The Preparatory Pre-Conservatory Violin program, including Connor Chaikowsky, Nicholas Kim, Megan Rabe, and Luka Stefanovic, will join the Lark Quartet in a side-by-side performance of Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat major, Op. 20 on Saturday, April 29 at 8:00 pm at the Smith Theatre, Horowitz Center in Columbia, Md. Additionally, the Preparatory Pre-Conservatory Violin program will present a pre-concert at 7:00 pm. Additional pieces on the Lark Quartet’s program include Wolf’s Serenade, Debussy’s String Quartet in G minor, and the world premiere of Harbison’s String Quartet No. 6.
Music theory faculty member Joshua Fishbein, who studied piano at the Preparatory with Carol Prochazka, and Chorus Austin are this year’s winner of the Dale Warland Singers Commission Award. In conjunction with this award, Dr. Fishbein will receive a $5,000 commission to compose a new choral work for Chorus Austin, under the direction of Ryan Heller. The Dale Warland Singers Commission Award is presented by Chorus America in partnership with the American Composers Forum and recognizes a chorus entering into a meaningful and mutually beneficial partnership with a composer of their choice to contribute a new work to the choral repertoire.
Three world premieres, iconic classics, and a host of Peabody Dance and Washington School of Ballet students graced the stage in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall last week for “Reactions,” the Peabody Dance 2017 Spring Showcase. More…
Teen Voice Honors recitalists Ella Green, a Preparatory voice student in studio of Carol Cavey-Miles, and Zoe Sheller, Preparatory voice student in studio of Alina Kozinska, were selected by adjudicators Diva Alba, Patrick Cook, and Kyle Engler to sing on the Honors Recital on Sunday, April 2 at 6:00 pm in Cohen-Davison Family Theatre. Ms. Green, 17, is a senior at Severn School, and Ms. Sheller, 16, is a junior at James M. Bennett High School in Salisbury, Md.