The Peabody Post

Voices Rise: A Baltimore Choir Featured on Out of the Blocks

Douglas BuchananFaculty artist Douglas Buchanan (MM ’08, Composition, Music Theory Pedagogy; DMA ’13, Composition) and Benjamin Buchanan (MM ’14, Composition; MM ’15, Music Theory Pedagogy), co-founders of Voices Rise: A Baltimore Choir of Hope, were included along with the choir in the WYPR podcast Out of the Blocks, produced by Aaron Henkin and Peabody faculty member Wendel Patrick. Voices Rise is a street choir, welcoming all individuals, particularly those experiencing homeless and poverty, to make music together. The choir is a partnership between St David’s Episcopal Church, Paul’s Place, Inc., and Peabody, and is funded by a Dean’s Incentive Grant.

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