Alex Ross to Speak, Receive George Peabody Medal During Peabody Conservatory’s Virtual Commencement Ceremony 1

Alex RossAuthor Alex Ross, winner of a 2008 MacArthur Fellowship and longtime music critic for The New Yorker, will address the graduates and receive the George Peabody Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Music in America during the Peabody Conservatory’s 2020 Commencement ceremony, which will be held online on Wednesday, May 20. More…

Tori Amos to Speak, Receive George Peabody Medal at Peabody Conservatory Commencement, May 22 8

ToriAmos_A+D_00165RSinger-songwriter, pianist, composer, and eight-time Grammy Award nominee Tori Amos will address the graduates at the Peabody Conservatory’s Commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 22, in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall. Amos, who studied piano at the Peabody Preparatory from 1968 to 1974, is among the most influential solo artists of her generation, known for piano-driven songs written on themes of feminism, family, sexuality, politics, and religion. More…

Violinist Hilary Hahn to Speak at Peabody Conservatory Commencement Reply

hahnThe internationally renowned violinist and Peabody Preparatory alumna Hilary Hahn will speak at the Peabody Conservatory Commencement, Tuesday, May 23, at 10:00 am in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall. A three-time Grammy Award winner acclaimed for her virtuosity, expansive interpretations, and creative programming, Ms. Hahn’s early studies and first public performance (at age 6) were at the Peabody Preparatory. More…