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									    Peabody Audition Week Newsletter
                                     AUDITION WEEK 2010                                                February 14 - 19

               Sunday, February 14                                       Wednesday, February 17

1:00 pm - 7:00 pm Griswold Hall                              9:00 am - 9:45 am Leakin Hall 114
                                                             Opera Program Meeting with Roger Brunyate, Director
              Monday, February 15                            of
                                                             Opera Programs, for those interested in opera.
9:00 am - 9:45 am Leakin Hall 114                            9:30 am - 10:45 am Dance Studio, B28
Opera Program Meeting with Roger Brunyate, Director          Meeting for Parents - David Lane, Director of Admis-
of                                                           sions, and other key administrators welcome parents to
Opera Programs, for those interested in opera.               Peabody and answer questions about the Conserva-
9:30 am - 10:45 am Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall          tory, the application process, financial aid, and scholar-
Meeting for Parents - David Lane, Director of Admis-         ships.
sions, and other key administrators welcome parents to       12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Bank of America Lounge
Peabody and answer questions about the Conserva-             Prospective students are invited to meet with student
tory, the application process, financial aid, and scholar-   leaders of OASIS (Organization Advocating Student
ships.                                                       InterestS).
11:30 am - 2:00 pm Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall          1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Leakin Hall Dance Studio B28
Peabody Concert Orchestra Opera Rehearsal                    Jazz Orchestra Rehearsal
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Bank of America Lounge                    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Conservatory 312
Prospective students are invited to meet with student        Demonstration in Computer Music Studio
leaders of OASIS (Organization Advocating Student            2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Unger Lounge, East Tower
InterestS).                                                  Introduction to Campus Life - Representatives from S  Stu-
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Bank of America Lounge                     dent Affairs, Residence Life & Student Activities, Inter-
Gathering for Viola students                                 national Student Advising, Campus Security, and Finan-
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Conservatory 312                           cial Aid will discuss issues and answer questions about
Demonstration in Computer Music Studio                       non-academic life at Peabody. Parents and students
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Unger Lounge, East Tower                   are welcome. Enjoy light refreshments.
Introduction to Campus Life - Representatives from S  Stu-   2:30 pm - 4:00 pm East Hall
dent Affairs, Residence Life & Student Activities, Inter-    Peabody Singers Rehearsal
national Student Advising, Campus Security, and Finan-
cial Aid will discuss issues and answer questions about                   Thursday, February 18
non-academic life at Peabody. Parents and students
are welcome. Enjoy light refreshments.                       9:00 a.m. - 9:45 am Leakin Hall 114
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm East Hall                                  Opera Program Meeting with Roger Brunyate, Director
Peabody Singers Rehearsal                                    of
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Opera Studio                               Opera Programs, for those interested in opera.
Peabody Chamber Opera Orchestra Rehearsal                    9:30 am - 10:45 am Dance Studio B28
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall           Meeting for Parents - David Lane, Director of Admis-
Peabody Symphony Orchestra Rehearsal                         sions, and other key administrators welcome parents to
                                                             Peabody and answer questions about the Conserva-
              Tuesday, February 16                           tory, the application process, financial aid, and scholar-
                                                             ships.
9:00 am - 9:45 am Leakin Hall 114                            10:30 am - 12:30 pm Miriam A. Friedberg Concert
Opera Program Meeting with Roger Brunyate, Director          Hall
of                                                           Peabody Symphony Orchestra Rehearsal
Opera Programs, for those interested in opera.               12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Bank of America Lounge
9:30 am - 10:45 am Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall          Prospective students are invited to meet with student
Meeting for Parents - David Lane, Director of Admis-         leaders of OASIS (Organization Advocating Student
sions, and other key administrators welcome parents to       InterestS).
Peabody and answer questions about the Conserva-             2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Conservatory 312
tory, the application process, financial aid, and scholar-   Demonstration in Computer Music Studio
ships.                                                       2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Unger Lounge, Student Affairs
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Bank of America Lounge                    Suite
Prospective students are invited to meet with student        Student Affairs Open House and Resource Table. Rep-
leaders of OASIS (Organization Advocating Student            resentatives from SStudent Affairs, Residence Life & Stu-
InterestS).                                                  dent Activities, and International Student Advising wel-
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Conservatory 312                           come parents and prospective students to stop by to
Demonstration in Computer Music Studio
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Unger Lounge, East Tower                                  Friday, February 19
Introduction to Campus Life - Representatives from S  Stu-
dent Affairs, Residence Life & Student Activities, Inter-    9:00 am - 9:45 am Leakin Hall 114
national Student Advising, Campus Security, and Finan-       Opera Program Meeting with Roger Brunyate, Director
cial Aid will discuss issues and answer questions about      of
non-academic life at Peabody. Parents and students           Opera Programs, for those interested in opera.
are welcome. Enjoy light refreshments.                       9:30 am - 10:45 am Dance Studio B28
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Opera Studio                               Meeting for Parents - David Lane, Director of Admis-
Peabody Chamber Opera Orchestra Rehearsal                    sions, and other key administrators welcome parents to
                                                             Peabody and answer questions about the Conserva-
        Friday, February 19 Continued                      Peabody Dining Hall
                                                           If you want to get a true taste of Peabody, try our din-
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Bank of America Lounge
                                                           ing services. The Dining Hall is located between the
Prospective students are invited to meet with student
                                                           two residence towers. The hours for the Dining Hall are
leaders of OASIS (Organization Advocating Student
                                                           Breakfast: 7:30 am - 9:30 am; Continental Breakfast:
InterestS).
                                                           9:30 am - 10:30 am; Lunch: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm; Deli
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Leakin Hall, B28
                                                           & Salad Bar: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm; Dinner: Monday thru
Jazz Orchestra Rehearsal
                                                           Thursday 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm (Friday 4:30 pm - 6:30
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Conservatory 312
                                                           pm). Enjoy our All-You-Care-To-Eat Buffets for one
Demonstration in Computer Music Studio
                                                           low price! (ala carte dining also available). Maestro’s
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Unger Lounge, Student Affairs
                                                           Café - Get your caffeine buzz while enjoying the wire-
Suite
                                                           less internet access in our comfy café located across
Student Affairs Open House and Resource Table.
                                                           from Peabody onCentre Street. Indulge in specialty
Representatives from S Student Affairs, Residence Life
                                                           beverages, baked goodies, daily soup specials, fresh
& Student Activities, and International Student Advis-
                                                           grab-n-go salads, and sandwiches. Maestro’s is open
                                                           Monday thru Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
                   Bits & Pieces                           Peabody Performs!
A Reminder to Auditioning Students                         Tapes of Peabody performances are available for your
If you require music for your audition, please be sure     listening pleasure in the Friedheim Library (8:00 am -
to bring your own. Peabody cannot loan materials to        6:00 pm, Monday through Friday). Rehearsals of per-
students not currently enrolled at Peabody or Hop-         forming groups during Audition Week will also be open
kins.                                                      to the public. We invite you to hear just how good we
Check-In                                                   sound!
Check-
To avoid the early morning rush, please arrive close       Parking
to your first scheduled activity. Audition Week check-     The Peabody parking garage is located under the Resi-
in will take place in the Conservatory Arcade. Infor-      dence Hall complex. Fees are $8 until close. Available
mation about your audition and exam/interview              parking spaces are extremely limited, so we suggest
schedule will be provided. You will also receive a         leaving your car at your hotel and taking the city bus,
packet containing helpful information about Peabody        shuttle bus, or walking to Peabody. Also, please be
and the Baltimore area.                                    careful of street parking near Peabody as there are
Admissions Hosts                                           numerous restricted areas as well as tow-away zones.
To welcome you to Peabody and to show you                  Do not leave any packages, valuables, etc., in the car
around, there will be several "Admission Hosts" avail-     exposed to open view. After dark, the Peabody Escort
able during Audition Week. These hosts are Peabody         Van is available to take you to locations within a ten-
                                                           block radius of campus.
student volunteers who will help you check-in, an-
swer questions, provide directions, and give campus        Shuttle Bus
tours. You can identify Admissions Hosts by their          Free shuttle bus service is available between the Johns
name tags and friendly smiles.                             Hopkins University Homewood Campus, the Amtrak
Peabody Tours                                              train station, the Peabody Campus, and Hopkins Medi-
Guided tours of the Peabody Campus will be con-            cal Institutions. The shuttle bus runs on a half hourly
                                                           basis. Buses run more frequently during rush hours.
ducted by Admissions Hosts at 11:15 am and 2:00
pm daily, originating in the Conservatory Arcade.          Call 410-234-4605 if you need to know the exact
This is a great way to learn more about the campus!        schedule. You may see the schedule online at
                                                           p               a            r            k            -
Computer Music Studio
                                                           ing.jhu.edu/bin/y/z/shuttles_jhmi_effective_110909.pdf
Students interested in electronic music and the appli-
cation of computers in music are invited to visit the
                                                           Disability Accommodations
                                                           To request an accommodation for a disability, please
Peabody Computer Music Studio, Rooms 312 and
314 in the Conservatory Building.                          contact Katsura Kurita, associate dean for Student Af-
                                                           fairs, Office of Student Affairs, at 410-234-4540 or via
International Student Affairs
                                                           email at kkurita1@peabody.jhu.edu. Please allow suf-
International Student Advisor, Susana Rodriguez, will
                                                           ficient time to arrange the accommodation.
be on campus to answer questions about visa re-
quirements. Please stop by the International Student
                                                                     What’s Happening In Baltimore
Affairs Office in Unger Lounge or call 410-234-4537
to make an appointment to see her.                         For maps and up-to-date listings of area activities, in-
Opera Department                                           cluding helpful tourism information, check out the fol-
Some additional opera rehearsals will be open to ob-       lowing websites: baltimore.org, and baltimorecollege-
servers. These rehearsals will be posted each day          town.org
outside the Opera Studio, Leakin Hall 114.                 Charles Street
Money Matters                                              Along the Charles Street corridor, just north and south
Information about the Financial Aid application proc-      of Peabody, are restaurants representing cuisine from
ess is discussed at the daily Meeting for Parents.         around the world. Thai, Vietnamese, Ethiopian, Japa-
Prospective Graduate students with financial aid           nese, Afghani, French, Spanish, Italian, and many ca-
questions are also encouraged to attend. An addi-          fés can be found within a few blocks of Peabody.
tional opportunity to meet Thomas McDermott, Direc-        Inner Harbor and Harborplace
tor of Financial Aid will occur at the “Parent Introduc-   Located ten blocks south of Peabody, Harborplace
tion to Campus Life” each afternoon at 2:30 p.m. in        houses in its two pavilions a wide variety of restau-
Unger Lounge. You may also visit the Financial Aid         rants, food stalls, and specialty shops. The Inner Har-
Office in Leakin Hall, www.peabody.jhu.edu/finaid or       bor is also home to the National Aquarium, the Balti-
410-234-4900, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm to get answers to          more Maritime Museum, the Maryland Science Center
your individual questions.                                 (featuring an IMAX theater), the Gallery (a beautiful
Recording Arts Program

								
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