The Tuned-In program offers full Peabody Preparatory scholarships to musically talented Baltimore City youth. In addition to weekly private lessons with Preparatory faculty, Tuned-In participants have the opportunity to work with accompanists and to attend concerts and other cultural events around Baltimore.
Nyshae Cheetam is a fourth grader at Baltimore City’s Lockerman-Bundy Elementary School. She was identified by her music teacher Evie Jeffries as a child with extraordinary musical talent. Ms. Jeffries recommended her for the Tuned-In Program at Peabody. Nyshae now receives free, private saxophone lessons at Peabody and is part of the Peabody Wind Ensemble.
Mateen Milan was selected by Peabody for the Tuned-In Program, and his talent has blossomed. He has only been playing the bassoon for a year and a half but is growing exponentially. This fourteen-year-old freshman at the Baltimore School for the Arts has studied with Monica Schwartz and Julie Gregorian.
More about Tuned-In:
Young flutist Ebonie Pierce was one of the first students to benefit from the Tuned-In program. In this Peabody Magazine story, she and her teachers speak about the opportunities open to her thanks to the program.
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