A mixed program of music and contemporary dance created for the Sculpture Court of the Walters Art Museum will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 1:00 and 3:00 pm. Peabody Dance Artistic Director Carol Bartlett is co-creator of the event with Conservatory faculty members Alison Wells, who teaches cello, and Serape Bastepe-Gray, who coaches guitar ensembles.
The BSO’s OrchKids program has added their first ever harp class at Lockerman Bundy Elementary school in a joint venture with the Peabody Harp Department and HarpAdventures. We are very excited to be part of OrchKids and look building the harp program. Master’s candidate Jasmine Hogan will be coordinating and serving as lead teacher.
HarpAdventures, the outreach program of Peabody Harp Pedagogy that was founded and is run by members of our studio, is now accepting new students for the 2012-13 class. The faculty has just published the curriculum used during first-year beginning studies, and our coordinated Theory Workbook will follow shortly.
Scott Pender (MM ’85, Composition) has released a recording of his sextet In the Time Before. The work was recorded in the fall of 2011 in the Czech Republic and is on the Navona album Lock & Key: New Chamber Works.
Ivan Stefanovic, Prep faculty, chamber music faculty and YAO coach, was promoted to the position of associate principal second violin in the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra by Music Director Marin Alsop.