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EASTMAN JAZZ ENSEMBLES WRAP UP SEASON WITH FAREWELL CONCERT FOR JIM DOSER

April 13, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY – The award-winning Eastman Jazz Ensemble and the Eastman New Jazz Ensemble salute the School’s graduating class of 2001 and honor departing New Jazz Ensemble director Jim Doser in their final concert of the season at 8 p.m., Friday, April 27, in Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St.). It is free and open to […]

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JOHN WILLIAMS TO LEAD EASTMAN PHILHARMONIA

April 9, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY – A bit of Hollywood comes to Rochester later this month when John Williams, the Oscar- and Grammy Award-winning musician best known for composing the music for many of the biggest films in movie history, pays a visit to the Eastman School of Music. He will guest conduct the School’s premier orchestra, the […]

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BALINESE MUSIC AND DANCE HIGHLIGHT SPRING WORLD MUSIC SERIES OFFERINGS AT EASTMAN

March 28, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY – Rochester audiences will have the chance to hear and see the magical music, dance, and costumes of Bali again this year when the Eastman School of Music’s Balinese Gamelan Lila Muni ("Beautiful Sound") and Gamelan Kembang Salju ("Flower in the Snow") present an evening of sacred, secular, traditional, and new Balinese music […]

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EASTMAN OPERA THEATRE PRESENTS THE ROCHESTER PREMIERE OF KIRKE MECHEM'S 'TARTUFFE'

March 19, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY — The Eastman Opera Theatre will complete its season of 20th-century opera productions with American composer Kirke Mechem’s comic opera Tartuffe. Performances will be at 8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, April 5-7, and at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 8, in the Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St.). Based on Molière’s farcical play of the same name, […]

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EASTMAN ANNOUNCES SUMMER SESSION 2001

March 15, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY – Again this summer, the Eastman School of Music (located in Rochester, NY) will offer an exciting array of summer institutes, classes, and workshops for college students, music teachers, and professional musicians through its annual Summer Session, which runs from June 25-August 3. Led by nearly 50 Eastman faculty members and prominent guest […]

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EASTMAN STUDENTS MAKE MARCH 20TH ‘MUSIC FOR ALL DAY’ IN AREA SCHOOLS

March 8, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY — March 20th becomes “Music for All Day” again this year when more than 40 student chamber music ensembles from the Eastman School of Music perform in city, private, and suburban schools around the greater Rochester area. This is the second year in a row that a specific day has been set aside […]

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PROMINENT AMERICAN COMPOSER JOHN ADAMS TO VISIT EASTMAN

March 6, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY – The prominent composer John Adams, whose orchestral works make him the most frequently performed living American composer, will pay a visit to the Eastman School of Music from March 17-19. In addition to working with composition students and presenting a master class at the School, he will attend rehearsals and a concert […]

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YOUNG CONDUCTOR WILLIAM EDDINS TO LEAD EASTMAN PHILHARMONIA

February 13, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY – Chicago Symphony Orchestra Resident Conductor William Eddins, who has rapidly established himself as one of America’s most promising young conductors, returns to his alma mater, the Eastman School of Music, to guest conduct the Eastman Philharmonia at 8 p.m., Friday, March 2, in the Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St.). Admission is free. […]

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VANGUARD JAZZ ORCHESTRA HIGHLIGHTS DAY AND NIGHT OF JAZZ AT EASTMAN

February 5, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY — The electrifying sounds of the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, hailed by Billboard magazine as “a living testament to the beauty and artistry of big-band music,” will fill Eastman Theatre at 8 p.m., Saturday, February 24, as part of the Eastman School of Music’s “Day and Night of Jazz.” The concert is presented in […]

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EASTMAN TO HOST FOURTH ANNUAL LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION

January 25, 2001

ROCHESTER, NY – The Eastman School of Music will be the site for one of four regional auditions and the final judging in the 2001 Lotte Lenya Competition for Singers, sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation. Regional auditions will take place on Saturday, February 3, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Kilbourn Hall (26 Gibbs St.), […]

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