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IU senior Louise Kern-Kensler was one of four winners of the 2023-24 Jacobs School of Music Innovation Grant Competition. Kensler was awarded a grant for her in-progress documentary entitled “Breaking the Brass Ceiling.” The project combines her passion for film with her passion for the trombone, exploring the lives, struggles and triumphs of female brass musicians from all walks of life.
The Jacobs School of Music will host a concert event featuring the Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble at 8 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Musical Arts Center. The performance will also be streamed on IUMusicLive!
Against a dark backdrop beset with stars, the famous balcony scene between Romeo and Juliet unfolds. A scene of love blossoming told in a thousand stories is made transcendently poetic once more on the stage, this time through Charles Gounod’s music.
The Jacobs School of Music Opera and Ballet Theater department will present its final opera of the fall season, “Romeo et Juliette,” at 7:30 p.m. with two different casts Nov. 10 and 11 at the Musical Arts Center.
“Why” is the question at the center of Freda Love Smith’s newest book, “I Quit Everything”— a difficult question which she acknowledges has no real answer. Smith’s book explores her struggles with addictive behavior, intoxication, and her past musical career.
The Jacobs School of Music, in collaboration with the Oratorio Chorus, IU Children’s Choir and Concert Orchestra will present a performance of “Carmina Burana.”
As the tuning of the instrumentalists faded, silence fell on Auer Hall. The silence was cut by the raised hands of the conductor, Dominick DiOrio, drawing the elegant harmonies of the chorus from the air, guiding them out to the fixed gazes of audience members that had come to watch NOTUS’ first concert of the semester.
A regal count in classical dress swaggers onto stage, posing in a floral archway. He smugly smirks, slyly adjusting the shades on his head, framed with a powdered wig — a comedy of farcical love is underway at the Musical Arts Center.
The Jacobs School of Music will present a recital with a new, state-of-the-art technologically innovative piano from instrument manufacturers Steinway & Sons at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in Ford-Crawford Hall. There will also be a guest performance by acclaimed alumnus Jeremy Denk.
A theater building rivaling the Metropolitan Opera, three performance halls, more than three dozen ensembles and over a thousand performances a year — yes that’s all at the Jacobs School of Music.
The Jacobs School of Music will present a faculty and guest recital featuring professor of music, Atar Arad and celebrated Jacobs alumni Yuval Gotlibovich, Duncan Steele, Melia Watras and Rose Wollman.
The Hoosier Hills Food Bank will host the Bloomington Community Book Fair starting at 9 a.m. and ending at 7 p.m. Oct. 12-13 and 6 p.m. Oct. 14-17 at the Monroe County Fair Grounds. The book fair is made up of community donations and will offer over 100,000 items ranging from rare and collectible books to children's books. It will also sell DVDs, CDs and other forms of media, all for affordable prices.
The ballerina stands still on the stage of the Musical Arts Center, her chest imperceptibly rising from the pas de deux she performed. Her pale pink and white tutu, beset with sequins, sparkles under the stage lights and as the strings began to play, she glides — effortlessly, a symbol of beauty and grace found throughout “Fall Ballet.”
“How many people do I have out there that have been to all 30?” asked the announcer. “We’ve got one guy here, anybody want to buy him a beer?”
The Jacobs School of Music Ballet department will open its fall season with “Fall Ballet,” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6-7 and 2 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Musical Arts Center. “Fall Ballet” will feature various choreographed pieces showcasing the strength and skill of the students in the ballet department.
The Jacobs School of Music will present a concert band performance conducted by visiting professor Marcellus Brown, assistant professor of music Tiffany Galus and wind conducting doctoral candidate Esther Tupper.
As the overture plays, silhouettes dance across a large panel of intricately decorated windows before giving way to a jubilant ball in full swing. As the guests dance and drink, so too is the audience invited into the fast and hilarious world of “The Merry Widow.”
Walking into the glow of the stage lights at the Musical Arts Center, the sounds of soft jazz only grew louder, revealing a live band tucked into the corner of a set from “The Merry Widow.” Patrons enjoyed the music with drinks and appetizers all while admiring the dark nightclub set, adorned with flourishes of gold and silver— all creating a magical evening at the MAC Gala.
The Jacobs School of Music Opera and Ballet Theater department will present the first opera of the fall season, “The Merry Widow,” with two casts at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 and 23 at the Musical Arts Center.
In a nearly packed Auer Hall on Wednesday, an audience waited with bated breath to witness the premiere of Act I of the “The Mensch,” a new opera composed by Lauren Bernofsky, co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Contemporary Anti-Semitism and the Borns Jewish Studies Program at IU.