Faculty Hollis Robbins’s recent article, “The Literature of Lynching,” was featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Hollis Robbins is director of the Center for Africana Studies at the Johns Hopkins University and chair of the humanities department at Johns Hopkins’s Peabody Institute.
Guitarist Julien Xuereb (MM ’15, Guitar), a GPD student of Julian Gray, was recently featured on Baltimore Local News for his contributions as Springwell Senior Living’s Artist in Residence. Xuereb provides entertainment and relaxation to residents in exchange for free housing. Springwell Senior Living established a partnership with the Peabody Institute this past June as part of a commitment […]
Angel Lam (MM ’03, DMA ’11, Composition; MM ’05, Music Theory) was recently featured in an interview with the New York Foundation for the Arts. Lam is an NYFA Fiscally Sponsored Artist, and her piece “Empty Mountain, Spirit Rain” was one of four featured compositions on the Silk Road Ensemble’s album Off the Map, which was nominated […]
The University of Pennsylvania Glee Club, Penn’s oldest student performing arts group and treasured University tradition lasting 153 years, welcomes its new director, Joshua Glassman (MM ’15, Voice). Following the resignation of Erik Nordgren, who served as Glee Club Director for 15 years, Platt Student Performing Arts House and the Penn Glee Club announced Mr. […]
Frances Borowsky and Siblings to Perform Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra
On September 13 at 4:00 pm, Frances Borowsky (MM ’13, Cello) will perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Triple Concerto together with her siblings, Elizabeth and Emmanuel Borowsky, and the Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra. The concert will also feature Beethoven’s 7th Symphony, and will take place in the Seminary Chapel located at 147 Seminary Ridge in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Preparatory alumna Nadia Sirota, viola, is performing the American premiere of Nico Muhly’s Viola Concerto with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Leonard Slatkin on October 23-25, 2015. The program also features Aaron Copland’s Symphony No. 3. Sirota studied with preparatory faculty Rebecca Henry. Sirota is a member of yMusic, Alarm Will Sound, and ACME (the American […]
Melissa Wertheimer Presents “Fierce Feminine Flute” on Howard Community College Faculty Recital Series
On Saturday, October 24 at 7:30pm, Peabody alumna and Faculty Member Melissa Wertheimer (MM ’10, Piccolo) presents “Fierce Feminine Flute” on the Howard County Community College Faculty Recital Series. The program of flute repertoire by women from the 18th-21st centuries will feature works by two Peabody composers, Elisenda Fabregas (DMA ’11, Composition) and Natalie Draper, […]
Tonar Music announces the release of its fourth music publication in the Manuel Barrueco Collection, Bach’s Sonata No. 7 in G Major, BWV 1019, originally for violin and harpsichord, here transcribed for three guitars by guitar faculty artist Manuel Barrueco. The work is available recorded on a CD, China & West with Manuel Barrueco and the Beijing Guitar Duo, and the […]