Julien Xuereb to Perform at Madonnari Arts Festival

On October 3 at 6:00 pm, guitarist Julien Xuereb (MM ’15, Guitar) will perform two sets at Café Gia for the Madonnari Arts Festival. This four-day cultural festival will showcase Italian food, wine, music, theater, and dance, as well as elaborate chalk paintings created by artists directly on the streets of Little Italy in a […]

Townsend Plant Appointed Associate Dean for Enrollment and Student Life

Townsend Plant, DMA, has joined Peabody as its first associate dean for enrollment and student life, overseeing admissions, financial aid, the registrar, and student affairs. Dean Plant previously led the Ithaca College School of Music admissions office. He has also served as assistant provost for admissions at Binghamton University and director of admissions for Indiana University’s Jacobs […]

Peabody Computer Music Presents at 2015 International Computer Music Conference

Peabody computer music students, faculty, and alumni are in the midst of being featured at the 2015 International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) taking place at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas from September 25 to October 1. Among the performed pieces are Tres Gritos Para Mi Patria for flute and electronics by Joshua […]

Melissa Wimbish to Perorm Ligeti Opera for Concert Artists of Baltimore

Soprano Melissa Wimbish will perform Ligeti’s Mysteries of the Macabre on the Concert Artists of Baltimore season-opening concert on October 3 at 7:00 pm at the Gordon Center For Performing Arts.  The concert also features My Shalom, My Peace (poems by Jewish and Arab children) by Morris Moshe Cotel, former Peabody composition faculty member, and Brahms’s Piano Concerto […]

Matthew Bengtson Commemorates Scriabin With Complete Sonata Recording and Concerts

Pianist Matthew Bengtson (MM ’97, DMA ’01, Piano) has been commemorating the 100th anniversary of the death of Scriabin with the release of a recording of the composer’s complete sonatas and giving numerous all-Scriabin concerts in the midwest and all over the northeast United States, including several performances of the complete sonatas. The recording received […]

Leela Breithaupt Teaches Go Baroque! Modern Flutists Workshop and Performs with Barthold Kuijken

Leela Breithaupt (BM ’93, MM ’96, Flute) taught her “Go Baroque! Historically Informed Performance for Modern Flutists workshop” for the MasterclassesNYC series this September. She will be performing in concert with Barthold Kuijken at Flutistry Boston in October. Ms. Breithaupt is a member of the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra under the direction of Barthold Kuijken. In […]

Leon Fleisher and Katherine Jacobson to Perform Fleisher-Jacobson Duo Concert

Faculty artist Leon Fleisher, piano, will perform works for two and four hands with renowned pianist and faculty artist Katherine Jacobson in the upcoming Fleisher-Jacobson Duo concert on October 3 at 7:30 pm at Bradley Hills Church in Bethesda, Maryland. All profits from this concert will be donated to The Humane Society of the United […]