CNSNC Releases The Ocean’s Cry

Album cover of The Ocean's Cry

CNSNC (Consonance) Collective – Zach Gulaboff Davis (DMA ’19, Composition), Daniel Despins (MM ’20, Composition), Bobby Ge (MM’ 20, Composition), DMA candidate in composition Seo Yoon Soyoona Kim, and Gu Wei (DMA ’20, Composition) – released their second album, The Ocean’s Cry, on June 21. A collaboration with Peabody musicians Ben Giroux (BM ’21, Percussion), […]

Benefit Concert for Ukraine

Headshots of Evanghelina Ciobanu, Nikolai Klotchkov, Ramilya Saubanova, and Denis Savelyev

Symphony orchestras have started adding the late Ukrainian composer Myroslav Skoryk’s Melody in A Minor to their concert programs to acknowledge the current humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. The short piece, which appeared as theme music in a 1980s Soviet film, became popularly known as the “spiritual hymn” of Ukraine over the ensuing decades. It’s the […]

Jacob Yoffee Co-Composes Score for “The Wonder Years” Reboot

Jacob Yoffee

Jacob Yoffee (BM ’02, Composition; GPD ’04, Jazz Saxophone) was featured on The Hub for his work in composing the score for ABC’s reboot of “The Wonder Years.” Yoffee co-composed the score with Roahn Hylton, featuring six core musicians, in their live-band recordings, including Peabody alum Russel Kirk (BM ’05, Jazz Saxophone).

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.

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 […]

New Thread Quartet Featured at the North American Saxophone Alliance Region 8 Conference

Zach Herchen (BM ’07, MM ’09, Saxophone; BM ’06, Recording Arts) was a featured guest artist with his ensemble New Thread Quartet at the North American Saxophone Alliance Region 8 Conference at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts on March 10 and 11. New Thread Quartet presented a master class on contemporary performance practice, a panel […]

Tyrone Page Featured in Thrive Music Series

Tyrone Page (BM ’16, Saxophone, Music Education) was a featured performer in the Thrive Music Series at Jordan Faye Contemporary on September 10. Page performed Not I, but the Wind by Joji Yuasa, Wings by Joan Tower, and Fluorescent Skeleton Reassembled by alumnus James Young (DMA ’14, Composition).

Jarrett Gilgore Tours Northeast in July

Jarrett Gilgore (BM ’15, Jazz Saxophone) will tour in the Northeast from July 13-24 with a band called Purrer which includes Jon Birkholz (BM ’07, Jazz Piano) on bass, and JHU alum Amanda Glasser (KSAS BA ’11, Cognitive Science) on guitar and vocals. Mr. Gilgore will be playing drums with the group. Visit Mr. Gilgore’s […]