Alumni College at the Spoleto Festival

Join Johns Hopkins alumni for an enlightening getaway in Charleston and one of America's most prominent cultural festivals.

June 8-11, 2012

Based in the heart of historic Charleston, you'll enjoy highlights of the Spoleto Festival, hear from Peabody musicians, and have time to experience the wonderful cuisine, markets and museums.  You can also enjoy the Piccolo Spoleto Festival – an additional array of cultural activities including visual arts, music, dance, theater, crafts, film and more.

About the Alumni College

Ernest Liotti will provide background on some of the music and renowned composers you’ll be hearing, including festival founder Gian Carlo Menotti. Enrique Graf previews one of his young artists chamber recitals, Stephen Prutsman will speak following his piano performance and Tracey Schutty will give an update on the Peabody alumni program and a flute musical interlude.

What's Included

• 4 concerts
• 1 dinner, 2 lunches, 1 reception, 1 picnic supper
• 6 faculty/artist talks
• Tour of historic Charleston
• Tour and reception at Calhoun Mansion

Lodging & Transportation

Lodging: Choose your favorite hotel or B&B; or stay at our base at the Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Historic District.

Transportation: Please make your own arrangements to travel by air or to car to Charleston. Plan to arrive in time for the 5 pm welcome dinner on Friday, June 8.


$585 per person (without lodging)
$976 per person, double occupancy (with 3 nights lodging at the Courtyard Marriott)
$1,468 per person, single occupancy (with 3 nights lodging at the Courtyard Marriott)

Reservations with lodging received after May 8 subject to availability of hotel room and group rate.

Cancellation policies apply.

Other Areas of Interest

Festival and local information:

Register online or call 410-516-0363 or 800-548-5481.

Enrique Graf, Peab '78, Artist in Residence, College of Charleston Professor of Music, Carnegie Mellon University, concert pianist.

Ernest Liotti, Peab '80, Peabody Conservatory Faculty Member, Director of Choral Activities and Instructor of Film History, Loyola College of Baltimore, freelance lecturer.

Stephen Prutsman, Peab '84, '89,Co-Artistic Director of the Cartagena International Festival of Music in Colombia, international piano soloist, composer and arranger.

Tracey Schutty, Peab ’94 (MM), flutist, President of the Peabody Chapter of the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association.

Lisa Auchincloss or Marguerite Jones at 410-516-0363 or 800-548-5481