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NEW DEPARTMENT UNDERSCORES EASTMAN'S COMMITMENT TO CHAMBER MUSIC

February 22, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – With the creation of a chamber music department, the Eastman School of Music is renewing its longstanding commitment to a historically important form of music that holds significant potential for the future. Creation of the chamber music department builds on the "Eastman Initiatives" developed by the School over the past several years […]

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CONCERT SHOWCASES WINNERS OF EASTMAN'S CONCERTO COMPETITION

February 15, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – The three winners of the Eastman School of Music’s annual Concerto Competition, held in January, will be showcased in a free concert with the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m., Friday, March 3, in the Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St.). David Gilbert will guest conduct. Pianist Kristian Bezuidenhout, an undergraduate from […]

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THE INCOMPARABLE GUARNERI QUARTET TO PERFORM AT EASTMAN

February 14, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – The world-renowned Guarneri String Quartet, which has been praised by The New York Times for having "no superior on the world’s stages," will perform in concert at 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 1, in the Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St.). The program will feature the music of Brahms, Bartók, and Ravel. A predominant […]

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EASTMAN PIANIST TONY CARAMIA PRESENTS A PROGRAM OF PRELUDES

February 11, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – Known for his innovative programming and engaging style, pianist and Rochester native Tony Caramia, associate professor of piano at the Eastman School of Music, will showcase his formidable talent and artistry in a concert devoted entirely to solo piano preludes – short, melodic works, which often precede larger pieces. The concert, at […]

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EASTMAN WORLD MUSIC SERIES FEATURES AMERICAN FOLK LEGEND DOC WATSON

February 4, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – Legendary American folk guitarist Doc Watson, a five time Grammy winner and recipient of the National Medal of Arts, will perform in concert as part of the Eastman School of Music’s World Music Series at 8 p.m., Thursday, February 24, in Kilbourn Hall (26 Gibbs St.). Though it wasn’t until age 30 […]

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FEB. 16 WILL BE EASTMAN'S FIRST 'WILDER WEDNESDAY'

February 2, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – The music of Alec Wilder will fill Kilbourn Hall when the woodwind, brass and percussion department of the Eastman School of Music pays tribute to the late composer on the date of his birth. The "Wilder Wednesday" celebration at 8 p.m. Feb. 16 will feature Eastman faculty as well as members of […]

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EASTMAN COMPOSER WINS PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL AWARD

January 31, 2000

Augusta Read Thomas, a member of the composition faculty at the Eastman School of Music, is winner of a sponsorship prize from the Ernst von Siemens Foundation. The award will be presented at a ceremony June 20 in Munich, Germany. The sponsorship of 50,000 German marks (approximately $27,000—$30,000) is not meant to commission a specific […]

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OLEH KRYSA CONCERT CANCELLED

January 31, 2000

The Faculty Artist Concert featuring Oleh Krysa, professor of violin at the Eastman School of Music, has been cancelled. The program, scheduled for Sunday, March 26 with pianist Tatiana Tchekina, will not be rescheduled this season. Please adjust concert callendars accordingly. ###

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EASTMAN'S MUSICA NOVA PREMIERES TWO FACULTY COMPOSITIONS IN NEW YORK CITY CONCERT AT COOPER UNION FEB. 25

January 31, 2000

Living up to its reputation as a "new music" ensemble, Eastman’s Musica Nova will present the premieres of two 21st-century works in its debut concert at Cooper Union in New York City Feb. 25. The group will perform the same program in a free, open dress rehearsal at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, in Kilbourn […]

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EASTMAN—RCSD PARTNERSHIP NAMED IN HONOR OF WILLIAM WARFIELD

January 26, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY — The partnership between the Eastman School of Music and the Rochester City School District formed to enhance music education now carries the name of one of the 20th century’s most celebrated vocal artists. The William Warfield Partnership encompasses all of the programs begun since Eastman and RCSD joined forces in 1996 to […]

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