Peabody Jazz in Singapore

A group of Peabody jazz students and alumni—Sophomore Jonathan Baez, drums; senior Amanda Bloom, vocals; junior Kevin Clark, guitar; Blake Meister (BM ’08), bass; and Jacob Silver (GPD ’10), piano—played at the National University of Singapore last month. The group performed in the “Ones to Watch” concert, an annual performance that aims to inspire youth […]

Falletta Concerto Competition

Two alumni featured in this year’s JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition in Buffalo, N.Y. Ben Beirs (BM ’06, MM ’07, GPD ’09) and Mark Edwards (MM ’09, Guitar) were two of nine semi-finalists in the competition. The two guitarists also performed outreach concerts at several local schools and hospitals in Buffalo.