Monthly Archives: August 2014

Jacobs School of Music mourns death of alumna Mary Whitaker

The Jacobs School of Music mourns the death of alumna Mary Whitaker, 61, who was slain on Aug. 20, 2014, … Continue reading Continue reading

Music of David Dzubay featured nationally and internationally

David Dzubay’s summer 2014 began with three performances of “Snake Alley” in May with Carlos Kalmar and the Oregon Symphony.  … Continue reading Continue reading

Yie-Eun Chun’s composition “Game of Fives” to be performed by Breakout Ensemble

Yie-Eun Chun’s piece “Game of Fives” has been selected for performance by the Breakout Ensemble for its 2014-15 concert series. It … Continue reading Continue reading

Composer Louis Goldford receives national and international premieres

Louis Goldford received a world premiere of his “Travertine Hybrid #3″ for violin and electronics at the Composit New Music … Continue reading Continue reading

Grant Luhmann wins 2014 BMI Student Composer Award

Undergraduate student Grant Luhmann (front center) was awarded a 2014 BMI Student Composer Award for his percussion trio “The Triumvirate” in … Continue reading Continue reading

Professor Patrice Madura summer national activities and publications

Patrice Madura, professor of music education, presented a paper titled “Shifting Paradigms in Music Education Research” with Jacobs Professor Emerita … Continue reading Continue reading

Natalie Boeyink awarded Tinker Grant for summer study in Brazil

Natalie Boeyink, a doctoral candidate in music education and a jazz bassist, was awarded a Tinker Grant for summer study … Continue reading Continue reading

Stephen Pratt receives Music Educator Award, among other activities

Stephen Pratt, professor of music and director of bands/wind conducting, was active during the 2013-14 academic year at a number … Continue reading Continue reading

Percussionists Alana Wiesing and Erich Rieppel selected as associate members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago

Jacobs percussionists Alana Wiesing and Erich Rieppel have been selected as associate members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Founded in 1919 … Continue reading Continue reading

Announcing the 2014-15 Project Jumpstart Team

  Announcing the 2014-15 Jumpstart Team The Office of Entrepreneurship and Career Development (OECD) is pleased to introduce the 2014-2015 … Continue reading Continue reading