Vocalist Jennifer Blades (MM ’97, GPD ’98, Voice) and pianist John Bowen will perform a holiday program titled Sweetest of Nights: A Christmas Cabaret on Friday, December 15, at 7:30, with pre-show dining to begin at 6:00 pm. This event will take place at Germano’s Piattini in Little Italy in Baltimore.
Serap Bastepe-Gray (BM ’96, MM ’99, Guitar) was featured on the Johns Hopkins Medicine website for the new clinic, a collaboration between Johns Hopkins’ Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Neurology and the Peabody Institute, that treats and provides preventative training for musicians. The Johns Hopkins Rehabilitation Network Clinic for Performing Artists at the Peabody Institute aims to utilize specialists and technology to better diagnose and treat musicians’ injuries.
Lukasz Kuropaczewski (GPD ’05, Guitar) was featured in Classical Guitar Magazine in their Winter 2017 issue. The article gives a short bio and continues with an interview about his recordings and aspirations for his career.
Faculty artist Amit Peled, cello, was interviewed about performing with Pablo Casals’ Goffriller Cello in the November issue of Strings magazine.
Dontae Winslow (BM ’97, MM ’99, Trumpet) composed the music for HBO’s documentary Baltimore Rising. He and his wife, Mashica, worked together to create the soundtrack. The couple were featured in the Baltimore Fishbowl in an article that discusses how their backgrounds informed their compositions for the show.