Author Archives: Jacobs School of Music

Review: NOTUS, orchestra provide powerful concert

By Peter Jacobi H-T Reviewer | pjacobi@heraldt.com       Programs prepared by Dominick DiOrio for NOTUS Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, … Continue reading

IU choral students meet the challenges of Honegger’s oratorio

Music review: ‘King David’ By Peter Jacobi H-T Reviewer | pjacobi@heraldt.com © HTO The choral element in this year’s Summer Music … Continue reading

Upcoming concert in MAC a sea-worthy trip

By Peter Jacobi   The words of Walt Whitman say: “Behold the sea itself! And on its limitless, heaving breast, … Continue reading

Jacobs ensembles collaborate for symphony performance

By Brooke McAfee Rows of almost 200 singers singing in unison, a full orchestra and two soloists will perform Ralph … Continue reading

Major Premieres for DiOrio: Lincoln Center, eighth blackbird, and more

April is a busy time for choral conducting faculty member Dominick DiOrio: in a span of two weeks, he has … Continue reading

Jacobs School students and faculty featured at ACDA national conference

The Jacobs School of Music has a very visible presence at the biennial national conference of the American Choral Directors … Continue reading

MUSIC REVIEW: NOTUS and Bach

Sunday a good day for Bach, 21st-century music by Peter Jacobi At 2:30 Sunday (Jan. 25) afternoon: a Bach cantata. … Continue reading

Dominick DiOrio to compose piece for Cincinnati Boychoir

Cincinnati Boychoir receives $10,000 grant for 50th anniversary By Janelle Gelfand   Grant earmarked for new choral piece to highlight … Continue reading

Music review: ‘War Requiem’

Audience heartily applauds performance of ‘War Requiem’ By Peter Jacobi   It was concert night Tuesday for a riveting performance … Continue reading

Betsy Burleigh’s Mendelssohn Choir lauded for Carnegie Hall performance

Preview: It’s Beethoven and Brahms for Mendelssohn Choir By Elizabeth Bloom / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   When the Mendelssohn Choir of … Continue reading