PostClassical Ensemble, featuring Netanel Draiblate (MM ’07, GPD ’09, Violin) and Jacqueline Pollauf (BM ’06, MM ’07, Harp), and Ambassador Budi Bowoleksono will present A Lou Harrison Centenary Celebration at the Indonesian Embassy in Washington D.C., on April 24 at 8:00 pm. This concert celebrates the release of PostClassical Ensemble’s latest CD on the Naxos Label that features the music of Lou Harrison and the sounds of the Indonesian Gamelan ensemble that inspired his work.
Peabody harpists – Erin Baker, Olivia Castor, Tianyang Chen, Peggy Houng, Olivia Kim, Melody Leung, Jessica Sudarta, and faculty artist Jasmine Hogan (BM ’11, AD ’16, Harp, MM ’14, Harp/Pedagogy) – will play two full programs at the upcoming World Harp Congress in Hong Kong. This is an honor for the studio and a departure from normal Congress selection procedures of 10-15 minutes per selection, except for the headlining performers. More…
Anastasia Pike (MM ’07, Harp), a former student of Jeanne Chalifoux, will perform with her harp/voice duo, the Élan Ensemble, in a lecture-recital commemorating the bicentennial of Jane Austen’s death at Christopher Newport University on February 18.
The Peabody Conservatory Harp Department performed at Baltimore Basilica-America’s First Cathedral on November 17 as a part of their monthly concert series. More information about Harp Department events available on the Peabody Harp Department’s Facebook page.
Sophomore Olivia Castor was awarded second prize, Peabody faculty artist Jasmine Hogan (BM ’11, MM ’14, AD ’16) third prize, and Jordan Thomas (BM ’13, MM ’15) an honorable mention in the World Harp Congress 2017 Hong Kong’s Creative Media Competition. In addition, the entire Harp 2016-17 studio was awarded an honorable mention for their “Dimensions” project.