Faculty artist Wendel Patrick, recording arts, received an Art Works grant of $20,000 for his podcast Out of the Blocks.
Faculty artist Ian Hoffman, recording arts, will appear a guest on PreserveCast by Preservation Maryland. He will be heard on the episode “Incorporating Contemporary Sound in Historic Spaces with Ian Hoffman.”
Peabody junior Anthony Peña, studying recording arts and computer music, has signed his recording group June Pastel with The Native Sound, an independent recording label. Their album will be released this summer, and features Peabody students, including jazz pianist Troy Long, jazz percussionist Kayin Scanterbury, Sean McFarland (’17, Composition), and John Murphy. This group will also be on an East Coast Tour in March.
Faculty artist Thomas Dolby accepted the Roland Lifetime Achievement Award. At the ceremony, he discussed his relationship with the company and performed his hit, “She Blinded Me With Science.”
Kate Wagner, who writes the viral architecture blog McMansion Hell, was interviewed by James Bennett II for his WQXR Blog, “Where’s the Best Seat in the Concert Hall?” Wagner is studying acoustics at Peabody, synthesizing her interests in music and architecture.