Tuned-In Alumni Share Their Passion for Music with the Next Generation of Baltimore City Students Reply

IMG_7100What do Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto, Kaz Rodriguez’s 7to6, James Arthur’s Say You Won’t Let Go, and Royal Tailor’s We got that Fire have in common? About 225 local elementary and middle school students sitting in Goodwin Hall on a Tuesday morning—on a school day following a three day weekend. More…

Brian Tracey Named New Executive Director of Symphony Number One Reply

traceyBrian Tracey (MM ’16, Clarinet) has been chosen as the new executive director of Symphony Number One. Mr. Tracey serves as the academic services administrator for the Peabody Preparatory and is an avid performer and promoter of new music. He is a founding member of the Maryland Wind Festival in Frederick, Md. Now in its third year, MWF commissions young composers to write a significant work that will be the centerpiece of the festival week of performances and educational activities.

 

Douglas and Benjamin Buchanan Featured on BmoreArt’s Website Reply

VoicesRise_Web_042917-26Faculty artist Douglas Buchanan (MM ’08, Composition, Music Theory Pedagogy; DMA ’13, Composition) and Benjamin Buchanan (MM ’14, Composition; MM ’15, Music Theory Pedagogy) were featured on the website BmoreArt for work with Voices Rise: A Baltimore Choir of Hope and musical outreach through the St David’s Music Series. A recipient of a Dean’s Incentive Grant, Douglas Buchanan directs a variety of musical outreach initiatives, including a music series which recently featured the world premiere of Michael Hersch’s only choral work.

Watch Voices Rise: A Baltimore Choir of Hope in their May 28th performance at St David’s Episcopal Church.

Marquee Brass Selected for Ensemble Connect Reply

MarqueeMarquee Brass – DMA candidate Brandon Cave, trumpet; David Deshler (MM ’17, Trumpet); Samuel James Bessen (MM ’17, Horn); Ricson Poonin (GPD ’17, Trombone); Michael James Minor (MM ’17, Tuba) – has been selected as one of five chamber groups to participate in Ensemble Connect’s eight-day series of tuition-free workshops. Ensemble Connect – a program that prepares musicians for careers that combine musical excellence with teaching, community engagement, advocacy, entrepreneurship, and leadership – presents its first Audience Engagement Institute for established chamber ensembles in Carnegie Hall’s Resnick Education Wing from June 8 to 15.