Bobby Woody Accepted to Inaugural Teaching Artists Training Institute Learning Retreat

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Tuned In alum and Preparatory faculty artist Bobby Woody has been accepted to the inaugural Teaching Artists Training Institute Learning Retreat. TATI provides a week-long experience in partnership with Miami Music Project and New World Symphony where teaching artists will learn from guest clinicians, try out new strategies in real-time in a classroom at Miami […]

Peabody Tuned-In Alumni to Present at 2022 El Sistema USA Virtual Conference

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Current Peabody students and Peabody Tuned-In alumni presented at the El Sistema USA Virtual Conference from April 28-30, 2022. Current students Marcus Gee, Sheila Esquivel, Bobby Bush, Angela Ramirez presented at the Alumni Advice Panel, along with Tuned-In alumni Keith Fleming and Keyona Carrington. Current Tuned-In students, Brayden Hamilton and Lowrider James presented in the […]

Rachel Choe’s Preparatory Students Receive Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention Awards

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Rachel Choe’s (MM ’02, GPD ’03, DMA ’09 Flute) current and former Preparatory students won competitions at the 2022 Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention on February 19, 2022. Faith Park, a current Preparatory student and a freshman in high school, received the 3rd prize at the Honor’s Competition Junior Division. Angelina Lim, a Preparatory alumna and a […]

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.

Three Preparatory Student Accepted to CMPI


Three Peabody Prep/Baltimore Washington Musical Pathways students – Lauren Edwards, violin; Kaytoya Ichoku, horn; and Lowrider James, tuba – have been accepted into the Chicago Youth in Music Festival and National Pathways Summit.

Alyssa Katahara Awarded Harp Position with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

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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.