Jacomo Bairos (GPD ’11, Conducting) hosts the Nu Deco Unfiltered podcast created by Nu Deco Ensemble. The first three episodes of the podcast featuring Nu Deco Ensemble Artistic Director, Sam Hyken, Cimafunk, and Aaron Parks are available now on Apple and Spotify.
Gemma New (MM ’11, Conducting) is the twelfth recipient of the Solti Foundation U.S. grant, The Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award. Given annually to a single promising American conductor 38 years of age or younger, The Sir Georg Solti Fellow provides career guidance, industry connections, and a cash purse of $30,000 to allow grant recipients to further hone their skills.
Director of Graduate Conducting Marin Alsop was identified by Classic FM as on of the “10 women who changed the classical music world forever.”
The Boston Chamber Symphony, including alumni Avlana Eisenberg (GPD ’08, Conducting), music director, and Brian Bunnell (BM ’03, Music Education; PC ’03, Trumpet), trumpet, created a multimedia presentation about the life and music of African-American composer William Grant Still.
The World Economic Forum Davos Agenda 2021 premiered “See Me: A Global Concert,” an original musical film that fuses performances by orchestras and choirs from around the world, during the pandemic on January 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm CET. The project was conceived of by Peabody’s Director of Graduate Conducting, Marin Alsop.