Peabody Launches New Low-Residency Master’s Programs Reply

peabody.shield.small.blueThe Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University will launch new low-residency master’s degree programs in Composition, Computer Music, and Guitar Performance beginning in the summer of 2022. Combining a full academic year of distance learning with two compressed in-person summer sessions, the low-residency programs allow students to complete a Master of Music from one of the nation’s leading conservatories in just 13 months of study.   More…

Laurie Rogers Appointed Interim Music Director of Peabody Opera Theatre Reply

Laurie RogersConductor, pianist, and vocal coach Laurie Rogers has been appointed interim music director of the Peabody Opera Theatre program. During the 2020-21 academic year, as guest faculty at the Peabody Conservatory, she served as music director for Peabody Opera Theatre’s Cosí fan tutte More…

Renée Fleming to Speak, Receive George Peabody Medal at Peabody Conservatory’s 2021 Graduation Ceremony Reply

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Renée Fleming, an arts leader and advocate and one of the most acclaimed singers of our time, will address the graduates and receive the George Peabody Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Music in America during the Peabody Conservatory’s 2021 Graduation ceremony, which will be held online on Wednesday, May 26. More…

Arts Industry Leaders to Examine Post-COVID Future of the Performing Arts Reply

Next NormalA diverse roster of performing artists, arts administrators, and arts funders will explore the post-COVID landscape for the performing arts in America in a February 10 symposium hosted online by the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. “The Next Normal: Arts Innovation and Resilience in a Post-COVID World” is a free, daylong event focused on the long-term impact of the pandemic, the path forward for the industry, and implications and opportunities for artists and organizations. In addition to three panel discussions of varying perspectives, attendees will have the opportunity to network in small group breakouts and participate in a session on design thinking. More…

National Symposium to Examine Post-COVID Future of the Performing Arts Reply

Next Normal SymposiumThe performing arts industry has been thoroughly upended by the COVID-19 pandemicwith venues shut down, performances canceled, and artists out of work. A Brookings Institution report issued last summer estimated the damage in the fine and performing arts at almost 1.4 million jobs and $42.5 billion in sales lostWhat does the future look like? Will audiences come back? How will the experience of the arts have changed? Facing these and other pressures, how will performing artists and institutions adapt? With vaccines now becoming available and an end to pandemic restrictions on the horizonthe Peabody Institute will convene arts industry leaders to explore the path forward for artists and organizations and the long-term, post-COVID landscape for the performing arts.  More…