Serap Bastepe-Gray (BM ’96, MM ’99, Guitar) was featured on the Johns Hopkins Medicine website for the new clinic, a collaboration between Johns Hopkins’ Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Neurology and the Peabody Institute, that treats and provides preventative training for musicians. The Johns Hopkins Rehabilitation Network Clinic for Performing Artists at the Peabody Institute aims to utilize specialists and technology to better diagnose and treat musicians’ injuries.
Lukasz Kuropaczewski (GPD ’05, Guitar) was featured in Classical Guitar Magazine in their Winter 2017 issue. The article gives a short bio and continues with an interview about his recordings and aspirations for his career.
Peabody doctoral candidate Nathan Cornelius, guitar, was the next participant in a collaboration with El Paso Pro-Musica. Cornelius was in residence in El Paso and Las Cruces and participated in educational outreach and community engagement under Zuill Bailey. The residency began November 28.
Piotr Pakhomkin (BM ’08, MM ’10, Guitar) will be joined Toni A. Stefano (MM ’00, Voice) for the Sacred Heart Parish annual Christmas Concert, in Glyndon, Md. on Friday, December 15, at 7:00 pm. The concert will feature other local musicians as well, and music will include Concerto in D major by Antonio Vivaldi, as well as traditional favorites, “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “What Child is This” and “Ding Dong Merrily on High,” along with other seasonal favorites. The Sacred Heart Children’s Chorus will join the musicians for a Christmas Canon.
The Baltimore Consort, featuring Peabody alumni and current and former faculty members Mary Anne Ballard, Mark Cudek (MM ’82, Lute), Ronn McFarlane (’79, Guitar), and Mindy Rosenfeld (BM ’80, Flute), will give concerts at the Met Cloisters on Sunday, December 3, at 1:00 and 3:00 pm. In the same series of concerts, Elaine Lachica (BM ’97, Voice) will be featured in the Waverly Consort’s presentation of The Christmas Story, which will take place on Saturday, December 9, and Sunday, December 10, at 1:00 and 3:00 pm.