Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun‘s music critic, highlights several spring concerts featuring Peabody artists in “A notable, Kickstarter-funded concert of new and vintage American choral music,” including “Stinney” and works by composers Joshua Bornfield and Peter Dayton.
Benjamin Kramer appointed program manager of the Los Angeles Film School’s Music Production Online degree
Benjamin Kramer (BM ’07, Jazz Bass, Recording Arts and Sciences) was appointed program manager of the Los Angeles Film School’s Music Production Online degree.
Zuill Bailey (BM ’94, Cello) joins host Lara Downes for an emotionally raw, profoundly real conversation about life on the road and fatherhood at home in The Green Room, a radio series about the real lives of classical musicians distributed by the WFMT Radio Network.
Co-Director of the Conducting Program Markand Thakar will lead the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra’s Summer Conducting Seminar from June 12-22 at Peabody. Henry Fogel, preeminent among American orchestra administrators, will be in residence providing individual career counseling.
On Wednesday June 17, at 6:00 pm, Joel Fan (MM ’94, Piano) will perform “From China with Love – Connecting Cultures through Music,” a solo recital presented in collaboration with the National YoungArts Foundation, at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. The concert will provide an insightful look into China’s rapidly changing musical landscape, featuring works […]
On Sunday, June 14, at 4:00 pm, the world premiere of Music Theory faculy member Joel Puckett’s I enter the earth will be given by the Crossing, a professional chamber choir conducted by Donald Nally and dedicated to new music, in Philadelphia. Joel Puckett speaks about his new work in this video.
The Yale School of Music selected 38 participants for the fifth Symposium on Music in Schools, which took place June 4–7. Each organization received the Yale University Distinguished Educator Award, including the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s OrchKids program, represented by Dan Trahey (BM ’00, Tuba, Music Education), and the Portland Symphony Orchestra’s PSO Musical Explorers program […]
Tong Chen (GPD ’11, Conducting), a former student of Gustav Meier and Markand Thakar, was appointed music director of the Yonkers Philharmonic in N.Y.
From The Grapevine, a website which provides a fresh perspective on Israel, profiles faculty artist Amit Peled in “Cellist finds musical nirvana playing Pablo Casals’ 280-year-old cello.”
Antoinette Gan (BM ’11, cello), a former student of Amit Peled and Alison Wells who recently received a Master of Music degree from the Shepherd School of Music, has won a section cello position with the Oregon Symphony.