August 31, 2012

‘Don Giovanni’ opens IU Opera and Ballet Theater’s 2012-13 season ‘with a vengeance’

The 2012-13 Indiana University Opera and Ballet Theater season opens with a vengeance with a reprise of W.A. Mozart’s Don Giovanni Sept. 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. in Bloomington’s Musical Arts Center. James Marvel will guest stage direct, with musical direction by Arthur Fagen and sets by C. David Higgins.


Jacobs School announces 2012-13 season live streaming

The Jacobs School of Music has announced its 2012-13 live streaming schedule, including performances from IU Opera and Ballet Theater. The streaming project provides an opportunity for anyone with a broadband Internet connection anywhere in the world to watch high-definition video of performances taking place on the Musical Arts Center and Auer Hall stages.


Fall semester offers vast assortment of music and dance

Jacobs kicks off its general 2012-13 major events season next week, offering a host of performances by orchestral, choral and wind ensembles, jazz combos and bands, chamber music groups, percussion ensembles, soloists and many others throughout the year.


Walter HuffWalter Huff appointed to Jacobs choral faculty

The Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that renowned opera chorus master Walter Huff joined its faculty as adjunct associate professor of music (choral conducting) this fall.


Kevin Murphy and Timothy Stebbins Kevin Murphy and Timothy Stebbins take on new titles, roles at IU Opera Theater

Jacobs is pleased to announce Professor Kevin Murphy as director of coaching and music administration at IU Opera Theater, and Timothy Stebbins as executive director of production at the Musical Art Center.


Lindsay Medina Lindsay Medina appointed to Jacobs faculty to coordinate Project Jumpstart

The Jacobs School announced that Lindsay Medina has joined its faculty as a visiting academic specialist and coordinator of student career development program Project Jumpstart.


Andy Hollinden Rock ‘n’ roll professor to teach course on the Beach Boys

Andy Hollinden has a new gig this fall. The scruffy-faced senior lecturer in the Jacobs School of Music—known for his classes on rock ‘n’ roll legends Frank Zappa and Jimi Hendrix as much as for his end-of-semester concerts at Bloomington’s Bluebird nightclub—has developed a new course on The Beach Boys.


Opera's Next Wave: the Voices and Faces of the FutureJacobs featured in ‘Opera News’ magazine

Three Jacobs alumni are featured in the August 2012 cover story of Opera News, “Opera’s Next Wave: the Voices and Faces of the Future.”


David EffronAdditional Upcoming Events

Fall semester is underway, with a Metz Carillon recital Sept. 1, David Effron conducting the Philharmonic Orchestra—with soloist Peter Stumpf—Sept. 5, and Jorja Fleezanis leading the Chamber Orchestra Sept. 12 all heralding a great season! For a complete event listing, click here.


Sven-David SandströmFaculty, Student, and Alumni News Updates

The most recent updates include faculty composer Sven-David Sandström’s return to Jacobs, Professor Halina Goldberg’s recent exhibit in Poland, numerous professional appointments for music education students, and much more!

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