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HURRICANE ARRIVAL IS CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION AT EASTMAN

January 25, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY – A hurricane has descended on the Eastman School of Music, filling a caffeine-and-calorie void that’s existed for some years. Hurricane Down Under, which sells coffees, pastries, sandwiches, calzones and a variety of other snacks and sweets, is the newest addition to the gathering place known as Fingal’s Internet Café. The food shop […]

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Area musicians invited to "JAM WITH THE NEW JAZZ ENSEMBLE 2000"

January 21, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY — The Eastman School of Music’s New Jazz Ensemble will present “Jammin’ with the New Jazz Ensemble 2000” on Thursday, February 10, throughout the halls of the School at 26 Gibbs Street, Rochester. For this event, musicians of all ages and ability levels are invited to attend free interactive master classes and demonstrations […]

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BALTIMORE SYMPHONY'S NEW MUSIC DIRECTOR TO CONDUCT AT EASTMAN

January 12, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY — Just days after his first concerts as music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, internationally renowned conductor Yuri Temirkanov comes to the Eastman School of Music for a guest appearance with the Eastman Philharmonia. Temirkanov will conduct Eastman’s premier student orchestra at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, in the Eastman Theatre, 60 […]

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STORYTELLER JAY STETZER FEATURED IN NEXT "MUSICAL ELEVENSES"

January 11, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY — Professional storyteller Jay Stetzer will help bring to life the childhood of several prominent composers — Mozart, Schubert, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Rossini, and others — in the next “Musical Elevenses” concert, to be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 29, in the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall (26 Gibbs St.). The concert, […]

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THE LEGENDARY WILLIAM WARFIELD RETURNS TO EASTMAN

January 7, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY — William Warfield, one of the great vocal artists of the 20th century, will help usher in the 21st century at his alma mater, the Eastman School of Music. The Grammy Award-winning bass-baritone — who was raised in Rochester and received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Eastman in 1942 and 1946, respectively […]

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HISTORIC PHOTO COLLECTION GETS A HOME AT EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC

January 3, 2000

ROCHESTER, NY — The archive of photographer Louis Ouzer now has a permanent home at the Eastman School of Music. With the help of anonymous friends, Eastman has acquired the noted Rochester photographer’s life work — thousands of black-and-white images made over the past seven decades of music legends and long-ago students, of local landmarks […]

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