Manuel Barrueco Nominated for Latin GRAMMY

Manuel Barrueco

Guitar Professor Manuel Barrueco’s (BM ’75, Guitar) album Music from Cuba and Spain; Sierra: Sonata para Guitarra has been nominated for a Latin GRAMMY in the category of Best Classical Album. The album was released by Tonar Music and mastered by Recording Arts faculty Ed Tetreault. Barrueco was featured in a WJZ interview discussing his […]

Lawrence Manchester Wins 2021 Emmy for Outstanding Sound Mixing

Lawrence Manchester (BM ’94, Percussion; BM ’95 Recording Arts and Sciences) won the 2021 Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie as the score mixer for The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix). Earlier this year, he won the Cinema Audio Society Award for the same program.

Scott Metcalfe and Theron Feist Awarded JHU DELTA Grant

Scott Metcalfe

Director of Recording Arts Scott Metcalfe and IT Director Theron Feist have been awarded funding from the Johns Hopkins Digital Education and Learning Technology Acceleration grant program. Their project, High-Fidelity, Low-Latency, Networked Collaboration for Applied Music and Dance Education, will explore and expand the use of low-latency collaboration tools for teaching applied music and dance. […]

Matthew Sullivan Sound Editor on Academy Award Winning Film

Matthew Sullivan (BM ‘17, Recording Arts, Computer Music) was the Sound Editor for “Colette,” a film that recently won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject. It was the first film produced by a video game studio to be nominated for or win an Academy Award.

Robert Soma-Lewis Mixed and Mastered Change Ringing

Change Ringing

Robert Soma-Lewis (BM ’04, Saxophone; BM ’05, Recording Arts) recently mixed and mastered the album Change Ringing by Robert Ames through his studio Ambient Works, based in London. The album was released on BMG/Modern Recordings on May 28, 2021.

Wendel Patrick Awarded Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellowship

Wendel Patrick

Recording arts faculty artist Wendel Patrick has been chosen as the 2021-22 recipient of the Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellowship through Harvard University’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. The fellowship funds scholars and artists who demonstrate exceptional scholarship and creativity in the arts in connection with Hiphop.

Robert Soma-Lewis is Mixing Engineer on Aralkum


Robert Soma-Lewis (BM ’04, Saxophone; BM ’05, Recording Arts) recently collaborated with noted violinist and London Contemporary Orchestra member Galya Bisengalieva as mixing engineer for her debut LP Aralkum, released on One Little Independent Records. The album has received wide critical acclaim, including write-ups from Pitchfork, Bandcamp Daily, FACT Magazine, Composer Magazine (Spitfire Audio), and […]

Wendel Patrick to Host Artworks on MPT

Wendel Patrick

Peabody faculty member Wendel Patrick has been named the host of Artworks on Maryland Public Television. Patrick will engage with artists on season 9 of Artworks in a conversation about all things creative interwoven with video profiles and/or performances.