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), […]

Holly Nelson Awarded Presser Foundation 2021-2022 Graduate Music Award

Headshot of Holly Nelson

Holly Nelson, a second-year DMA student of Vadim Gluzman, was awarded the Presser Foundation’s 2021-22 Graduate Music Award. The Presser Award program is designed to encourage and support in a special way the advanced education and career of truly exceptional graduate music students who have the potential to make a distinguished contribution to the field […]

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 […]

Conducting Students Spend Spring Break at Carnegie Hall

Six conducting students and Marin Alsop pose for a group photo in front of a bookcase

Five students of Peabody professor and Director of Graduate Conducting Marin Alsop spent their spring break in New York City, attending Maestra Alsop’s rehearsals and March 25 concert with the American Composers Orchestra in Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, which featured a number of world and New York premieres by composers Lisa Bielawa, Anna Clyne, […]

Jacqueline Audas Wins First Place Prize in Yale Gordon Competition for Strings

Jacqueline Audas

Violin student Jacqueline Audas won 1st place in Peabody’s Yale Gordon Competition for Strings. Audas will enjoy a $1,500 cash prize, a solo performance with the Peabody Symphony Orchestra in 2022-23, and a recital on the Shriver Hall Concert Series Discovery Series in April 2022. Cello student Sunnat Ibragimov won 2nd place, and violin student […]

Preparatory Pianist Son Duong Accomplishes Multiple Student Artist Achievements

Son Duong

Peabody Preparatory student Son Duong, a student of Professor Yong Hi Moon, received first place in the high school division for the Marian Garcia International Piano Competition on October 31st. Duong also received the U.S. National Foundation Chopin Scholarship, awarding him $1,000 for demonstrating exceptional talent and understanding of Chopin’s music. Duong will also be […]