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The role of the Conservatory in today's society is largely unchanged since Peabody was founded over 150 years ago. The Peabody Conservatory strives to provide aspiring artists with the skills to pursue professional careers in music and the education to become leaders in the cultural life of their communities. As a gathering place for intellectual and artistic participants in the field of music, it serves to incubate and promote infinitely valuable art forms. The Peabody Conservatory has become an acknowledged leader in the cultural life of Maryland and has built a reputation that is truly international. As a division of The Johns Hopkins University, Peabody takes its place beside the university’s other world-famous centers of research and learning in the sciences, humanities, and medicine, poised to define the contribution of music in our lives in the 21st century.
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Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces Two Key Staff Appointments
February 12, 2021
Lyric Opera of Kansas City General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler today announced the appointments to the Company’s senior staff. Effective March 1, 2021, Edward Sien as the Chief Development Officer and effective Feb. 1, 2021, Gregory Campbell as the Director of Marketing and Communications will join Lyric Opera of Kansas City.
Pacific Symphony Principal Trumpet Barry Perkins To Be Featured In INAUGURATION FANFARE FOR JOE AND KAMALA
January 15, 2021
Principal Trumpet Barry Perkins has been invited to represent Pacific Symphony in the Hope & Harmony Ensemble, formed by concert tour company Classical Movements in honor of the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
Arena Stage Announces New Virtual Classes For Winter Season
December 15, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces its lineup of Winter classes featuring classes catered to families, theater lovers, students, adults and emerging theater artists. The Voices of Now Mead Ensemble for young artists will begin this winter, meeting virtually to contribute to a new original film. Just in time for the holidays, this robust line of programming has something for everyone and makes the perfect unique gift for the theater lover in your family.
BWW Interview: Gail Schickele of SOLO ARTS HEAL at MarshStream Helps Us Explore Serious Issues with Humor and Heart
December 15, 2020
As we all continue to navigate our way through these unprecedented times, The Marsh is meeting this moment with its weekly Solo Arts Heal series, which uses lightness and humor to explore some of the challenging issues we’re all grappling with. The series comes from artists’ inspiring true stories that celebrate overcoming adversity; surviving emotional, mental, and physical challenges; and becoming health advocates. The vulnerability of the participating artists leads listeners through their personal journeys of trauma and healing. Producer, writer and longtime champion of the Arts and Sciences Gail Schickele is host of the informative and entertaining series, available to stream every Wednesday at 7:30pm (PST) on MarshStream. Each week, Schickele is joined by a new guest for performance excerpts, talkbacks, and Q&A. Visit themarsh.org/soloartsheal/ for additional info. BroadwayWorld recently caught up with Schickele to learn how the series came about and find out more about her own fascinating career working in various contexts with a wide variety of well-known artists.
Perisphere Theater Signs Gerrad Alex Taylor To Direct TIME IS ON OUR SIDE Next August
December 08, 2020
Perisphere Theater announced that it has hired Gerrad Alex Taylor to direct its production of R. Eric Thomas's Time Is On Our Side in August 2021. Perisphere had previously announced an August 2020 run of this play with Artistic Director Kevin O'Connell as director, but it was postponed because of COVID-19 restrictions.
Joe's Pub Announces Virtual Winter Programming Featuring Carnatic Classical Music, Battle of The Bands Satire and More
December 03, 2020
Joe’s Pub has announced their free digital winter programming from December 8 - January 8, 2021, available on Joe’s Pub YouTube or otherwise noted. The virtual performances include Mai Khoi & Pete Drungles: In The Ruins, Roy Nathanson's 5pm Porch Concert: World on Fire, VICHITRA: In Order to Become, and more.
Off Broadway Theaters and Small Venues Pushing For Reopening Head to Court November 12
October 31, 2020
On Thursday, November 12, Attorney Jim Mermigis and a group of 12 Off Broadway theaters and comedy club owners will argue that by allowing small venues with enhanced air filtration systems to open at 25% capacity, countless artists and theater professionals will be able to go back to work – enabling venues to earn revenue, so they can begin paying rent to landlords also hit hard by the pandemic – a move they say will also provide customers for the thousands of retail stores, restaurants and garages that surround their venues.
Art And Activism Masterclass COVID MONOLOGUES Announced
October 15, 2020
Covid Monologues is hosting a virtual masterclass on research-based theater playwriting techniques and methodology in partnership with NYU Faculty.
Pianist Thomas Kotcheff Releases Debut Albun 'Songs Of Insurrection' Next Month
October 13, 2020
For his debut solo album, rising Los Angeles-based pianist Thomas Kotcheff has taken on a formidable challenge: the premiere recording of American composer Frederic Rzewski's virtuosic (and timely) Songs of Insurrection, based on protest songs from seven countries around the world.
Recording Artist and Instrumentalist Damien Sneed To Be Artist-in-Residence at Michigan State University
September 09, 2020
Multi-genre recording artist Damien Sneed whose latest tour stop at Wharton Center celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will be returning to campus as an artist-in-residence. Sneed will work with Wharton Center and the MSU College of Music, helping to bring social impact programming to both institutions.
An Die Musik Presents Cellist Amit Peled In Bach Cello Suites
September 09, 2020
On Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 3:00pm ET, An Die Musik Live presents Israeli-American cellist Amit Peled in a live streamed recital featuring Bach's Cello Suite No. 4 in E-Flat Major and Suite No. 5 in c minor.
CNBC's THE NEWS WITH SHEPARD SMITH Will Premiere Wednesday, September 30
August 24, 2020
CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced The News with Shepard Smith will premiere on Wednesday, September 30th at 7pm ET.
Howard County Arts Council Honors Howie Award Winners
July 21, 2020
The Howard County Arts Council will honor its 2019 Howie Award recipients at the 23rd Annual Celebration of the Arts. The Celebration gala, presented by Howard Bank, provides an annual opportunity for members of Howard County's arts, education, government, and business communities to recognize individuals and businesses.
American Pianists Association Awards 50K To Five Awards Finalists
June 12, 2020
In response to the dire situation that musicians are living in, and in accordance with its mission to support and promote young American pianists, American Pianists Association's (APA's) President/CEO and Artistic Director Joel Harrison and its board of directors have awarded each of the five 2021 American Pianists Awards finalists-Dominic Cheli, Kenny Broberg, Mackenzie Melemed, Michael Davidman and Sahun Sam Hong -a cash prize of $50,000 before they even begin the Awards public adjudication process.
Naxos Releases New Schubert Recording Featuring Cellist Amit Peled And The Aviv Quartet
June 12, 2020
Israeli-American cellist Amit Peled is featured on a new recording of Schubert's String Quintet in C Major, Op. 163, D. 956 with the Aviv Quartet, out today on Naxos.