Pianist Jeannette Koekkoek performs worldwide as a soloist and chamber musician.
Mezzo-soprano Marietta Simpson has sung roles with Mobile and Minnesota Operas, the New York City Opera, the Royal Opera House, and numerous others and is on the voice faculty of the IU Jacobs School of Music. She spoke with Peter Jacobi.
As a professional opera, concert, and recital singer, Roy Samuelson has performed over 100 roles with opera companies.
Lewis Ricci is executive director of the Indiana Arts Council. Previously he was the director of the University of Idaho’s International Jazz Collections at the Lionel Hampton Center, and served on the adjunct faculty of that university.
Professor at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, a few of mezzo-soprano Mary Ann Hart’s honors have come from the Carnegie Hall International American Music Competition, the Concert Artists Guild, and the NATS Artist Awards. She spoke with Peter Jacobi.
Violinist and conductor Jaime Laredo and cellist Sharon Robinson have dedicated their lives to performing and teaching around the world. They are now on the faculty of the IU Jacobs School of Music. Peter Jacobi is your host.
Pulitzer Prize winning composer John Harbison is one of America’s leading composers, with commissions from many top orchestras and festivals. His work has been performed and recorded by the world’s leading musicians. He spoke with Peter Jacobi.
In this special two-hour interview, Menahem Pressler discusses his career as piano soloist and teacher before he co-founded the Beaux Arts Trio. He touches on many other aspects of his life, including his early days in Germany, his method of teaching students, and how he began teaching at IU. He spoke with long-time friend Peter Jacobi.