New single released by John Littlejohn

John “Adidam” Littlejohn (MM ’02, GPD ’04, Violin) recently released Blahdidam, the first single from his new, not yet titled, acoustic album. “Blahdidam is a musical free-write that pays homage to some of my favorite old-school hip hop artists, as well as legendary violinist Nicolo Paganini,” explains Littlejohn.  A lyric video for Blahdidam is available […]

Holly Mulcahy appointed concertmaster for Chattanooga Symphony

Holly Mulcahy (BM ’94, Music Education; PC ’94, MM ’96, Violin) has been appointed the concertmaster for the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera. She performed Dvorak No. 6 with the orchestra last November and was chosen from seven candidates who each played one Masterworks concert in the 2012-2013 season.

Charles Limb conducts study on jazz music and the brain

Charles Limb, M.D, professor of otolaryngology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and an adjunct faculty member at Peabody, lead a research study on  jazz musicians how their brains become engaged during improvisation. Findings are detailed in the HUB article, “Hopkins researchers explore what’s going on in the minds of jazz musicians.”