Jason Moran and The Bandwagon—pianist Jason Moran, bassist Tarus Mateen, and drummer Nasheet Waits—will perform as part of the Jazz at the Johns Hopkins Club series on Saturday, March 30. A MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, Moran was a triple-crown winner in the 2010 Downbeat Critics Poll for Jazz Artist, Jazz Album, and Pianist of the Year. The group will play two sets, at 8:30 and 10:00 pm, at the Johns Hopkins Club, located on the Homewood campus, 3400 North Charles Street. For tickets, visit showclix.com.
On Tuesday, March 26, at noon, the Music Entrepreneurship and Career Center will present a talk by Kelly Barry, director of fellowships and scholarships for Peabody and JHU students, on "How to Obtain Fulbright and Other Fellowships.” The talk, in Room 206C (Conservatory Building), is free and open to the Peabody community.
The Musicology Doctor of Musical Arts Colloquium will continue on Wednesday March 27, at 5:00 pm, with a lecture by Anthony Seeger, distinguished professor of ethnomusicology, emeritus, at UCLA, “Who Owns Music and Why You Should Care." The free lecture will be held in Room 308C (Conservatory Building).
On Wednesday, March 27, at 7:30 pm, the World Premieres Flute Project will be presented by the studio of Marina Piccinini and the Conservatory Composition Department. New works by Josh Armenta, Andrew Austin, Andrew Boss, Benjamin Buchanan, Jeong-hyun Chun, B.J. Derganc, Natalie Draper, Tim Holt, Andrew Remley, Ben Rosen, Qianqian Wu, and Yiming Wu will be performed by flutists Meghan Bennett, Raul Cho, Nick Fitton, Andrew Foley, Jared Harrison, Yoon Jung Huh, Won Lee, Eric Maul, Jihyun Park, Grace Wang, Melissa Wertheimer, and C.J. Young. The free recital will take place in Peabody’s Leith Symington Griswold Hall.
Area events this week
On Tuesday, March 26, at 9:30 pm, drummer Devin Gray (BM ’06, Jazz Percussion) will perform with the Out Of Your Head Collective, a community of improvising musicians. The collective performs every Tuesday at the Windup Space, 12 West North Avenue. Admission is free.
Master of Music candidate Kerry Holahan will sing Francois Couperin's Leçons des Tenébres de la Mecredi Saint with soprano Allison Clendaniel (BM '12, Voice) and Zane Baker, viola da gamba, (MM '05, Cello, MM '09, Baroque Cello) on Wednesday, March 27, at 7:00 pm, at Mount Calvary Church, 816 N. Eutaw St.. For more information, visit mountcalvary.com.
Drummer Warren Wolf, a Preparatory alumnus, will perform jazz standards and original compositions by pianist George Colligan and bass clarinetist Todd Marcus as part of the George Colligan/Todd Marcus Quartet on Friday, March 29, at An Die Musik, 409 North Charles Street. Sets begin at 8:00 and 9:30 pm. For tickets, call 410-385-2638.
Free noon recitals
This week's free Thursday Noon recital in Leith Symington Griswold Hall is presented by the Early Music Department. The Baltimore Baroque Band, directed by John Moran and Risa Browder, will perform Arcangelo Corelli's Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 6, No. 4; the Baroque Ensemble, coached by Gwyn Roberts, will perform Georg Philipp Telemann's Quatuor VI in E minor, TWV 43:e4; and the Peabody Consort, directed by Mark Cudek, will perform anonymous Sephardic Romances.
Conservatory student recitals
Conservatory student recitals are free and open to the public. There are 45 recitals scheduled this week. For a list of recitals including student name, degree program, instrument/voice, date, time, and hall, visit peabody.jhu.edu/recitals.
- Tempest Trio—violinist Ilya Kaler; cellist Amit Peled, a faculty artist; and pianist Alon Goldstein—will perform as part the Sylvia Adalman Chamber Series concert on Tuesday, April 2, 8:00 pm, in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.
- Tim Murphy will direct a performance by the Peabody Latin Jazz Ensemble on Friday, April 5, 7:30 pm, in East Hall.
- Remembering Carol Bartlett, a celebration of the life and legacy of the longtime Peabody Dance artistic director, who died last December, will take place on Sunday, April 7, 7:30 pm, in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.