Composers are often drawn to the natural world as a source of inspiration for their works. They then create sound environments to depict the world around them.
On December 5th at two o'clock, the Jacobs School of Music's Early Music Institute will perform a rendering of the Christmas story like none other.
In the past, I’ve actually had someone else listen to and select the final takes, but this time I did it my self and the final product did benefit.
The first pieces that had any substance were little pieces by Bach and I’ve loved him ever since
Sibelius’ sixth symphony is played much less frequently that his others and I think that it’s one on the master pieces of the twentieth century.
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will produce the collegiate premiere of the musical The Light in the Piazza during the 2009 Summer Music Festival.
Swiss conductor Mario Venzago is will guest conduct the Indiana University Summer Music Festival 2009 Orchestra.
"When we come back to these pieces, it’s almost as if we start all over again. It’s what happens when you seriously approach great pieces."
Indiana University Summer Festival Orchestra guest conductor David Robertson says, "for a conductor, most of the education has to be on-the-job training."