Marni Nixon, 2011 George Peabody Medal Recipient, Dies at 86

Fred Bronstein, Dean of the Peabody Institute, said: “Marni Nixon, who was the recipient of the 2011 George Peabody Medal, was a national treasure, although most people would not have known it.  As the actual, anonymous singing voice behind the leading ladies in some of Hollywood’s most famous musicals on film – including Natalie Wood […]

Melissa Johnson Lander Named Symphony No. 1 Executive Director

Symphony Number One named Melissa Johnson Lander, a clarinet and chamber music GPD candidate studying with Anthony McGill, as its new executive director. Ms. Lander performed in Symphony Number One’s debut concert in May 2015, led the work which culminated in SNO’s performance at Light City, and most recently created Symphony Number One’s chamber music […]