Sean Jones Interviewed in Downbeat Reply

JonesRichard and Elizabeth Case Chair Sean Jones, jazz was interviewed by Geoffrey Himes about how he has restructured the jazz department at Peabody. He emphasizes the importance of “the hang” or when young jazz players interact with more seasoned performers to learn the craft. Jones also comments on the importance of living where you work in order to fully immerse oneself into the community. The article will be published in the March 2019 issue of Downbeat Magazine.

Misael Tambuwun Appointed Artistic Director Reply

47579380_10214691582261524_513791742026186752_nMaster’s candidate Misael Tambuwun, composition, was appointed artistic director of Overture 1215, a classical and jazz Christmas concert in Philadelphia. This concert will feature a number of Peabody students and alumni, including Tambuwun, master’s candidate Emma Dickinson, soprano; sophomore Lawrence Hutfles, jazz bass; senior Gabriel Petkaitis, jazz drums; and Noah Dion (BM ’17, Jazz Piano; BS ’17, Political Science), and it will take place on Saturday, December 15, at 6:30 pm in Philadelphia, Penn.