The Preparatory’s Tuned-In Program Tours the Northeast June 21-24 Reply

traheyTuned-In, a Preparatory scholarship program conceived and implemented by Preparatory Dean Carolee Stewart and Preparatory faculty member Dan Trahey (BM ’00, Tuba, Music Education) will be touring performing and presenting classes across the Northeast from June 21-24. Tour dates and events include: Wednesday, June 21, at Hudson Boulevard Park as part of Make Music NYC in New York City; Thursday, June 22, with School Concerts at The Harmony Project in Queens, N.Y.; and Friday, June 23, at New Haven Arts and Ideas Festival in New Haven, Conn.

Dan Trahey Selected as a Semi-Finalist for Music & Arts Educator of the Year Reply

dan-trahey-1Faculty member Dan Trahey (BM ’00, Tuba, Music Education) has been selected as a semi-finalist for Music & Arts Educator of the Year for his work with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Orch Kids. The winner of Music & Arts Educator of the Year will be announced on December 15.

Dan Trahey Spoke to Congress About Arts in Education Reply

dantraheyFaculty member Dan Trahey (BM ’00, Tuba, Music Education), who serves as artistic director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s OrchKids program, spoke at Congress on May 23 about the role of arts in a complete education. He led a small interactive performance with a some students from the Peabody Preparatory and the OrchKids program that also featured a few members of Congress in the percussion ensemble.

Dan Trahey Helps Infuse Performance Art into Southern Italy and Greek Refugee Camps Reply

dantraheyFaculty member Dan Trahey (BM ’00, Tuba, Music Education) traveled with a delegation from Yale University to work in various refugee camps in Southern Italy and Greece in May to help develop ways in which to infuse performance art into the fabric of these camps. He will also be organizing a drum ensemble composition group in the Eleonas Camp in Athens.