Ralph Peterson and Lester Spence Discuss Black Music in Political Context

A collaboration between Peabody and the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences brings Berklee College of Music professor and jazz artist Ralph Peterson Jr. to Baltimore to teach, perform, and discuss the role of musicians in the context of political protest. Hollis Robbins, Peabody Humanities Department chair and director for the Center for Africana Studies […]

Joshua Walden Receives 2015 ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award

Musicology faculty member Joshua Walden received a 2015 ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award for his 2014 article, “The ‘Yidishe Paganini: Sholem Aleichem’s Stempenyu, the Music of Yiddish Theatre, and the Character of the Shtetl Fiddler,” published in the Journal of the Royal Musical Association. The award recognizes outstanding print, broadcast, and new media coverage […]