Georgine Resick (AD ’75, Voice) recently published book French Vocal Literature: Repertoire in Context, treats a wide range of French song literature in historical/social/artistic context. Resick says she “carried a torch for French song literature” since studying with Flore Wend at Peabody. The book is dedicated to Wend.
Peabody alumni Ben Shaver (BM ’12 Voice), Claire Galloway Weber (MM ‘15 Voice), Peter Tomaszewski (MM ’10 Voice, GPD ’12 Opera), Michael Dodge (MM ’16 Voice), Kerry Holahan (MM ’14 Early Music Voice), Justin Nurin (GPD ’10 Trumpet), Cody Raum (BM ’13 Double Bass, MM ’14 Music Theory), Stephanie Ray (MM ’12 Flute) and Aaron Thacker (MM ’16 Piano) will be featured in Stillpointe Theatre’s production of Leonard Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti. The production, which opened on January 12, will run until January 27. It was reviewed on “Midday with Tom Hall” on WYPR. The show is taking place at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Baltimore, Md., and has two shows left, both beginning at 8:00 pm.
Preparatory voice student Katelynn Cherry has earned several vocal honors. A student of Alina Kozinska, she was selected to participate in the Honors Performance Series mixed chorus as Soprano 1, which will take place in New York at Carnegie Hall February 1 through 5, All-State Choruses on March 11 and in April, and will also compete in the Solo and Ensemble competition on February 7th at North Dorchester High School. Previously, she performed in Walt Disney World with the All-National Honors Ensemble November 26 through 28.
Molly Grace Young (MM ’13, Early Music, Voice) was featured in an article on the Johns Hopkins HUB for her viral lip-syncing videos on YouTube. As she undergoes chemotherapy, she films videos, and provides hope and support for others.
Faculty artist Tony Arnold, soprano, will be performing in New York. From January 24 to February 1, she will be performing David Lang’s the whisper opera at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU with the International Contemporary Ensemble. On Thursday, January 25, at 6:30 pm and 9:00 pm, she and the Orion String Quartet will present the New York premiere of Brett Dean’s And once I played Ophelia, on the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s New Music in the Rose series. The 9:00 pm performance will be live streamed.