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'THE RITE OF SPRING' COMES TO EASTMAN THEATRE THIS FALL

October 9, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY — The Rite of Spring, Igor Stravinsky’s revolutionary musical masterpiece, will be the featured work in a concert this fall by the Eastman Philharmonia, the premier student orchestra of the Eastman School of Music. The concert, conducted by Brad Lubman, assistant professor of conducting and ensembles, begins at 8 p.m., Friday, October 27, […]

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EASTMAN CELEBRATES THE ARRIVAL OF LOUIS OUZER'S PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVES WITH NEW EXHIBIT

September 25, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – A new exhibit featuring works by Rochester photographer Louis Ouzer will be on display this fall at the Eastman School of Music’s Sibley Music Library (27 Gibbs St.). "An Eastman Portrait: Through the Eyes of Louis Ouzer" will be open to the public for viewing during normal library hours beginning Wednesday, October […]

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EASTMAN STUDENT WINS SILVER MEDAL IN PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

September 25, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – Zhe Tang, an Eastman School of Music doctoral candidate who studies with Professor of Piano Barry Snyder, received the silver medal in the First Grieg International Piano Competition – an intensive competition sponsored by the Norwegian State Academy of Music and the Oslo (Norway) Grieg Society. After competing in preliminary rounds against […]

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EASTMAN STUDENT WINS FIRST PRIZE IN NATIONAL ORGAN COMPETITION

September 25, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – Christian Lane, a sophomore at the Eastman School of Music, recently won a national organ performance competition at the Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival held earlier this month in Wethersfield, CT. This competition is designed to give young organists performance experience, instruction from well-known educators, and the chance to meet peer musicians. Lane, […]

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EASTMAN SHOWCASES FACULTY ARTISTS IN NEW CONCERT SERIES

September 18, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – This fall, the Eastman School of Music begins a new concert series designed to showcase its acclaimed faculty. Eastman’s new Faculty Artist Series kicks off at 3 p.m., Sunday, September 24, as Professor of Piano Natalya Antonova offers her sparkling interpretation of works by Schumann and Tchaikovsky. "This new series focuses a […]

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EASTMAN RECEIVES MILLION BEQUEST FROM ROCHESTER PIANO TEACHER

August 24, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – Future students of the Eastman School of Music will benefit from a scholarship fund established with a $2.8 million bequest from the estate of alumna Edna McLaughlin, a former music teacher for the Rochester City School District who had a life-long dedication to music education. A native of Rochester, Miss McLaughlin graduated […]

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EASTMAN ORGAN STUDENT WINS FIRST PRIZE IN NATIONAL ORGAN COMPETITION

July 20, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – The Eastman School of Music fared exceptionally well at the recent American Guild of Organists (AGO) national convention held earlier this month in Seattle. Doctoral candidate Ji-Yoen Choi, currently a student of Eastman Associate Professor of Organ David Higgs, was the first-prize winner in the National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance […]

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16-YEAR-OLD WINS FOURTH ANNUAL YOUNG ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

July 20, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – Felice Kuan, a 16-year-old from Menands, NY, was named the first-place winner last night in the Eastman School of Music’s Fourth Annual Young Artists International Piano Competition. This competition for students ages 14-18 is part of Eastman’s Summer Piano Festival, and attracted 27 competitors from around the world. As top winner, Kuan […]

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EASTMAN LECTURE CELEBRATES A CHAMPION OF AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC

July 11, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – The late opera singer, recitalist, and folklorist Dorothea Dix Lawrence (1899-1979) will be the subject of an upcoming lecture at the Eastman School of Music titled "Musically Mapping America: The Career of Dorothea Dix Lawrence." The presentation is at 7 p.m. Thursday, August 3, in Howard Hanson Hall at the School, 26 […]

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$3.26 MILLION SHOUSE FOUNDATION GIFT WILL SUPPORT EASTMAN'S INNOVATIVE ARTS LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

July 7, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY — A gift of $3,263,000 from the Catherine Filene Shouse Foundation will go to the Eastman School of Music to support and extend the School’s innovative Arts Leadership Program. The funding, which will be given over three years, is the foundation’s first endowment grant as well as the largest single grant ever received […]

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