Peabody faculty artist Michael Hersch (BM ’95, MM ’97, Composition) was mentioned in The New Yorker. Following the Ojai Music Festival, which took place in June, Hersch’s new piece was reviewed in the July 2 issue.
Faculty artist Du Yun, composition, was named one of this year’s 38 Great Immigrants by the Carnegie Foundation. She and the other honorees were given their awards in a ceremony on July 4.
Charles Halka (BM ’06, Piano; MM ’08, Composition, Music Theory Pedagogy) accepted the position of Assistant Professor of Composition and Theory in the Department of Music at Western Washington University beginning Fall 2018.
Faculty artist Du Yun, composition, and Corinne Winters (MM ’07, Voice) were featured in Musical America’s special Where Are They Now? Issue. The issue highlights the best of Musical America’s New Artist of the Month past features, and gives updates about their careers successes.
Faculty artist Michael Hersch (BM ’95, MM ’97, Composition) was featured in an article in the New York Times. The article talks about the Ojai Music Festival, for which he is the featured composer and discusses at length a new piece to be premiered at the festival. Hersch was also featured in the Los Angeles Times, talking about his new piece.