IU Jacobs students bring music to underserved community members

When Brynn Elcock walked into Memorial Stadium for Indiana University Bloomington’s commencement ceremony, she left behind the Jacobs School of Music professors who have taught her so much, the friends she made over the past four years and the place that served as her home-away-from-home. She also left behind something dear to her heart: Classical Connections, […]

“The person I was portraying was more than just a character”

Guest post by Rachel Evans, a doctorate student at the Jacobs School of Music: I am in my fourth (and final) year of coursework towards the Doctorate of Music in Vocal Performance here at Indiana University. I grew up in Southern California and received both my B.A. and M.M. from UCLA. This month I had the […]

Student-led Liberation Music Collective helps spread socially conscious messages through jazz

Post by IU Communications colleague Milana Katic: When most people think of protest music, they think of John Lennon’s “Give Peace a Chance” or Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On.” But there’s a new generation of musicians eager to make its protests heard. Meet the Liberation Music Collective, a socially conscious big band made up of 16 […]