Sergio Cervetti (BM ’67, Composition) has been recognized for his album Parallel Realms, which has been named a gold medal winner at the Global Music Awards. Global Music Awards is an international showcase for original music, unique voices and emerging artists from around the world.
On a steamy afternoon in late June, deep in the basement of Leakin Hall, Peabody associate professor of musicology Susan Weiss is working with a student who recently completed the veteran teacher’s course on the history of musical instruments.
Weiss’ co-teacher, Nathan Scott, has given her the summer to make her own instrument, a practical component to the class that the students experience but that Weiss is unable to undertake during the months she is teaching. On this day, Weiss and Yin Zhu (MM ’19, Vocal Accompanying) are chiseling away at wood that is supporting the shape of the cello they are crafting by hand. More…
Masters candidates Roger Wu Fu, conducting, and Bobby Ge, composition, have received a Dean’s Incentive Grant for their project Yappie: A Musical Comedy. They will have a workshop performance of the show on Friday, October 4, at 7:30 pm and are looking for a number of performers for that event. The performance will be followed by a talk-back with the production team, which includes Wu Fu, Ge, Donna Ibale and Jenny C. Lares.
Zach Gulaboff Davis (MM ’19, Music Theory Pedagogy; DMA ’19, Composition) won The American Prize in Composition (vocal chamber music) professional division for his piece Opaque Etchings.
Faculty artist Du Yun, composition, was featured in an article in The New York Times. The article details ten of her cultural influences.