BM Degree Recital

On April 6, 2014 at 7:00PM in Kilbourn Hall, senior Lucy Olson is presenting her Bachelor of  Music degree recital. The program includes the first movement of Vitali Buyanovski’s Horn Sonata No. 2 “Finnish”, Richard Strauss’ Alphorn, Heinrich Proch’s Das Alpenhorn, Jan Koetsier’s Variations for Low Horn, and Gordon Jacob’s Concerto,  and features pianist Xi Chen and soprano Kimberly Merrill.

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DMA Lecture Recital

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Erin Futterer will be presenting a Lecture Recital in completion of her doctoral studies, which will focus on works for solo horn that were dedicated to or commissioned by Frøydis Ree Wekre, internationally renowned horn player, teacher, and clinician.  Through the personal stories and anecdotes of Frøydis and the composers , supported by historical records andErin’s own investigation and analysis of the works, she hope to bring to life this largely unknown, but wonderful repertoire, as well as the woman who made it possible. The recital will take place on Monday, March 31st at 1:00pm in Hatch Recital Hall at the Eastman School of Music. Hope to see you there!

Frøydis Ree Wekre and Erin Futterer

Frøydis Ree Wekre and Erin Futterer

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Horn Choir Concert Thursday Evening

On Thursday, March 27 at 8:00PM in Kilbourn Hall, the Eastman Horn Choir will be presenting Made in the U.S.A.: Music for Horn Ensemble by American composers.

The program features works by Kerry Turner, John Cheetham, Wesley Nance, Mary Jeanne van Appledorn, Leonard Bernstein, and more. The Horn Choir is delighted to be sharing the stage with special guest and alumna Maria Serkin (BM ’03), who is also presenting a masterclass this evening at 6:00PM in the Ray Wright Room (ESM 120).

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First degree recital of the semester

Emily Tyler

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Holiday Horns: Live from Hochstein 2013

The Eastman Horn Choir is performing a program of Holiday Music for Horns on Wednesday, December 4 on Live from Hochstein, the longest running live radio broadcast concert series in Western New York. If you live in the Rochester area you can listen on Classical 91.5 FM or come down to the Hochstein Performance Hall located at 50 North Plymouth Avenue. It begins at 12:10PM and will be rebroadcast on Wednesday evening at 10:00PM.

Not a Western New York resident? Not to worry- the concert can also be heard streaming online at wxxi.org/listen at 12:10PM and 10:00PM on Wednesday. Scroll down to the “Classical 91.5 Stream Player” and hit play.

The program features the Eastman Horn Choir and smaller chamber groups playing familiar sacred and secular holiday songs, and our favorite arrangement of Cor Carols. The Live from Hochstein broadcast is a free “brown bag” concert that runs from 12:10PM-12:50PM, so bring your lunch and come listen to some Holiday Music for Horns!

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