Dariusz Skoraczewski (BM ’94, GPD ’96) is the new principal cellist at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. He previously served as assistant principal cellist with the orchestra.
Dan Cohen, a master’s candidate in audio sciences, was named a 2011 National Champion for Rubik’s Cubing, at the National Tournament, held in Columbus, Ohio last month. Cohen won the 4×4, 5×5, and 6×6 speedsolve events.
Baltimore Magazine‘s 2011 Best of Baltimore listing of Top 10 Bands and Musicians includes faculty artist Michael Formanek and specifically mentions his recently released album, The Rub And Spare Change. The magazine describes Formanek as a “formidable presence at Peabody.”
Faculty artist John Walker performed with brass and a chorus of 100 voices at the American Guild of Organists convention in Morristown, N.J. In this video, they perform the Christmas carol Angels From the Realms of Glory.
Jim Stopher (DMA ’11) has been appointed the new director of the Joliet Symphony Orchestra.