Ha-Young Kim and Gabriel Meza Win Positions with Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra Reply

photo-1Ha-Young Kim (BM ’11, GPD ’12, Violin) and Gabriel Meza (BM ’13, MM ’14, GPD ’16, Violin) were winners of the January 2017 Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra violin auditions. They will be joining the orchestra’s first and second violin sections, respectively, for the remainder of the season. Senior Ryo Usami was a finalist and was offered a substitute position with the ensemble.

If Music Be the Food Benefit Concert to Feature Peabody Alumni, Faculty, and Students on March 1 Reply

imgresThe benefit concert series If Music Be the Food will feature musicians from the Peabody Conservatory and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in an upcoming concert. The program will feature the improvisational stylings of faculty artist David Smooke (MM ’95, Composition) and The Witches- master’s student Ledah Finck (BM ’16, Violin) and senior Louna Dekker-Vargas, flute; the world premiere of works by Michael Alec Rose and Ms. Finck, performed by faculty artist Maria Lambros, viola; songs by Frances Pollock (MM ’15, Voice); and Schumann’s Piano Quartet performed by members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and artistic director of If Music Be the Food, Lior Willinger (MM ’16, Piano). The concert will take place on Wednesday, March 1 at 7:30 pm at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Baltimore. All proceeds from the series benefit the Maryland Food Bank. Audience members are also invited to bring non-perishable items for donation. Find tickets and more information here.

Gordon Mill’s Chamber Encounters Concert Series Features Peabody Alumni Reply

chamberencounters-artspeopleDMA Candidate in violin, Yonatan Grinberg, DMA candidate in viola, Sarah Lowenstein (BM ’08, MM ’10, Viola), Jacques-Pierre Malan (GPD ’12, MM ’16, Cello; GPD ’13, Chamber Music), and Kevin Smith will be featured in Gordon Mill’s Chamber Encounters Concert Series, directed by Yonatan Grinberg, in a program titled Dawn of the Quartet on December 6 in Owings Mills, Md.

Ticketing and more information available here.