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 […]
Tenor John Chong Yoon Noh, student of Stanley Cornett, recently won an Encouragement Award in the Metropolitan Opera National Council District Auditions in Washington D.C.
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 (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 […]
Voice student Clara Plestis was awarded an Honorable Mention prize at the “Opera on the James” voice competition in Lynchburg, Virginia. Ms. Plestis is a student of Dr. Steven Rainbolt.
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 […]
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 […]
The February 9 all-Chopin recital by DMA candidate Sungpil Kim, a student of Brian Ganz, is scheduled to air on WWFM Radio’s “Celebrating Our Musical Future” program on Monday, May 11. The program begins at 8pm Eastern time. Listen Live at http://www.wwfm.org
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, 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 […]