Category: Alumni

Update on Jacobs alumnus James Aikman

James Aikman’s Triptych: Musical Momentum was recently performed by the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra on April 11th at the Schrott Center … Continue reading Continue reading

Update on alumnus Jason Wickson

Since mid-2012, tenor Jason Wickson has been on a non-stop 18 month journey, performing and debuting eight of opera’s most … Continue reading Continue reading

Williamson, Frizzo, and Kim named finalists in C4 Commissioning Competition

All three finalists of the 2014-15 C4 Commissioning Competition are IU composers: Gordon Williamson (recent D.M. student), Carlo Frizzo (current D.M. student), … Continue reading Continue reading

Playing (Less) Hurt & Musical LifeSmarts Thu & Fri this week!

JANET HORVATH Playing (Less) Hurt  & Musical LifeSmarts Thu & Fri this week! The Jacobs School Lecture Committee and Project … Continue reading 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 Continue reading

Jacobs alumni featured in Tucson Desert Song Festival

Several Jacobs School of Music alumni were featured performers at the recent Tucson Desert Song Festival in Tucson, AZ. On … Continue reading

Jacobs Alum becomes new orchestra director of the University of Toledo Symphony

UT Symphony Orchestra moving in a new direction By John Dorsey   The University of Toledo’s latest announcement may just … Continue reading 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 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 Continue reading

James Allbritten (MM, ’90) named General Director for Piedmont Opera

Alumnus James Allbritten was named the General Director of Piedmont Opera after ten years as Artistic Director of Piedmont Opera, … Continue reading Continue reading