Category Archives: Productions

Jazz Celebration

On April 21 Jazz Studies alumni Randy Brecker, Robert Hurst, Perter Erskine, and Alan Pasqua visited the Jacobs School to give master classes, clinics, and perform with the David Baker Jazz Band and Latin Jazz Band. Recording Arts students and … Continue reading


This weekend was the premiere of Vincent, a new opera commissioned by the IU Opera Theater composed by Bernard Rands. Recording Arts was there to provide sound reinforcement, audio and video recording, and to stream the performance to a worldwide … Continue reading

Metropolis at the IU Cinema

The IU Cinema screened the restored version of Metropolis this weekend featuring the premier of a new arrangement of the original Gottfried Huppertz score for salon orchestra. The orchestra was made up of students from the Jacobs School and of … Continue reading

Big Band Extravaganza

Question:What is more fun than two full big bands on stage at the same time? Answer: Doing sound for two full big bands on stage at the same time! Mark Galup and Laura Sisk are recording the 50+ channels armed … Continue reading

Most Happy Fella

Here are some photos from the IU Opera Theater production of Most Happy Fella. In addition to our usual audio recording and multi-camera video shoot, this is a full Broadway-style production so the singers are mic’ed. We’ve brought in a … Continue reading

We are live! And we love oranges…

It has been a long time coming, but we now have officially launch IU Music Live Streaming. Our first public streaming event last night went very smoothly with the opening night of The Love for Three Oranges. With four HD … Continue reading

Live from Auer Hall

On Wednesday June 18 Fred Child from Performance Today visited the Jacobs School and hosted a live radio broadcast of Menahem Pressler and Friends from Auer Hall. The broadcast, carried by WFIU, included a live interview of the musicians backstage … Continue reading

Kids Compose

From the “Kids Compose” Project… second and third graders compose melodies, then the JSOM Composition Department composes a short piece based on the melody. This is Peyton’s melody, “Sodium Hydroxide”! Sodium Hydroxide Enjoy!

Testing on Donny G

We’re always attempting to improve both the quality of recordings and the education experience. From the average chamber ensemble where we study surround sound recording techniques, to the complex production that goes into an opera, we like to keeping pushing … Continue reading