Peabody students have been featured on television broadcasts. Doctoral candidate and recent Naumburg winner Xiaohui Yang, piano, was featured on Maryland Public Television’s Artworks series. The episode aired on February 2. Peabody master’s candidate Sam York, oboe, and junior Sarah Lynn, baroque flute, were featured on WUSA9 for their work with the Musician-in-Residence program. They live in retirement communities and regularly perform for the residents. This story was aired on February 16.
Charm City Baroque, which is made up of current and former Peabody students, is giving a concert on Sunday, March 25, at 3:00 pm, at St. Ignatius Church in Baltimore, Md. They will present Luigi Boccherini’s Stabat Mater and his string trios in this free concert. Graduate students Stephanie Zimmerman, Baroque violin, and Matt Gabriel and Jamie Gallupe, Baroque cellos; Peabody Preparatory faculty artist Judson Deitrich, violin; and alumni Michael De Sapio (’08, Baroque Violin); and Kerry Holahan (MM ’14 Early Music Voice), soprano, will all be featured on this concert.
Faculty artists Risa Browder and John Moran are the recipients of the 2018 Thomas Binkley Award for outstanding achievement in performance and scholarship by the director of a university or college early music ensemble. This award is presented by Early Music America. There will be an awards ceremony for this award and others on Thursday, March 24, at 4:30 pm at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music.
The Peabody Consort with guest artist “Israeli recorder virtuoso” (NYTimes) Daphna Mor will perform “A Vanished World: Music of Three Faiths” for the 2018 Morris W. Offit Symposium on Muslims, Christians, and Jews around the Mediterranean. The concert is on Friday, March 9 at 5:00 pm in the Great Hall in Levering on the Homewood campus.
Peabody’s B’More Bach Ensemble has been chosen to participate in Early Music America’s 8th annual Young Performers Festival at First Presbyterian and Trinity Episcopal Churches in Bloomington, Ind, May 24-26 during the Bloomington Early Music Festival. The group is comprised of Peabody graduate students Katelyn Aungst, soprano; Matthew Gabriel (MM ’17, Cello), Baroque cello; Sarah Lynn (BM ’17, Baroque Flute); William Marshall, baritone; Paula Maust (MM ’16, Harpsichord); Stephanie Zimmerman, Baroque violin; and JT Mitchell, Baroque flute.