Trio Xolo Releases In Flower, In Song

Album cover of In Flower, In Song

In Flower, In Song is the debut album from Trio Xolo, an improvising group composed of Mexican-American bassist Zachary Swanson (BM ’10, Jazz Bass), Baltimore-based saxophonist Derrick Michaels, and Lithuanian percussionist Dalius Naujo. In Flower, In Song was recorded live in one room and unveils a warm, organic sound. The album will be released August […]

WWFM Broadcasts Recordings by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra Tonight

WWFM The Classical Network will broadcast and audio-stream three Peabody recordings on Monday evening, April 10, beginning at 8:00 pm. The program will include the Peabody Symphony Orchestra performing Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 with Marin Alsop conducting, recorded Friday, October 28, 2016; Haydn’s Sinfonia concertante, Op. 8, with Leon Fleisher conducting  featuring students Teresa Ching […]

Trio Jinx Presents Concert for El Paso Pro-Musica’s Young Artist Development Series

Trio Jinx– senior Louna Dekker-Vargas, flute; master’s candidate Ledah Finck (BM ’16, Violin); and master’s candidate Yoshi Horiguchi, double bass- will be featured in a culminating concert for El Paso Pro-Musica’s Young Artist Development Series, El Paso Pro-Musica and the Peabody Institute’s partnership series, on Saturday, April 8 at 5:00 pm at University of Texas […]

Jianze Zhang Competes in Bradetich Foundation International Double Bass Solo Competition

Jianze Zhang, a first year master’s student studying Double Bass is one of 21 musicians selected to compete in the live rounds of the 2nd Bradetich Foundation International Double Bass Solo Competition on September 1-5 at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. The Bradetich Foundation International Double Bass Solo Competition identifies emerging international […]

Devin Gray ‘Fashionable Pop Music’ CD Release, Dirigo Ratplan IBeam Residency, Concerts

Devin Gray (BM ’06, Jazz Percussion) released a new CD, Fashionable Pop Music, with Ryan Ferreira, Jonathan Goldberger, and Chris Tordini. The album is available on Bandcamp and iTunes. Video trailers are up on Mr. Gray’s Youtube channel. Mr. Gray’s band Dirigo Rataplan, comprised of Ellery Eskelin, tenor saxophone, Dave Ballou, trumpets, and faculty member Michael […]

Peabody Computer Music Consort Presents “…fused into music…”

The Peabody Computer Music Consort will present “..fused into music…” on Tuesday, May 3 at 7:30 pm in Peabody’s  Leith Symington Griswold Hall, featuring new and old works composed and performed by current and former Peabody faculty and students. Stanford University Center for Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) faculty artist Rob Hamilton (MM ’04, […]

Michael Formanek, Alex Fournier Present Concert of Original Music for Bass

Faculty jazz bass artist Michael Formanek and GPD jazz bass student Alex Fournier will present a concert of their original solo bass music on Thursday, April 21 at 5th Dimension, on the 5th floor of the H&H building at 405 W Franklin Street. Doors open at 8:30 pm with the concert starting at 9:30 pm. […]

Michael Formanek Ensemble Kolossus Concert Reviewed in The New York Times

Ensemble Kolossus, led by jazz bass faculty artist Michael Formanek, received a review in The New York Times on its performance at the Jazz Standard on Wednesday, March 23. The review by Nate Chinen, titled “Delivering a Touch of Big Band Through a Jazz Collective,” was published on Thursday, March 24. The ensemble performed works […]