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NEW CD BY EASTMAN JAZZ FACULTY PREVIEWED IN CONCERT ON OCT. 7

September 27, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY – Rochester jazz fans have the first chance to experience the newest music by the Eastman Jazz Trio/Quartet – and purchase the group’s debut recording – at a special concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, October 7, in Kilbourn Hall (26 Gibbs St.). The concert, part of the Eastman School of Music’s Faculty Artist […]

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EASTMAN SCHOOL RAISES MORE THAN $9,000 FOR DISASTER RELIEF

September 25, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY — A benefit concert presented on Sunday by the Eastman School of Music has raised more than $9,000 for disaster relief in New York City.  An audience of nearly 1,500 people came to hear the Eastman Philharmonia, the premier student orchestra of the Eastman School of Music, and a community chorus of more […]

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FACULTY ARTIST SERIES SHOWCASES MANY OF EASTMAN'S FINEST

September 21, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY — It’s a new season of outstanding music at the Eastman School of Music, and the School proudly presents a second year of a new concert series designed to highlight its distinguished faculty. The Faculty Artist Series, which began earlier this month with a performance by the Eastman Brass, includes 14 concerts throughout […]

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YOUNG EASTMAN ALUMS SAY "THANKS" WITH SPECIAL CONCERT, NOW DEDICATED TO TRAGEDY VICTIMS

September 18, 2001

New York, NY — What originally began as a "thank-you" concert for an alma mater now has been expanded into a tribute concert for a grieving city. Before last week, when lives were irrevocably changed, Robert H. Smith, Jr., a 1998 master’s degree recipient in piano from the Eastman School of Music, had organized a […]

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EASTMAN COMPOSER WRITES NEW MUSIC FOR PERFORMANCE IN WEBSTER PARK

September 18, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY — It’s not everyday that you get to hear live concert music performed at Webster Park, a picturesque spot on the shore of Lake Ontario in Webster, New York (northeast of Rochester). Yet Robert Morris, a progressive concert-music composer and chair of the composition department at the Eastman School of Music, has conceived […]

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EASTMAN SCHOOL PRESENTS MOZART REQUIEM IN LIGHT OF NATIONAL TRAGEDY

September 17, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY – In the aftermath of the horrific terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., the Eastman School of Music will present for the Rochester community a benefit concert featuring the powerful Mozart Requiem. It will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, September 23, in Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St.) and is free […]

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EASTMAN'S ESTEEMED ORGAN DEPARTMENT AT FOREFRONT OF NEW TRENDS IN ORGAN INSTRUCTION

August 1, 2001

Rochester, NY – Acknowledging the burgeoning need for skilled leaders in sacred music and the increased demands faced by organists in the 21st century, the Eastman School of Music has reaffirmed its commitment to delivering one of the world’s most comprehensive and integrated programs in organ and sacred music. The School – with its rich […]

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YOUTH BAND FROM ROCHESTER'S SISTER CITY, REHOVOT, ISRAEL, VISITS EASTMAN

July 3, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY – A love of music will bring together approximately 50 high school students from a youth band in Rehovot, Israel – one of Rochester’s 10 sister cities – and 48 high schoolers in the Eastman School of Music’s acclaimed Music Horizons summer program. The two groups will spend a day together immersed in […]

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GREAT MUSIC CONTINUES AT EASTMAN THIS SUMMER

June 18, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY – It may be summer recess for many, but the music doesn’t take a break 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 […]

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DISPARATE MUSICAL CULTURES EXCHANGE EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES

June 18, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY – Next month, Kimberley, South Africa, widely known as the diamond-mining center of that country, celebrates a diversity of musical riches beyond jewels. From July 7 to August 29, two cultures steeped in disparate musical traditions will exchange these riches, as four music teachers – three American and one Canadian – get the […]

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