The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world.
Through comprehensive excellent education, the Peabody Institute nurtures talent and creativity; provides aspiring artists with the skills to sustain professional careers; fosters lifelong involvement in music and dance; and prepares students in artistic performance at the highest level, providing inspiration and enlightenment to regional, national, and international communities.
The Peabody Conservatory strives to provide aspiring artists with the skills to pursue professional careers in the arts as well as the education to become leaders in the cultural life of their communities.
Peabody is building on its rich history of professional artist training at the highest level and has developed a vision for the role of the 21st century artist in society and the training required for artists to meet the new realities and opportunities of that role. Peabody’s history, tradition, and pedigree, coupled with its forward-looking view and commitment to challenge traditional assumptions, allow it to take on the real work of what it means to prepare artists for a world that is constantly changing.