Fagan-Miller teaches at the University of Texas at San Antonio Reply

Fagan-MillerPatty Fagan-Miller (MM ’07, Bassoon) has been hired by the University of Texas at San Antonio as lecturer in bassoon. She is an active freelance musician in Houston and San Antonio. She holds a DMA from CU-Boulder and lives in San Antonio with her husband, Danny Miller (MM ’08, Trumpet).

Prjevalskaya wins gold in New Orleans International Piano Competition Reply

PrjevalskayaMarianna Prjevalskaya, a doctoral piano student of Boris Slutsky, won the gold medal in the 2014 New Orleans International Piano Competition on July 27. The prize includes a $15,000 cash award, a solo recital at London’s Wigmore Hall, and performances with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra, and the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra. She is the first woman to win the competition since 2005, when Tanya Bannister took the gold.

Victoria Chiang shares her 5 essential practice skills with The Violin Channel Reply

Victoria ChiangThe Violin Channel caught up with Conservatory viola faculty member Victoria Chiang at the Aspen Music Festival where she gave them her five tips for ensuring efficient practice.

Watch the video below or read the full article here:
VC MASTERCLASS | Victoria Chiang, Peabody Institute – ’5 Essential Skills for Ensuring Efficient Practice’ – The Violin Channel


Dean Fred Bronstein on the Diane Rehm Show Reply

BronsteinSmallPeabody Dean Fred Bronstein appeared on the Diane Rehm Show, one of public broadcasting’s most-listened-to programs with 2.6 million weekly listeners across the country, on July 22 with New Yorker music critic Alex Ross, critic and composer Greg Sandow, and pianist Orli Shaham to discuss the future of classical music. Listen to the full show here.