Nathan Cicero Plays Schubert Lieder

Nathan Cicero (MM ’18, Vocal Accompanying) was a pianist for a Schubert Karaoke Brunch, where singers joined together for two hours of Schubert lieder, in January, as a member of The Lied Society in Minneapolis. He was also musical director for Skylark Opera’s production of Così fan Tutte in March, 2019. Twin Cities Stages stated: […]

Hyejin Kwon Gave Master Class in Canada

Hyejin Kwon (MM ’11, Vocal Accompanying) gave a master class for piano majors of the Claude Watson School for the Arts in Ontario, where the piano majors have been studying the skills required to be a répétiteur. It was part of a collaboration with the Canadian Opera Company and the Claude Watson Arts Program’s study […]

Mary Trotter Performed with Vocal Group Cantus

Mary Trotter (MM ’13, Vocal Accompanying) performed Schumann’s Dichterliebe with the Minneapolis-based vocal group Cantus in July. A review by the Twin Cities Pioneer Press states: “Yet ‘Dichterliebe’ isn’t just a showcase for singers, but for a pianist, as well, and Mary Trotter proved an ideal guide on the 16-song emotional journey, laying out the […]

Peyson Moss Joins the Brevard College faculty

Peyson Moss (MM ’16, Vocal Accompanying) has joined the music faculty at Brevard College as a vocal departmental pianist and coach and continues to serve as the director of music and organist at the Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church.

Celeste Johnson performed in Carnegie Hall’s International 2020 SongStudio workshop,

Celeste Johnson (MM ’14, Vocal Accompanying), a 2019 Young Artist with Opera Saratoga, performed in January as one of 10 collaborative pianists selected for Carnegie Hall’s International 2020 SongStudio workshop, led by the world-renowned soprano Renee Fleming. Johnson’s selection marks the second year in a row that a Peabody vocal accompanying alumnus has been chosen […]