Tryon and Burgstaller Perform with Summit Brass Reply

tryon_burgstallerPeabody 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…

Oscar Bettison Wins Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award Reply

BettisonComposition 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.