Dominick DiOrio ’06

Friday, September 30, 2016

Outstanding Young Alumni Award


Dominick DiOrio headshotDominick DiOrio is a composer and conductor whose music is widely commissioned, performed, published, and recorded. His works have been presented in major venues across the United States as well as in Austria, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

Hired at age 28 and promoted to associate professor at 31, Dominick is the youngest-ever tenured member of the conducting faculty at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington. He is the director and conductor of NOTUS, the university’s elite new music chamber chorus.

Dominick received the 2014 Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, the university’s highest honor for tenure-track faculty. In 2015, he was one of 14 American conductors chosen for the American Choral Directors Association’s International Conductor Exchange Program with Sweden.


After graduating summa cum laude from Ithaca College, Dominick earned a doctorate of musical arts in conducting from the Yale School of Music. He is proud to have given annually to Ithaca College since his graduation in 2006.