Double bassist Nina DeCesare will join the studio faculty of the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University beginning in the 2022-23 academic year.
What do Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto, Kaz Rodriguez’s 7to6, James Arthur’s Say You Won’t Let Go, and Royal Tailor’s We got that Fire have in common? About 225 local elementary and middle school students sitting in Goodwin Hall on a Tuesday morning—on a school day following a three day weekend.
Andrew Arceci (BM ’08, Double Bass) is the director of the Winchendon Music Festival, which will take place from June 24 to 26 in Massachusetts. He will be featured with Teresa Wakim on Friday, June 24, at 7:00 pm, in a concert of works by Marais, Forqueary, Francœur, and others; and with FLOYDS ROW and […]
Emily Noël (MM ’06, Voice) – soprano and autoharp – and Andrew Arceci (BM ’08, Double Bass) – viola da gamba, double bass, and cittern – will perform as part of Floyds Row on Tuesday, June 21, at 12:10 pm, at Church of the Epiphany in Washington, D.C., and on Wednesday, June 22, at 8:00 […]
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’s “The Distance” Receives Multiple Reviews, 5 Stars in Downbeat Magazine, New Concert Dates
Faculty artist Michael Formanek’s new CD release on ECM, “The Distance,” received reviews in Downbeat Magazine, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, and The Jazz Breakfast. Downbeat Magazine‘s review marks Mr. Formanek’s third consecutive five-star “Masterpiece Rating” review from the publication since 2010. The January Michael Formanek Ensemble Kolossus concert at Creative […]
Paul Avgerinos (BM ’81, Double Bass) received a Grammy nomination for Best New Age Album. The album, “Grace,” was released on Round Sky Music on August 21, 2015. This is Mr. Avgerinos’s third nomination.
Emily Noël (MM ’06, Voice), soprano & autoharp, and Andrew Arceci (BM ’08, Double Bass), viola da gamba, double bass, and cittern, will perform as part of Floyds Row, a British-American ensemble that explores early, folk, and classical idioms, often pulling from early British repertoire. The ensemble will tour February 7-12, including a concert at […]
Faculty artist Donald Sutherland, organ, and Mas Podgorny (BM ’14, Double Bass) have released a CD play rare works for double bass and organ, Organ and Double Bass, which was recorded in Peabody’s Griswold Hall and mastered by Scott Metcalfe, Peabody’s director of recording arts.
Andrew Arceci (BM ’08, Double Bass) was featured on the soundtrack of BBC’s drama series, Silent Witness. The ‘Falling Angels’ episodes will air January 12 and 13 in Britain (BBC One), then in Europe––Norway (on NRK), Sweden (on Sjuan), Finland (on Yle), the Netherlands (on KRO), Belgium (on Canvas / VRT), and eventually elsewhere.