MUSICIANS OF ALL AGES SET TO PERFORM HOLIDAY FAVORITES DECEMBER 23

December 20, 2006

ROCHESTER, NY—Eastman Community Music School will hold its annual holiday “Homecoming” Saturday December 23 beginning at 10 a.m.—a tradition that began in 1998. A day packed with musical events, Homecoming features concurrent performances by Eastman Community Music School students and ensembles of all ages taking place in several venues on the Eastman campus. Current and […]

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PROFESSORS HONORED WITH PRESTIGIOUS MUSICOLOGY AWARDS

December 19, 2006

Two University of Rochester and Eastman School of Music professors have received prestigious awards from the American Musicological Society. Honey Meconi was named a recipient of the Noah Greenberg Award and Ralph P. Locke received the H. Colin Slim Award at the organization’s recent annual meeting. The Slim Award, which is given for an article […]

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SPRING 2007 CONCERTS AT EASTMAN

December 18, 2006

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—It may be cold outside, but the Eastman School of Music continues its 2006-2007 season with a number of hot concerts that feature impressive guest artists and exciting repertoire. Spring 2007 at Eastman has several musical delights in store for those who love great music. The highlight of the spring performance schedule is a […]

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EASTMAN MUSICIANS NOMINATED FOR THE 49th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS

December 11, 2006

Rochester, N.Y.–The Eastman School of Music is proud to announce that two of its alumni and one of its current faculty members received nominations for the 49 th Annual Grammy Awards. Professor of Lute Paul O’Dette was nominated in the Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra) category for "Bacheler: The Bachelar’s Delight" on the Harmonia […]

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CHRISTMAS AT THE MEMORIAL ART GALLERY WITH THE EASTMAN ITALIAN BAROQUE ORGAN

December 8, 2006

Rochester, N.Y.–Ring in the holiday season with the Eastman Italian Baroque Organ at the Memorial Art Gallery! The Eastman School of Music will present a special hour-long holiday concert on the instrument, the only full-size Italian Baroque organ in North America, on Sunday, December 17 at 5:30 p.m. The recital will showcase Ulrika Davidsson, Instructor […]

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RENOWNED MOZART SCHOLAR TO VISIT EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC DECEMBER 14

December 5, 2006

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Robert D. Levin, one of America’s leading keyboard players in the early instrument movement and best known as a Mozart pianist and scholar, will visit Eastman School of Music Thursday December 14 to deliver the inaugural lecture supported by the Glenn Watkins Lecture Fund. Levin’s talk, “The Challenges of Completing Mozart’s ‘C Minor Mass’” […]

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND GALA BENEFIT CONCERT SET FOR DECEMBER 3

November 28, 2006

A concert featuring Eastman School of Music vocal faculty is set for Sunday, December 3 at 3 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall. The event will be held to benefit a new endowed scholarship that will be awarded in the future to an Eastman voice student. International Student Scholarship Fund Gala Benefit Concert Sunday, December 3 at […]

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WINNER ANNOUNCED FOR 2006 FRIENDS OF EASTMAN OPERA VOICE COMPETITION

November 20, 2006

The Eastman School of Music is proud to announce the winners of the 2006 Friends of Eastman Opera Voice Competition, which took place in Kilbourn Hall on Saturday, November 18. The first prize went to Jonathan Michie, baritone, a first year master’s student in the studio of Carol Webber. His Eastman Opera Theater credits include […]

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UPCOMING EASTMAN PERFORMANCES TO FEATURE SEVERAL RISING STARS

November 7, 2006

Eastman Wind Ensemble Mark Davis Scatterday, conductor Wednesday, November 8 Eastman Theatre – 8 p.m. Appearing with the Eastman Wind Ensemble Wednesday, November 8 will be several award winning Eastman students including Bobby Mitchell on piano. A senior, Mitchell has won several prestigious piano competitions. Most notably, he was the first recipient of the William […]

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ENJOY THE SWEET SOUNDS OF THE HUMAN VOICE

November 2, 2006

Rochester, N.Y. — The sweet sounds of the human voice will ring through the halls of Eastman November 17 — 19, when three back-to-back events bring together vocal stars of today and tomorrow. The weekend begins with a performance by the Eastman Chorale November 17, continues with the Friends of Eastman Opera Sixth Annual Voice […]

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