IU Goes to Asia 2015


IU Jacobs School of Music Chamber Orchestra

As part of its continued engagement with countries central to its mission of expanding overseas opportunities for its students and faculty, diversifying its campus culture and establishing new connections with its international alumni, IU was involved in several major events and activities – in China and South Korea – that reflect the university’s ever-growing global impact.

Those happenings include the first-ever Asian tour of the Chamber Orchestra from the world-renowned IU Jacobs School of Music, which traveled to Seoul for a series of high-profile concerts.

While in Seoul, IU President Michael A. McRobbie sat down for interviews with Arirang television and the Korea Times, which highlighted IU’s efforts in the country in the article, “Indiana University boosts ties with Korean schools.” Korea Times also reported on IU’s partnership with Seoul National University in the article, “Jacobs School of Music signs accord with SNU.”

The Korea Herald also reported on the music school’s tour in the article, “Jacobs School orchestra makes Asian debut in Seoul.