Nina DeCesare to Teach Bass at Peabody

Headshot of Nina DeCesare

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.

Emily Noël and Andrew Arceci Perform as part of Floyds Row

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 […]

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’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 […]

Floyds Row to Tour Massachusetts and Maryland

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 […]

New Organ and Double Bass CD with Sutherland and Podgorny

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 featured on the soundtrack of BBC’s drama series, Silent Witness

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.