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.
Peabody doctoral candidate Isaac Greene, guitar, was recently hired as the manager of the Baltimore School of Music. In addition to teaching an active guitar studio, he will be running the day-to-day operations of the school.
Petrit Çeku (GPD ’11, Guitar) will be the featured classical artist in the “Night of the Proms” concerts on mainland Europe. Çeku will be the featured classical performer in 21 concerts, each with audience in the tens of thousands. The music will be a mix of symphonic and pop music performing together.
Lukasz Kuropaczewski (GPD ’05, Guitar) and Petrit Ceku (GPD ’11, Guitar) have both been appointed faculty members at Kunst Universität Graz in Austria. Kuropaczewski has been appointed Professor in Guitar, and Ceku Professor in Chamber Music Guitar. Kuropaczewski’s position will begin in September 2018 and Ceku’s in September 2019.
Ben Lougheed (BM ’13, Guitar) will once again serve as director for the Florida Guitar Festival. The festival is a weekend long event that includes concerts, masterclasses, lectures, workshops, a guitar orchestra, and a four-division competition that will run from October 5-7, 2018 at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Fla.