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CHUCK DAELLENBACH, ACCLAIMED FOUNDER OF CANADIAN BRASS, TO ADDRESS EASTMAN’S CLASS OF 2005

May 1, 2005

ROCHESTER , NY — Chuck Daellenbach, internationally acclaimed tuba player and one of the founding members of the Canadian Brass, will return to his alma mater, the Eastman School of Music, later this month to address the School’s graduating class of 2005. The annual commencement ceremony for undergraduate and master’s degree students will begin at […]

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SO YOU WANT TO CONDUCT A MAJOR ORCHESTRA?

April 14, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY — This summer, from Saturday, July 16 through Wednesday, July 20, a new five-day comprehensive instrumental Summer Conducting Institute (SCI) sponsored by the Eastman School of Music will offer a rare opportunity for conductor-participants to experience podium time in front of a top-flight professional orchestra. In a unique collaborative venture, the SCI capitalizes […]

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THIS SUMMER, EASTMAN SINGS A NEW TUNE

April 7, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY — For the first time ever, nearly the complete vocal faculty of the Eastman School of Music will pool its vast resources of experience and expertise to offer an intensive weeklong summer Institute — Eastman Sings! Each member of the summer vocal institute brings a highly successful and well-honed specialty to the program. […]

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JAMAL J. ROSSI NAMED EASTMAN’S NEW ACADEMIC DEAN

April 7, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY — Dr. Jamal J. Rossi, professor and dean of the School of Music at the University of South Carolina (USC) and an Eastman School of Music alumnus, has been named Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Eastman, effective July 1, 2005. An individual with extraordinary broad experiences in both the academic and […]

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FORMER EASTMAN DIRECTOR RETURNS TO GUEST CONDUCT THE EASTMAN PHILHARMONIA

March 31, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY ― The distinguished American conductor Walter Hendl, former director of the Eastman School of Music, returns to the School ― and the podium ― to lead the Eastman Philharmonia in its closing concert of the season. Hendl, 88, will guest conduct Eastman’s premier student orchestra in a performance of Rachmaninoff’s powerful Symphony No. […]

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A WINNING SEASON FOR EASTMAN GUITARISTS

March 23, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY — More than half a dozen Eastman School of Music guitarists have garnered multiple competition wins in the 2004-05 season, bringing accolades for themselves and their department. All the winners study with Professor of Guitar Nicholas Goluses, who is understandably proud. “This is an incredible group of young artists — it has been […]

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EASTMAN OPERA THEATRE PRESENTS PUCCINI'S 'LA RONDINE'

March 18, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY — La Rondine (The Swallow), a splendid yet infrequently staged opera by the great Italian composer Giacomo Puccini, is Eastman Opera Theatre’s spring production — and the first opera to be performed on the newly renovated stage of Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St.). The performances, all sung in Italian, will take place at […]

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EASTMAN SCHOOL RECEIVES $1.2 MILLION TO ESTABLISH ORCHESTRA MUSICIAN FORUM

March 10, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY ― Funded by a gift of $1.2 million from the Symphony Orchestra Institute (SOI), the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester has established the Orchestra Musician Forum. The mission of the Forum is to enhance the professional development and broaden the perspectives of symphony orchestra musicians. The first task of […]

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EASTMAN HOSTS FIRST ANNUAL 'WOMEN IN MUSIC' FESTIVAL

March 2, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY ― The music of female composers ― prominent, emerging, and even obscure ― takes center stage later this month as the Eastman School of Music presents a weeklong festival celebrating women in music. The School’s first-ever Women in Music Festival, presented with support from the music publisher Universal Edition, runs March 21-25. It […]

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EASTMAN’S ‘MUSIC FOR ALL’ CELEBRATES 10th ANNIVERSARY

March 1, 2005

ROCHESTER, NY — The Eastman School of Music marks the 10th anniversary of its exemplary “Music For All” program ― a chamber music program designed to take classical music out of the concert hall and into the community ― with more than 100 performances throughout the greater Rochester area in the weeks ahead, featuring more […]

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