Allison Clendaniel and Bonnie Lander Featured in New Music USA

Headshots of Allison Clendaniel and Bonnie Lander

Allison Clendaniel (BM ’14, Voice) and Bonnie Lander (PD ’08, Computer Music) were featured in New Music USA’s “Different Cities, Different Voices: Baltimore” article. The article explores Clendaniel and Lander’s journey to Baltimore and their current involvement in the city’s music space.

Peabody Computer Music Welcomes Norah Lorway

Norah Lorway

Composer, pianist, live coding laptop performer, and artificial intelligence researcher Norah Lorway will join the Computer Music faculty of the Peabody Conservatory as Visiting Assistant Professor in the fall of 2021. Lorway is an active performer of live coding laptop music (i.e. writing music with computer code in real time), is known for her work […]

Matthew Sullivan Sound Editor on Academy Award Winning Film

Matthew Sullivan (BM ‘17, Recording Arts, Computer Music) was the Sound Editor for “Colette,” a film that recently won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject. It was the first film produced by a video game studio to be nominated for or win an Academy Award.

Sam Pluta Joins Peabody Computer Music Faculty

Composer, electronics performer, and sound artist Sam Pluta will join the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory as associate professor of computer music, beginning in the fall 2021 semester.

Bijan Olia Premieres New Piece

Bijan Olia (BM ’11, MM ’12, Computer Music) premiered his piece Streicher, Tasti et Bizarreries for piano quartet, melodica, and toy piano at the Theatricum Botanicum alongside pieces by Danny Elfman, Harry Gregson-Williams, and Michael A. Levine on September 28 in a concert presented by Composer Collective. The venue, in Topanga, Calif., is outside, providing a unique […]

Peabody Alumni Collaborate, Release Album

James Young (DMA ’14, Composition), Tyrone Page (BM ’16, MM ’18 Saxophone; BM ’16, Music Education), and Matthew Sullivan (BM ‘17, Computer Music) released an album, “True Fluorescent Skeleton” in October on Ehse Records. The album was reviewed by Kevin Baldwin on I Care If You Listen, and it is currently available on Band Camp.

Alex Wang Becomes Ableton Certified Trainer

Alex Wang (MM ’17, Computer Music) became an Ableton Certified Trainer. He offers private and group lessons for various abilities, both over Skype and in person. Wang offers lessons in English and Mandarin, and is based in Shanghai.

Jeremy C. Baguyos Receives Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award

Jeremy C. Baguyos (MM ’05, Computer Music) received an Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Alumni Association in honor of distinguished teaching in the classroom. The award was presented Thursday, April 12, during UNO’s Faculty Honors Convocation. Baguyos is an associate professor of music, music technology, and interdisciplinary informatics […]

Peabody Alumni and Faculty Win MSAC Awards

The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) has announced winners of their Individual Artist Award, which include Peabody alumni and faculty. Faculty artist Blake Meister (BM ’08, Jazz Double Bass), incoming faculty artist Kris Funn, and alumni Todd Simon (BM ’07, Jazz Piano) and Patrick McMinn (MM ’12, Computer Music) all received top prizes in their […]