Category: Alumni

Two Alumni Give Successful Performance at the UN

Violist Namjoong Kim (MM, AD’05) performed at the podium of the UN during the during the closing ceremony of 2016 … 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

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

Elizabeth Ogonek (BM ’09) Selected by Riccardo Muti as CSO Mead Composer-in-Residence

Elizabeth Ogonek (BM ’09) has been selected by Riccardo Muti for the position of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Mead Composers-in-Residence.  … Continue reading

Alumnus Elliott Bark wins Korean National Composer Prize

Alumnus Elliott Bark’s “(Com)Passionate Music for Guitar and String Quartet”–commissioned and recorded by the Petar Jankovic Ensemble for its new album, “(Com)Passionate,”–received the … Continue reading

Andrew Simpson (DM ’95) Composes Score for “The General” to Show at IU Cinema

Clyde Bruckman and Buster Keaton’s fild “The General” will now feature a new orchestral score by Andrew Simpson (DM ’95) … Continue reading

Eötvös awarded Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation commission

Melody Eötvös (DM ’14) has been selected by the League of American Orchestras and Earshot for an orchestral commission supported by … Continue reading

Update from Sang Mi Ahn (DM ’14)

Sang Mi Ahn’s Metabolism was realized in a sound installation called “Sound Planetarium” in three different locations (Tours, Bourges, and … Continue reading

Ara Cho (MM ’13) Wins 4th Ilshin Composition Prize

Ara Cho (MM ’13) won the 4th Ilshin Composition Prize, which included the premiere of a new composition at the … Continue reading

Justin Merritt (MM ’99, DM ’03) featured on new releases

Justin Merritt (MM ’99, DM ’03) has 3 new CDs of his music available: “American Lyricism” by pianist Christ Atzinger,” … Continue reading