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EASTMAN PIANISTS PRESENT BEETHOVEN MARATHON

April 5, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — The adventurous — and talented — pianists from the studio of Professor Nelita True at the Eastman School of Music will put their endurance and musicianship to the test as they present a unique “Beethoven Marathon” at the School. Throughout the month of April, the students will present a concert series showcasing […]

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EASTMAN-ROCHESTER CHORUS TO PRESENT BEETHOVEN'S MASTERPIECE MISSA SOLEMNIS

March 31, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — It’s not everyday that you get the chance to hear a live performance of Beethoven’s choral masterpiece Missa Solemnis. But Rochester audiences will have that chance at 8 p.m., Friday, April 16, in Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St.), thanks to the Eastman-Rochester Chorus. The monumental work — considered one of the most […]

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EASTMAN SCHOOL LEADS OFF AT KENNEDY CENTER'S INAUGURAL "CONSERVATORY PROJECT"

March 24, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — Spring graduation ceremonies may pale in comparison to an upcoming performance opportunity for three select Eastman School of Music students who will represent the School in The Conservatory Project — an exciting new initiative through the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Chosen as a founding participant, Eastman leads off […]

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EASTMAN SCHOOL TO HOST FINALS OF 2004 LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION FOR SINGERS

March 22, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — Finals for the seventh annual Lotte Lenya Competition for Singers, which recognizes versatile young musical theater artists, are set for Saturday, March 27, 2004, at the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music. The first round will begin at noon in Eastman’s Kilbourn Hall (26 Gibbs St.) with a break at approximately […]

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EASTMAN OPERA THEATRE PRESENTS CARLISLE FLOYD'S AMERICAN CLASSIC SUSANNAH

March 17, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — Small-town Tennessee comes to the Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St.) this spring as Eastman Opera Theatre presents Carlisle Floyd’s American classic Susannah. Performances of the opera will be at 8 p.m., Thursday, April 1, through Saturday, April 3, and at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 4. Susannah is the compelling tale of an […]

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FAMED EASTMAN WIND ENSEMBLE TO EMBARK ON INTERNATIONAL CONCERT TOUR

March 10, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — When the Eastman Wind Ensemble makes its eighth Asian concert tour this spring, it will be an educational and challenging musical experience for the 52 performing students, and an exciting and entertaining experience for the audiences. So promises Music Director and Conductor Mark Scatterday, who took over the helm of the famed […]

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EASTMAN ‘JAZZES UP’ THE MONTH OF MARCH

March 4, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — The Eastman School of Music is welcoming spring with a double header of residencies by award-winning jazz artists Bob Brookmeyer and Bill Cunliffe. Both artists will be featured in upcoming concerts this month with Eastman’s jazz faculty and students. All concerts, detailed below, are free and open to the public. Bob Brookmeyer […]

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EASTMAN PRESENTS ANNUAL "MUSIC FOR ALL" PROGRAM

March 2, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — The Eastman School of Music celebrates ‘Music in Our Schools’ month (March) with 40 chamber music groups performing nearly 80 educational concerts in schools and other community sites around Rochester from March 23-April 4, as part of the School’s “Music for All” program. Founded in 1995, “Music for All” strives to take […]

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EASTMAN FACULTY DUO CELEBRATES UPSTATE NEW YORK WITH CONCERT AND NEW CD

February 16, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — Two of the Eastman School of Music’s most versatile faculty artists — pianist Tony Caramia and trombonist Mark Kellogg — have joined forces for a new jazz CD that celebrates upstate New York. The CD, titled Upstate Standards, features the music of three prominent upstate New York composers: Alec Wilder (Rochester), Jimmy […]

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CONTRACTS AWARDED FOR EASTMAN THEATRE STAGE RENOVATIONS

February 9, 2004

ROCHESTER, NY — The next step in the Eastman School of Music’s historically sensitive renovation to the Eastman Theatre stage has taken place, with the School recently awarding all the contracts for the $5 million project — the vast majority to firms and organizations in the greater Rochester area. Seven local firms — out of […]

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