Eun Hea Kwon (MM ’08, GPD ’10, Organ), student of Donald Sutherland, took second place at the 2010 Sydney Organ Competition in Australia. The competition was held on August 13 in the city’s St Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral.
Faculty artist John Walker performed with brass and a chorus of 100 voices at the American Guild of Organists convention in Morristown, N.J. In this video, they perform the Christmas carol Angels From the Realms of Glory.
GPD candidate Adam Brakel (MM ’09) toured England in July, performing four recitals, ending at St Paul’s Cathedral in London.
The 13th Annual French Organ Music Marathon, held on Sunday, June 5th, at Grace Methodist Church in Baltimore, had a strong Peabody presence. Ten of the 12 performers were past or present Peabody organ students. In addition to faculty member Donald Sutherland, performers were Marvin Mills, Michael Britt, Preparatory organ faculty member Samuel Springer, Richard Fitzgerald, William Wisnom, Song Yi Park, Paul Carroll, Victor Fields and Jung Yeon Kim. Richard Fitzgerald and Song Yi Park are students of John Walker, the others, students of Donald Sutherland.
In August, Donald Sutherland will teach and perform a solo recital at the Pipe Organ Encounter, held at Shenandoah University. Alumnus Marvin Mills (GPD ’02) will also teach and perform at the same week-long event.