Baltimore Lieder Weekend Features Peabody Alumni and Dean in October Reply

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Daniel Schlosberg

The Baltimore Lieder Weekend, founded and directed by Daniel Schlosberg (BM ’00, MM ’01, Piano; KSAS BA ’00, History), will take place at An die Musik from October 20 to 22 with the theme of “New American Song: Unusual Suspects.” Peabody contributions include performances by Schlosberg and Laura Strickling (MM ’06, Voice), a composition by Judah Adashi (MM ’02, DMA ’11, Composition), and a panel discussion including Peabody Dean Fred Bronstein. All events are free, courtesy of Free Fall Baltimore.

Jake Runestad Chosen for McKnight Fellowship for Composers Reply

runestadComposer Jake Runestad (MM ’11, Composition; MM ’12, Music Theory Pedagogy) is one of four artists chosen for a McKnight Fellowship for Composers by the McKnight Foundation. The award, which includes $25,000 in unrestricted funds for each recipient, acknowledges excellence in the field of music composition. The four fellows were chosen from a pool of 55 applicants.

PSO Selected as Semi-Finalist for the American Prize Ensemble Division 2016 Reply

muraiPeabody Symphony Orchestra has been selected as a semi-finalist for The American Prize/Ensembles division 2016 for their performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 9, under the direction of Teri Murai. As a semi-finalist, The Peabody Symphony Orchestra will be considered for a position as a finalist, runner-up, or winner for the American Prize/Ensemble division 2016.

Xiao-Hui Yang and Re Zhang Take Gold and Silver at the 26th New Orleans International Piano Competition Reply

screen-shot-2016-09-26-at-3-06-51-pmDMA candidate Xiao-Hui Yang, a piano student of Boris Slutsky, won the gold medal at the 26th New Orleans International Piano Competition at Loyola University. Re Zhang, a graduate student of Boris Slutsky, won the silver medal. They were awarded cash prizes, solo recitals, and performance opportunities with various orchestras including the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.