A DAY TO REMEMBER!
80th Birthday celebration for
Distinguished Professor David N. Baker
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
Musical Arts Center
Click here for the news release.
Click here for a list of activities during the weekend.
Click here to share special memories and best wishes for David.
Click here for a video of David Baker receiving the IU President’s Medal for Excellence
EVENTS DURING THE DAY
3:00 p.m., Musical Arts Center Lobby
Panel Discussion with David Baker and Monika Herzig, author of
David Baker: A Legacy in Music, with contributing authors
David Ward-Steinman, J.B. Dyas, Brent Wallarab, Lissa May,
and John Edward Hasse.
4:30-5:30 p.m., Musical Arts Center Lobby
Book signing following the panel discussion.
8:00 p.m. Musical Arts Center
A concert featuring the music of David Baker.
Classical Chamber Music
Aspects of Andy and Homage a L’Histoire du Soldat
Featuring James Campbell, clarinet; Bruce Bransby, bass;
Luke Gillespie, piano; Bill Ludwig, bassoon; Kevin Bobo, percussion;
John Rommel, trumpet; M. Dee Stewart, trombone;
Brendan Shea, violin; Caroline Gilbert, viola.
21st-Century Bebop Band Reunion
Featuring alumni Ralph Bowen, tenor saxophone;
Jack Wilkins, tenor saxophone; Pat Harbison, trumpet;
Jim Beard, piano; Bob Hurst, bass;
and Shawn Pelton, drums.
The David Baker Jazz Ensemble
Featuring alumni Pharez Whitted and Scott Wendholt, trumpet; Shannon LeClaire, alto saxophone; Rob Dixon, tenor saxophone; Michael Weiss, piano; and others.
10:00 p.m., Musical Arts Center Lobby
THE DAVID N. BAKER JAZZ SCHOLARSHIP FUND
In celebration of David Baker’s extraordinary career and devotion to
his students, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music has established
The David N. Baker Jazz Scholarship Fund
Contributions to the fund can be made to:
The David N. Baker Jazz Scholarship at the Jacobs School of Music
c/o Indiana University Foundation,
P.O. Box 6460, Indianapolis, IN 46206-6460.
For more information, please contact the
Jacobs School of Music Office of Development at (812) 855-4737.