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Mei Zhong, What Gets You Jazzed?, IU Summer Music Festival

This week on Artworks, an Indiana professor of music who is trying to broaden the art song literature with music from her homeland of China. We’ll recap April’s Jazz Appreciation month survey “What gets you jazzed?” And a preview of the upcoming 2009 IU Summer Music Festival.

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Mei Zhong Brings Chinese Songs To The West

Art songs regularly come from countries such as Germany, France, England, and Italy. Soon, you may be hearing songs from China as well. Mei Zhong, an associate professor of music at Ball State University, is making Chinese songs accessible to Western singers through transliterations.

Boxcar Books Shows Off Staff Art

Boxcar Books, a non-profit, volunteer run organization which provides another venue for local artists to showcase their work, is turning the tables and showing off staff artwork, Friday May 8th.

More Than Just the Standards: IU Summer Music Fest Preview

For music lovers in Southern and Central Indiana, this summer’s IU Jacobs School of Music's Summer Music Festival will certainly be something exciting.

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