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alma mater Welcome to the School of Music at Indiana State University, a school with a long-standing tradition of excellence in the training of musicians for a variety of professional pursuits. Indiana State music graduates have distinguished themselves in a variety of ways. Many are outstanding teachers in public schools, colleges/universities and private studios while others have achieved recognition in such specialized areas as music business and performance. The music faculty, a community of scholars, performers and teachers, share an uncommonly strong commitment to their students in the school.


Featured Student

Blake RoachThis month's featured student is Blake Roach.
Click the picture to read more about his background and why he chose ISU!



Eva Kor and Ted GreenSPECIAL CMF EVENT: On October 15, at 7:30pm in University Hall, the Contemporary Music Festival will present Eva: A–7063, a documentary by Ted Green and Mika Brown produced in partnership with WFYI, Indianapolis’ PBS affiliate. In conjunction with the CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center, the festival will celebrate music in times of trial with a special screening of Eva: A–7063 followed by a question and answer period with filmmaker Ted Green and documentary composer Tyron Cooper. As with all festival events, this special event is free and open to the public. Learn more here!


53rd Annual Contemporary Music FestivalThe Contemporary Music Festival committee at Indiana State University is excited for the upcoming 53rd Annual Festival, scheduled for October 23–25, 2019. The theme for the festival is ETERNAL REFLECTIONS featuring works by composer Robert Paterson and celebrating music in times of trial. Joining Robert will be The Indianapolis Quartet as the featured guest ensemble and the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra as orchestra-in-residence. For complete information, please visit the CMF webpages!


Julia Heath-ReynoldsDr. Julia Heath-Reynolds, Assistant professor of Music, was presented the Community-Based Learning and Scholarship Award. The award recognizes outstanding faculty who have made serving the community an integral part of their academic goals and activities. Congratulations Dr. Heath-Reynolds! Read more about the award in ISU Today.


IMACF LogoThe International Music and Culture festival took place from March 12-15, 2019. The Festival featured guest student and faculty presenters traveling directly from ISU partner institutions: Shenyang Conservatory of Music, China; Mahidol University School of Music and St. Gabriel’s School, Thailand; An Giang University, Vietnam; and University of Pécs, Hungary. Read all about it in the ISU Newsroom, visit the festival webpage, and check out the Festival Photos!



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