Jarrett Gilgore Composed Musical Response to April 2015 Unrest

Jazz musician and composer Jarrett Gilgore’s (BM ’15, Jazz Saxophone) original composition  “A Baltimore Requiem” debuted on April 13, 2016 as part of the speaker series installment titled Experience: Public Health and the Redline, sponsored by Johns Hopkins University’s 21st Century Cities Initiative. The event took place at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History […]

Courtney Orlando, Alarm Will Sound to Premiere Donnacha Dennehy’s ‘The Hunger’

Now Hear This artistic director Courtney Orlando, violin, and her ensemble, Alarm Will Sound, will premiere Donnacha Dennehy’s The Hunger on Wednesday, June 1 at 7:00 pm in the Terrace Theater of the John F. Kennedy Performing Arts Center, a first-person narrative account of The Great Famine of Ireland, Irish language material informed by old […]

Kevin Puts, Judah Adashi Discuss ‘The City,’ ‘Rise’ on BSOMusic.org

Faculty composers Kevin Puts and Judah Adashi (MM ’02, DMA ’11, Composition) were featured in an article on BSOMusic.org by Ricky O’Bannon titled “Bearing Witness,” in which the two discuss their processes, goals, and influences in their works inspired by Baltimore and recent social unrest. Dr. Puts’s multimedia orchestral work, The City, was premiered by the […]