Guilherme Andreas (GPD ’18, Flute) has been selected to be a member of the 2019 Global Leaders Program. It is a nine-month Executive Graduate Certificate program offered to a select Cohort of 35 rising musical change-makers. Participants have the opportunity to grow through immersive service Fieldwork to the world’s most dynamic communities, while receiving hands-on guidance from a Faculty of industry leaders.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has announced its New Music Festival that will take place June 20-23. The festival will feature many Peabody faculty artists, including Marin Alsop, conducting; Kevin Puts, composition; and Katherine Needleman, oboe. The festival will include many different events in spaces all over the city, and will conclude with a symphony concert and the world premiere of Moonlight, an oboe concerto by Puts. Faculty artist Du Yun, composition, will also be featured on the concert with her piece “Slow Portraits.”
Festival Baltimore will return June 3-17, and will feature a number of Peabody alumni and faculty. Svet Stoyanov (BM ‘03, GPD ‘05, Percussion) will play on Friday, June 8, at 7:30 pm. He will perform music by Bartok and Crum for two pianos and percussion. Faculty artist Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet, will perform on Saturday, June 9, at 7:30 pm. He will play on a program featuring the complete works for viola, clarinet, and piano by Robert Schumann. Netanel Draiblate (MM ’07, GPD ’09, Violin) will play on Sunday, June 17, at 7:30 pm, in the final concert of the festival, which will feature Mendelssohn’s piano trios and a sextet.
Mary Matthews (MM ’10, Flute) has been awarded a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor of Flute at Tennessee Tech University. She will also serve as flutist in the faculty woodwind quintet and perform as principal flutist of the Bryan Symphony Orchestra in Cookeville, Tenn.
Peabody undergraduate students Juan Esteban Martinez, clarinet, and Jordan Dinkins, horn, were awarded honorable mentions in the 2018 Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition. They are the first students from Peabody to place in this competition.