Byeong Woo Lee Performs for North and South Korean Presidents in Historical Meeting Reply

beyong wooByeong Woo Lee (GPD ’98, Guitar; GPD ’00, Chamber Ensemble) recently performed for Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae In at the Korean Demilitarized Zone during a historical meeting between the two countries. Lee played his solo guitar piece Bird alongside a traditional Korean musician and a boy who sang at the winter Olympics. Also in attendance were 40 representatives from both countries. More…

Joe Burgstaller Featured on Woodwind & Brasswind’s Magazine Cover Reply

Joe BurgstallerPeabody trumpet and chamber music faculty Joe Burgstaller is featured on the cover of the Spring 2018 issue of Woodwind & Brasswind’s Magazine and Catalog.  WWBW also released a video segment as well as an interview. The WWBW magazine, which goes out to 40,000 subscribers, has also recently featured The Met Trombone Section, Moon Hooch and Snarky Puppy. Woodwind & Brasswind is the nation’s largest music instrument retail company.

Jacques-Pierre Malan to Premiere String Quartet by Samuel Saunders Reply

jacques-pierre-malanJacques-Pierre Malan (GPD ’12, MM ’16, Cello; GPD ’13, Chamber Music) together with Jonathan Carney, Concertmaster of the BSO; Lisa Steltenpohl, principal violist BSO; and Wyatt Underhill, Assistant Concertmaster BSO will perform a new work by Peabody composition master’s candidate Samuel Saunders. Brightmoor is a string quartet paired with a piano piece that will be presented on Tuesday, February 27 at 7:00 pm, at An Die Musik Live in Baltimore. The quartet draws on themes that the composer developed while living in an abandoned house in Detroit, Mich.