Monthly Archives: June 2014

John Porter and Sean Baker Collaborate on Recording Session

Jacobs alum John Porter conducted a recording session for crooner Peter Oprisko on June 11 at the Chicago Recording Company … Continue reading Continue reading

Piano competition names two winners

The waiting room of the Jacobs School of Music’s Ford-Crawford Hall was filled with hushed tones and small clusters of … Continue reading Continue reading

Rubens Quartet, Summer Philharmonic take the stage this week

A visiting string quartet and the season’s one full-scale, honest-to-goodness orchestral concert are among this week’s highlights of Summer Music, … Continue reading Continue reading

2014 Austin B. Caswell Award Winners

Congratulations to this year’s Austin B. Caswell Award winners, Jessica MacLean and Katie Minion. The awards, which honor the best … Continue reading Continue reading

Jacobs alumna Galia Arad to perform at Glastonbury Festival

Galia Arad, a JSoM alumna and former student of Alice Hopper and Meredith Mills Kiesgan, will be performing at the … Continue reading Continue reading

CLIFF NOTES: 5 Workshops with Cliff Colnot this Summer

Jacobs School students have a terrific opportunity this summer to attend five workshops with Cliff Colnot, the Chicago-based conductor and … Continue reading 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 Continue reading

Petar Jankovic Ensemble on “Performance Today” June 6

On Friday, June 6, NPR’s Performance Today will broadcast a selection from the Petar Jankovic Ensemble concert played on March … Continue reading Continue reading

Eric Isaacson recognized for work on behalf of students with disabilities

Eric Isaacson, Professor of Music Theory and Director of Graduate Studies for the Jacobs School of Music, received the 2014 … Continue reading Continue reading

Stephen Pratt receives Music Educator Award, among other activities

Stephen Pratt, professor of music and director of bands/wind conducting, was active during the 2013-14 academic year at a number … Continue reading Continue reading