Robert Pippin Awarded Endowed Professorship at Northwest Missouri State University

Robert Pippin

Robert Pippin (DMA ’19, Conducting) has been appointed the Dennis C. Dau Endowed Professor of Instrumental Music at Northwest Missouri State University. The position is the first endowed professorship for NWMSU, and Dr. Pippin is the second recipient of the award. The position is a two-year appointment, of which Dr. Pippin was awarded after “continuing […]

J. Ernest Green Conducts “Live Arts Maryland” in Recent Annapolis Performance

J. Ernest Green

J. Ernest Green (MM ’83, Conducting) leads Live Arts Maryland (LAM), an Annapolis-based music performance collective. Green was joined by multiple Peabody alumni in LAM’s recent performance of Richard Einhorn’s “Voices of Light” in November at Maryland Hall. Green has led Live Arts Maryland for over 35 years and continually engages with the arts community through […]

Gemma New Q&A

Interview by Bret McCabe It took a global pandemic to keep conductor Gemma New (MM ’11, Conducting) in one place for an extended period of time. In the decade since leaving Peabody in 2011, New, the 2021 recipient of the Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award, crisscrossed the country and Europe as a guest conductor, conducting […]

Marin Alsop Named 2022 Harman/Eisner Artist in Residence at the Aspen Institute

Marin Alsop

Marin Alsop, Professor and Director of Graduate Conducting, was named the Harman/Eisner “Artist in Residence” at the Aspen Institute, an international non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. During her year-long tenure, Alsop will have the opportunity to bring her leadership and artistic perspective to thought-provoking conversations regarding social and civic matters. Alsop’s first public convening […]

Leonard Weiss Wins Inaugural NSW Fellowship

Leonard Weiss

Conducting master’s student Leonard Weiss won the inaugural Sydney Youth Orchestras’ Conductor NSW Orchestral (Early Career) Fellowship. The fellowship awards Weiss $30,000 and will allow him to undertake many professional development opportunities throughout the year.

Todd Craven Named Music Director and Conductor of NFSO

The Northwestern Florida Symphony Orchestra has announced Todd Craven (GPD ’18, Conducting) will be its new Music Director and Conductor. The appointment will start in September with the kick off of the NFSO’s 35th anniversary.

The Conductor Will Be Screened at 2021 Tribeca Film Festival

The Conductor Tribeca

The Conductor – a documentary about women conductors and centered around Marin Alsop – will be screened as a “Viewpoint” film at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival in June. Written and directed by Krieger School Professor Bernadette Wegenstein, the film was shot in part on Peabody’s campus and at Peabody’s 2018 performance of Leonard Bernstein’s […]