The Peabody Post

Several musicians from the Peabody community win MSAC individual awards

Maryland-State-Arts-Council_logo_RGB1-960x500Several Peabody alumni and faculty won Individual Artist awards from the Maryland State Arts Council. Mark Meadows (GPD ’13, Jazz Piano; JHU BA ’11, Psychology), bass faculty artist Michael Formanek, Joel Nygren (BM ’04, Jazz Piano) and Ian Sims (BS ’08 Electrical Engineering; BM ’08, AD ’10, Jazz Saxophone; MA ’10, Audio Science) all won for non-classical music composition. Faculty member Jennifer Blades  (MM ’97, GPD ’98, Voice) and Russell Kirk (BM ’05, Jazz Saxophone) won for non-classical music solo performances. See the full list of winners here:

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