Author Archives: Jacobs School of Music

Yamaha Honors Two Legendary Artist-Educators at PASIC16 With Prestigious Legacy in Education Awards

(PRWEB) NOVEMBER 12, 2016 Yamaha presented the company’s Legacy in Education Awards to Steve Houghton and Bret Kuhn during this … Continue reading

MUSIC REVIEW: Percussion Ensemble

By Peter Jacobi   All the sound softening panels hung low earlier on Sunday afternoon in Auer Hall for an … Continue reading

Alumnus Michael Berkowitz (’67, ’71) to Conduct Star-Studded Pops Concert

With next season’s star-studded line-up, SRS and Wells Fargo Center for the Arts will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their … Continue reading

Percussionists Alana Wiesing and Erich Rieppel selected as associate members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago

Jacobs percussionists Alana Wiesing and Erich Rieppel have been selected as associate members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Founded in 1919 … Continue reading

Percussion academy helps round out summer concert offerings

By Peter Jacobi   Summer Music, the annual series of concerts sponsored by Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, depends … Continue reading

Marco Schirripa awarded first place in Southern California International Marimba Competition

Marco Schirripa (Percussion M.M. 2014) has been awarded first place in the Southern California International Marimba Competition, which took place in Orange, Calif., May … Continue reading

DM candidate Josh Bowman accepts teaching position at Christopher Newport University

Doctoral percussionist, Joshua Bowman will assume a new role as Instructor of Percussion at Christopher Newport University, Newport News Virginia. … Continue reading

Marco Schirripa wins First Place in Great Plains International Marimba Competition

Beginning his second year as an M.M. percussion performance major at the Jacobs School this fall, Marco Schirripa was recently … Continue reading

Alumnus Brian Blume appointed as Instructor of Percussion at Southeastern University in Florida

Alumnus Brian Blume (BM 2007, MM 2010) has been named Instructor of Percussion at Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL (www.seu.edu) … Continue reading

Andrew Riley selected to participate in the Aspen Summer Music Festival

Andrew Riley has been selected to participate in the 2013 Aspen Summer Music Festival.  Andrew is a junior at the … Continue reading