Nikita Borisevich (GPD ’13, MM ’17, Violin; GPD ’15, Chamber Ensemble) and DMA candidate Margarita Loukachkina (BM ’10, MM ’12, Piano) made their debut for the Venetian Arts Society at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center in Florida on March 19th. They performed works by Elgar, Grieg, Rachmaninoff, Bloch, Franck and Waxman.
Nathan Cicero (MM ’18, Vocal Accompanying) has been appointed Music Director of Skylark Opera Theatre’s production of Così fan Tutte, which opens at the Historic Mounds Theatre in St. Paul, Minn. in late March. The production also features Laurent Kuehnl (MM ’13, Voice) as Ferrando. Since graduating from Peabody, Cicero has been appointed Assistant Director and Pianist for South Metro Chorale and Director of Music and Organist for the Church of St. Mark in St. Paul.
On March 24th, harp faculty Michaela Trnkova and her Peabody Preparatory Harp students traveled to Richmond, Va. where they performed in a master class. Composers such as Bach, Handel, and Spohr were the highlights of the full afternoon of harp music. Congratulations to everyone for representing the Preparatory to the highest level.
Ka Nyoung Yoo (MM ’10, Vocal Accompanying) with Jason Widney (MM ’05, Voice) presented “Deep in the Quiet Woods” by Joshua Fishbein, who studied piano at the Preparatory with Carol Prochazka, at Towson University’s Faculty Chamber Music Concert on Sunday, March 10. Ka Nyoung Yoo has served as a vocal coach and master class pianist for Towson University’s Voice Division and Towson Choir since 2010 and can be heard frequently as a performer with Baltimore Musicales.