East Hall will be rededicated as Joe Byrd Hall

On Friday, February 28, Peabody’s East Hall will be rededicated as Joe Byrd Hall.  Byrd (TC, BM ’62, Bass) enjoyed a career as a jazz bassist spanning over four decades, with highlights including performing at the White House, and in more than 100 countries as a goodwill ambassador.  The renaming ceremony will take place after […]

New book by Elisa Koehler

Fanfares and Finesse: A Performer’s Guide to Trumpet History and Literature by Elisa Koehler (BM ’87, Music Education; BM ’87, Trumpet; DMA ’96 Conducting) will be released on March 7 by Indiana University Press.  The book is decribed as “more than just a history of the trumpet, this essential reference book is a comprehensive guide […]

Daniel Trahey presented at LA Phil Symposium

Daniel Trahey (BM ’00, Tuba, Music Education) was a presenter at the 2014 LA Philharmonic’s Take A Stand Symposium, held February 20-22.  Trahey lead sessions on creative composition and integrating community engagement into higher education curriculum.