Annie Gill and Curtis Bannister will participate in Rising Star Competition

Soprano Annie Gill (GPD ’08, Voice) and tenor Curtis Bannister (GPD ’10, Voice) are among the ten finalists in the Rising Star Emerging Performing Artist Award Competition, competing for a cash prize of $5,000.  The competition is part of the 17th Annual Celebration of the Arts in Howard County, showcasing and promoting the arts and […]

Peabody Chamber Opera: Before Breakfast and Ophelia Forever

Peabody Chamber Opera presents two pieces at the Baltimore Theater Project: Before Breakfast, composed by Thomas Pasatieri, with a libretto by Frank Corsaro; and Ophelia Forever, by Amy Beth Kirsten (DMA ’10, Composition).  Kirsten’s interview about the work, “That unmatch’d form: A new opera by a Peabody alum explores the story of Ophelia,” and behind […]

Joseph Young appointed Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Assistant Conductor

Joseph Young (AD ’09, Conducting) has been named the new Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Assistant Conductor and Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Music Director.  Young will begin his duties with the ASO on June 1, and will assume the role of Music Director of the ASYO in the 2014-15 season.  Young spoke with WABE, Atlanta’s NPR station […]

Christy Muncey chosen for NWBC Conductors Competition

DMA wind conducting student Christy Muncey will participate in the Nordic Wind Band Conference Conductors Competition on March 12-14 in Järvenpää, Finland.  Muncey is one of twenty conductors from nine different countries to qualify for the competition.

Asha Srinivasan promoted at Lawrence University

Asha Srinivasan (MM ’03, Music Theory Pedagogy; MM ’04, Computer Music, Composition) was granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor at Lawrence University, where she joined the faculty in 2008.  Before attending Peabody, Srinivasan studied at Goucher with Peabody alumnus Kendall Kennison (DMA ’96, Composition).