Faculty artist Serap Bastepe-Gray (BM ’96, MM ’99, Guitar) was interviewed on Stay Thirsty about the Johns Hopkins’ Center for Music and Medicine. In the interview, Bastepe-Gray discusses the purpose and vision of the center, outlines some ideas with regard to self-correcting some simpler injuries and mindsets that can hinder the development of the student musician. Throughout her discussion, she compares sports training to the training of a musician, and draws important conclusions about how musicians should practice as a result. She also comments on the mental impact of studying music. Finally, she talks about what the Center for Music and Medicine provides and how she came to begin the center with Dr. Alexander Pantelyat and Associate Dean for Innovation, Interdisciplinary Partnerships, and Community Initiatives Sarah Hoover (DMA ‘08, Voice).
Faculty artist Serap Bastepe-Gray (BM ’96, MM ’99, Guitar) and Associate Dean for Innovation, Interdisciplinary Partnerships, and Community Initiatives Sarah Hoover (DMA ‘08, Voice) were interviewed in a video on Voice of America about the Johns Hopkins Center for Music & Medicine. The video follows Peabody freshman Chelsea Strayer, double bass, and how the center has helped her in recent months, and it features Bastepe-Gray talking about the center and all of the innovations it provides for students.
James Lowe (MM ‘09, GPD ‘12, Guitar) was recently elected the Board of Directors of the Baltimore Classical Guitar Society.
Peabody and faculty artist Manuel Barrueco (BM ’75, Guitar) were featured in the Winter 2018 issue of Classical Guitar for hosting the 6th Annual Guitar Society Summit. The article, called “Service and Savvy,” details highlights from the event.
Peabody GPD candidate Andrea Gonzalez Caballero, guitar, was selected to perform at the Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona, Spain. She performed works by Clerch, Rodrigo, Manjón, and Albéniz there on October 8, 2018 in The First Palau series.