Peabody master’s candidate Andrew Im, clarinet, was chosen as second place winner of the American Protégé International Woodwinds and Brass Competition 2018. As a prizewinner, he will make his Carnegie Hall debut in April 2019.
Leela Breithaupt (BM ’93, MM ’96, Flute) has been appointed as President and CEO of IndyBaroque Music, Inc.
Doctoral candidates Bonghee Lee, piano, Kenny Baik, saxophone, and Mauricio Rey Gallego, cello, make up the L’abri Trio, which was selected to be a finalist at the Pro Musicis International Award competition. The finals will take place in New York on October 15. The trio has also released their first CD, “Trois Couleurs,” which is now available on Spotify, Youtube, Amazon, and iTunes.
Zéphyros Winds, which features Peabody alum Fatma Daglar (MM ‘95, GPD ‘97, Oboe), played at the International Double Reed Society conference in Granada, Spain, where they premiered David Sanford’s new work Tatu (made possible by a recent Chamber Music America commission) and also performed Six Pieces for Wind Quintet by Anders Hillborg.
Anna-Christina Phillips (BM ‘08, Clarinet) was promoted to Associate Dean of Entrepreneurial Musicianship at the New England Conservatory. She also teaches arts marketing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.