Peabody students and alumni will be involved in upcoming concerts. Julie Bosworth (MM ’14, Early Music Voice) and master’s candidates Katelyn Aungst, soprano, and William Meinert, bass, will be performing Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergine, commonly known as The Vespers of 1610, and Gabrieli’s In ecclesiis & Magnificat à 14 with the American Bach Soloists. There will be four concerts, two at St. Stephen’s Church in Belvedere, Calif., on Friday, April 6, and Saturday, April 7, both at 8:00 pm. On Sunday, April 8, they will perform at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in San Francisco, Calif., at 4:00 pm. Finally, on Monday, April 9, they will perform at Davis Community Church, at 7:00 pm. Pre-concert “Insights” begin one hour prior to each performance.
Peabody master’s candidate Taylor Davis, percussion, has received the Presser Foundation’s Graduate Music Award for his proposal, “Percussion Education Website.” The website will provide beginning and intermediate instruction on percussion instruments and create a digital library of high-quality percussion performance videos.
Peabody students have been featured on television broadcasts. Doctoral candidate and recent Naumburg winner Xiaohui Yang, piano, was featured on Maryland Public Television’s Artworks series. The episode aired on February 2. Peabody master’s candidate Sam York, oboe, and junior Sarah Lynn, baroque flute, were featured on WUSA9 for their work with the Musician-in-Residence program. They live in retirement communities and regularly perform for the residents. This story was aired on February 16.
Doctoral candidate Marianna Prjevalskaya, piano, will perform at An Die Musik in Baltimore on Wednesday, March 14, at 8:00 pm. She will be playing Debussy’s piano Preludes Books I and II.
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.