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IU’s Jacobs School of Music and Kelley School of Business host music-business-peace summit

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Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music and Kelley School of Business will co-host their second annual live-streamed summit focusing on the intersections between music, business and peace May 11. In addition to Bloomington participants, the free Music-Business-Peace Summit will bring together national and international researchers via video-conferencing at the Jacobs School’s William and Gayle Cook Music Library, Room M285 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Four IU Jacobs School of Music singers in Metropolitan Opera Auditions semi-final

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Four of the 25 semi-finalists in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions are from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. The semi-finals round will take place April 22 at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. Winners will advance to the Grand Finals Concert at the Met April 29.

IU Jacobs School of Music Opera and Ballet Theater 2018-19 season subscriptions on sale

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Subscriptions are now available for the 2018-19 Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Opera and Ballet Theater season. They may be purchased online, by phone at 812-855-7433 or at the Musical Arts Center box office from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

IU Jacobs School Jazz Studies Department receives Frank Mantooth collection, performs tribute

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The Jazz Studies Department at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music recently received the gift of the Frank Mantooth Jazz Library. Mantooth (1947-2004), a pianist, arranger, composer, author and educator who received 12 Grammy Award nominations, worked closely with Jacobs jazz and percussion professor Steve Houghton during his renowned career.

IU Jacobs School of Music hornist Jeff Nelsen rejoins Canadian Brass

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Jeff Nelsen, professor of horn at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, has rejoined the world-renowned Canadian Brass, while continuing his teaching at the Jacobs School.

Student composers and filmmakers featured in IU Jacobs School of Music and IU Cinema ‘Double Exposure’ collaboration

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The innovative “Double Exposure” project returns to Indiana University Cinema for the seventh year with a new program of works created by teams of composition students from the Jacobs School of Music and IU student filmmakers, with the scores performed live by an ensemble of student musicians.

Rodney Dorsey appointed professor of bands with IU Jacobs School of Music

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The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Rodney Dorsey as professor of music in bands, effective Aug. 1, 2018, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University.

IU Jacobs School of Music enters new era with record faculty hires

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The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music continues to position itself for the future, while shaping the now, through its hiring of a record 22 faculty members this academic year. With 180 full-time faculty, more than 10% of its roster is new.

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