Former long-time Peabody Institute faculty member Yong Ku Ahn, 85, of Columbia, Maryland, passed away on August 14, 2013. He was a full-time member of the Conservatory violin faculty from September 1968 through June 1993 when he retired. He then continued to teach in the Conservatory on a limited basis from September 1993 through January 2002. Ahn also taught in the Preparatory from July 1978 through June 1985. He was a beloved violinist, teacher, conductor, and humanitarian.