Abra Bush appointed Senior Associate Dean of Institute Studies at Peabody

Dean Bronstein has announced the appointment of Abra Bush as senior associate dean of institute studies starting March 1. Read his full announcement below: To Faculty, Students and Staff of the Peabody Institute, It gives me great pleasure to announce the appointment of Abra Bush, DMA, as senior associate dean of institute studies effective March 1, […]

Symphony Number One Announces Featured Student Composers for Light City Performance

Symphony Number One, a local chamber orchestra comprised of and run by Peabody students and alumni, has selected composition students Sean William Calhoun, Jonathan Hugendubler, Ben Kapilow, and Alexa Rinn as featured composers in its spring performance at Baltimore’s Light City Festival alongside Inaugural Call for Score finalists Daniel Fawcett, Paul Richards, Nicola Straffelini, Dan […]

Markand Thakar Receives Book Review in Philosophy of Music Education Review Journal

Conducting faculty Markand Thakar’s book “Lookin for the ‘Harp’ Quartet: An Investigation into Musical Beauty” received a review in Philosophy of Music Education Review by Forest Hansen titled “Once More unto the Breach: Aesthetic Experience Revisited.” The review is available to journal subscribers through Project Muse.

Judah Adashi Awarded Johns Hopkins Practical Ethics Grant for New Composition

Faculty member Judah Adashi (MM ’02, DMA 11, Composition) has been awarded a Practical Ethics grant by the Provost’s Office of Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Adashi will compose a new work concerned with the unseen violence of solitary confinement in America, specifically the tragic story of Kalief Browder depicted by Jennifer Gonnerman in The New Yorker […]

Jarrett Gilgore, Matt Frazao, and Britt Olsen-Ecker’s Upcoming Performances

Jarrett Gilgore (BM ’15, Jazz Saxophone), Matt Frazao (BM ’02, Guitar), and Britt Olsen-Ecker (BM ’09, Voice) will perform the music of Daft Punk with Interstella Live Live Live at 8:00 pm on New Years Eve at Ottobar. Mr. Gilgore and Mr. Frazao will perform with their band Time Toss on Saturday, December 19 with Raya […]

Yael Weiss to Present Recital at The National Gallery of Art

Yael Weiss (BM ’94, Piano) will perform a free recital at The National Gallery of Art’s West Garden Court in Washinton DC on Sunday, January 10 at 3:30 pm. The program features Auerbach’s Ludwig’s Nightmare, Beethoven’s Sonata in C Minor Op. 111, and Schubert’s Sonata in B-Flat Major D. 960. Yael Weiss is represented by […]

Ana Vidovic to Perform with The Apollo Orchestra at Kennedy Center

Ana Vidovic (AD ’07, Guitar) will perform with The Apollo Orchestra and music director Stephen Czarkowski at the John F. Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts in a free concert on Saturday, January 16 at 6:00 pm in Washington DC. The program includes Albeniz’s Asturias, Barber’s Symphony No. 1, Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, and Ravel’s […]