Category: Alumni

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

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

Alumnus E. Wayne Abercrombie receives Lifetime Achievement Award

E. Wayne Abercrombie recently received the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 29th annual Alfred Nash Patterson awards ceremony on … Continue reading

Jacobs School of Music mourns the passing of conductor David Griggs-Janower (DM, 86’)

Distinguished conductor David Griggs-Janower passed away on Sunday, August 25 at the age of 60.  An alumnus of the the … Continue reading

Alumnus R. Ryan Endris appointed Assistant Professor and Director of Choral Activities at Colgate University

R. Ryan Endris (BME ’05, MM ’08, DM ’12) has been appointed to the position of Assistant Professor of Music … Continue reading

Alumnus conductor Gary Wedow conducts the NY Phil in “Messiah” and thrills audiences

A recent performance of Handel’s “Messiah” by the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Jacobs School alumnus Gary Wedow, was warmly … Continue reading

IU Jacobs School of Music presents Haydn masterwork ‘The Creation’ in Bloomington and Indianapolis

The Indiana University Pro Arte Singers and the IU Chamber Orchestra, both from the Jacobs School of Music, will present … Continue reading

Alumnus Eric Stark celebrated in Indianapolis Star

A faculty member at Butler University, choral director of the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, and pilot, alumnus Eric Stark enjoys a … Continue reading

Alumna Carolina Gamboa-Hoyos named director of choral activities at Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.

Carolina Gamboa-Hoyos, DM’10, choral conducting, has been named director of choral activities at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia. She … Continue reading

Alumnus Michael Oriatti appointed director of Hinsdale Chorus

Hinsdale’s “official” chorale singing group is back onstage this month for two performances conducted by its new director, Michael Oriatti. … Continue reading