Peabody Preparatory is pleased to announce the recent appointment of faculty member Zane Forshee as Guitar & Harp Department Chair. In addition, he will continue to coordinate guitar lessons and classes at the Preparatory's Towson campus on Dulaney Road. Forshee is a vibrant and innovative faculty member who, prior to this appointment, was instrumental in launching the Preparatory's annual Fret Festival. The event, now in its fifth year, is a day-long celebration of the guitar featuring master classes, workshops, student ensembles, vendor fair, kids' activities and performances by world-renowned guest guitarists. Please include this release in your publications as space permits and feel free to distribute online to your members and readership. Placement auditions and interviews are NOW being scheduled for individual instruction for the fall semester to be held on August 24 at the Peabody downtown campus in historic Mount Vernon. Fall semester lessons and classes begin Wednesday, September 4. Thank you for your assistance in promoting the Preparatory guitar department to the community at large.