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 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 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 Continue reading

Alumnus Nicholas Hersh (MM ’12) named assistant conductor for Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra recently appointed Nicholas Hersh as its new Assistant Conductor. His tenure begins in September 2014. Previously, … Continue reading Continue reading

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

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

Jacobs alumna Sang Mi Ahn (DM ’14) to have piece “Convergence” performed in Greece

Sang Mi Ahn’s Convergence has been selected for performance at the Idee Fixe Ensemble’s Electroacoustic Concert titled “+29 db May”.  … Continue reading Continue reading

Jacobs alumna Ursula Kuhar to present at the 2014 Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE) Annual Conference

Jacobs School of Music alumna Ursula Kuhar (DM Voice ’11) will be presenting on case studies and technology in the … Continue reading Continue reading

Alumnus Eric Stark honored with Sagamore of the Wabash

Jacobs School of Music alumnus Eric Stark (DM ’01, MM ’91) was recently presented with the Sagamore this April, 2014. The … Continue reading Continue reading

Jacobs alumnus Richard Barrett to perform with Cappella Romana at Getty Villa

Richard Barrett (BM, Vocal Performance, ’05), presently a PhD candidate in the Indiana University Department of History completing a dissertation … Continue reading Continue reading