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by Joan Cramer She has performed and traveled the world with some of the finest modern dance companies in the U.S., won the coveted Bessie Award in 2013 for outstanding dance performance and a Lifetime Achievement Award for National and Community Service in 2016 from President Barack Obama. But to

Carl DuPont holds a voice lesson with Peabody Conservatory student Dalia Hassanein. Carl DuPont can trace the origins of his Exploring Art Songs by Black Composers project to one weekend during his junior year at the Eastman School of Music. First, he performed for The Links, Incorporated, a social and

Warren Wolf continues to expand his creative range with Sylvia Adalman Faculty Recital, new album Warren Wolf is looking forward to the July 7 release of his new album, Chano Pozo: Origins (Wolfpack Records), his tenth album as leader and third release on his own label. The percussionist and Peabody

Peabody dance faculty Brinae Ali celebrates Baltimore tap dancer’s birthday, legacy with concert and research project Interdisciplinary artist Brinae Ali started being asked if she knew about a Baltimore tap dance legend shortly after she moved to the city in 2018. A tap dancer and vocalist, Ali would join a

Alexander Fiterstein debuts a new piece by longtime collaborator, composer-pianist Michael Brown Interview by Bret McCabe Woodwinds Associate Professor and Chair Alexander Fitertstein didn’t know he would be debuting a new piece at his upcoming Sylvia Adalman Faculty Recital  but he kept his fingers crossed. “When we started talking about

Fran Vielma, a lecturer in Jazz Studies at Peabody and a recipient of the 2021 New Jazz Works fellowship from Chamber Music America, is a multi-percussionist, composer, and educator who grew up in Mérida, Venezuela, and has been on a musical journey ever since he can remember.  Musical Origins Early