Author Archives: Jacobs School of Music

HT Review: Philharmonic, guest conductor deliver splendid opening with Mahler’s Sixth

A performance of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 6 in A Minor (“Tragic”) clocks in at just under an hour and … Continue reading

A “Wild Emotional Ride” this Wednesday!

Go on a “wild emotional ride” this Wednesday, September 6, at 8 p.m. as the IU Philharmonic Orchestra, led by … Continue reading

Jacobs School alum named interim director of orchestra and opera at Northern Illinois University

Alumnus Danko Drusko has been appointed interim director of orchestra and opera at Northern Illinois University (NIU). This fall, Drusko … Continue reading

Review: Guest conductor leads an extraordinary show with IU Chamber Orchestra

Peter Jacobi H-T Reviewer I turned off the network news at 7 on Wednesday evening, depressed by a number of … Continue reading

Caleb Young to be Assistant Conductor for the Fort Wayne Philharmonic

Philharmonic to welcome new assistant conductor Keiara Carr | The Journal Gazette The Fort Wayne Philharmonic will welcome a new … Continue reading

Orchestral conducting student Danko Drusko produces Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 fundraiser April 28

Danko Drusko, orchestral conducting student at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, has partnered with several organizations to produce … Continue reading


Two extraordinary performances earn audience approval By Peter Jacobi   Two substantial and revealing works constituted Sunday afternoon’s Indiana University … Continue reading

Upcoming concert in MAC a sea-worthy trip

By Peter Jacobi   The words of Walt Whitman say: “Behold the sea itself! And on its limitless, heaving breast, … Continue reading

Jacobs ensembles collaborate for symphony performance

By Brooke McAfee Rows of almost 200 singers singing in unison, a full orchestra and two soloists will perform Ralph … Continue reading

Jacobs quartet-in-residence to give performance Sunday

The Pacifica Quartet will perform Sunday in collaboration with Atar Arad, Jacobs School of Music faculty member, violinist and 
composer. … Continue reading