If Music Be The Food Presents Season Finale Concert on April 26 Reply

12993606_247088895638780_6359088491157559008_nIf Music Be The Food, a benefit concert series initiated in the Baltimore area by Beverly Wu (BM ’16, Violin) and Lior Willinger (MM ’16, Piano), will present its season finale concert on Wednesday, April 26 at 7:30 pm at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Baltimore. More…

Judah Adashi Leads RiseBMore, An Evening of Words and Music Reply

Judah 2On Wednesday, April 19, faculty artist Judah Adashi (MM ’02, DMA ’11, Composition) led an evening of words and music titled RiseBmore in honor of Freddie Gray on the anniversary of his death. Artists Sharea Harris, Love the Poet, Brittani McNeill (GPD ’15, Voice), and Hannah Sawyerr lead a conversation titled “Writing in the Margins of Baltimore” beginning at 7:00 pm. The 8:00 pm concert featured music by Mr. Adashi, Tariq Al-Sabir (BM ’15, Voice), Ruby Fulton (DMA ’09, Composition), Lafayette Gilchrist, Brooks Long, and Martina Lynch, poetry by Tariq Toure, and images by J.M. Giordano. The event was sponsored in part by the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.

Tempest Trio’s Dvorak Vol. 1 Selected for Naxos’ 30th Anniversary CD Collection Reply

1187504Dvorak Vol. 1, a CD featuring Dvořák’s Piano Trios No. 3 and No. 4 “Dumky” recorded by the Tempest Trio– Ilya Kaler, violin; faculty artist Amit Peled, cello; and Alan Goldstein (GPD ’95, MM ’96, Piano)– has been selected for Naxos’ 30th anniversary CD collection. The 30 CD collection features releases from 1987 to 2016 and a host of exceptional artists, each selected CD has received critical acclaim and has contributed towards the huge success of Naxos: the world’s largest independent classical record label.

Michael Formanek Opens for Elder Ones Tonight at An Die Musik Reply

Formanek-webJazz faculty artist Michael Formanek will perform an opening act for Elder Ones, a New York City based quartet that is comprised of Amirtha Kidambi, vocals and Indian harmonium; Matt Nelson, saxophone; Brandon Lopez, bass; and Max Jaffe, percussion, on Wednesday, April 19, at 8:00 pm and 9:30 pm, at An Die Musik in Baltimore. Find tickets and more information here.

Pulitzer Winner Du Yun and Felipe Lara will join Peabody Conservatory Composition Faculty Reply

new_comp_fac_postFaculty additions underscore the Conservatory’s strategic commitment to music of living composers.

Composers Du Yun, who last week was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, and Felipe Lara, hailed for his “voluptuous, elemental lyricism,” will join the artist faculty of the Peabody Conservatory’s highly regarded Composition Department beginning in the fall semester of the 2017-18 academic year. They come to Peabody in the midst of numerous initiatives and developments demonstrating the Conservatory’s renewed commitment to creating, performing, and celebrating the music of our time. More…