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The Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University (The Kennedy Center)

The Peabody Institute at the Johns Hopkins University

Located in the heart of Baltimore’s Mount Vernon Cultural District, the Peabody Institute was founded in 1857 as America’s first academy of music by philanthropist George Peabody. Today, Peabody—comprising both the degree-granting Conservatory and the community-based Preparatory—boasts a preeminent faculty, a nurturing, collaborative learning environment, and the academic resources of one of the nation’s leading universities, Johns Hopkins. Peabody-trained composers, performers, and recording engineers have won Pulitzer and Rome Prizes; Grammys and Emmys; Guggenheim, Fulbright, and Marshall Fellowships; ASCAP and BMI Awards; and Prix du Disque, and are featured on hundreds of recordings. The Conservatory’s illustrious alumni include pianist André Watts; cellists Carter Brey and David Hardy; vocalists Richard Cassilly, Theodora Hanslowe, and James Morris; and Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Dominick Argento. The faculty boasts such renowned artists as guitarist Manuel Barrueco, soprano Phyllis Bryn-Julson, violinist Victor Danchenko, pianist Leon Fleisher, jazz bassist Michael Formanek, mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves, conductor Gustav Meier, flutist Marina Piccinini, composer Kevin Puts, and organist Donald Sutherland.

Watch Past Performances

The Peabody Institute at The Johns Hopkins University 2/24/14: The Peabody Institute at The Johns Hopkins University

Students play Viñao’s Estudios de Frontera; Gounod’s “Ah! Je veux vivre” from Roméo et Juliette; selections from Owens’ Heart on the Wall; Verdi’s “Caro nome” from Rigoletto; Bonds’s “You Can Tell the World;” Ligeti’s Musica Ricercata Nos. 3, 4, 6, & 8–10; and Ravel’s La Valse. Part of the Conservatory Project.

The Peabody Institute at The Johns Hopkins University

Students play Viñao’s Estudios de Frontera; Gounod’s “Ah! Je veux vivre” from Roméo et Juliette; selections from Owens’ Heart on the Wall; Verdi’s “Caro nome” from Rigoletto; Bonds’s “You Can Tell the World;” Ligeti’s Musica Ricercata Nos. 3, 4, 6, & 8–10; and Ravel’s La Valse. Part of the Conservatory Project.
Organ Showcase 2/19/14: Organ Showcase

Students from participating Conservatory Project schools play selections from works by Widor, Schumann, Buxtehude, Smetana, Shostakovich, Demessieux, Litaize, Albright, Dupre, Ellington, Bach, Cochereau, and others on the Rubenstein Family Organ. Part of the Conservatory Project.

Organ Showcase

Students from participating Conservatory Project schools play selections from works by Widor, Schumann, Buxtehude, Smetana, Shostakovich, Demessieux, Litaize, Albright, Dupre, Ellington, Bach, Cochereau, and others on the Rubenstein Family Organ. Part of the Conservatory Project.
The Peabody Institute 2/9/13: The Peabody Institute

The Russian Trio, featuring violinist Nikita Borisevich, cellist Dmitry Volkov, and pianist Katherine Rick, plays a program of works by Haydn and Shostakovich. Part of the Conservatory Project.

The Peabody Institute

The Russian Trio, featuring violinist Nikita Borisevich, cellist Dmitry Volkov, and pianist Katherine Rick, plays a program of works by Haydn and Shostakovich. Part of the Conservatory Project.
Peabody Preparatory Pre-Conservatory Violin Program 1/27/13: Peabody Preparatory Pre-Conservatory Violin Program

Students participating in the Peabody Preparatory Pre-Conservatory Violin Program play a program of classical works.

Peabody Preparatory Pre-Conservatory Violin Program

Students participating in the Peabody Preparatory Pre-Conservatory Violin Program play a program of classical works.
The Peabody Institute at the Johns Hopkins University 3/13/12: The Peabody Institute at the Johns Hopkins University

Students play a program featuring works by Schubert, Wolf, R. Strauss, Barber, and Beethoven. Part of the Conservatory Project.

The Peabody Institute at the Johns Hopkins University

Students play a program featuring works by Schubert, Wolf, R. Strauss, Barber, and Beethoven. Part of the Conservatory Project.
The Peabody Institute at the Johns Hopkins University 2/24/11: The Peabody Institute at the Johns Hopkins University

Pianists Sungpil Kim, Sheng-Yuan Kuan, and Sejoon Park, and soprano Erica Hamby perform in a program featuring works by Chopin, Mozart, Debussy, Montsalvatge, Scarlatti, Schumann, and Liszt. Part of the Conservatory Project.

The Peabody Institute at the Johns Hopkins University

Pianists Sungpil Kim, Sheng-Yuan Kuan, and Sejoon Park, and soprano Erica Hamby perform in a program featuring works by Chopin, Mozart, Debussy, Montsalvatge, Scarlatti, Schumann, and Liszt. Part of the Conservatory Project.
The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University 3/2/10: The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University

The school’s Baroque Ensemble, Brass Roots Quintet, and pianist Hee Youn Choue perform works by Bach, Gabrieli, Piazzolla, Albéniz, Kapsberger, and Merula. Part of the Kennedy Center Conservatory Project.

The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University

The school’s Baroque Ensemble, Brass Roots Quintet, and pianist Hee Youn Choue perform works by Bach, Gabrieli, Piazzolla, Albéniz, Kapsberger, and Merula. Part of the Kennedy Center Conservatory Project.
The Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University 2/21/09: The Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University

Students perform classical works. Part of the Kennedy Center Conservatory Project.

The Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University

Students perform classical works. Part of the Kennedy Center Conservatory Project.
Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University 2/22/08: Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University

Students from the Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University perform works by Dvorák, Liszt, Herbie Hancock, and Fred Spielman, and Kermit Goell. Part of the Conservatory Project.

Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University

Students from the Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University perform works by Dvorák, Liszt, Herbie Hancock, and Fred Spielman, and Kermit Goell. Part of the Conservatory Project.
The Peabody Institute 2/13/07: The Peabody Institute

Students perform works by Schubert, Beethoven, Prokofiev, and Sarasate.

The Peabody Institute

Students perform works by Schubert, Beethoven, Prokofiev, and Sarasate.
The Conservatory Project - Peabody Conservatory of Music 5/3/06: The Conservatory Project - Peabody Conservatory of Music

Duo Transatlantique—guitarists Maud Laforest and Benjamin Beirs—join cellist Go Eun Park and pianist Eun Jung Shon for a program of classical works by Petit, Albéniz, Martinu, and more.

The Conservatory Project - Peabody Conservatory of Music

Duo Transatlantique—guitarists Maud Laforest and Benjamin Beirs—join cellist Go Eun Park and pianist Eun Jung Shon for a program of classical works by Petit, Albéniz, Martinu, and more.
Conservatory Project: Peabody Conservatory of Music 5/29/05: Conservatory Project: Peabody Conservatory of Music

Conservatory Project: Peabody Conservatory of Music transmits the great European classical music traditions, but also encourages the composition and performance of contemporary music in the most diverse styles.

Conservatory Project: Peabody Conservatory of Music

Conservatory Project: Peabody Conservatory of Music transmits the great European classical music traditions, but also encourages the composition and performance of contemporary music in the most diverse styles.
Conservatory Project - The Peabody Conservatory 5/26/04: Conservatory Project - The Peabody Conservatory

Conservatory Project - The Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University presents a duo program with percussionist Svetoslav Stoyanov and pianist Jill Lawson.

Conservatory Project - The Peabody Conservatory

Conservatory Project - The Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University presents a duo program with percussionist Svetoslav Stoyanov and pianist Jill Lawson.

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