The Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia and Artistic Director Dr. Dominick DiOrio have created an immersive sound installation entitled Fetter & Air which will premier on Saturday, May 15 & Sunday May 16 in the heart of Philadelphia. A purge for the trials and troubles of 2020, the installation features spoken reflections by members of the… Read more »
Following a busy 2020-2021 academic year, there is still more to come! Upcoming Presentations Dr. Carolann Buff :”Rewritten, Reconfigured, Restructured: Reinvented motets at the end of the 14th century” at the 6th annual Historical Performance Conference at Indiana University, May 2021 Lawrence Abernathy, Doctoral Choral Conducting Student: Looking In, Hearing Out: Affective Practice for Effective Study, Using pre-visualization techniques… Read more »
Second year doctoral student, Sam Grace, has been awarded the First Decade Award from his alma mater, Gustavus Adolphus College. The prestigious award will be presented next September, in recognition of his professional choral work with MPLS (imPulse) and other significant contributions to the choral world. From the Gustavus Adolphus website: First presented in… Read more »
Dr. Chris Albanese receives Indiana University 2021 Trustee’s Teaching Award. Read about the announcement here. Congratulations Dr. Albanese!
The Jacobs School of Music ACDA Student Chapter has received an Honorable Mention in the 2021 Outstanding ACDA Student Chapter Award Competition. The award was established in 1978 to recognize one ACDA Student Chapter each year for its activities that support the advancement of choral music. The Jacobs ACDA Student Chapter is mentored and guided… Read more »
Conductor Maria Hagan, Doctoral candidate in Choral Conducting, has been named a semi-finalist in the 2021 American Prize. The American Prize is a national competition established in 2009, rewarding people in the performing arts for the best recorded performances on the professional, collegiate and secondary school levels. Ms. Hagan’s entry was her performance of the… Read more »
Join Indiana University’s Singing Hoosiers for Hoosiers Live At Home, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 28 on WFIU. Recorded asynchronously last fall, the show features story telling and sketch comedy, along with classic and contemporary musical favorites.
Dr. Joshua Harper (D.Mus. ’20) was recently published in The Choral Scholar. The Journal is a peer-reviewed, national publication for research surrounding choral music, published by the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO). His article is entitled Drawing the Line: Caroline Shaw’s Use of Baroque Dance Forms in Partita for 8 Voices. Dr. Harper is currently… Read more »
Congratulations to Nicholas Sienkiewicz, whose articleThe Biochemical Power of Choral Singing was published in the October issue of the ACDA’s Choral Journal.
Sam Ritter (DM ’20) was recently named a finalist among over 400 submissions in the ASCAP Foundation’s Morton Gould Young Composer Awards Competition for his work “What Room Does Fear Have.” Premiered in January of 2019, “What Room Does Fear Have” is scored for chorus, string orchestra, 2 solo french horns, and mezzo-soprano solo…. Read more »