Peabody Johns Hopkins University Magazine


Peabody’s publication of its first-ever free online textbook in October represents both a joy-filled collaboration and a confluence of dreams. The Path to Funding: The Artist’s Guide to Building Your Audience, Generating Income, and Realizing Career Sustainability is the institute’s inaugural venture into the world of open educational resources (OER).

The Peabody Conservatory’s graduating classes of 2022 celebrated in a pair of ceremonies May 25 in the Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall. Esteemed jazz legend Herbie Hancock received the 2022 George Peabody Medal and addressed the graduates, and Joel Puckett, Associate Professor and Chair of Music Theory, Ear-Training, and Keyboard

Fifteen years after the Peabody Institute started the tuition-free Tuned-In program to nurture Baltimore City students with advanced musical training, its alumni are emerging as artists and educators. Kelsey Burnham, one of the 12 students in the inaugural 2007 class, recently joined the Peabody Preparatory flute faculty, and admits to

The new Peabody Premieres recording label, which debuts this fall, aims to broaden the catalog of recorded music by underrepresented composers, an effort that pianist Lior Willinger (BM ’14, MM ’16, Piano) champions. He took part in the first recording sessions for the new label in January, when heightened university

MC, writer, and educator Toni Blackman's freestyle workshops help rappers hone their skills—and artists, in general, exercise their creative minds

Interview by Bret McCabe On Tuesday night, faculty artist Tony Arnold and 34 other Peabody artists will realize one of contemporary American music’s more daft and dazzling works, John Cage’s Song Books, a 1970 collection of 90 solos for two or more singers. The score for each solo includes instructions