Thomas Viloteau Records The Walls with Yo-Yo Ma and Alumni Reply

Guitar instructor Thomas Viloteau recorded The Walls by Sergio Assad featuring Yo-Yo Ma, cello, and leading guitarists from around the world, including Meng Su (PC ’09, GPD ’11, MM ’16, AD ‘18, Guitar; GPD ’15, Chamber Ensemble), Ana Vidovic (AD ’07, Guitar), David Tanenbaum (’76, Guitar), and Berta Rojas (MM ’98, GPD ’00, Guitar). The piece premiered on YouTube on October 7, 2021.

Manuel Barrueco Nominated for Latin GRAMMY Reply

Manuel Barrueco: Music from Cuba and Spain; Sierra: Sonata para Guitarra

Guitar Professor Manuel Barrueco’s (BM ’75, Guitar) album Music from Cuba and Spain; Sierra: Sonata para Guitarra has been nominated for a Latin GRAMMY in the category of Best Classical Album. The album was released by Tonar Music and mastered by Recording Arts faculty Ed Tetreault. Barrueco was featured in a WJZ interview discussing his nomination in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Music by Viet Cuong, Performed by Peabody Wind Ensemble Used in Smithsonian Podcast Reply

Articulated: Dispatches from the Archives of American Art is a new podcast series from the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art which uses music from Sound and Smoke, composed by Viet Cuong (BM ’11, MM ’12, Composition) and performed by the Peabody Wind Ensemble with Harlan Parker conducting.