Newsletter 01-2013

January 2012
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WELCOME…
to the e-newsletter from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Composition Department. Please forward this newsletter to colleagues, students, and other interested parties in Bloomington and elsewhere.

We have begun an online archive of the works commissioned through the Dean’s Prize and the Georgina Joshi Composition Commission Award. Links to recordings by the New Music Ensemble, scores, composer sites, etc. can be found at the Recordings page.

Alumni: Please make sure that you are listed correctly on our Alumni page and send any updated information to the coordinator.
Current list of ALL School of Music Events
Current list of Composition Department related Events and Announcements

UPCOMING EVENTS – January

(* Starred events are REQUIRED for IU composition students.)
CONCERT ORCHESTRA – Arthur Fagen
Saturday Jan. 19, 8:00pm, MAC

Chabrier: España
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez for Harp and Orchestra
Falla: Interlude and Dance from La vida breve
Falla: Four Dances from El sombrero de tres picos

PRO ARTE SINGERS AND CONTEMPORARY VOCAL ENSEMBLE – William Jon Gray and Dominick DiOrio
Sunday, Jan. 20, 8:00pm, Auer Hall

CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA – Ensemble Composition Readings
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 12:20pm, Auer Hall

* GUEST COMPOSER LECTURE – Jie-Sun Lim
Monday Jan. 28, 7:00pm, Sweeney Hall

GUEST COMPOSER LESSONS – Jie-Sun Lim
Wednesday Jan. 29, 9:00am, MAC

9:00-10:30, Junyi Chow, Christopher Poovey, Kenji Kuriyama
10:30-12:00pm, Will Rowe, Josh Clampitt, Alex Blank

* NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE – Don Freund
Thursday Jan. 31, 8:00pm, Auer Hall

Lubell: Jim, Jimi, and James (2012)
Lim: Secret of Golden Color (2009)
Freund: Hell’s Handbasket
Schnittke: Concerto for Piano (4 Hands) and Chamber Orchestra (1988)

NEWS – CURRENT STUDENTS

Yie-Eun Chun selected as Composition Fellow for the 2013 Tanglewood Summer Festival

Doctoral student Yie-Eun Chun has been selected as one of the composition fellows for the 2013 Tanglewood Summer Festival which runs from June 21 – August 19 2013.Read more…

Ezra Donner is Young Artist Division Winner in MTNA Student Composition Competitions

Ezra Donner is the Young Artist Division Winner in the Music Teachers National Association Student Composition Competitions. Read more…

Nicole DiPaolo to compose new work for International String Quartet of Yucatan

Nicole DiPaolo (DM Composition minor) has been invited to compose a new work for the International String Quartet of Yucatan, which will be featured as an encore during its 2013 concert season. Read more…

Benjamin Taylor one of four finalists in ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Commission Competition

Benjamin Taylor’s “Shipbreaking,” for alto saxophone and live electronics, was selected as a finalist in the 2013 ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Commission Competition. Read more…

NEWS – ALUMNI

Eric Guinivan (BM 2006) receives two Grammy Nominations

Eric Guinivan’s chamber ensemble Los Angeles Percussion Quartet was just nominated for two Grammys last night for Best Chamber Music Performance and Best Surround Sound Album.Read more…

Alumna Jeeyoung Kim commisioned to write new opera for the Houston Grand Opera

Jacobs School alumna Jeeyoung Kim’s “From My Mother’s Mother” is part of Houston Grand Opera’s “Song of Houston: East + West” series of new chamber operas celebrating Houston as a crossroads of Eastern and Western cultures. Read more…

Regards,
Don Freund, Acting Chair
Composition Department
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
dfreund@indiana.edu

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