James Lowe (MM ‘09, GPD ‘12, Guitar) was recently elected the Board of Directors of the Baltimore Classical Guitar Society.
Faculty artist Amit Peled, cello, was interviewed on WYPR on December 11 about his children’s book, “A Cello Named Pablo.” In the interview, he talks about the book and his inspirations around it and talks about what it is like to teach at Peabody.
Peyson Moss (MM ’16, Ensemble Arts: Vocal Accompanying) has been invited to participate in Renee Fleming’s inaugural SongStudio program at Carnegie Hall in January 2019. SongStudio brings leading musicians and other performing artists together to mentor emerging singers and collaborative pianists, exploring innovative approaches to both classic and current song repertoire, and inviting new audiences to engage with the art form. Moss will be performing with soprano Coraine Tate.
Woodwinds chair Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet, is doing a residency at the New World Symphony in Miami this week, working with clarinet fellows, coaching chamber music, and performing the Mozart Clarinet Quintet with NWS musicians on Sunday, December 16, at 2:00 pm, at the New World Center in Miami, Fla.
Sahffi Lynne (BM ’93, French Horn) played in a concert on Saturday, December 8 at Teavolve Cafe & Lounge in Baltimore, Md. The concert consisted of four singer-songwriters with Songwriter’s Against Sexual Assault (SASA), and was a fundraiser for those efforts. The concert was also working with the Esperanza Project, which works with victims of human trafficking. Coming up, she will be performing at the Whimsical Winter Ball at the Wind Up Space in Baltimore. This concert will be on Friday, December 14, at 8:00 pm, and will feature many area musicians, artists, vendors, and designers. Saffi Lynne will lead the Winter Solstice Ceremony.