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 »