April 25, 2013

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie bestowed the Distinguished Hoosier Award on renowned violinist Alexander Kerr Alexander Kerr receives Distinguished Hoosier Award

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie bestowed the Distinguished Hoosier Award on renowned violinist Alexander Kerr during an April 24 ceremony at Bryan House on the Bloomington campus. Kerr is professor of music and Linda and Jack Gill Chair in Music at the Jacobs School of Music.


Music theorists Andrew Mead and Daphne Tan appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music facultyMusic theorists Andrew Mead and Daphne Tan appointed to Jacobs School faculty

The Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Mead as professor of music theory and Daphne Tan as assistant professor of music theory. Their teaching duties will begin in the fall of 2013, pending approval from the Trustees of Indiana University.


IU Jacobs School of Music appoints Lauren Kapalka Richerme to music education facultyJacobs School appoints Lauren Kapalka Richerme to music education faculty

The Jacobs School is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Kapalka Richerme as assistant professor of music education beginning in fall 2013, pending approval from the Trustees of Indiana University.


15250Espen Jensen appointed Jacobs director of admissions and financial aid

The Jacobs School of Music has appointed Norwegian-born Espen Jensen as its new director of admissions and financial aid. He began his activities as director March 18.


15357Renowned Jacobs alumni among musicians performing Biber ‘Mystery Sonatas’ for Middle Way House benefit

A number of leading Baroque violinists who studied at the Jacobs School will return to Bloomington for a rare performance of Heinrich Biber’s “Mystery Sonatas” at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28. The benefit concert for Middle Way House, a domestic violence victim services program and crisis center, will take place at Fairview United Methodist Church, 600 West Sixth St.


Jacobs School publishes 'The Art of Descant and Free Harmonization' by Dean Emeritus Charles H. WebbJacobs School publishes ‘The Art of Descant and Free Harmonization’ by Dean Emeritus Charles H. Webb

In celebration of the 80th birthday of Dean Emeritus Charles H. Webb Jr., the Jacobs School announces the publication of “The Art of Descant and Free Harmonization,” a book of more than 200 choral and organ descants that accompany a wide variety of hymns.


Pacifica QuartetAdditional Upcoming Events

A full calendar of events will resume when our Summer Music series—including the Pacifica Quartet and the International Harp Competition—begins June 14. For a complete event listing, click here.


new opera company in BloomingtonFaculty, Student, and Alumni News Updates

The most recent updates include the debut of a new opera company in Bloomington, led by Jacobs students; all the school’s Herald-Times previews and reviews by Peter Jacobi; and much more!


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