The Melodica Men – Joe Buono (BM ’13, MM ’15, Bass Trombone) and Tristan Lane Clarke (’12, Trumpet) – were featured on ABC’s “The Gong Show,” a reboot of the popular TV talent show from the ’70s.
Peabody Brass Faculty Denise Tryon (horn) and Joe Burgstaller (trumpet) will be performing and giving masterclasses as members of the Summit Brass at the Rafael Méndez Brass Institute in Denver, CO from July 9-16. Additionally, both will be featured in recital. Tryon will be performing Peter Askim’s A Door into the Dark. Burgstaller will perform a set that includes the Allegro from J.S. Bach’s Partita No. 2 for Violin as well as his own compositions. Burgstaller will also be soloing with the Denver Municipal Band. More…
Composition faculty member Oscar Bettison won a Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award to write a violin concerto for faculty artist Courtney Orlando and her group Alarm Will Sound! The award will cover Bettison’s commission and the group’s residency at Peabody, where they will premiere the work and also perform a concert of new student composer works with Peabody’s contemporary student ensemble Now Hear This.
The Academy of International Ballet (AIB) in Media, Pa. is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Nicole Campbell (BM ’14, MM ’15, Piano) as composer in residence.
Amy Beth Kirsten (DMA ’10, Composition) was recently appointed to the composition faculty at Longy School of Music at Bard College in Cambridge, MA.