Jake Runestad receives Washington National Opera commission

Jake Runestad (MM ’11, Composition) has received a commission by the Washington National Opera as part of its American Opera Initiative, a comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the stage while fostering the talents of rising American composers and librettists. Partnering with award-winning librettist David Johnston, this new new 20-minute opera, Daughters […]

Peabody Double Reeds perform Sunday at IDRS conference

Peabody faculty artists Phillip Kolker, bassoon; Jane Marvine, oboe; and Lura Johnson, piano; will be joined by Scott Pender (MM ’85, Composition) and several Peabody students in a performance at the 2014 Conference of the International Double Reed Society in New York City. The “Peabody Double Reeds” program features several works by Pender as well […]