EASTMAN'S COMMUNITY EDUCATION DIVISION WELCOMES ALL 'HOME' FOR THE HOLIDAYS

December 9, 2003

ROCHESTER, NY — With the fall semester winding down and the holiday season upon us, the Eastman School of Music’s Community Education Division (CED) is sponsoring two events — one right before the holidays, one right after — to showcase its own and celebrate its prominent role in educating hundreds of Rochester area musicians of […]

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FRIENDS OF EASTMAN OPERA ANNOUNCE WINNERS OF ANNUAL VOICE COMPETITION

December 4, 2003

ROCHESTER, NY — Four gifted vocalists, all students at the Eastman School of Music, walked away winners in the third annual voice competition sponsored recently by the Friends of Eastman Opera (FEO) — a volunteer group that supports Eastman opera students, programs, and productions and promotes Eastman Opera Theatre in the Rochester community. The competition, […]

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EASTMAN PROFESSOR RALPH LOCKE WINS FOURTH ASCAP DEEMS TAYLOR AWARD

November 12, 2003

ROCHESTER, NY — For the fourth time since 1992, Eastman School of Music Professor of Musicology Ralph P. Locke has been named one of the winners of the prestigious ASCAP Deems Taylor Awards. Presented annually by the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), these awards recognize authors and journalists for outstanding print, broadcast, […]

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TEACHER AND STUDENT BOND SHINES AT WEILL HALL FOR “EASTMAN IN NEW YORK” BENEFIT CONCERT

November 11, 2003

ROCHESTER, NY — The indelible bond forged between master teacher and aspiring musician has for years intrigued the public through movies, personal letters and books.   The strength of that relationship will be evident in the latest “Eastman in New York” concert to benefit the Eastman School of Music’s Unrestricted Scholarship Fund: a collaboration between […]

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EASTMAN CHORALE TOUR PROVIDES GLOBAL PASSPORT THROUGH FOUR CENTURIES OF MUSIC

November 4, 2003

Rochester, NY — The Eastman Chorale, a select graduate and undergraduate ensemble of 60 voices from the Eastman School of Music conducted by William Weinert, is preparing for a four-concert tour from November 20-24, 2003. According to Weinert, the programming reflects on tradition and renewal, with works ranging from the Renaissance to traditional spirituals through […]

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LEGENDARY FLUTIST JOSEPH MARIANO FÊTED AT EASTMAN

October 16, 2003

ROCHESTER, NY — Retired Eastman School of Music faculty member Joseph Mariano, whose playing and teaching inspired generations of flutists and wind players throughout the world, returns to Rochester next month to be fêted for his nearly 40 years of teaching at the School, and for creating a following not soon to be forgotten. On […]

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EASTMAN SCHOOL LAUNCHES NEW WEB SITE

October 13, 2003

ROCHESTER, NY — The Eastman School of Music today launched a new web site, intended to better showcase the many facets of the School to its numerous online visitors. The site, found at www.rochester.edu/Eastman, features a striking new design; improved functionality; increased information for prospective and current students, alumni, and other visitors; additional graphics; and […]

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EASTMAN OPERA THEATRE PRESENTS STEPHEN SONDHEIM’S MUSICAL THRILLER ‘SWEENEY TODD’

October 8, 2003

ROCHESTER, NY — Seething Victorian London comes to Kilbourn Hall (26 Gibbs St.) this fall as Eastman Opera Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s musical thriller Sweeney Todd. Performances will be held at 8 p.m., Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, October 30-November 1, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 2. Sweeney Todd is the tale of a barber […]

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EASTMAN ORGAN FESTIVAL SETS THE STAGE FOR HISTORIC INSTRUMENT AT THE MEMORIAL ART GALLERY

September 23, 2003

Rochester, NY — Amidst the striking Middle Ages and early Renaissance tapestries, sculptures, and frescoes in the dramatic second floor Fountain Court of the Memorial Art Gallery (MAG), one can almost hear the polyphonous strains of an 18th century organ resonating through the still air. That fantasy is about to meet reality thanks to a […]

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EASTMAN STUDENT WINS MARTHA ARGERICH INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION; SHARES STAGE WITH COMPETITION NAMESAKE

September 16, 2003

Rochester, NY — Late last month, Eastman piano student Sergio Monteiro left for Buenos Aires, Argentina, hoping to have a crack at placing in the second Martha Argerich International Piano Competition. Not only did the 29-year old doctoral student of Professor Nelita True walk away with the First Prize of $10,000, but he also shared […]

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