Peabody Alumni Perform at Kennedy Center Reply

The Kennedy Center’s Conservatory Project presents young musicians of different genres from all across the country. Peabody alumni Ankit Anil (BM ’18, Viola), Preparatory alumna Rebecca Barnett, and Minzo Kim (BM ’16, Cello) will perform on Brahms Sextet No. 1 in b-flat major, Op. 1 in this performance featuring students from Rice University and Eastman. The performance will take place on Monday, February 18, at 6:00 pm at the Kennedy Center in the Terrace Theater in Washington, D.C. 

Jennifer Nicole Campbell Performs at Museum Reply

jennifernicolecampbellphoto1Award-winning pianist and composer Jennifer Nicole Campbell (BM ’14, MM ’15, Piano) gave a performance at the Brandywine River Museum on December 19, 2018. Campbell performed classical selections and Christmas carol improvisations for museum visitors. She paired the musical selections with paintings of the notable Wyeth family, creating a fusion of art and musical inspiration.

Amy Beth Kirsten’s Music Awarded and Released Reply

Amy Beth Kirsten, composer

Amy Beth Kirsten, composer

Amy Beth Kirsten’s (DMA ’10, Composition) music-driven theatre work Savior was listed as one of the 10 best classical concerts of 2018 by the Chicago Tribune. She was also invited to be a guest lecturer at the Royal Northern Conservatory of Music in Manchester and gave a presentation called “The Performing Body as Musical Mask,” which focused on her music-driven theatre works. Finally, on January 17, pianist Adam Swayne released an album featuring her titular work for vocalizing pianist Speak to Me. Coming up, Nadia Shpachenko will release her album “Poetry of Places” on March 1, 2019, and the album will feature the world premiere recording of Kirsten’s piece h.o.p.e. which was inspired by the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore.