Category Archives: Departmental News

Jonathan Bruns wins AES recording competition

Junior Jonathan Bruns won first prize in the modern studio recording category at the 135th Audio Engineering Society Convention in New York City for his song Space. Jon joins the many previous AES competition winners from the Recording Arts department, … Continue reading

Double Exposure at the IU Cinema

Following a successful premiere last year, Double Exposure – a collaboration between IU film students and the Jacobs School of Music – is back at the IU Cinema. Recording Arts students have been working since January creating, editing, & mixing … Continue reading

Congratulations Scott!

Senior Scott Strathman took top honors in the AES recording competition, winning the classical surround category for his recording of Gustav Mahler’s Totenfeier played by the IU Festival Orchestra conducted by Lawrence Renes. Scott joins previous winners from the Recording … Continue reading

Alumni News

Mike Flynn (AS ‘98) sent us an email. He writes that he has been promoted to head of A & R for Epic. Recent projects include producing Kris Allen (American Idol) Shakira, and Matisyahu. He also reports that the two … Continue reading

AES 127th Convention in NYC

IU Recording Arts will be well represented at the upcoming AES convention in New York City. On Saturday, Michael Stucker will be leading a workshop “Teaching Electronics to Audio Recording Students, Why Bother?” The panel includes Bill Whitlock, Walter Sear, … Continue reading

It’s Not Just About Technology

While Recording Arts students usually focus on learning technology and making  recordings of the many great musicians of the Jacobs School, we have some pretty fantastic musicians ourselves. Senior Mark Galup just won first place in the Indiana Blues Challenge, … Continue reading

Music Librarians like our stuff

The Music Library Association annual meeting was this week in Chicago. Phil Ponella (of the JSOM Library) and I presented an overview of Variations 2 in it’s new open source incarnation, as well as the Department of Recording Arts’ “Automated … Continue reading

Auer Hall Renovation Update

The Auer Hall renovation is almost complete and it looks it will open on March 1 as scheduled. The audio systems have been updated including a permanent FOH mix position in the hall and new cabinetwork in the control room. … Continue reading

Department of Recording Arts at SC08

Travis is at the International Conference for High Performance Computing in Austin, Texas manning the Indana University display booth. The Department of Recording Arts was invited to show some of our work, including the on-line recording system and video streaming. … Continue reading

UITS future includes the DRA

University Information Technology Services is putting together IU’s next IT Strategic Plan (ITSP2). With IU’s new president, President Michael A. McRobbie, as a driving force, ITSP2 is off to a fast start. ITSP2 is “human-centered” and includes IU’s community roles … Continue reading