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News and updates from the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University
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Daniel Schlosberg (BM ’00, MM ’01, Piano) recently performed small ensemble works by Lindberg, Thorvaldsdottir, Ogonek, and Sam Adams on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNOW series, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen. This concert was the final concert in the season and received a glowing review.
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Todd Craven (GPD ’18, Orchestral Conducting) has been appointed assistant conductor of the Buffalo Philharmonic.  The position will commence in the Fall of 2018.
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Carlos Bandera (MM ’17, Composition) was selected to participate in the Copland House’s CULTIVATE 2018 program. The week-long, all-scholarship program allows emerging composers to participate in masterclasses and rehearsals for newly composed pieces. The week will culminate with a concert on June 10 which will premiere the works composed during the program.
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Carlos Bandera (MM ’17, Composition) was selected to participate in the Copland House’s CULTIVATE 2018 program. The week-long, all-scholarship program allows emerging composers to participate in masterclasses and rehearsals for newly composed pieces. The week will culminate with a concert on June 10 which will premiere the works composed during the program.
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The Peabody Conservatory has named the next round of student participants for several of its signature community-based learning experiences, including the Young Artist Development Series, Peabody Musicians-in-Residence, and InterPLAY. Established and shaped over the last several years, each of these programs provides students with unique opportunities to develop their musicianship as well as their skills in programming, communications, community engagement, and teaching. “Opportunities like these are central to the philosophy behind our new Breakthrough Curriculum,” notes Fred Bronstein, dean of the Peabody Institute. “Success in today’s world for young musicians is increasingly linked with how More…
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Si-Yan Darren Li (MM, AD ’08, Cello) is a member of the faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music. He coaches student ensembles with other CIM chamber music faculty, including the Callisto Quartet, who won the grand prize and the first prize at the 2018 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. In April, they were awarded a special prize at the 2018 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition in London. Li was also a coach of the Razumovsky Quartet, which was awarded the silver medal in the junior division of the Fischoff Competition. Li is a member More…
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Peabody student Marc Armitano Domingo, viola da gamba, was featured in the New York Times as a “Maker to Know.” In New York, he creates porcelain plates and cups, which he sells under the name “Botticelli Ceramics.” The article explores his influences and process.
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The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has announced its New Music Festival that will take place June 20-23. The festival will feature many Peabody faculty artists, including Marin Alsop, conducting; Kevin Puts, composition; and Katherine Needleman, oboe. The festival will include many different events in spaces all over the city, and will conclude with a symphony concert and the world premiere of Moonlight, an oboe concerto by Puts. Faculty artist Du Yun, composition, will also be featured on the concert with her piece “Slow Portraits.”
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Aaron Lieberman, a preparatory student of Judah Adashi, composition, and Daniel Levitov, cello, was one of three winners (and the only high school student) of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society’s Student Composer Project. The winners were invited to the Society’s Sunday, May 6 concert, and then they were part of a discussion of choral composition with Dr. Scott McAllister, Anthony Blake Clark, and Leo Wanenchak, who would later lead the chamber chorus in a reading of the winning pieces. The winners then received feedback on their work.
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Nola Richardson (MM ’10, Voice Pedagogy; MM ’11, Early Music Voice) won first prize in the 2018 Audrey Rooney Bach Competition. This competition is presented by the Kentucky Bach Choir, where she will return for as a soloist next season as a part of her prize. She recently sang at the National Cathedral with ACRONYM.
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