New Peabody CD Features the Work of Aaron Jay Kernis Reply

Piccinini performing KernisThe Peabody Symphony Orchestra’s second commercial recording in four years, highlighting the music of composer Aaron Jay Kernis, features flute soloist and Peabody professor Marina Piccinini and conductors Marin Alsop, Peabody director of graduate conducting and music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and Leonard Slatkin, music director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The CD, released on the NAXOS label in September, was recorded and produced by the students and faculty of the Conservatory’s Recording Arts and Sciences Department. More…

Roger Wu Fu and Bobby Ge Win Dean’s Incentive Grant Reply

70585192_112235906820806_2324846354007851008_oMasters 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.