Music Entrepreneurship and Career Center
Leakin Hall, Plaza Level, Room 5
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:00
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1 East Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
Please email us with questions and to schedule career advising appoints. We provide career coaching to Peabody students and recent alumni.
Sarah Dinin, Interim Manager
Sarah Dinin’s deep understanding of the classical music industry stems from an active career in the field. Before her move to Baltimore, she worked at leading music institutions in New York City including Opus 3 Artists, Young Audiences New York, and Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Her role at Peabody combines managing professional development and community engagement opportunities for Peabody students and recent alumni. In addition to her work at Peabody, Sarah directs an artist management and consulting business. She is also an active flutist and teacher with performance experience in the US and abroad. She holds dual degrees from Northwestern University in Flute Performance and Cognitive Science.
Jordan Chase, Office Assistant
Composer Jordan Chase writes music that is both innovative and appealing to diverse audiences. Winner of the Pappalardo Composition Competition for his wind quintet,Quintalogue, his 2016 orchestral work, Forthcoming, won the Longy Conservatory Orchestra Composition Competition. Also a performer, Jordan has appeared as a guitar soloist and chamber musician throughout New England and, in 2014, was named Instrumentalist of the Year at Keene State College in New Hampshire. Jordan earned the Master of Music degree in composition from the Longy School of Music of Bard College, a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Keene State College and is currently pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition at Peabody, under the direction of Michael Hersch.
Annie Flood, Office Associate and Peer Counselor
Annie Flood is a versatile musician hailing from Annapolis, Maryland. Trained as both a pianist and vocalist, she has enjoyed performing opera, oratorio, musical theatre, and jazz. Annie has extensive experience as a collaborative pianist, including work with the Peabody Institute, The Colonial Players of Annapolis, and Regino Madrid, violinist of “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Chamber Orchestra. She teaches private piano and voice lessons, and is active in the music ministry of several churches in the greater Baltimore area. Annie is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, and a current Master of Music student studying collaborative piano under Eileen Cornett.
Christina Manceor, Office Associate and Peer Counselor
Christina Manceor is a percussionist with diverse musical interests, ranging from classical, contemporary and chamber music, to jazz and world music. She earned her B.M. in Percussion Performance at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, along with a minor in Performing Arts Management. Currently a member of The Kris Johnson Group, an 8-piece jazz/R&B ensemble based in Detroit, Christina is completing an M.M. in Percussion Performance at Peabody, studying under Robert Van Sice.
Rob McGinness, Office Associate and Peer Counselor
Committed to innovation in music, baritone Rob McGinness has composed works in collaboration with NASA and other major insitutions. Rob recently created the role of Ed Wall in the premiere of Stinney, by composer Frances Pollock, which Baltimore’s City Paper named this year’s Best New Social-Justice Opera. A Baltimore/DC area performer for the past several years, Rob’s performances have received critical acclaim, most notably as the bass soloist in Schubert’s Mass in G with Concert Artists of Baltimore, a performance praised by the Baltimore Sun’s Tim Smith for its “poetic warmth.” Rob graduated with several awards from Oberlin Conservatory, and currently pursues a Master’s in Voice with Professor Stanley Cornett.
Gerald Klickstein, Founder