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The Peabody Post
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Zéphyros Winds, which features Peabody alum Fatma Daglar (MM ‘95, GPD ‘97, Oboe), played at the International Double Reed Society conference in Granada, Spain, where they premiered David Sanford’s new work Tatu (made possible by a recent Chamber Music America commission) and also performed Six Pieces for Wind Quintet by Anders Hillborg.
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Josh Ganger (MM ’14, Trumpet) has been named Visiting Assistant Professor of Trumpet at The University of Akron School of Music in Akron, Ohio.
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Liberal arts faculty member Dr. Jelena Runic gave a workshop presentation titled “The Power of Universal Grammar: Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Secondary Education” at the 51st annual meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) at Tallinn University, Estonia, August 29 – September 1.
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Yesse Kim (BM ’15, MM ‘17, Piano) was recently awarded a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) scholarship and will attend Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster in Münster, Germany. The scholarship has a long history of supporting exchange students and researchers both domestically and abroad.
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The Melodica Men – Joe Buono (BM ’13, MM ’15, Bass Trombone) and Tristan Lane Clarke (’12, Trumpet) – performed a concert in Vilnius, Lithuania on August 30, 2018 as part of the Accordion Music Week. The concert featured their arrangements of both classical and popular pieces, the world premiere of a piano composition by Buono, and some trumpet pieces selected by Clarke. They were also featured on Lithuanian National Television as part of their ongoing celebration of the Centennial of the Restored State of Lithuania.
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The In Series’ production of Viva V.E.R.D.I.: The Promised End, text and conceptual realization by In Series artistic director Timothy Nelson (BM ’04, Composition), was well reviewed by Anne Midgette of the Washington Post, and features alumni Natalie Conte (MM ’06, Voice), John T.K. Scherch  (MM ’17, Voice/Pedagogy), and Teresa Ferrara (MM ‘18, Voice).
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Colin Sorgi (BM ’09, GPD ’13, Violin) will join the viola section of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra this fall. Sorgi was previously the Concertmaster and Director of Chamber Programs at the National Philharmonic, in residence at the Music Center at Strathmore.
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Brian Kay (BM ’13, MM ’15, Lute) was recently appointed Instructor of Lute in the Historical Performance Dept. at Case Western Reserve University. Kay was also just made a core member of Apollo’s Fire, part of the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, an ensemble he has guest-directed several times.
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Sahffi Lynne (BM ’93, French Horn) had a busy summer travelling and working. She started the summer writing songs with kids in Baltimore. She then traveled to Peru and co-hosted the Kunkawaki Yoga and Music Retreat. There, she played with her band OverGlow at El Festival de Musica Medicina as well. She has a number of upcoming performances in September. One, a concert called “Sacred Sounds” will take place on September 15, at 6:00 pm in Baltimore and on September 16, at 2:00 pm in Washington, D.C. Her other appearance will be at the Lovelight More…
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Anna-Christina Phillips (BM ‘08, Clarinet) was promoted to Associate Dean of Entrepreneurial Musicianship at the New England Conservatory. She also teaches arts marketing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
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