Ben S. Jacob

Musician · Composer · Educator · Multi-media performing artist · Aesthetic innovator

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A.
E-mail: bensjacob@yahoo.com
Website: www.bensjacob.com

Professional objective

Education

Master of Music in Composition, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music (2008)

Bachelor of Arts in Music (Composition), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Music (2000)

Professional experience

Director, composer, arranger, producer, manager, and guitarist, BASILICA music and multi-media performing arts group (2005 - present)

Composer, arranger, producer, manager, and performer, BENJAMINJAMINMAN Violin Duo (2003 - 2005).

Performer, arranger, and assistant manager, Harlots (2004 - 2005)

Radio program host, WIUS AM 1570 Pure Student Radio (2004)

Composer, arranger, producer, manager, and performer, Eve’s Revenge music ensemble (2003 - 2004)

Discussion leader, Composition Department, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music (2002 - 2003)

Associate Instructor of Music Theory, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music (2000 - 2002)

Music copyist (Freelance) (1998 - present)

Additional activities

Awards

Compositions and performances

No. 1 for solo piano “Handhammer” (2002)


Two monoliths for orchestra
(2222.2220.11.harp.strings) (2002)


No. 1 for piano quartet (Vn., Va., Vc., and Pf.) "Rivetbasher"
(2002)


Miniatures for solo piano, Vol. I
(2001)


Hommage à la musique concrète
for electronic media
(2001)


Thickness
for solo drum set
(2001)


Aphorism for solo flute
(2000)


Avia Pieridum
for mixed choir, a cappella
(2000)


Woodwind Quintet
(2000)


Fanfare for Gamelan, Brass, and Timpani
(1999)


Alur sungai (The Flow of the River)
for Javanese chamber gamelan ensemble
(1999)


Bubaran Laras Molak Malik for Javanese gamelan orchestra
(1999)


a light rage
for string quartet
(1999)


brittledrydamp
for percussion trio
(1998)


Solo violin
(1998)



Last updated October 6, 2006
URL: http://www.bensjacob.com/resume.html