Incoming Peabody student Paul Byssainthe, was named a semi-finalist in the National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance through the American Guild of Organists.
The Rosa Ponselle Exhibit at the Arthur Friedheim Library was featured in the Johns Hopkins Magazine. The article, by Brett McCabe, talks about the exhibit and Ponselle’s life.
Peabody sophomore Tianyuan Liu, piano, won first place in PianoArts 2018 North American Competition and Festival. He was also awarded Best Performance of a Composition Written By J.S. Bach and Best Performance of a North American Work Written After 1950. He was awarded these honors during a grand finale concert featuring Liu and other winners of the competition on June 5, 2018.
Master’s candidate Jonathan Rush, orchestral conducting, participated in the 2018 New York Conducting Workshop Conducting Competition and won 1st place for the Respighi Prize in Conducting. As a result, Rush made his professional orchestra debut with the Chamber Orchestra of New York in the legendary Carnegie Hall on Thursday, June 7. Jonathan Rush is a conducting student of faculty artist and Baltimore Symphony Music Director, Marin Alsop, and Chicago Sinfonietta Music Director, Mei-Ann Chen.
The Peabody Peled Cello Gang will be collaborating with the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra next season. They will spend a long weekend in Fairfax County going into public schools, giving cello lessons, and performing a gala for the symphony on May 31, 2019.