Junior Gabe Slotnick and master’s candidate Jongsu Lee received “Outstanding Performance” recognition for their submission to the 2010 Downbeat Magazine Student Music Awards in the category of “Engineered Live Recording.” The pair submitted their recording of Mike Formanek and Tim Murphy’s Sylvia Adalman Artist Recital Series performance of new jazz works at Peabody on November 11, 2009.
A recording engineered by the fourth-year class received a third-place honorable mention award the Shure Fantastic Scholastic 6 Recording Competition. Members of the team are Jason Rogers, Dan Price, Dan Cherouny, Weichao Xu and Ian Lowther. This recording, with the Philadelphia-based band The Defog, was produced in Studio A at Peabody during the January 2010 break.
Lawrence Manchester (BM ’94, Percussion; BM ’95 Recording Arts and Sciences) received a GRAMMY nomination for Best Engineered Album Non-Classical category for his work on Leslie Mendelson’s Swan Feathers album. In addition, the cast album to Shrek The Musical, which he recorded and mixed, was nominated in the Best Musical Show category.
Inca Dances, performed by Peabody faculty member Manuel Barrueco (BM ’75, Guitar), won the Best Classical Contemporary Composition category at the Latin GRAMMY Awards. Ed Tetreault, studio manager and adjunct instructor, mixed and mastered the album, Sounds of the Americas, on which the recording was released.