Jiaoyang Xu Invited to Attend 2016 Piatigorsky International Cello Festival as Fellow

Jiaoyang Xu, student of Amit Peled, has been invited to attend the 2016 Piatigorsky International Cello Festival as a fellow. In addition to participating in master classes and workshops with festival artists, Ms. Xu will be part of the mass cello ensemble – consisting of over 100 cellists – performing at Walt Disney Concert Hall […]

#popscope Selected by Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures Social Innovation Lab

GPD student Julien Xuereb (MM ’15, Guitar, Pedagogy) is part of #popscope, a project selected by the Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures Social Innovation Lab for early incubation and support. #popscope provides free public astronomy nights for Baltimore’s many neighborhoods to promote community-building through science outreach in public spaces. Its team is comprised of Peabody student […]

Claire Weber Wins Third Place in James Toland Vocal Arts Competition

Claire Weber (MM ’15 Voice), mezzo-soprano, won third place in the Emerging Artists category of the James Toland Vocal Arts Competition in Oakland, California this past June. Ms. Weber, a student of Dr. Steven Rainbolt, recently sang the role of Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni with Bel Cantanti Opera in October, and will be […]

Jisu Jung Wins Second Prize in PercussiveLinz International Marimba Competition

On Sunday, October 11, senior percussionist Ji Su Jung won second prize in the PercussiveLinz International Marimba Competition at the Bruckner Conservatory in Linz. Ms. Jung studies under faculty artist Robert van Sice with a full scholarship. She has performed as a soloist with the Oradea-Rumania and Eurasian Philharmonic Orchestras, Gyeonggi State Philharmonic Orchestra, Suwon […]

Jacques-Pierre Malan Wins Second Prize in SICMF International Study Bursary Competition

MM cello student Jacques-Pierre Malan (GPD ’12, Cello; GPD ’13, Chamber Music), student of Amit Peled, won second prize in the inaugural Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival (SICMF) International Study Bursary Competition – the largest South African bursary for overseas music studies. The aim of the competition is “to attract the finest local music students to […]

Norika Zehnder wins regional NSAL voice competition

Norika Zehnder, soprano, a sophomore in Stanley Cornett’s studio, placed first in her age category (16-18-years-old) of the National Society of Arts and Letters’  Shirley Rabb Winston Annual Voice Competition, Washington, DC chapter. The NSAL local chapter winners will continue on to compete at the National level with the winners from the eighteen NSAL chapters […]

Marianna Prjevalskaya will perform for Towson concert series

Marianna Prjevalskaya, a student of Boris Slutsky, will be performing at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday, April 12 at 2:00 pm, where she will be playing Prokofiev’s Piano Sonata no. 6 in A Major and Schubert’s Piano Sonata D. 959 in A Major.  This is part of Music in the Great Hall, a chamber […]