The first Peabody Dance! Festival, which will take place on May 10, is looking for Baltimore dance artists to participate. The application deadline for artists is March 1.
The Poulenc Trio – Bryan Young (BM ’96, Bassoon); Preparatory faculty artist Irina Kaplan Lande, piano; and Liang Wang, oboe – has a new album currently available for pre-release. Trains of Thought will be fully released on February 16. The album features music by Poulenc and Jean Françaix, arrangements of music by Shostakovich, Rossini, and a world premiere recording of Trains of Thought by Viet Cuong (BM ’11, MM ’12, Composition).
Voices Rise: A Baltimore Choir of Hope, directed by faculty artists Douglas Buchanan (MM ’08, Composition, Music Theory Pedagogy; DMA ’13, Composition) and Benjamin Buchanan (MM ’14, Composition; MM ’15, Music Theory Pedagogy) appeared on a live broadcast on WYPR’s Midday with Tom Hall on December 22.
Mary Matthews (MM ’10, Flute) has released a new album, Three-Nine Line. The debut album is a collection of solo and chamber works for flute and piccolo by the Atlanta-based composer, Nicole Chamberlain.
Dontae Winslow (BM ’97, MM ’99, Trumpet) arranged and performed in the Super Bowl halftime show. He arranged “Suit and Tie” for the University of Minnesota Marching Band, who performed at the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 4. Winslow also performed during the show with Justin Timberlake.