Press Releases 2013-2014
|06/04/2014 - Peabody Orchestras Earn ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming
The Peabody Symphony, Concert, and Modern Orchestras are among the 27 American orchestras to be honored with 2013-2014 ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming, announced at the League of American Orchestras National Conference in Seattle, Washington.
|05/13/2014 - Violist Kim Kashkashian to Receive Peabody Medal at Commencement, May 22
Peabody alumna Kim Kashkashian will be the 2014 recipient of the George Peabody Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Music in America. The medal will be presented on May 22, where she will be the commencement speaker at Peabody's graduation.
|05/12/2014 - Leon Fleisher Studio Scholarship Fund Established
Baltimore philanthropists Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker have donated $1 million to establish the Leon Fleisher Studio Scholarship Fund, which will provide scholarships to piano students of renowned pianist and Peabody faculty artist Leon Fleisher.
|04/08/2014 - Peabody Statement on the Passing of John Shirley-Quirk
Jeffrey Sharkey, director of the Peabody Institute, offered the following statement in reaction to news of the death of John Shirley-Quirk, a member of the Peabody faculty from 1992 to 2012.
|03/24/2014 - Symphony CEO, Educator, Performer Named Dean of Peabody Institute
Fred Bronstein, the highly successful chief executive of one of America’s major symphonies, an accomplished pianist and a dedicated music educator, has been appointed to lead the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.
|03/13/2014 - Peabody Dance 2014 Spring Showcase Features a Diverse Program of Contemporary Ballet and Modern Dance
Peabody Dance’s annual Spring Showcase returns on March 29 and 30, 2014, with new guest artists and six diverse works.
|02/27/2014 - Fret Festival Celebrates the Guitar at Peabody’s Downtown Campus
The Peabody Preparatory Guitar Department is proud to present its fifth annual Fret Festival, to be held at the Preparatory’s downtown Baltimore campus, on Sunday, March 2, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
|02/19/2014 - Jazz Legend Joe Byrd Honored with Naming of Peabody Performance Space
The name of late legendary jazz bassist and Peabody alumnus Joe Byrd will be permanently associated with Peabody’s principal jazz performance space when East Hall is formally rededicated as Joe Byrd Hall on February 28.
|10/16/2013 - Jeffrey Sharkey Appointed New Principal, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
The Board of Governors of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland has appointed Jeffrey Sharkey as the Royal Conservatoire’s Principal to succeed John Wallace, who will retire in September 2014.
|10/04/2013 - Peabody Dance Day of Master Classes and Ballet Teachers’ Seminar
Peabody Dance to present its annual day of master classes and Ballet Teachers’ Seminar October 13, 2013 in Baltimore
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