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Composition faculty artist Kevin Puts was awarded the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra 56th annual composers award. His music will be played by the orchestra in their concert, where he will receive the award. There will be two concerts, both on Saturday, April 7, at 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm. They will both be at the Fulton Theatre in Lancaster, Pa. Puts was interviewed by Lancaster Online about his process and career.
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David Samuels, New York University, will visit Peabody as part of the Musicology Colloquium series to deliver a talk entitled “We Still Protest That Human Life Has Some Value.” Colloquia are free and open to the public.
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Faculty artist Du Yun, composition, was named a Guggenheim Fellow for 2018 in the Music Composition category. She won for a co-commission with Carnegie Hall, London Southbank, Kennedy Center and Cal Performances. It employs an orchestra with two lead singers and a percussion soloist, and it is based on a documentary on Syrian refugees, with video by Palestine artist Khaled Jarrar.
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Devin Gray (BM ’06, Jazz Percussion) has released a new single, “Meta Cache.” The single is now available.
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Vivian Adelberg Rudow (TC ’57, BM ’60, Piano; MM ’79, Composition) created an “Audio March of Support” to show support for the March For Our Lives. She asked radio hosts to play her music that best exemplifies the ideals of the march in memory of those killed and to show support for the recent march. Her music was heard on National Association of Composers USA (NACUSA), played by John Winsor, on FM. 101 The Grand during Tom Quick’s “Women in Music” in Ontario, Canada, on 94.3 FM during Matthew Testa’s show, and on Kath Fraser’s More…
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The Charm City Trio, made up of Peabody guitar students Jordan Colquitt, Tobias James, and Joseph Tollefsen, has been selected as one of the three finalists at the Southern Guitar Festival Ensemble Competition. The group was invited to perform in the competition finals during the festival in Columbia, S.C., in June 8-10.
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Mezzo-soprano Jenni Bank (BM ’06, Voice, ‘07, Opera) will make her New York City Opera debut in the American premiere of Brokeback Mountain by Charles Wuorinen in May. The show will be performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater, in New York City, with four shows. Thursday, May 31, at 7:30 pm, Saturday, June 2, at 2:00 pm, Sunday June 3, at 4:00 pm, and Monday, June 4, at 7:30 pm. Later in June, she will make her Carnegie Hall debut, singing the mezzo solos in Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass and Schubert’s Mass no. More…
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Angelin Chang (DMA ’98, Piano) is featured on the Women of Hopkins exhibit at the Mattin Center on Johns Hopkins Homewood campus. The exhibit is also available online. This exhibit honors 23 women who have made a mark on society during or after their time at Hopkins.
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Peabody faculty artist Amit Peled, cello, and his student Joseph Staten were featured on the “Knock Knock Who’s There” podcast on WYPR on February 1. They talk about a day in the life at Peabody, from both the teacher and student perspectives.
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Mark Mandarano (MM ’91, Conducting) is a semi-finalist in the American Prize in Conducting, in the professional orchestra division. He works with the Sinfonietta of Riverdale in New York City. This group is also a semi-finalist in the American Prize in Orchestral Performance, in the professional orchestra division. Mandarano also conducts the Macalester Symphony Orchestra in Saint Paul, Minn., which is a semi-finalist in the American Prize in Orchestral Performance, in the college and university division.
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