Category: Alumni

Update on Jacobs alumnus James Aikman

James Aikman’s Triptych: Musical Momentum was recently performed by the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra on April 11th at the Schrott Center … Continue reading

Williamson, Frizzo, and Kim named finalists in C4 Commissioning Competition

All three finalists of the 2014-15 C4 Commissioning Competition are IU composers: Gordon Williamson (recent D.M. student), Carlo Frizzo (current D.M. student), … Continue reading

Update from alumna Adrienne Elisha (MM, ’88)

The Rochester City Ballet will premiere Adrienne Elisha’s  InCantation on January 31, 2014, performed by world-renowned double-bassist James VanDemark, and … Continue reading

Matthew Peterson (MM, ’08) receives ASCAP Foundation Nissim Prize for Hyperborea

The ASCAP Foundation President, Paul Williams, announced on January 13, 2014 that Matthew Peterson has been named recipient of the 34th … Continue reading

Adrienne Elisha awarded a Rockefeller Foundation composer residency

Alumna Adrienne Elisha (MM, 88) was awarded a Rockefeller Foundation composer residency to the Bellagio Center, Bellagio, Italy during the … Continue reading

Clint Needham awarded 2014 Cleveland Community Partnership for Arts & Culture Fellowship

Jacobs alumnus Clint Needham (DM, ’10) has been awarded a 2014 Cleveland Community Partnership for Arts & Culture Fellowship.  The $20,000 … Continue reading

Alumnus Joseph Klein (DM, 1991) CD release

Improbable Encounters, a collection of works by alumnus composer Joseph Klein will be released on Innova Recordings in January 2014. … Continue reading

Alumnus Bin Li (BM ‘12) wins 2013 SCI/ASCAP Commissioning Competition

Bin Li is the overall winner of 2013 SCI/ASCAP Commissioning Competition for his work Autobahn Beyond for Chamber Orchestra. Inspired … Continue reading

Update from alumna Natalie Williams (DM ’12)

Natalie Williams will compete in the Atlanta Opera’s 24-hour Opera Project competition for the second year on Saturday, November 2, … Continue reading

Update from alumnus JunYi Chow (MM ’13)

JunYi Chow’s composition Sparkle was premiered at the thirty-first Asian Composers League on September 21, 2013 by the Chinese Chamber … Continue reading