Pianist Patrick Merrill, a junior in the studio of Yong Hi Moon, won first place in the Young Artist division of the Maryland State Music Teachers Association Competition, held in Columbia, Md. John Wilson, a master’s student of Marian Hahn, took second place.
Alumna Jenny Lin (AD ’98, Piano) was recently featured on National Public Radio Music’s Tiny Desk Concert series.
Sophomore Jennifer Nicole Campbell, a piano student of Brian Ganz, was awarded first prize in the Senior Division (ages 19-25) of the 1000 Islands International Chopin Piano Competition. Campbell competed in three different rounds of the competition from September 9-11 at the competition in Cape Vincent, N.Y.
On Thursday, October 6, at 7:30 pm, Peabody musicians will present a concert to benefit the Lijiang Ethnic Orphan School and other Chinese children in need. Pianists Hui-Chuan Chen, Jiayin Shen, and Sidney Yin—all doctoral candidates—and the Beijing Guitar Duo—Meng Su (PC ’09, GPD ’11) and Yameng Wang (MM ’08 , GPD ’11)—will perform. The event will be held at Garrison Forest School in Owings Mills, Md. Visit gfs.org for more information and to register.