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Double Bass

Summer Music Chamber Series showcases wide range of contemporary works, including premieres

Rubens Quartet

The chamber music leg of the Jacobs School's 2013 Summer Music series begins at 8 p.m. this Thursday, June 27, in Auer Hall with the Rubens Quartet performing Stravinsky's Three Pieces for String Quartet, Dutilleux's "Ainsi la nuit" and Bartók's String Quartet No. 4.   Full Story >>

IU Jacobs School of Music appoints double bassist Kurt Muroki to faculty

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that double bassist Kurt Muroki will join its faculty as professor of music (double bass) in the fall of 2013, pending approval by the Trustees of Indiana University.   Full Story >>

IU Jacobs School of Music faculty and alumni contend for Grammys

Eric Guinivan

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music continues to be a contender on the nominee list for the annual Grammy Awards, to be presented live on Feb. 10, 2013, on CBS by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.   Full Story >>

IU Jacobs School students participate in 2011 YouTube Symphony Orchestra

For the second time in succession, two IU Jacobs School students have been chosen to participate in the YouTube Symphony Orchestra project under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. The host for this year's international musical celebration is the Sydney Opera House in Australia, one of the most innovative performing arts complexes in the world.   Full Story >>

Student winners announced for Concerto Competitions in the IU Jacobs School of Music

The Jacobs School of Music today (Feb. 4, 2011) announced the winners of recent piano, violin and double bass competitions for performances with the Chamber, Concert, Philharmonic and University orchestras. All of the following concert events, performed by competition winners, are free and open to the public.   Full Story >>

Hurst and Starker receive distinguished awards from ASTA

Congratulations to Professor of Music Lawrence Hurst, chair of the department of strings, and Distinguished Professor of Music Janos Starker on their receipt of distinguished awards from the American String Teachers Association (ASTA).   Full Story >>