Roger Wu Fu and Bobby Ge Win Dean’s Incentive Grant Reply

70585192_112235906820806_2324846354007851008_oMasters candidates Roger Wu Fu, conducting, and Bobby Ge, composition, have received a Dean’s Incentive Grant for their project Yappie: A Musical Comedy. They will have a workshop performance of the show on Friday, October 4, at 7:30 pm and are looking for a number of performers for that event. The performance will be followed by a talk-back with the production team, which includes Wu Fu, Ge, Donna Ibale and Jenny C. Lares.

Symphony Number One Wins American Prize Reply

Symphony+Number+OneSymphony Number One has been named the 2019 Grand Prize winner of The American Prize in Orchestral Performance. The American Prize recognized the Baltimore group for its 2017-18 season which included 11 concerts, a fourth album, three major world premieres, a hip-hop collaboration, the music of Dan Deacon, 20 total new compositions, and a performance at TEDxMidAtlantic 2017. The group has also announced its fifth season, “BRIDGES,” which will feature a partnership with Morgan State University and music by Douglas Buchanan (MM ’08, Composition, Music Theory Pedagogy; DMA ’13, Composition) throughout 2019-20.

Peabody Dancers Praised for Performances at Direct/Link Reply

peabody dance first write upPeabody dancers Chase Fittin, Lincoln Gray, Clare Naughton, and Natalie Cox were praised for their performances at Direct/Link, a program that took place on Saturday, August 17 in Philadelphia, Penn. Fittin and Gray performed dana bella’s amá, and Cox performed her own choreography in Loneliness is not Alone. Naughton’s Little Blue Girl was also featured in the performance.