Peabody Renaissance Ensemble Invited to Conciertos de la Villa de Santo Domingo Festival

The Peabody Renaissance Ensemble, directed by faculty artist Mark Cudek, has been invited to the Conciertos de la Villa de santo Domingo festival in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic this coming February. The festival is directed by Artistic and Music Director John Thomas Dodson (MM ’83, Orchestral Conducting) and Executive […]

Irina Kaplan Lande Appointed Artistic Director of Candlelight Concert Society

Preparatory piano faculty artist Irina Kaplan Lande was appointed artistic director of Candlelight Concert Society. On accepting the position, Ms. Lande praised the society’s long tradition of artistic excellence. “It is a privilege and an honor to join the Candlelight Concert Society at such an exciting time for the institution,” wrote Ms. Lande. “Chamber music has […]

Jenny Lin to Perform Philip Glass Piano Works and Release CD with Uri Caine

Jenny Lin (AD ’98, piano) will travel to Mexico City with Philip Glass, Maki Namekawa, Aaron Diehl, and Timo Andres for a special concert of Glass’s piano works at the National Museum of Anthropology On Monday, November 23 at 7:00 pm. Jenny’s upcoming release, The Spirio Sessions, will feature music for two pianos with jazz […]

Jiaoyang Xu Invited to Attend 2016 Piatigorsky International Cello Festival as Fellow

Jiaoyang Xu, student of Amit Peled, has been invited to attend the 2016 Piatigorsky International Cello Festival as a fellow. In addition to participating in master classes and workshops with festival artists, Ms. Xu will be part of the mass cello ensemble – consisting of over 100 cellists – performing at Walt Disney Concert Hall […]

Kisma Jordan Wins Mildred Miller International Vocal Competition

On Sunday, November 8, soprano Kisma Jordan (GPD ’12, Opera), student of Stanley Cornett, won first place in the fifth annual Opera Theatre of Pittsburgh Mildred Miller International Vocal Competition. In addition to the monetary prize, Ms. Jordan was awarded a leading role with the opera company next season.