Patricia Palmer is recipient of 2015 DLC Diversity Recognition Award

Peabody faculty member Patricia Palmer, who teaches English as a Second Language, has been selected as one of 12 recipients university-wide recipients of the 2015 DLC Diversity Recognition Awards.  The finalists, selected from a pool of 83, are being honored for their contributions to diversity at Johns Hopkins University. Palmer has chaired the Diversity Committee […]

New opera ‘Stinney’ to have panel discussion

On April 29, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the George Peabody Library, a panel discussion on Stinney, a new opera by voice student Frances Pollock, will take place. The discussion will feature Lester Spence, associate professor, Department of Political Science, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, author of Stare in the Darkness: The Limits of Hip-hop […]

Russel C. Wonderlic Memorial Competition finalists all Peabody students

The three Finalists for the 2015 Russell C. Wonderlic Memorial Competition in Voice are all current or former Peabody students. Zoe Band (MM ’14) mezzo-soprano (student of Ah Hong), junior Chong Yoon Noh, tenor (student of Stanley Cornett), and GPD student Wenhui Xu, soprano (student of Stanley Cornett) will compete in the Competition Finals Concert on Sunday, April […]

Jake Runestad commissioned to compose for Conspirare

Jake Runestad (MM ’11, Composition) recently finished a commissioned work for Craig Hella Johnson and Conspirare. One of the finest choirs in the country, Conspirare won a 2015 Grammy® award for Best Choral Performance. Runestad’s piece Come to the Woods is a setting of texts by John Muir, the famed naturalist and environmentalist, and explores […]

Charles Halka’s work performing at Cabrillo Festival

Charles Halka’s (BM Piano ’06, MM Composition and Music Theory Pedagogy ’08) composition, Impact (2013) was chosen by Marin Alsop, for the Cabrillo Festival in Santa Cruz, CA. Alsop will conduct the piece  on the final concert of the festival on August 16. Additionally, Halka’s latest chamber opera, And Jill Came Tumbling After (2013), was chosen […]

Joseph Young receives Solti Foundation U.S. Career Assistance Award

Joseph Young (AD ’09, Conducting), who in 2007 was the first recipient of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra-Peabody Institute Conducting Fellowship and is currently assistant conductor of the Atlanta Symphony and music director of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra, is one of the nine conductors who are receiving this year’s Solti Foundation U.S. Career Assistance Awards. […]