Alumna Yameng Wang (MM ’08, GPD ’11, Guitar) and faculty artists David Smooke (MM ’95, Composition) and Judah Adashi (MM ’02, DMA ’11, Composition) have each been awarded $6,000 in Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Awards. Faculty artist Manuel Barrueco (BM ’75, Guitar) and Jacqueline Pollauf (BM ’06, MM ’07, Harp) were each awarded $3,000. Keesun Kwon (BM ’01, Voice) was awarded $1,000. The Maryland State Arts Council’s annual Individual Artist Award recognizes the importance of artists and their works of excellence to the cultural vibrancy of Maryland.
Members of the Preparatory Annapolis campus harp ensemble performed for the National Day of Prayer breakfast hosted by Governor Larry Hogan (R-MD) in Annapolis on May 4.
Students and faculty of HarpAdventures, a community engagement project by the members the Peabody Conservatory’s Harp Pedagogy class, will perform at FlowerMart this Saturday, May 6 at 11:00 pm. HarpAdventures will also present their annual spring recital on Saturday, May 13 at 2:00 pm at Enoch Pratt Library Orleans Branch in Baltimore. The recital will will incorporate both solo and ensemble performances by Peabody HarpAdventures students and faculty.
Faculty artist Jasmine Hogan (BM ’11, AD ’16, Harp; MM ’14, Harp Pedagogy), will perform a concert on the Thrive Music Series at Jordan Faye Contemporary in Baltimore on Friday, April 28 at 8:00 pm. Ms. Hogan will present a combo of new works for harp, multimedia, and her own settings of folk songs.