The 24HC

John Belkot, doctoral student in composition, will organize the 24 Hour Concert, or 24HC, to take place on January 25 at 8 pm in Cohen-Davison Family Theatre.  The process begins at 8 pm the night before, where composers find out what instruments they’re composing for and are allotted the following 12 hours to compose the […]

Music, Mind, Meaning conference

On January 30-31, the Peabody Institute will host a two-day Music, Mind, Meaning conference, supported by the Brain Science Institute at the School of Medicine.  Cost is $100; free for JHU faculty, staff, and students.  More information can be found at  The conference is featured in a Baltimore Beacon article, “Conference explores music’s effect […]

Baltimore premiere of work by David Smooke

On February 6, pianist Karl Larson will perform the Baltimore premiere of David Smooke’s (MM ’95, Composition) Transgenic Fields, dusk, as well as Morton Feldman’s Triadic Memories.  The concert will be held at An Die Musik, 409 North Charles Street, at 8 pm.  Price: $15; $10 for students.

OrchKids received $1 million gift

OrchKids recently received a million dollar gift from Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker, which will enable the program to increase the number of participating schools from 5 to 8, as well as boost enrollment from 750 to 1600 students.  The program also received a National Arts and Humanities Youth Program award at the White […]

Young Ik Jang will compete in Schadt String Competition

Senior Young Ik Jang, guitar, has been selected to participate in the Schadt String Competition for Classical Guitar sponsored by the Allentown Symphony. The competition is one of several prestigious guitar concerto competitions in the US and regularly has some of the best young international talent competing for this prize.  The semifinals will be held on […]