Ah Young Hong and Joel Puckett Receive 2022 Catalyst Award Grants

Associate Professor of Voice, Ah Young Hong, and Associate Professor of Music Theory, Joel Puckett, were among 38 early-career faculty members from across Johns Hopkins University selected to receive 2022 Catalyst Awards, an honor that comes with a $75,000 grant, mentoring opportunities, and institutional recognition.

Eric Carey Places Second at Oratorio Society 45th Annual Voice Competition

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Eric Carey (BM ’15, Voice) placed second at Oratorio Society of New York’s 45th Annual Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition Finals. The competition was held on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 1:30pm at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and featured 8 classical singers. Carey received the Meyerson/Zwanger Award, earning Second Place and a $5,000 prize.

Denyce Graves Honored with Presidential Volunteer Service Award

Denyce Graves

Denyce Graves has received a Presidential Volunteer Service Award and is being honored as a 2022 President Joseph R. Biden Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree. The award is granted to individuals who dedicate over 4,000 hours to civil service during their life.

Lorelei Ensemble Tours Their New Program “This Tyrant, Love”

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Director of Choral Studies Beth Willer and her opera ensemble, Lorelei Ensemble, will tour their new program “This Tyrant, Love” March 18 through March 27, 2022. The ensemble’s return to live performances features works by David Lang, Caroline Shaw, Björk, Laura Mvula, and music by 17th-century composers such as Luzzachi, Monteverdi, Rossi, Piccinini, and Strozzi.

Three Alumnae Advance to National Semifinals in Metropolitan Opera’s Laffont Competition

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Three Peabody alumnae have advanced to the National Semifinals in the Metropolitan Opera’s Laffont Competition. Rachel Blaustein (MM ’15, Voice) won The James McCracken Prize and Elizabeth Sarian (BM ’17, GPD ’18, Voice) won The Sandra Warfield Prize in the Eastern Region competition. Alexandra Razskazoff (BM ‘14, Voice) won first prize at the Southeast Region […]

Allison Clendaniel and Bonnie Lander Featured in New Music USA

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Allison Clendaniel (BM ’14, Voice) and Bonnie Lander (PD ’08, Computer Music) were featured in New Music USA’s “Different Cities, Different Voices: Baltimore” article. The article explores Clendaniel and Lander’s journey to Baltimore and their current involvement in the city’s music space.

Diana Cantrelle Featured on Remembering December

Diana Cantrelle

Diana Cantrelle (MM ’12, Voice, Pedagogy) was commissioned by composer Gavin Brown to perform five of his original compositions for Remembering December. The CD release party was held on December 12 at the Howard County Center for the Arts Blackbox Theatre.