Category: Alumni

Jacobs School of Music mourns death of alumna Mary Whitaker

The Jacobs School of Music mourns the death of alumna Mary Whitaker, 61, who was slain on Aug. 20, 2014, … Continue reading

Beth Ilana Schneider-Gould (BM ’93) appointed principle 2nd violinist for the Sudbury Symphony Orchestra

Beth Ilana Schneider-Gould was recently appointed principle 2nd violinist for the Sudbury Symphony Orchestra in Ontario, Canada. She is a … Continue reading

Jacobs alumna Sara Caswell featured in “Strings” magazine

Congratulations to Jacobs alumna and jazz violinist Sara Caswell (BM’00, AD’02), who is featured on the cover of the September 2014 … Continue reading

DaXun Zhang featured on the cover of “The Strad” magazine

Double bassist DaXun Zhang is featured on the cover of The Strad magazine’s February 2014 issue. The issue celebrates a … Continue reading

Jacobs grad named Berlin Philharmonic concertmaster

By Janelle Gelfand   Noah Bendix-Balgley, 29, who spent his high school years in Cincinnati, was named first concertmaster of … Continue reading

Jacobs alumna Kidd honored in memorial at MAC

By Alison Graham   IU alumna Sarah Kidd was the first woman to be accepted into the conducting program at … Continue reading

Noah Bendix-Balgley (BM, ’06) named first concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic

Jacobs alumnus Noah Bendix-Balgley recently won the audition for first concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic on February 14, 2014. Bendix-Balgley … Continue reading

Mourning the Death of Sarah Kidd (1986-2014)

You are invited to add your thoughts and memories of Sarah at the end of this page. * New: The … Continue reading

Steffen Zeichner (BM, ’11) featured as concertmaster in critically acclaimed album

Steffen Zeichner (BM ’11, Violin) was the Concertmaster for George Benson’s album Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole, which … Continue reading

Alumni Daniel Lelchuk Wins a Spot With Symphony

The Making of a Cellist: Hanover High Grad Daniel Lelchuk Wins a Spot With Symphony By Jon Wolper   When … Continue reading