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, 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 […]
Kerry Holahan (MM ‘14, Early Music Voice) will perform as the featured soloist at a New Year’s Concert at Lingnan University School of Music in Zhanjiang, China, on Monday, December 28. Ms. Holahan will sing art songs in Mandarin by the early 20th century Chinese composer Huang Zi alongside various Western operatic favorites, and will […]
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.
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 […]
Humanities faculty member Jelena Runić gave a talk titled “Strong Pronouns in Slavic and Japanese” at the 11th European Conference on Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FDSL 11) at the University of Potsdam, Germany, on Friday, December 4. Visit the university’s website for the conference program and more information.
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 (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 […]
Masters trumpet student Kate Amrine’s trumpet trio performance for Music From Good Shepherd, a concert series in Brooklyn, received a review in Sound Word Sight on December 12 for a performance of works by Britten, Scelsi, Lang, Mauer, Bach, Elkin, and Tomasi on Sunday, November 29. The trio, led by Ms. Amrine, also included Lynn […]
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 […]