Jordan Thomas will be featured soloist for Britten’s Ceremony of Carols in MD and PA

Senior harpist Jordan Thomas (BM ’13) will be featured soloist on Britten’s Ceremony of Carols with multiple choirs all over Maryland and Pennsylvania this holiday season.   December 8, 2012 7:30 pm CBCC Chamber Choir. Saint Saen’s Christmas Oratorio and Susa’s Carols and Lullabies   December 9, 2012 10 am Eastport United Methodist Church Choir. Benjamin […]

Jory Vinikour has been nominated for a GRAMMY

Jory Vinikour (Piano) has been nominated for a GRAMMY in the category of Best Classical Instrumental Solo for his harpsichord recording of works of Rameau, The Complete Harpsichord Works of Rameau. The GRAMMYs will take place on Feb. 10.

William Davenport (BM ’11, Voice) substitutes with the New Jersey State Opera

In August, William Davenport, tenor, (BM ’11, Voice) substituted on very short notice as tenor soloist for renown Metropolitan Opera tenor Marcello Giordani in Verdi’s Requiem with the New Jersey State Opera, Jason Tramm conducting. The review in the New Jersey Star-Ledger was entitled “A stellar substitute performance” and said in part, “In Giordani’s stead, […]

Alumni at Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia

Three former students of Stanley Cornett are presently enrolled in the full-tuition program at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia: tenor William Davenport (BM ’11, Voice), mezzo-soprano Kristina Lewis (MM ’10, Voice), and soprano Shelley Jackson (BM ’07, Voice), who was also a student of Marianna Busching while at Peabody.

Jenni Bank (BM ‘06, Voice) reviewed in Opera News

Mezzo-soprano Jenni Bank (BM ‘06, Voice) received the following review in Opera News magazine for her performance in David Henry Hwang’s Alice in Wonderland with the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis: “Mezzo-soprano Jenni Bank was a standout as the Duchess, showing a luscious, dramatic voice and plenty of stage humor.”  In another performance with the Young […]

Israel Lozano in The Bohemians

Tenor Israel Lozano (GPD ’02, Opera) is featured in the lead role of Rodolfo in the upcoming independent movie The Bohemians, a contemporary adaption of Puccini’s opera La Boheme, to be released in May 2013. Also performing and singing in the movie in the role of Colline is bass Thomas McNichols (MM ’04, Voice).

Nathan Wyatt (BM ’10, MM ’12, Voice)

Baritone Nathan Wyatt (BM ’10, MM ’12, Voice) was awarded a Tanglewood Music Festival Fellowship for the summer of 2013. In September, Wyatt was one of two invited soloists, along with soprano Elizabeth Futral, to perform new works in the official opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new Opera America National Opera Center in New […]

News on Peter Tomaszewski

Bass-baritone Peter Tomaszewski (MM ‘10, GPD 12, Opera) is currently a Young Artist at the Palm Beach Opera in Florida. Last summer Tomaszewski performed in the Young Victorian Theatre Company’s Mikado “as the perpetually self-conflicted Pooh-Bah . . . and reveals quite a flair for comedy. He puts his warm, hefty bass-baritone to telling use […]

Harp at the Walters

Jasmine Hogan (MM ’14, Harp Performance and Pedagogy) and Peggy Houng (BM ’14, Harp Performance) will be giving a joint recital at the Walters Art Gallery today at 12pm. This concert is free and open to the public.