Jacomo Bairos Has Exciting Career Growth Reply

Jacomo_BairosJacomo Bairos (GPD ’11, Conducting) has been the 17th music director for the Amarillo Symphony since 2013 and is currently in the running for the music directorship of the Rhode Island Philharmonic and the Asheville Symphony Orchestra. He is co-founder and artistic director for Nu Deco Ensemble – a 21st-century, genre-bending chamber orchestra based in Miami, Fla., his hometown. Their recent performances include the opening concert for their third season that featured singer/songwriter Emily King as a guest artist and classical-crossover trio, Time for Three, in December. They are also orchestra-in-residence at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami.

Kristopher Funn, Tim Green, and Warren Wolf Join Jazz Studies Faculty Fall 2018 Reply

Funn_Green_WolfWith the recent appointment of trumpeter Sean Jones as Richard and Elizabeth Case Chair in Jazz Studies, the Peabody Conservatory continues to reinvigorate its Jazz program, inspired by the great tradition of jazz in Baltimore and consistent with the Conservatory’s innovative approach to 21st-century training in the arts. Bassist Kristopher Funn, saxophonist Tim Green, and vibraphone specialist Warren Wolf are the latest additions to the Jazz Studies faculty, and will teach private lessons, coach ensembles, and teach jazz department courses at Peabody beginning in the Fall 2018 semester. More…

Misael Tambuwun to Perform Piece with Amarillo Symphony Reply

mtambuwun_300Misael Tambuwun, composition master’s candidate, will perform his piece Pes Barbos Samogo for a Silent Movie with the Amarillo Symphony on February 23 and 24. The concerts are both at 7:30 pm, and they will be held in Amarillo, Texas. The symphony is conducted by Jacomo Bairos (GPD ’11, Conducting). Tambuwun’s piece won the Amarillo Symphony Composer’s Initiative Orchestral Competition 2017.