Adjunct faculty Mónica López-González, musicology, is participating as a Salzburg Global Fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar during Session 593: “The Shock of the New: Arts, Technology and Making Sense of the Future.” She was also invited to write an op-ed, “A Scientist-Artist’s Address to Today’s Future,” as a part of the seminar.
Musicology faculty member David Hildebrand will present a program, “Musical Maryland: A History of Song and Performance from the Colonial Period to the Age of Radio.” This event will be held at the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House in Baltimore, Md., on Saturday, March 3, at 2:00 pm. This event is presented with generous support from Peabody.
Benjamin Steege (Columbia University) will deliver a talk titled “An Episode in the History of Feeling: Listening with Günther Anders in the Nuclear Age” in Peabody’s Musicology Colloquium series on Tuesday, October 24 at 5:30 pm. The talk, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Conservatory Building, Room 308 and followed by a light reception.
Melissa Wertheimer (MM ’10, Piccolo), Yoon Nah Cho (BM ’02, Cello), and Hsien-Ann Meng (MM ’93, Piano; MM ’92, Musicology) will present a concert on Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 pm at Howard Community College in Columbia, Md. The concert is entitled Innovative Colors and will feature music from Louise Farrenc, Astor Piazzolla, Hilary Tann, and others.
An exciting concert opportunity will be taking place next Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the First Unitarian Church of Baltimore. The concert is the beginning of the church’s bicentennial celebration. Featured on the concert will be Dr. David Hildebrand, Peabody Musicology faculty member, who recently released a book, Musical Maryland, giving him a unique perspective from which to present this concert. Ginger Hildebrand (MM ’88, Guitar) will also be featured on the concert. They will feature music that was popular during the founding of the church, including church music and popular music from that time. There will be a sing-along aspect of the concert as well, and audience members are invited to join in.