What do Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto, Kaz Rodriguez’s 7to6, James Arthur’s Say You Won’t Let Go, and Royal Tailor’s We got that Fire have in common? About 225 local elementary and middle school students sitting in Goodwin Hall on a Tuesday morning—on a school day following a three day weekend. More…
Brandon Woody, an alumni of the Preparatory’s Tuned-In program, will present a concert with his group Upendo 5tet on Friday, June 23 at 8:00 and 9:30 pm at An Die Musik Live in Baltimore. Mr. Woody currently attends the Brubeck Institute, a full scholarship Jazz program in California that accepts only five people every 1-3 years, and next year will attend the Manhattan School of Music on a full scholarship.
Natalie Bartholet, a student of Rachel Choe’s Peabody Preparatory flute studio and member of the Peabody Wind Orchestra, was selected as one of Carson Scholar Fund’s 2017 Carson Scholars. Ms. Bartholet is one of 483 students from across the country to receive this honor and accompanying $1,000 college scholarship and recognition package. She was nominated for the title by her school based on her high academic achievement and commitment to her community. Additionally, she contributes to her musical community by volunteering as an assistant to Rachel Choe’s flute class at the Orchkids of the Baltimore Symphony.
Tuned-In, a Preparatory scholarship program conceived and implemented by Preparatory Dean Carolee Stewart and Preparatory faculty member Dan Trahey (BM ’00, Tuba, Music Education) will be touring performing and presenting classes across the Northeast from June 21-24. Tour dates and events include: Wednesday, June 21, at Hudson Boulevard Park as part of Make Music NYC in New York City; Thursday, June 22, with School Concerts at The Harmony Project in Queens, N.Y.; and Friday, June 23, at New Haven Arts and Ideas Festival in New Haven, Conn.
Members of the Preparatory Annapolis campus harp ensemble performed for the National Day of Prayer breakfast hosted by Governor Larry Hogan (R-MD) in Annapolis on May 4.