Stay Thirsty Magazine featured an interview with faculty composer Kevin Puts and a column by Peabody Dean Fred Bronstein in its Summer 2017 edition. In the interview, Kevin Puts describes his influences, writing process, and gives advice to young composers. Dean Fred Bronstein’s guest column in the magazine discusses the exciting changes to the Peabody Institute, including the Breakthrough Curriculum, Dean’s Incentive Grants, and expanding community programs, as the 40th anniversary of Peabody’s affiliation with Johns Hopkins University approaches.
An article on Peabody’s Diversity Fund has been featured on Johns Hopkins Rising in article titled Change can come, but it has to be nurtured. The fund, generously donated by Rheda Becker and Robert E. Meyerhoff, will help provide a music education for socioeconomically disadvantaged youth in Baltimore and address the challenge of attracting underrepresented minorities to the Peabody faculty and staff, providing teacher role models for students, and making the Institute accessible to new audiences through outreach programs. More…
Dean Fred Bronstein has been elected to the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance board of directors. GBCA has served as both a catalyst and an incubator for important cultural programs and initiatives in Baltimore. GBCA promotes the cultural community helps build awareness and audiences, sponsors events, and supports artists through grants. Find more information on the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance here.
Peabody Institute was featured in Chamber Music America‘s magazine in an article on civic engagement as a part of artistic development in conservatories. The article highlighted Dean Bronstein’s initiative to incorporate community engagement, audience development, and technology into Peabody’s curriculum and events.
Dean Fred Bronstein joins other Hopkins experts along with alumni, students, parents, and friends for a chance to engage in an important conversation about the 21st Century Cities Initiative, part of JHU’s Rising to the Challenge.
The program also features a performance by current Masters student Justin Sergi.