Ah Young Hong Praised by Critics for Performance of Mozart’s Great Mass

On October 18, faculty artist . David Patrick Stearns, Inquirer classical music critic, praised Ms. Hong’s “exceptional cognitive command of the music.” Eri Yoneda of Phindie wrote, “Ah Young Hong’s performance is simply magnificent. Sometimes clear and delicate as the sound of flute, sometimes deep and mellow like the sound of cello, her voice fills […]

Riko Method School of Piano Celebrates Grand Opening

The Riko Method School of Piano, founded in 2003 by Riko Weimer (BM ’88, Piano), held its grand opening in the school’s Scarlatti Concert Hall in Los Angeles, California. The Riko Method is a complete piano curriculum developed by Ms. Weimer through decades of teaching and performing internationally. The method is a hybrid of Japanese, […]

Dan Trahey to Develop and Teach National Take a Stand Orchestras

Faculty member Dan Trahey (BM ’00, Tuba, Music Education) has been chosen by the Los Angeles Philharmonic to help develop three youth orchestras and teach low brass while continuing his existing roles at Peabody and OrchKids. The National Take a Stand Orchestras – sponsored by the Longy School of Music, Bard College, and the Los […]

Lunar Ensemble to Perform Music of Judah Adashi at Baltimore War Memorial

On November 4 at 4:30 pm, the Lunar Ensemble will perform music by composition and theory faculty artist Judah Adashi (MM ’02, DMA ’11, Composition) as part of its Pitcher-Perfect Happy Hour Series at the Baltimore War Memorial. The ensemble will premiere Dr. Adashi’s amo alongside performances of his Lament, Meditation, Nina, and Rise: Invocation. […]

Douglas Buchanan to Perform Original Work at National Cathedral Organ Recital Series

This Sunday, October 25 at 5:15 pm, theory and musicology faculty Douglas Buchanan (MM ’08, Composition, Music Theory Pedagogy; DMA ’13, Composition) will present a suite from his organ cycle Welkinharmonie as this month’s featured organist on the National Cathedral Organ Recital Series in Washington DC. The concert is open to the public and free […]