Nicholas Kim Wins First Place in Howard County GT Orchestra Concerto Competition

Nicholas Kim, preparatory violin student of Matthew Horwitz-Lee, won first place at the Howard County GT Orchestra Concerto Competition on Monday, November 9. Mr. Kim will perform the first movement of Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto No. 2 with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall on Wednesday, February 17 at 7:30 pm.

WBJC 91.5 FM and Peabody Conservatory Join Forces to Broadcast “Peabody Today”

This Saturday, November 28, Peabody and WBJC 91.5 FM will launch “Peabody Today,” a new broadcast series of faculty and student performances recorded live during the 2015-16 concert season. The first broadcast will feature a recent performance of the Peabody Singers under the direction of Director of Choral Activities Edward Polochick, which will air in […]

Jelena Runić’s Article Featured in English Teaching Journal

Humanities faculty member Jelena Runić co-authored a journal article with Marija Runić titled “Strategies for Reducing L2 English Grammar Errors with L1 Chinese Writers” that recently appeared in The Journal of Teaching English for Specific and Academic Purposes, Vol. 3, No. 2 (2015), pp. 275-294. Read the article here.

Alexandra Razskazoff Receives Concert Review in The New York Times

Soprano Alexandra Razskazoff (BM ’14, Voice), who studied with Dr. Stanley Cornett, received a review in The New York Times of her performance of James Primosch’s From a Book of Hours with the New Juilliard Ensemble at the Juilliard School’s Paul Hall in New York on Tuesday, November 17. “Alexandra Razskazoff gave a beautiful performance […]

Amit Peled’s “Collage” Reviewed in The Baltimore Sun

Collage, a CD by faculty artist Amit Peled, cello, and Noreen Cassidy-Polera, piano, received a review in The Baltimore Sun. “The popular cellist and Peabody Institute faculty member Amit Peled is captured here in typically vibrant form. Playing the cello previously owned by the revered Pablo Casals, Peled performs Rachmaninoff’s rhapsodic G minor Sonata with […]

New Book by Joshua Walden Published by Cambridge University Press

Musicology faculty member Joshua Walden’s new book, The Cambridge Companion to Jewish Music, was recently published by Cambridge University Press. The text combines approaches to classical, religious, folk, and popular music in a diverse range of historical, political, and cultural contexts and offers an international approach to the subject with a variety of perspectives from […]

Katlyn DeGraw Joins Cello Section of Richmond Symphony

Katlyn DeGraw (BM ’09, Cello), who is currently serving in her second season as Assistant Principal Cello of the Maryland Symphony, recently won a position in the cello section of the Richmond Symphony. Ms. DeGraw is a recitalist, teacher, and regular substitute with a number orchestras.

Sonya Alexandra Knussen to Perform in Bach in Baltimore’s Upcoming Concert

Mezzo-soprano Sonya Alexandra Knussen (GPD ’11, Voice) will perform in Bach In Baltimore’s upcoming concert at Zion Church on Sunday, December 6 at 4:00 pm. The program, directed by T. Herbert Dimmock, includes Cantata 36: Schwingt freudig euch empor presented by the Bach Concert Choir & Orchestra featuring Ms. Knussen, mezzo-soprano, Stacey Mastrian, soprano, Richard […]