Marin Alsop and Leon Fleisher to receive honorary Hopkins degrees

Faculty Artists Marin Alsop and Leon Fleisher will be receiving honorary degrees from the Johns Hopkins University, which will be conferred to them at the universitywide commencement ceremony on May 21 at Homewood Field. “Every person in this inspiring group of men and women has answered the call to lead,” said Johns Hopkins University President […]

Bin Huang named Associate Professor of Violin at the Eastman School of Music

Bin Huang (BM ’93, Violin) has been named an Associate Professor of Violin at the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester. Huang first came to international attention at the age of 14, when she shared first prize with Maxim Vengerov in the Junior Wieniawski International Violin Competition, in Lublin, Poland. She went […]

New Music Gathering comes to Peabody

The second New Music Gathering will be held at the Peabody Institute, Jan. 7- 9, 2016. Marin Alsop will give the keynote speech. The New Music Gathering, founded by Lainie Fefferman, Daniel Felsenfeld, Mary Kouyoumdjian and Matt Marks, debuted last January in San Francisco. The theme of the 2016 session will be “communities — big and […]

Samuel Brannon wins Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Dissertation Fellowship

Samuel Brannon (BM ’09 Composition, MM ’10 Composition), presently a Ph.D. candidate in musicology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was recently awarded an Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Dissertation Fellowship from the American Musicological Society. This highly-competitive and prestigious award supports the completion of his dissertation, “Writing about Music in Early-Modern […]