Piccoloist Erica Peel Joins Peabody Conservatory Faculty Reply

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Erica Peel, piccoloist of the Philadelphia Orchestra since 2017, joins the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University beginning in the 2019-20 academic year. An orchestral player, chamber musician, soloist, and teacher, Peel is praised for her effortless and authentic performances as both flutist and piccoloist. More…

Peabody Conservatory Welcomes Composers Christopher Cerrone, Harold Meltzer Reply

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Christopher Cerrone/Harold Meltzer

The Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University will welcome Christopher Cerrone and Harold Meltzer to its composition faculty for the 2019-20 academic year while faculty artist Kevin Puts is on sabbatical.  More…

Nancy S. Grasmick Pledges Philanthropic Support for the Peabody Conservatory’s Breakthrough Curriculum Reply

nancy-grasmickFormer Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Nancy S. Grasmick, Ph.D., has made a $1 million pledge of support to the innovative new Breakthrough Curriculum at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. The Breakthrough Curriculum integrates career development and citizen-artistry skills with the traditional performance training of a conservatory, so that every student graduates prepared for success. Grasmick’s gift will support all aspects of the new curriculum including support for specialized faculty, investments in career services, community outreach and partnerships, and diversity and inclusion efforts associated with the new curriculum. More…