Time Toss to Perform in Baltimore and New York

Time Toss, featuring Peabody alumni Jarrett Gilgore (BM ’15, Jazz Saxophone) on alto saxophone and synth and Liam Hurlbut on tenor saxophone, as well as Matt Frazao (BM ’02, Guitar) on bass, and Sam Balcom on drums, will perform throughout the east coast in September and October. 9/24 – The Windup Space, Baltimore, Maryland 9/28 – The Fifth Dimension […]

Jacques-Pierre Malan Wins Second Prize in SICMF International Study Bursary Competition

MM cello student Jacques-Pierre Malan (GPD ’12, Cello; GPD ’13, Chamber Music), student of Amit Peled, won second prize in the inaugural Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival (SICMF) International Study Bursary Competition – the largest South African bursary for overseas music studies. The aim of the competition is “to attract the finest local music students to […]

Peabody Youth Orchestra to Perform Harmony for Peace Concert at Kimmel Hall

The Peabody Youth Orchestra will perform at this year’s Harmony for Peace concert in the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall in Philadelphia on October 24, 2015 from 3-5 pm. The program features renowned composer and conductor Johan de Meij’s “Lord of the Rings” Symphony. Also featured are the Chester County Youth Choir and Chorale, ChildrenSong of New Jersey, Yeou-Cheng […]

Anastasia Pike Establishes Harp Department at Christopher Newport University

Preparatory harp faculty member Anastasia Pike (MM ’07, Harp), a former student of Jeanne Chalifoux, has established a harp department at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia. Dr. Pike’s research interests include assessment and evaluation of music in higher education, musician biographies, music and medicine, and interdisciplinary music education. She will be presenting at the […]

Tian Lu to Give All Chopin Recital

Pianist Tian Lu, a student of Leon Fleisher, will be giving an all Chopin recital on Wednesday, September 23 at 6:30 pm in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall. Ms. Lu will compete in the International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw next month.

Daniel Kazez Develops Intonation Training App, Intune

Daniel Kazez (MM ’82, Cello) produced an iPhone app called InTune to test and train intonation. The Voice Council Magazine called the app “brilliantly simple.” Music Toolbox called it “simple and elegant…delightfully simple.” On the App Store: bit.ly/intuneapp. Kazez is the author of the college text book Rhythm Reading (W.W. Norton) and has given cello recitals […]