June 29, 2012

Festival OrchestraFestival Orchestra, Beethoven string quartets among remaining highlights in Jacobs Summer Music series

The Jacobs School’s Summer Music series continues with an array of world-class concerts featuring orchestra, chamber music, piano, band, percussion, opera, jazz, and other special events. Remaining highlights include the Festival Orchestra on June 29 and July 13, and the final three installments of the complete Beethoven string quartets.

LIVE RADIO: If you are unable to attend tonight’s Festival Orchestra concert conducted by Roberto Abbado, listen to the IUMusicLive! audio webcast on your desktop computer or mobile device at 8pm. Click here for access >

Joshua BellJacobs School performances featured on ‘America’s Music Festivals’ radio program

The Jacobs School of Music’s 2011 Summer Music series, a part of IU’s Summer Festival of the Arts, will be featured on “America’s Music Festivals” through the week of July 2. Bloomington’s WFIU Public Radio will air the program on Monday, July 2, at 8 p.m.

AkhnatenIU Opera Theater, Indianapolis Opera partner in presentation of Philip Glass’ ‘Akhnaten’

In a groundbreaking strategic partnership, the Jacobs School of Music, home of IU Opera Theater, will join Indianapolis Opera to present two performances of Philip Glass’ seminal opera “Akhnaten” on March 8 and 9, 2013, at Clowes Memorial Hall on the Butler University campus.

Edward GazoulesViolist Edward Gazouleas appointed to Jacobs School faculty

The Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that violist Edward Gazouleas will join its faculty as professor of music this fall, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University.

Spring 2012 IUMusic IU Music magazine: All Jazzed Up and Somewhere to Go

Read the feature article from the Spring 2012 issue of IU Music magazine. The Jacobs Jazz Studies Department is one of the most renowned jazz programs in the world. But not so long ago, such programs were non-existent on most college campuses. Follow the evolution of this prolific powerhouse as it jams in the 21st century.

Carol VanessAdditional Upcoming Events

The Summer Music series continues with the Shanghai Quartet performing Part IV of Beethoven’s entire string quartet cycle tonight (June 28) at 8pm in Auer Hall. Don’t miss the Festival Orchestra tomorrow night, and enjoy Opera Workshop, cellist Peter Stumpf, pianist Evelyne Brancart, violinist Clara-Jumi Kang, and pianist Chih-Yi Chen this weekend. For a complete event listing, click here!

Peter Jankovic Faculty, Student, and Alumni News Updates

The most recent updates include faculty guitarist Peter Jankovic with his ensemble on Performance Today, percussion student Evan Chapman receiving a prestigious scholarship, alumna soprano Hye Jung Lee performing with the San Francisco Opera, the latest Herald-Times reviews of our Summer Music concerts, and much more!

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