Bonnie McNaughton to Sing in Bach in Baltimore’s First Concert of 2016 as Soloist

Soprano Bonnie McNaughton (GPD ’05, Voice) will perform as a soloist in Bach in Baltimore’s first concert of 2016 at Grace Church on Sunday, January 3 at 4:00 pm. The program includes Bach’s Cantata 41: Jesu, nun sei gepreiset and Handel’s Organ Concerto No. 13: The Cuckoo and the Nightingale. The concert also features T. […]

Nadia Sirota Discusses “Meet the Composer” in The New York Times

Preparatory alumna Nadia Sirota, former student of Rebecca Henry, is the subject of an article in The New York Times entitled “With ‘Meet the Composer,’ Nadia Sirota Illuminates New Music.” The article describes Ms. Sirota’s career championing new works, her collaborations with composer and former classmate Nico Muhly, and as the story behind her WQXR […]

Morris Moshe Cotel’s Story Inspires Children’s Book by Lesléa Newman

Author Lesléa Newman’s newest book, Ketzel, The Cat Who Composed, is based on an incident concerning former former chair of the Composition Department Morris Moshe Cotel (’62, Composition). “In 1997, Mr. Cotel heard his cat, Ketzel make her way down the keyboard of his piano. He wrote down what he heard (all 21 seconds of it!) […]

Howard Massey Guest Lecture Featured in The Johns Hopkins HUB

Music journalist, musician, recording engineer, producer, and author Howard Massey’s recent December 9 guest lecture at Peabody, “The Great British Recording Studios,” was the subject of an article in The Johns Hopkins HUB by Saralyn Lyons entitled “Inside the iconic (and accidental) sound of the British invasion.” The lecture discussed the origins of the “British […]

Ruby Fulton Joins Sarasota Opera and Hermitage Artist Retreat

Alumna and former faculty member Ruby Fulton (DMA ’09, Composition) was featured in an article in Opera World on her talk, “Famous Opera Travel Music,” for Sarasota Opera and Hermitage Artist Retreat’s “Opera Talk” series in Englewood, Florida, on Wednesday, December 9, in which she explored the use of movement with music, text, and voice in […]

Thomas Dolby Featured in The Baltimore Sun for Hip-Hop Workshop with Producer Loren Hill

Faculty member Thomas Dolby was recently featured in an article in The Baltimore Sun for his various ongoing projects in Baltimore, including a new music production workshop for Margaret Brent Elementary and Middle School Students co-taught with producer Loren Hill. The program is sponsored by the Warnock Foundation and Apple Inc. Assisted by master’s student Edwin Huet […]