Rory Powell Featured on Cover of Bloom Magazine

Portrait of Rory Powell playing the harp taken from a high angle

Rory Powell, a Harp student of Michaela Trnkova has been featured on the cover page of Bloom magazine. Powell is a recipient of The Edith Hamilton Scholarship, which accentuates the studying of the effectiveness of music therapy as way to help children with developmental delays.

Alyssa Katahara Awarded Harp Position with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Alyssa Katahara

Alyssa Katahara, Michaela Trnkova’s former preparatory student, has earned a principal harp position with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Katahara will be a solo harpist alongside the rest of the orchestra. Katahara studied with Michaela Trnkova as a harp student from 2010-2013 at the Peabody Preparatory.

Shelley Greene Selected as A-List Wedding Vendor by Richmond Magazine

Shelley Greene

Harmony of Virginia, founded by Shelley Greene (BM ’92, Harp), was selected a 2021 A-List Wedding Vendor by Richmond Magazine and one of three Top Wedding Industry Vendors in the Best Service Provider for Small or Backyard Weddings Category and in the LGBTQ-Friendly Vendor Category. Harmony of Virginia has been offering live music for virtual […]

Anastasia Pike Performed at Columbia University

Anastasia Pike (MM ’07, Harp), a former student of Jeanne Chalifoux, gave a solo recital sponsored by Columbia University, where she serves as a member of the graduate school faculty. The performance was simulcast at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the oldest and largest private cancer center in the world.  

Anastasia Pike Lectured at Juilliard

Anastasia Pike (MM ’07, Harp), a former student of Jeanne Chalifoux, was an invited guest lecturer at The Juilliard School. Her lecture was entitled, “The Art of Teaching in the Music Studio: Comprehensive Teaching.”

Peabody Conservatory Welcomes June Han to Harp Faculty

June Han, harp, joins the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University beginning in the 2020-21 academic year. Hailed as a “true and tasteful harpist… [with] exceptionally varied phrasing and a surprising yet innate sense of timing” by the Concert Review Magazine at her Debut Recital in Carnegie Hall.