November 1, 2012

Jules Massenet's "Cendrillon (Cinderella)" IU Opera Theater presents ‘Cendrillon’ with French flair

Indiana University Opera Theater will present Jules Massenet’s “Cendrillon (Cinderella)” with a French flair when it opens at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Musical Arts Center for one weekend only, ending with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Nov. 11.

Menahem PresslerBeaux Arts Trio — with Distinguished Professor Menahem Pressler — inducted into American Classical Music Hall of Fame

The Beaux Arts Trio, including founding member Menahem Pressler, distinguished professor of piano at the Jacobs School, was inducted into the American Classical Music Hall of Fame in Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct. 10.

Pennsylvania Ballet Pennsylvania Ballet dancers visit Jacobs for residency

Marking the first time a leading professional ballet company has visited the Jacobs School of Music for the sole purpose of working with IU Ballet Theater dancers, Pennsylvania Ballet is in residence at the Musical Arts Center from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2.

Anthony DeCurtis Lecture by Rolling Stone contributing editor and IU alum DeCurtis coincides with Beatles anniversary

Contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine and IU alumnus Anthony DeCurtis will be on the Bloomington campus Nov. 13 to offer a public lecture titled “50 Years On: Meeting the Beatles, What They Mean and Why They Matter.” His lecture both celebrates the 30th anniversary of the first Beatles course offered at IU by Provost Professor Glenn Gass and commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first recording.

Michael Brandenburg and Kelly Glyptis Jacobs School students sweep Indiana District Met National Council Auditions

Five students from the Jacobs School of Music took home prizes from the Indiana District competition of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions that took place Oct. 27 at IU’s Musical Arts Center. Michael Brandenburg and Kelly Glyptis were named winners and advance to the Central Regional Auditions Nov. 4 at the Music Institute of Chicago in Evanston, Ill.

Silviu Ciulei Winners of 2012 Indiana International Guitar Festival and Competition announced

Romanian guitarist Silviu Ciulei is the winner of the Open Division of the third annual Indiana International Guitar Festival and Competition, hosted by the Jacobs School of Music.

The Latin American Music Center announces its third annual recording competitionThe Latin American Music Center announces its third annual recording competition

The Latin American Music Center, with the support of the Guillermo and Lucille Espinoza fund, proudly announces the Third Annual Latin American Music Recording Competition. The competition aims to promote the performance and knowledge of Latin American music, especially lesser known works of high caliber.

Judy Tarling Baroque violinist Judy Tarling to be in residence Nov. 5-10

Baroque violinist Judy Tarling (The Weapons of Rhetoric, Corda Music, 2004) will be at the Jacobs School for a mini-residency Nov. 5-10 as part of the Five Friends Master Class Series.

Die Schöpfung (The Creation)Additional Upcoming Events

Start your weekend early with the EMI Chamber Music Concert followed by the Trombone Choir and Clarinet Choir concerts tonight. And don’t miss your chance to see Haydn’s masterwork, Die Schöpfung (The Creation), conducted by William Jon Gray, either this Friday or Saturday night before it heads to Indy on Sunday afternoon! For a complete event listing, click here.

Dan PerantoniFaculty, Student, and Alumni News Updates

The most recent updates include Dan Perantoni being named Provost Professor, Partrice Madura being named an ACDA chair, the next installment of the Five Friends Master Class Series, and much more!

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