New album by Michael Hersch

On February 25, Innova Recordings will release faculty member Michael Hersch’s (BM ’95, MM ’97, Composition) Images from a Closed Ward, performed by the Blair String Quartet.  The quartet, artists in residence at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music in Tennessee, gave the first performances of the piece in 2012.

Larry Williams will perform world premiere

Peabody faculty member Larry Williams (BM ’88, GPD ’90, French Horn) will perform the world premiere of Concerto for Horn and Wind Band at the Northern Illinois University School of Music on February 26.  The piece, composed specifically for Williams by NIU faculty member Dr. Thomas Bough, will be recorded and included on the album, […]

JHU Black Student Union will honor Audrey McCallum

JHU’s Black Student Union will present its Annual Soulful Expressions Benefit Concert on February 23 at 6 pm in Peabody’s Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.  The event will include the presentation of the Johns Hopkins Heritage Award to Audrey McCallum (BM ’60, MM ’67, Music Education, Piano), the first African American student to study at […]