Piano faculty artist Boris Slutsky will serve on the jury of the Southeastern Piano Festival at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C. Slutsky, who is chair of the Peabody Piano Department, will also perform at the festival on Wednesday, June 13, at 7:30 pm.
Marian Hahn, Singapore Conservatory of Music Chair in Piano at the Peabody Conservatory, has been named a 2012 Diversity Award Recognition recipient by the JHU Diversity Leadership Council. Hahn will be honored at the Awards Recognition Ceremony on May 3, at 2:00 pm, in Shriver Hall on the Homewood Campus.
Tim Smith, classical music critic at The Baltimore Sun reviewed the recent PSO concert conducted by Leon Fleisher.
Leon Fleisher conducts all-Brahms concert with Peabody Symphony, Yury Shadrin, Clef Notes, 3/1/12
André Watts (AD ’72, Piano) was awarded a 2011 National Medal of Arts, the highest award given to artists and art patrons by the United States government. President Barack Obama bestowed the medal during a ceremony on Feb. 13, in the East Room of the White House, though Watts was unable to attend.
Thomas Kotcheff (BM ’10, Piano) was selected as one of the winners of the University of Southern California‘s New Music for Orchestra competition. His Piano Concerto was performed on Feb. 9 by the USC Thornton Symphony with Kotcheff as the piano soloist.