Associate Dean Abra Bush Co-Chairs Classical:NEXT Music Education Sessions

Abra Bush

Peabody Associate Dean Abra Bush is co-chairing two special sessions on higher music education for Classical:NEXT 2022 from May 17-20, 2022. Dean Bush will lead sessions alongside Stefan Gles, a chief executive at Association Européenne des Conservatoire, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen (AEC) in Europe.

Fred Bronstein Featured on WQXR

Dean Fred Bronstein was quoted in an article by WQXR about conservatories across the nation handling the challenges presented to them by COVID-19.

George Peabody Medalist Jessye Norman Passes Away

The Peabody Institute mourns the passing of soprano Jessye Norman, winner of the 2015 George Peabody Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Music in America. “Our world has suffered a great loss with the death of Jessye Norman, among the most accomplished artists of our time. Her powerful voice won her acclaim on performing stages the […]

New Peabody CD Features the Work of Aaron Jay Kernis

The Peabody Symphony Orchestra’s second commercial recording in four years, highlighting the music of composer Aaron Jay Kernis, features flute soloist and Peabody professor Marina Piccinini and conductors Marin Alsop, Peabody director of graduate conducting and music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and Leonard Slatkin, music director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The CD, […]

Musicians in Residence 2019-20

The Peabody Conservatory has selected its student participants for the 2019-20 Musicians-in-Residence program, a signature component of the conservatory’s community-based learning experiences and innovative Breakthrough Curriculum.

Dean Fred Bronstein Featured on Midday on Music

Dean Fred Bronstein was featured on WYPR’s Midday on Music on Friday, April 5 talking about the future of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Also on the program was Tim Smith, former music critic for the Baltimore Sun.

Bloomberg Gift to Johns Hopkins University

To members of the Peabody Community: I write to you today to share some wonderful news about Peabody.  If you have not already seen it, I attached Michael Bloomberg’s piece which appeared in the New York Times yesterday and the message from President Ron Daniels to the Johns Hopkins University community regarding the extraordinary gift […]