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Peabody Soloists, Duos or Trios create an all-ages, interactive and engaging musical program and deliver 45-minute performances at various library branches across Baltimore City. Performers receive a stipend of $175 per performance. Selected ensembles/soloists will perform among the following dates and times:

Fall 2019
Thursday, September 26 at 6:30 pm
Friday, September 27 at 11:30 am
Monday, October 7 at 6:00 pm
Saturday, October 12 at 2:00 pm
Saturday, November 9 at 2:00 pm
Thursday, November 15 at 6:00 pm
Thursday, December 5 at 4:00 pm
Tuesday, December 10 at 5:00 pm

Spring 2020
Monday, February 10 at 6:00 pm
Thursday, February 13 at 6:30 pm
Tuesday, February 25 at 4:00 pm
Saturday, March 7 at 2:00 pm
Monday, March 9 at 4:00 pm
Saturday, March 14 at 3:00 pm
Thursday, April 9 at 6:00 pm
Monday, April 13 at 6:00 pm

Eligibility and Requirements

Soloists, Duos and Trios who are in their third and fourth year of undergraduate study and all graduate students may apply.

Application Instructions and Timeline

Peabody at the Library 2019-20 application deadline is September 30, 2019. Applications can be found here and will include the following:

  • Proposed concert program (45 minutes) with title and pieces
  • Please indicate 2 places within the program that could involve audience participation (i.e., movement, clapping, listening for a particular theme or sound, conversation about instruments in the ensemble, etc)
  • A brief (3-5 minute) video demonstrating interpersonal and performance skills. The video should include: A) a verbal introduction of your ensemble, including why you’re applying for this opportunity, and B) performance of one musical selection from your proposed program, including audience engagement element

For further information, please contact Sarah Thomas, Community Engagement Coordinator.