Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition Reply

The Russian Trio—Graduate Performance Diploma candidate Nikita Borisevich, violin; Artist Diploma candidate Dmitry Volkov, cello; and Doctor of Musical Arts candidate Katherine Harris (MM ’11, Piano), piano—received the Silver Medal in the Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition, held on Mar. 31 in Easton, Md. The trio was one of 46 entrants.

Influential Tweeters Reply

Alumni Judah Adashi (MM ’02, DMA ’11, Composition) and David Smooke (MM ’95, Composition), who are both Peabody faculty members, and Duane Moody (BM ’94, Voice; GPD ’01, Opera), who teaches at Berklee College of Music, were listed in the “top 50” list of the most influential music professors on Twitter by They can be followed at @jadashi, @dasmooke, and @DuaneAMoody.

Marbury Prize Reply

Junior Gabriel Meza, a student of Keng-Yuen Tseng, won first prize in Peabody’s William Marbury Prize Competition for undergraduate violin majors and performed the Marbury Prize Recital on Apr. 22 with pianist Michael Delfin, also a junior. Second prize was shared by junior Jason Chen, a student of Herbert Greenberg, and sophomore Orin Laursen, a student of Victor Danchenko.