. "This will be an event that no one will want to miss," said Michael Schwartzkopf, professor of music at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and music director of the Singing Hoosiers. "We may be rivals on the fields and on the courts, but music will bring us together in exciting harmony."
The Indiana University Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, under the direction of Carmen Helena Télez, will present a program of works by Jewish composers on Jewish topics this Sunday, Dec. 5, in Chicago. The free concert will take place at the historic synagogue KAM Isaiah Israel in Hyde Park at 3 p.m.
Indiana University Auditorium will present the annual holiday tradition Chimes of Christmas on Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Seasonal tunes such as "A Christmas Gala," "Christmas on Broadway" and "Jingle Bells" will be performed by the IU Jacobs School of Music Wind Ensemble, conducted by Stephen W. Pratt; the Trombone Choir, conducted by Carl Lenthe; and the Grammy Award-nominated Singing Hoosiers, the country's premier collegiate show choir, conducted by Michael Schwartzkopf.
Carmen Helena Téllez, professor in the Jacobs School of Music and the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Tracy M. Sonneborn Award at Indiana University, will be recognized on Nov. 4 in the IU Simon Music Center's Auer Hall. Also recognized will be Sara C. Pryor, professor in the Department of Geography, and Romualdo de Souza, professor in the Department of Chemistry, both of whom have been named Provost Professors.
Combining efforts with the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Pro Arte Singers will present "The Saxon & the Priest," a program of virtuosic Italian works on Monday, Oct. 11, in Indianapolis and on Tuesday, Oct. 12, in Bloomington.
IU's Singing Hoosiers will pay tribute to one of the nation's most popular composers in Hoagy Carmichael and Friends, a free concert, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m., and repeated at 8:30 p.m., in Auer Hall at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. The program will be recorded as part of a preservation project. Then, on Oct. 5, a small ensemble within the Singing Hoosiers will travel to Washington, D.C., to celebrate and recognize former U.S. Rep. Lee H. Hamilton's dedication and work with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a post from which he is now retiring.
One of America's most popular show choirs will pay tribute to one of the nation's most popular composers in a free concert, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. and repeated at 8:30 p.m. in Auer Hall at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. The IU Singing Hoosiers, directed for 15 years by Jacobs Professor Michael Schwartzkopf, will take the audience on a musical journey through the life of one of Bloomington's favorite sons in Hoagy Carmichael and Friends. The concerts take place on a weekend during which the program will be recorded as part of a preservation project.
On Oct. 5, a small ensemble within Indiana University's Singing Hoosiers will travel to Washington, D.C., to celebrate and recognize former U.S. Rep. Lee H. Hamilton's dedication and work with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a post from which he is now retiring.
William Jon Gray, assistant professor and incoming chair of the Choral Department at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, has been appointed chorus director of Chicago's Music of the Baroque, effective with the opening if its 2010-2011 season Sept 26.
Members of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Contemporary Vocal Ensemble (CVE), directed by Professor of Music Carmen Helena Telléz, will perform in the Latin American Music Festival of Caracas, Venezuela, for its closing concert on May 30.
Featuring more than 50 free and ticketed events running from June 19 through Aug. 10, the 2010 Indiana University Summer Music Festival on the IU Bloomington campus welcomes alumna soprano Angela Brown and the 8th USA International Harp Competition, and celebrates the 200th anniversary of composers Robert Schumann and Frederic Chopin's birth. In addition, an array of world-class orchestral concerts, chamber music, piano recitals, band concerts, percussion and other special events will be offered. Tickets are on sale starting Friday, May 28.
Indiana University's Singing Hoosiers, a choral ensemble within the Jacobs School of Music, will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a gala performance March 27 at the IU Auditorium.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Contemporary Vocal Ensemble (CVE), conducted by Carmen Helena Téllez, will perform a free concert at the Art Institute of Chicago's Fullerton Hall Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. The ensemble will also perform "Vision and Belief" Feb. 20 at 4 p.m. in the Jacobs School's Auer Hall in Bloomington.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will welcome two world-renowned international ensembles this semester--the São Paulo State University Percussion Ensemble, Grupo PIAP, from Brazil and the Peiyang Chorus of Tianjin University in China. The Percussion Ensemble will present a concert Feb. 4 at 8 p.m. in Auer Hall. Peiyang Chorus will present a concert March 10 at 7 p.m. in Auer Hall. Both events are free and open to the public.
J.S. Bach's Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 -- widely considered one of the composer's most intriguing and monumental compositions -- is scheduled to be performed in Bloomington Nov. 11 and 14 and in Indianapolis Nov. 13 by the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Pro Arte Singers and Chamber Orchestra.
America's premier show choir, the Indiana University Singing Hoosiers, will perform its 59th annual spring concert, "A Celebration of American Popular Music," at IU Auditorium April 4 at 8 p.m. The vocal ensemble performs American popular music, jazz and Broadway favorites with dazzling choreography, energy and style.
The University Singers, the top-rated choir from the IU School of Music, directed by Jan Harrington (Choral Department Chair), is set to embark on a tour of the West Coast with featured performances at the American Choral Director's Association (ACDA) in Los Angeles and two full-length public concerts in Southern California.
The Latin American Music Center and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies present an interdisciplinary colloquium and premiere performance of La ciudad celeste by composer Juan Orrego-Salas