Category: Alumni

Itay Agmon and Alexander Lapins score tuba positions

Itay Agmon, a sophomore pursuing a bachelor’s degree in tuba performance, recently won the solo tuba position with the Minnesota … Continue reading Continue reading

News from the Historical Performance Institute

The wrap-up of HPI events for Fall 2015 with a preview of Spring 2016! Continue reading Continue reading

Entrepreneur of the Month: Mike Epstein

Mike Epstein: On Taking Risks & Following your Passion This month, Project Jumpstart interviewed Jacobs School jazz alumnus, Mike Epstein, … Continue reading Continue reading

Jacobs composers at 2015 SCI National Conference

Don Freund, professor of composition, was the featured guest composer at the Florida Contemporary Music Festival and the University of … Continue reading Continue reading

South Korean alumni return to Jacobs School of Music to give free concert tonight

Inspired by the IU Chamber Orchestra’s tour to Seoul, South Korea, this past spring, the South Korean chapter of the … Continue reading Continue reading

Alumna Tai Murray leads Europe’s first black and minority-ethnic orchestra

                    Europe’s first professional orchestra made up entirely of musicians of … Continue reading Continue reading

Franz Liszt Mini-Fest a hit

Karen Shaw, chair of the Department of Piano and president of the American Liszt Society IU chapter, recently presented “Franz … Continue reading Continue reading

Alumnus Krishna Thiagarajan named chief executive of Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Jacobs alumnus Krishna Thiagarajan has been named chief executive of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO). Thiagarajan earned both his … Continue reading Continue reading

Wallinga, Ko (MM ’12), and Grafe (BM ’11) Win 2015 BMI Student Composer Awards

Current student, Patricia Wallinga, and alumni Tonia Ko (MM, 2012) and Max Grafe (BM, 2011) have been named winners in … Continue reading Continue reading

Jumpstart Entrepreneur of the Month: MUSAID

Supporting music institutions in developing countries around the world, with donated instruments and volunteer teaching programs. > Read the Full … Continue reading Continue reading