Conducting master’s student Leondard Weiss is a recipient of the 2020 Churchill Fellowship Award. With support from the Churchill Trust, Weiss has been invited to act as assistnt conducor to Marin Alsop at Chicago Symphony’s Ravinia Festival, Toby Purser at Vienna Opera Academy, and Nicholas Carter at Santa Fe Opera.
Cello students in the studio of Alan Stepansky performed and recorded Kol Nidrei by Max Bruch arranged by David Johnstone. The audio and video was produced by Steven Chen, a student in the Stepansky studio.
Assistant Professor Jenine Brown, music theory, and Nathan Cornelius (DMA ’18, Guitar) recently published an article on “Hearing tetrachords in an atonal context” in the Journal of New Music Research. Doctoral piano student Jun Luke Foster recorded the music, and 72 Peabody students participated in the experiment, which was funded in part by at Faculty Development Grant. Brown also had an article titled “Improving Sight-Singing Skills using the New SmartMusic Website” published by the College Music Symposium.
Senior Mofan Lai has been named one of two recipients of the 2020 Johns Hopkins University President’s Commendation for Achievement in the Arts, a service award established in 1989 by former Johns Hopkins President Steven Muller to honor a graduating senior who has contributed extensively to the arts by service to the Homewood and/or Baltimore communities.
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