Sharkey and Bettison Speak at Wuhan Conservatory Anniversary

Peabody Director Jeffrey Sharkey and composition faculty member Oscar Bettison attended and spoke at the 60th anniversary of the Wuhan Conservatory in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, on November 15. Sharkey was the only “Westerner” asked to speak at the main ceremony before 1,000 guests. The US consular officer was in attendance and representatives from nine Chinese […]

Michael Hersch Makes NY Times Holiday Gift List

The Sudden Pianist, a film on Peabody alumnus and faculty artist Michael Hersch, was chosen by The New York Times music critics to be on their holiday gift suggestion list. The  film by Richard Anderson explores Hersch’s compositions for the piano; a companion CD features his remarkable Vanishing Pavilions, inspired by the poetry of Christopher Middleton. It was also […]