Introduced Version





HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.



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Introduced

Second Regular Session of the 114th General Assembly (2006)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

    Whereas, The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is one of the most comprehensive and acclaimed institutions of its kind, playing a key role in educating performers, scholars, composers, and music educators who influence music performance and education around the globe;

    Whereas, The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music supports the largest and most accomplished resident faculty of any music educational institution worldwide;

    Whereas, More than 1,400 students from throughout the United States and 35 foreign countries attend the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music during the school year;

    Whereas, The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Indiana's largest center for the performance of music and ballet with more than 1,100 public events each year, has been ranked first in the nation by Change magazine, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and U.S. News and World Report;

    Whereas, The Indiana University Opera Theater, the country's leading collegiate opera program, stages up to eight complete productions each year, including the world premiere of Ned Rorem's opera, Our Town, based on Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize winning play;


    Whereas, Through the support and interest of Indiana University and the General Assembly, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2010, has achieved a level of excellence and world-renown beyond compare; and

    Whereas, The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music has a stellar faculty and graduates, including international artists Sylvia McNair, Angela Brown, Timothy Noble, Joshua Bell, and David Baker, and alumni of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music have been named music directors of 26 symphony orchestras throughout the United States: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly acknowledges the wonderful contributions that have been made by the faculty and students of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music throughout the years. The faculty and students have given the citizens of Indiana and the world countless hours of musical enjoyment.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives shall transmit a copy of this resolution to Gwyn Richards, Dean of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.