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  • New Music Symposium

    October 29, 2016, 1:30 pm
    Studio 113

    Guest composer Augusta Read Thomas discusses her music and approach to composition

  • Pre-Concert Discussion: Boulez Legacy Series

    October 30, 2016, 3:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    Pre-concert Panel Discussion: Reflections on Boulez

    Augusta Read Thomas, University of Chicago; Susan McClary, Case Western Reserve University; and Joshua Smith, principal flute, The Cleveland Orchestra; moderated by Keith Fitch.

  • Boulez Legacy Series

    October 30, 2016, 4:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    Boulez the Advocate and Mentor 

    CIM New Music Ensemble
    Keith Fitch, director
    Augusta Read Thomas, guest composer
    Joshua Smith, flute

Mark Jackobs joined The Cleveland Orchestra in 1993, after serving as a member of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.  He has given recital and chamber music performances in Reinberger Chamber Hall at Severance Hall and with the Myriad Ensemble, and has performed at the summer festivals of Aspen, Edinburgh, Mainly Mozart, American Music, Heidelberg Schlosspeile, Interlochen and Kent/Blossom.

A faculty member of the Cleveland Institute of Music, Jackobs previously taught at the Encore School for Strings.  He has been an adjunct faculty member of the Peabody Conservatory of Music and the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and has given master classes at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Interlochen Arts Camp, the Music Institute of Chicago, Ohio Viola Society, Oberlin Conservatory, Peabody Conservatory, Rocky Mountain Viola Society and the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Jackobs is a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy.  He earned a bachelor’s degree from the Eastman School of Music and an artist diploma from the Cleveland Institute of Music.  His teachers include Heidi Castleman, Rosemary Malocsay, William Preucil Sr. and Robert Vernon. 

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