Category Archives: Alumni

Review: Durand Jones & The Indications Debut Album

Nothing gives us greater pleasure than to plug the debut album of a hometown group. Durand Jones & The Indications coalesced around a common love of gritty Southern soul and Delta blues by students at the Indiana University Jacobs School … Continue reading

Alumnus Christopher Aud sound designer on Oscar-winning film

Congratulations to Christopher Aud, sound designer on the film Mad Max: Fury Road, which won Oscars for Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing at the 88th Academy Awards, Feb. 28. While he did not receive a golden statue, he … Continue reading

Patrick O’Brien (B.M. ‘05) joins Yessian Music’s Detroit studio as producer

Yessian Music recently announced that Jacobs School of Music alumnus Patrick O’Brien has joined its Detroit studio as a producer. O’Brien earned his degree at Indiana University in vocal performance with a focus in composition. O’Brien is active in the non-profit advertising … Continue reading

Alumnus Jesse McQuarters selected for Russian Cultural Fellowship

Jesse McQuarters (B.S.O.F.’03, audio engineering and double bass) was chosen by the Likachev Foundation and Yeltsin Presidential Center as a 2012 Cultural Fellow. He will travel to St. Petersburg in May to meet with cultural leaders and research a series of radio … Continue reading

Alumni News

Mike Flynn (AS ‘98) sent us an email. He writes that he has been promoted to head of A & R for Epic. Recent projects include producing Kris Allen (American Idol) Shakira, and Matisyahu. He also reports that the two … Continue reading

More Alumni News

Bryan Delaney (BS ‘06) recently sent me an email. He writes “After graduation, I completed an apprenticeship at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago. Following my apprenticeship I was hired at the North Shore Music Theatre (Beverly, MA) as the FOH … Continue reading

Alumni News

I got an email from Andrew Hey (BS ‘06) who’s working as an engineer at Underdog Entertainment in LA. Andrew says ” I’ve been working like crazy on all sorts of stuff”. He sent me a list that reads like … Continue reading

Alumni News

We just caught up with Aaron Beck A.S. ‘97, who’s now mixing front-of-house sound for the touring production of Mama Mia! Previously he was mixing the Cirque de Soleil’s “Love” in Las Vegas. Aaron updated us on Mitch Tracey A.S. … Continue reading