An die Musik LIVE will feature Cesar Orozco (GPD ’14, Jazz Piano), solo piano, on Saturday, May 7 at 8:00 pm and 9:30 pm. On Monday, May 9 at 7:30 pm, GPD jazz saxophone student Nathan Hook will perform at An die Musik with fellow Peabody Jazz students. On Wednesday, May 11 at 7:30 pm, the venue will host the Peabody Classic Modern Jazz Ensemble led by faculty artist Alex Pope Norris (PC ’90, Trumpet; BM ’90, Music Education). Tickets are available from http://www.instantseats.com/.
Faculty member Dan Trahey (BM ’00, Tuba, Music Education) has been chosen by the Los Angeles Philharmonic to help develop three youth orchestras and teach low brass while continuing his existing roles at Peabody and OrchKids. The National Take a Stand Orchestras – sponsored by the Longy School of Music, Bard College, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic – will serve students from underserved communities and will take place at Bard College, the Aspen Music Festival, and Disney Hall.
On November 9, Dan Trahey (BM ’00, Tuba, Music Education) was recognized as being the first American to win the Austrian Brass Band Championship, as tubist with the RET Brass Band of Innsbruck Austria. The prize comes with a trip to the World Brass Band Championship to be held in Frieburg, Germany in May of 2015.