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EASTMAN THEATRE STAGE RENOVATIONS BEGIN

July 1, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — Eastman Theatre temporarily becomes a construction zone today, as the Eastman School of Music’s $5 million dollar renovation to its Theatre’s stage begins in earnest at 60 Gibbs Street. The Theatre will be closed to the public throughout the remainder of the summer and into the early fall, with a grand reopening […]

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EASTMAN NAMES NEW FACULTY MEMBERS FOR 2004-05

June 25, 2004

Rochester, NY — The Eastman School of Music announces the appointment of eight distinguished performers and scholars to its 2004-05 faculty, effective July 1, 2004: Edward (Ted) Christopher will be filling a new position as assistant professor of opera, working under the guidance of Benton Hess and Steven Daigle. As a singer, he has appeared […]

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MORE GREAT MUSIC AT EASTMAN THIS SUMMER

June 15, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — The Eastman School of Music heats up this summer with six weeks of outstanding music. The School will present more than 50 concerts and performances as part of its annual Summer Session (June 28-August 6). This year’s featured performers include members of the Eastman Community Music School faculty, Eastman’s collegiate faculty, special […]

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TWO EASTMAN STUDENTS WIN PRESTIGIOUS FULBRIGHT AWARDS, PREPARE FOR EUROPEAN STUDY

June 9, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — Pursuing an avid interest in a particular musical niche has resulted in nationally acclaimed Fulbright Awards for two Eastman students fresh from graduation. Oboist Bethany Slater and violinist Will Knuth are winners of the 2004 Fulbright Study Grants, which cover tuition and expenses for a full academic year of study — including […]

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DONNA BRINK FOX NAMED EASTMAN'S ACTING DEAN OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

June 8, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — Dr. Donna Brink Fox, Eisenhart Professor of Music Education at the Eastman School of Music, has been appointed acting dean of academic affairs at the School. The one-year appointment begins July 1, 2004. An acclaimed music educator — as well as a highly respected musician, scholar, and administrator — Fox will serve […]

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EASTMAN JAZZ SHOWCASED IN THIRD ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL

May 24, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — Jazz takes center stage at the Eastman School of Music early next month when the Rochester International Jazz Festival roars into town from June 4-12. Again this year, many of Eastman’s jazz faculty and student artists are prepared to shine in the bright spotlight of the third annual Festival, which will feature […]

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ACCLAIMED OPERA SINGER JOYCE CASTLE TO ADDRESS EASTMAN’S CLASS OF 2004

May 6, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — The acclaimed mezzo-soprano Joyce Castle will return to her alma mater, the Eastman School of Music, later this month to address the School’s graduating class of 2004. The annual commencement ceremony for undergraduate and master’s degree students will begin at 11:15 a.m., Sunday, May 16, 2004, in Eastman Theatre, 60 Gibbs St. […]

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EASTMAN STUDENTS' FINGERS WALK AWAY WITH TOP HONORS AT KEYBOARD COMPETITIONS

May 5, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — Four Eastman School of Music keyboard student from around the globe took top prizes at recent organ and piano competitions, bringing back accolades for themselves, their teachers, and the School. Nicole Marane Nicole Marane, 26, a first year doctoral student from Canberra, Australia, took two first prize wins in back-to-back organ competitions. […]

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EASTMAN'S COMMUNITY EDUCATION DIVISION UNVEILS NEW NAME, LOCATION, AND LOOK

April 30, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — There are some exciting changes in store for the Eastman School of Music’s Community Education Division (CED) — the non-collegiate division of the School that offers more than 1,100 students of all ages and ability levels a wide variety of opportunities to learn and perform music. CED to be renamed ‘Eastman Community […]

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EASTMAN SEASON CLOSES WITH CONCERT FEATURING WIND ENSEMBLE AND PHILHARMONIA

April 23, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — The Eastman School of Music closes its 2003-04 season with a concert showcasing both the Eastman Wind Ensemble and the Eastman Philharmonia. The performance at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 2, in Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St.) is free and open to the public. It will be followed by a reception that pays […]

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