Professor Marina Piccinini will offer a fall session of the Marina Piccinini International Masterclasses online from November 12-16. Sessions will include master classes with Piccinini and Erica Peel, lectures with Gwyn Roberts, a virtual tour of the Peabody Institute, and a showcase performance by current students in Piccinini’s studio.
Imani Mosley (MM ‘10, Bassoon, Musicology) and Preparatory alumna Hilary Hahn were both featured in The New York Times article “5 Minutes That Will Make You Love the Violin.”
Cello Professor Amit Peled was featured on WYPR’s “On the Record” discussing his online cello academy and the opportunities it allowed for him to connect with students all over the world.
Jonathan Rush (MM ’19, Conducting) received a two-year appointment as Assistant Conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. In his role as Assistant Conductor, Rush will support Nicholas Hersh, Associate Conductor, in conducting the BSO’s digital series and serve frequently as a cover conductor.
Peabody Opera’s performance of Pride and Prejudice won “Best Play or Performance” in Baltimore Magazine’s 2020 Best of Baltimore issue. Runners-up include the Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center’s performances of Hamilton and Wicked.