Dan Trahey to Develop and Teach National Take a Stand Orchestras

Faculty member Dan Trahey (BM ’00, Tuba, Music Education) has been chosen by the Los Angeles Philharmonic to help develop three youth orchestras and teach low brass while continuing his existing roles at Peabody and OrchKids. The National Take a Stand Orchestras – sponsored by the Longy School of Music, Bard College, and the Los […]

Dan Trahey first American to win the Austrian Brass Band Championship

On November 9, Dan Trahey (BM ’00, Tuba, Music Education) was recognized as being the first American to win the Austrian Brass Band Championship, as tubist with the RET Brass Band of Innsbruck Austria. The prize comes with a trip to the World Brass Band Championship to be held in Frieburg, Germany in May of […]

Terry Eberhardt Receives Promotion

Terry Eberhardt (BM ’99, Voice, Music Education) received a promotion to music facilitator of Howard County Public School System. Eberhardt is an active teacher, adjudicator, and clinician.

New book by Elisa Koehler

Fanfares and Finesse: A Performer’s Guide to Trumpet History and Literature by Elisa Koehler (BM ’87, Music Education; BM ’87, Trumpet; DMA ’96 Conducting) will be released on March 7 by Indiana University Press.  The book is decribed as “more than just a history of the trumpet, this essential reference book is a comprehensive guide […]

Daniel Trahey presented at LA Phil Symposium

Daniel Trahey (BM ’00, Tuba, Music Education) was a presenter at the 2014 LA Philharmonic’s Take A Stand Symposium, held February 20-22.  Trahey lead sessions on creative composition and integrating community engagement into higher education curriculum.

Holly Mulcahy appointed concertmaster for Chattanooga Symphony

Holly Mulcahy (BM ’94, Music Education; PC ’94, MM ’96, Violin) has been appointed the concertmaster for the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera. She performed Dvorak No. 6 with the orchestra last November and was chosen from seven candidates who each played one Masterworks concert in the 2012-2013 season.

JHU Black Student Union will honor Audrey McCallum

JHU’s Black Student Union will present its Annual Soulful Expressions Benefit Concert on February 23 at 6 pm in Peabody’s Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.  The event will include the presentation of the Johns Hopkins Heritage Award to Audrey McCallum (BM ’60, MM ’67, Music Education, Piano), the first African American student to study at […]

Mark Lortz directs the marching band at Stevenson University

Mark Lortz  (BM ’92, Percussion; MM ’07, Music Education, Composition), director of the marching band at Stevenson University, was featured in a PressBox article highlighting the program he started in 2011.  Since its beginning, the marching band has grown from 75 to 130 students, involving about 3 percent of the school’s population (the average size […]