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EASTMAN NAMES NEW FACULTY MEMBERS FOR 2000-2001

June 27, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – The Eastman School of Music announces the following new faculty appointments: Hans Davidsson will be taking a position on the organ faculty in January 2001. Davidsson is founder and director of the Göteborg Organ Art center (GOArt), an international center for research in performance practice and historical instrument building. He also is […]

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EASTMAN SPONSORS THE SIXTH ANNUAL EASTMAN-ROCHESTER "SUMMER SINGS"

June 16, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – Again this year, singers of all ages and abilities are invited to take part in five Eastman-Rochester "Summer Sings," a series of choral music reading sessions presented by the Eastman School of Music. Held on Tuesday evenings in Kilbourn Hall (26 Gibbs St.) beginning at 7:30 p.m. (with a 6:30 p.m. read-through), […]

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IT'S ANOTHER SUMMER OF GREAT MUSIC AT EASTMAN

June 15, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – It may be summer, but School and great music are in session at the Eastman School of Music. The School’s Community Education Division (CED) presents its annual summer concert series, as well as several other concerts connected to its Summer Session programs and workshops. The concerts – which range from classical to […]

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EASTMAN TROMBONE CHOIR GIVES PREVIEW OF EUROPEAN TOUR PROGRAM

June 15, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – Before flying to Frankfurt, Germany, for a 10-day, five-concert tour of Germany and Holland with conductor John Marcellus, the Eastman Trombone Choir will present a free concert of its tour program in the Main Hall of the Eastman School of Music (26 Gibbs St.) at noon, Thursday, June 29. The performance is […]

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EASTMAN NAMES NEW DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

June 14, 2000

EASTMAN NAMES NEW DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR ROCHESTER, NY – The Eastman School of Music recently appointed Bruce Van Hise of Rochester as its new director of development and campaign manager, effective July 17. In this position, he will direct the School’s overall development efforts, with a special focus on the management of major fundraising campaigns. Van […]

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SECOND ANNUAL GUITARFEST KICKS OFF SUMMER SESSION AT EASTMAN

June 1, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – An exciting program showcasing the classical guitar will usher in Summer Session 2000 at the Eastman School of Music. The Eastman Summer Guitarfest – a weeklong festival that will bring some of the world’s best professional classical guitarists and most advanced students to Rochester – returns June 22-27 for its second year, […]

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EASTMAN WIND ENSEMBLE EMBARKS ON SIXTH TOUR OF JAPAN

May 22, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – The Eastman Wind Ensemble flies to Japan May 30 for a three-week, 13-concert tour with conductor Donald Hunsberger. This is the ensemble’s sixth tour sponsored by Sony Music Foundation with additional support from Eastman Kodak Company. The group is comprised of Eastman School of Music students selected by audition. For the first […]

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EASTMAN SCHOOL’S RECORDING FACILITIES UNDERGO MAJOR OVERHAUL

May 22, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY — With legendary producer Teo Macero at the console, the Eastman School of Music inaugurated its newly renovated main control room this spring with an ambitious recording of the Eastman Jazz Ensemble. The renovation included installation of a Euphonix CS-2000 console, Genelec monitors and outboard processors by T.C. Electronics, Millennia Media, Lexicon, and […]

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EASTMAN JAZZ ENSEMBLE WINS COVETED 'DOWN BEAT' STUDENT MUSIC AWARD

May 17, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – For the third time in five years, the Eastman Jazz Ensemble – the premier jazz band of the Eastman School of Music – has been selected as one of the top large jazz ensembles in the country by Down Beat magazine, one of the country’s most respected jazz publications. In the June […]

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OPERA TAKES FLIGHT:

May 10, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – Air travelers to and from the Greater Rochester International Airport are in for a rare musical treat at 4 p.m., Saturday, May 20: That’s when approximately 20 talented students from the Eastman School of Music’s Community Education Division (CED) will celebrate in song the centenary of composer Kurt Weill – as well […]

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