Guest blog: Traveling with Tuned-In Reply

_JHU5253As a member of the Peabody Preparatory Winds, Brass, and Percussion Congregation and Peabody Tuned-In program, I’m given the opportunity to take free lessons at Peabody, have access to unique as well as unconventional performance opportunities, travel across the U.S to teach disadvantaged kids music and other skills, and be on a full scholarship to be a member of and have access to all Peabody Prep resources and ensembles. More…

Anastasia Pike Performs with Students Reply

IMG_7724Anastasia Pike (MM ’07, Harp), a former student of Jeanne Chalifoux, performed with her students to a packed audience at New York City’s historic Trinity Baptist Church.  The concert marked the first time harp students from Pike’s studios at Peabody, Christopher Newport University, and Columbia University, were in the same place at the same time.

Gemma New Interviewed and to Conduct Reply

gemma-new-headshot-2-photographer-roy-coxGemma New (MM ’11, Conducting) was interviewed in the San Francisco Classical Voice by Jeff Kalis. In the interview, she talks about her busy upcoming schedule and her ambitious repertoire selections. She also talks about her career and how she came to be a conductor in America. She conducted the San Francisco Symphony on Wednesday, July 10, in a concert featuring the works of Tchaikovsky. Coming up, she will conduct the orchestra on July 13 at 7:30 pm and on July 14  at 4:00 pm in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. Both of these concerts will take place in the Frost Amphitheater in San Francisco, Calif.