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17-YEAR-OLD FIREBRAND WINS EASTMAN’S 2005 YOUNG ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

August 11, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY — After a week of fierce competition in three rounds of judged performances, first prize in the Eastman School of Music’s Eighth Annual Young Artists International Piano Competition was awarded to 17-year old Song-Yuan Tang from Shenyang, China. Rochester Democrat and Chronicle music critic John Pitcher called Tang a “firebrand” who consistently “stole […]

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EASTMAN STUDENTS TO PLAY HIROSHIMA PEACE CONCERT

August 1, 2005

Rochester, NY—Sixteen string students from the Eastman School of Music will play in the Hiroshima Peace Concert 2005, a special event that takes place in Phoenix Hall at the International Conference Center in Hiroshima, Japan on Friday, August 5 th.  More than 180 people—including an orchestra, chorus and soloists—will perform Bach’s St. Matthew Passion.  The […]

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TALENTED YOUNG PIANISTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD COME TO EASTMAN TO COMPETE

July 20, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY – The Eastman School of Music will become a battleground of fluttering ivory keys and brilliant arpeggios next month when young pianists from around the world come to Rochester to compete for fame and fortune. The ninth-annual Young Artists International Piano Competition – a weeklong event of master classes, guest recitals, and judged […]

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EASTMAN HIGHLIGHTS THE MUSIC OF OTHER CULTURES

July 8, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY — The world will seem a little smaller this week when the Eastman School of Music presents three concerts of music from around the globe. Mandolins, dulcimers, drums, and gongs will resonate inside the School and outside in the park in a series of concerts that highlight some of the world’s most beautiful […]

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WORLD-RENOWNED CANADIAN BRASS BLENDS COMEDY & VIRTUOSITY

July 1, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY — For the fourth consecutive year, Canadian Brass — long considered the world’s leading brass ensemble — comes to the Eastman School of Music for an exciting weekend workshop (July 8-10). The highlight of the group’s summer visits is a public performance, and last year’s show at Kilbourn Hall was a complete sellout. […]

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SING YOUR HEART OUT THIS SUMMER

June 28, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY — The Eastman School of Music invites singers of all ages and ability levels to take part in Eastman Summer Sings. The series of choral music reading sessions is held on four consecutive Tuesday evenings: July 5, 12, 19 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the beautiful, air-conditioned Kilbourn Hall. Each evening features […]

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SUMMER CONCERTS AT EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC PROVIDE FIRST-TIME TREATS AND ROCHESTER FAVORITES

June 14, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY — This summer, the Eastman School of Music’s concert halls will ring with the music of many countries and a host of outstanding artists for an exciting six weeks, beginning June 26 and continuing through August 5. The School will present 50 concerts and performances as part of its annual Summer Session. A […]

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EASTMAN SCHOOL TAKES CENTER STAGE AT 2005 ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL

June 2, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY — When Gibbs Street becomes Jazz Street for the eight jazz-packed days of the Rochester International Jazz Festival (RIJF) from June 10-18, Eastman School of Music will be front and center on many of the festival’s indoor and outdoor stages. Eastman’s faculty, alumni and student artists once again will shine in performances from […]

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WHEN THE PATHS OF MUSIC, ART, AND SCIENCE CONVERGE INTO SOUND

June 2, 2005

Rochester , NY — The massive 40-foot container soon to be making its way by boat across the Atlantic Ocean surely belies the musical, historical, and scientific treasure inside. A carefully disassembled, one-of-a-kind Italian Baroque organ — thoroughly researched, documented, and restored — is eagerly awaited by the Eastman School of Music, as it prepares […]

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EASTMAN ALUMNAE RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL FELLOWSHIPS

May 17, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY — Three of the five recipients this year of the prestigious American Symphony Orchestra League’s (ASOL) Orchestra Management Fellowships are graduates of the Eastman School of Music. The Orchestra Management Fellowship Program is a year-long leadership training program designed to launch executive careers in orchestra management through the observation of management practices in […]

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