Shirley Givens Passes Away

Shirley Givens, who taught violin at Peabody from 1984 to 2008, passed away in January. She is known as a pedagogue who also wrote a series of beginning violin books, Adventures in Violinland.

Molly Grace Young Featured in Hopkins HUB

Molly Grace Young (MM ’13, Early Music, Voice) was featured in an article on the Johns Hopkins HUB for her viral lip-syncing videos on YouTube. As she undergoes chemotherapy, she films videos, and provides hope and support for others.

Boris Slutsky to Appear with Reading Symphony Orchestra

Faculty artist Boris Slutsky, piano, will featured in Mozart’s Piano Concerto, No. 21 with the Reading Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, January 27, at 7:30 pm, in Pennsylvania. The concert will celebrate Mozart’s 262nd birthday and includes Mozart’s Overture to Don Giovanni and Mozart’s Symphony No. 39.