Jack Szczuka Named First-Prize Winner of the 2022 NOTUS Student Composition Contest FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, December 13, 2021 IU Jacobs School of Music – Bloomington, IN Jack Szczuka has been named the first-prize winner of this year’s NOTUS Student Composition Contest. Jack Szczuka is a composer who is currently a 2nd-year undergraduate student at… Read more »
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NOTUS Invited to Perform at ACDA Midwestern Regional Conference in Chicago NOTUS, the Indiana University Contemporary Vocal Ensemble directed by choral faculty member Dominick DiOrio, has been invited to perform at the 2022 Midwestern Regional Conference of the American Choral Directors Association in Chicago, Illinois on Friday, February 18, 2022 at 1:30pm CT in the Harris Theater. NOTUS will… Read more »
Members of the Jacobs Student ACDA Chapter Members of the Jacobs School of Music – Student American Choral Directors Association chapter were thrilled to receive the news that they were selected as IU’s Student Organization of the Year! “We are so thankful for this recognition and it could not have been done without the support… Read more »
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.