Geoff Knorr (MM ’08)

Geoff Knorr (BM ’07, Recording Arts and Sciences; MM ’08, Composition) was the orchestrator for all, and composer on some, of the music recently recorded by an orchestra in Prague for the fall release of Sid Meier’s Civilization V video game. After the recording was done, Director of Recording Arts and Sciences Scott Metcalfe performed the editing, mixing, and mastering. Knorr […]

Geoff Knorr (BM ’07) — Sid Meier’s Civilization V

Geoff Knorr (BM ’07, Recording Arts and Sciences; MM ’08, Composition) was the orchestrator for all, and composer on some, of the music recently recorded by an orchestra in Prague for the fall release of Sid Meier’s Civilization V video game. After the recording was done, Director of Recording Arts and Sciences Scott Metcalfe performed […]

Pipe Organ Encounter

In August, Donald Sutherland will teach and perform a solo recital at the Pipe Organ Encounter, held at Shenandoah University. Alumnus Marvin Mills (GPD ’02) will also teach and perform at the same week-long event.

Summer Organ Recitals

The Summer Organ Recital Series at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., will feature current DMA student Richard Fitzgerald on August 15. Jin-Sun Cho (MM ’95, GPD ’96), Louis Perazza (GPD ’07), and current MM student Nicholas Will performed on the series earlier this summer.

Percussive Arts Society International Convention

The Peabody Percussion Group, directed by Robert Van Sice, were winners of the Percussive Arts Society’s International Percussion Ensemble Competition. Each year, the winners—two high school ensembles and three college ensembles—are selected to perform showcase concerts at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), which will be held this year in Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 10-13. […]

Yellow Barn

Faculty artist William Sharp, baritone, will perform Beethoven’s An die Hoffnung with his Peabody faculty colleague Seth Knopp, at the Yellow Barn Music School and Festival in Putney, Vt., on August 3.

Laura Strickling (MM ’06)

Laura Strickling (MM ’06) won third place in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Awards vocal competition, held at the NATS 51st National Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, on July 1 and 2. As the third place winner, Strickling was given the Irma Cooper Award from the NATS Foundation and a scholarship […]

Solen Mainguene (BM ’10)

Solen Mainguene (BM ’10) has been admitted to the Mozarteum Universitat in Salzburg for a master’s degree in opera.  She was also offered a young artist residency in the Mozart Opern Institute, and will perform the role of Elettra in Idomeneo in April next year.

USA International Harp Competition

In July, senior Jasmine Hogan, DMA candidate Cameron Huster, and GPD candidate Shuang Liu attended the USA International Harp Competition in Bloomington, Ind., and gave a presentation about new music with harp department chair Ruth Inglefield, who is the head of the composition competition associated with the harp competition. The students performed the pieces composed […]

Rebecca Duren (MM ’06)

Rebecca Duren (MM ’06) performed the Monteverdi Vespers (1610) at the Catedral Metropolitana de la Asunción de María in Mexico City in May. Video clips of those performances can be found here and here.