Indiana University Jacobs School of Music student Knar Abrahamyan has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to conduct research in Moscow, Russia, during the 2015-16 academic year. She is currently pursuing an M.M. in Music Theory while continuing her piano studies and will graduate in August 2015.
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.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music welcomes music theorist Danuta Mirka and composer Steven Mackey this week as part of the "Five Friends Master Class Series."
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music welcomes Jan Herlinger, the Derryl and Helen Haymon Professor Emeritus of Music at Louisiana State University, who will present the inaugural lectures in the new series Musica est ars sive scientia organized by the Center for the History of Music Theory and Literature.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music welcomes Richard Cohn, Battell Professor of Music Theory at Yale University, in residence Oct. 23-25 as part of the "Five Friends Master Class Series."
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music welcomes Jocelyn Neal, professor of music and adjunct professor of American studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as the first guest in this year's "Five Friends Master Class Series."
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Mead as professor of music theory and Daphne Tan as assistant professor of music theory. Their teaching duties will begin in the fall of 2013, pending approval from the Trustees of Indiana University.
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 Bloomington faculty members Philip Ford and Dawna Schuld will lead the multi-disciplinary seminar "Technologies of Experience" April 5 and 6 at the Lilly Library. The keynote speaker for the event will be Graham Larkin, a Canadian art historian and curator.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Lecture Committee is delighted to welcome Schubert scholar Professor Brian Newbould, Professor Emeritus of Music at University of Hull (UK,) for a series of events, Feb. 20-24, including two public lectures and the premiere of his transcription of a Schubert composition.
The Jacobs School congratulates Roman Ivanovitch, Associate Professor of Music Theory, who has won the Marjorie Weston Emerson Award from the Mozart Society of America for the best English-language article on Mozart published in 2010-2011.
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 Center for the History of Music Theory and Literature, at the Jacobs School of Music, and the IU Medieval Studies Institute will present the interdisciplinary workshop "Scholarly Editions and the Digital Age: Text and Music" on Friday, Aug. 31, followed by a study day on Saturday, Sept. 1.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Lecture Committee, in association with the Music Theory Department, is delighted to welcome Joel Lester, distinguished professor at Mannes College of Music and professor emeritus at the City College of New York (CCNY) and the Graduate Center, the City University of New York (CUNY). Lester will present two lectures, which are free and open to the public--April 25 and 26.
Gretchen Horlacher, chair of the Music Theory Department at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, took time on a recent sabbatical to write an innovative analytical model for Igor Stravinsky's compositions. The result of her work is the recently released monograph Building Blocks: Repetition and Continuity in the Music of Stravinsky (Oxford University Press).
Julian Hook, associate professor of music theory at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, has been awarded a Sabbatical Fellowship for 2010-11 from the American Philosophical Society (APS). The value of the fellowship is $30,000. Hook will use his sabbatical to work on a book, Musical Spaces and Transformations.
The Graduate Theory Association at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will host its annual Symposium of Research in Music Theory on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 26 and 27.
The Music Theory Department at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will host a one-day conference titled "The Musical Ear" on Sept. 26. The unique conference is open to all and will be devoted exclusively to issues of ear training and aural skills.
Jacobs School of Music graduate Erick Carballo has received the 2006-2007 Esther L. Kinsley Ph.D. Dissertation Award, the highest honor for a research document that Indiana University bestows upon a student each year.
The IU Jacobs School of Music congratulates Associate Dean for Instruction Mary Wennerstrom, who has received the internationally significant Gail Boyd de Stowolinski Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Music Theory Teaching and Scholarship. The award was announced at the Society for Music Theory's annual conference in Los Angeles on Friday, November 3, 2006.
Two IU School of Music faculty members - Miriam Fried and Violette Verdy - and one doctoral student - Victoria L. Malawey - are recognized for their outstanding teaching and research at the annual Indiana University Founders Day celebration on March 6 at 1 p.m. in Bloomington's Assembly Hall.
Certain words tend to recur in Victoria Malawey's end-of-semester evaluations. Enthusiastic. Dedicated. Organized. Inspirational. Or, as one student put it, "She works magic." Malawey is a recipient of IU's 2005 Lieber Memorial Teaching Associate Award.