Peabody Johns Hopkins University Magazine


by Jennifer Walker When Carol Jean Lovette-Young looks back over the years of her life, she finds that the Peabody Institute has been a constant thread in her story. In 1971, she was introduced to the Conservatory as a 14-year-old piano student. Nearly two decades later, she was appointed to

(left to right) Jasmine Pigott, Zachary Detrick, Havalynn Robertson, Rahzé Cheatham, Hailey Unger, Christopher Kirby-Saunders, and Bobby Bush performed at the 2023 Peabody LINKS concert. While earning her graduate degree at Peabody, Chelsey Green (MM ’09, Viola) participated in an annual concert held every Black History Month at the Johns

With a new commitment of $750,000 in funding from the office of the President of Johns Hopkins University, Peabody’s new Dean’s Excellence Accelerator Awards are designed to advance the careers of Conservatory faculty by helping to underwrite their professional activity both on and off the Peabody campus. The three-year pilot

(left to right) Zane Forshee, Peabody Institute Advisory Board members Marc von May and Taylor Hanex, Elizabeth Futral, and Dean Fred Bronstein. In October, professors Elizabeth Futral, the Marc C. von May Distinguished Chair of Vocal Studies, and Zane Forshee (MM ’01, GPD ’03, DMA ’11, Guitar), the Marc C.

When Dorothy and Louis Pollack were developing their estate plan, they wanted to include an institution that offers music education to children and youth, notes their son, Larry Pollack, who recalls that his mother was always drawn to music. She played the piano and the flute at various times in

In June 2021, the Peabody Institute Advisory Board (PIAB) welcomed its newest member, Eugene Choung. Having held positions at Booz Allen Hamilton, Morgan Stanley, and the University of Chicago Endowment, Choung’s background in finance has already proven to be an asset. And he also brings another welcome viewpoint: Choung is