IU Jacobs School of Music

  • 200 S. Eagleson Avenue
  • Bloomington, IN 47405
  • (812) 855-7998

Indiana University's world class Jacobs School of Music presents opera, ballet, and musical performances throughout the year. The school's primary performance venue, the Musical Arts Center (MAC), is known around the world for its advanced acoustical design and similarity to New York City's Metropolitan Opera. Additional venues include Auer Hall, Ford-Crawford Hall, and the Conrad Prebys Amphitheater.

All Jacobs School of Music performances are open to the public, and many are free.

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Jacobs Concert Band and Symphonic Band

Marcellus Brown, Tiffany J. Galus, and Jason H. Nam, conductors Featuring Tess Jones and Timothy Loman, conductors Learn more

Eugene Onegin

Music by P. Tchaikovsky Dueling Personalities In nineteenth-century Russia, Eugene Onegin is a sophisticated but cavalier bachelor who rejects young Tatiana’s naive confession of love. Bored, he tries to seduce his best friend’s betrothed, which unsurprisingly... Learn more

John Fedchock Jazz Ensemble

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music jazz ensemble directed by John Fedchock Learn more

Jacobs Symphony Orchestra

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Symphony Orchestra Learn more

Student Composition Recital

Each academic year the composition department schedules at least eight general Student Composition Recitals; all composition majors are encouraged to program their works composed while enrolled at IU on these recitals, which usually comprise solo instrumental and vocal pieces, works for chamber... Learn more

NOTUS Contemporary Vocal Ensemble Concert

Directed and Conducted by Dominick DiOrio Repertoire- Lash: Canticum Psalmi Falsum (2021) Trumbore: Charting the World (2022) Robles: Blühende Bäume (2021) DiOrio: Weaver of Eternities (2023, world premiere) Also featuring world premiere performances of works by the winners... Learn more

Singing Hoosiers Spring Concert

One of the country’s finest show choirs, this Grammy-nominated ensemble is grounded in the Great American Songbook, raising its collective voices to sing America’s story through immersion in her varied musical traditions, both past and present. Learn more

Star on the Rise: La Bayadère... Reimagined!

Music by L. Minkus Star on the Rise Dedicated to replacing caricature with character in ballet, stagers Phil Chan and Doug Fullington begin by lifting this new-fashioned interpretation of a classical ballet out of India and placing it in a quintessentially... Learn more

Tom Walsh Jazz Ensemble

Jacobs School of Music jazz ensemble directed by Tom Walsh Learn more

Jacobs Symphonic Band

Conducted by Jason H. Nam, Featuring Conductor Christopher Nelson Repertoire- Gorb: Awayday (1996/99) Sullivan/Mackerras/Duthoit: Suite from “Pineapple Poll” (1951) C. Nelson: Wayfaring Stranger (2014) Tyzik: Three Latin Dances (2018) Dorn: Out of the Shadows (2022) Gandolfi:... Learn more

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Music by S. Sondheim A Razor-Edged Musical The infamous tale of barbarous barber Sweeney Todd, who returns to Victorian-era London obsessed with revenge against the judge responsible for his unjust exile and subsequent death of his wife. The relentless Todd... Learn more

Jazz Celebration

This annual celebration of all things jazz features the very best Jacobs Jazz Studies students and faculty have to offer, while also welcoming renowned guests. Catch the vibe as bouncing big band, searing solos, and edgy ensembles help you swing into spring! Learn more