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THE SOUNDS OF SOUTHERN TRADITIONAL MOUNTAIN MUSIC KICK OFF EASTMAN'S ANNUAL WORLD MUSIC SERIES

October 27, 2006

Rochester, N.Y. — The Eastman School of Music kicks off its popular World Music Series on Wednesday, November 8 with a performance by renowned American musician Mike Seeger. The concert will be held in Kilbourn Hall at 8 p.m. Seeger has devoted his life to singing, playing and writing about southern traditional mountain music. He […]

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AN OPERATIC WORK BY A TEENAGE GENIUS

October 16, 2006

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Eastman Opera Theatre begins its 2006-2007 season with an opera by an up-coming young composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who wrote his romantic comedy La finta giardiniera (The Disguised Garden Girl) in 1775, when he was only 19. While it had a successful premiere in Munich, Germany, the work has seldom been performed in the […]

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MEMORIAL CONCERT IN HONOR OF FORMER EASTMAN FACULTY MEMBER RICHARD PEARLMAN SET FOR NOVEMBER 4

October 16, 2006

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—A memorial concert celebrating the life and contributions of Richard Pearlman (1937 — 2006) will be held Saturday November 4 at 2 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music, 26 Gibbs St. Pearlman was part of the Eastman community as dramatic director of Eastman Opera Theatre beginning in 1976. He left […]

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CLARINET ENSEMBLE FESTIVAL 2006

October 10, 2006

Rochester, NY — Ever wonder what an ensemble of 200 clarinets would sound like? Rochesterians will get this chance during the 2nd annual Buffet Crampon Clarinet Ensemble Festival at the Eastman School of Music, Sunday October 15 at 2 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall. The event is part of a weekend-long festival featuring performances by clarinet […]

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EASTMAN WEEKEND CELEBRATES THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF THE EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC

October 6, 2006

ROCHESTER, NY — The Eastman School of Music celebrates its past, present and future on October 20-22 with Eastman Weekend, a three-day event that combines Alumni Weekend, Family Weekend, and Eastman Community Music School Open House. The weekend offers a unique opportunity for Eastman’s vast, interconnected community – which includes the Rochester general public – […]

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GUEST JAZZ PIANO ARTISTS FRED HERSCH PERFORMS AS PART OF EASTMAN CHAMBER JAZZ

October 5, 2006

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Accomplished jazz pianist Fred Hersch will perform as a guest solo artist on Wednesday, October 11 at 8 p.m. at Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall. Described as a “poet of a pianist” by The New Yorker and “a master who plays it his way” by the New York Times, Hersch’s accomplishments include two […]

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CELEBRATING THE LEGACY OF GREAT AMERICAN ORGAN BUILDERS

October 2, 2006

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Set for October 12 – 15, the 2006 Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative (EROI) Festival will feature American organ building in the 20 th century and in particular two great American organ builders: E.M. Skinner (1866 – 1961), whose work includes the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall organ, and master organ builder John Brombaugh, […]

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EASTMAN JAZZ SHOWCASE TO BENEFIT THE BIRTHPLACE OF JAZZ

September 26, 2006

Eastman School of Music jazz students are once again turning their annual Eastman Jazz Showcase set for Thursday, September 28 into a benefit for New Orleans jazz musicians affected by Hurricane Katrina. The students are asking for a suggested donation of $5. Eastman students raised $1,154 at last year’s event. Donations will again be sent […]

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EASTMAN CELEBRATES THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE EASTMAN COMPUTER MUSIC CENTER

September 24, 2006

Rochester, N.Y. – The Eastman School of Music kicks off a year-long celebration of the Eastman Computer Music Center’s 25 th Anniversary on October 12 at 8 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall, with a concert that features the works of visiting artist and computer music revolutionary Jean-Claude Risset. During the 2006-2007 academic year , the ECMC […]

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EASTMAN THEATRE CHANDELIER TO BE LOWERED FOR CLEANING AND BULB REPLACEMENT

September 21, 2006

When: Saturday, September 23 The chandelier will be lowered beginning at approximately 7 a.m. Cleaning and bulb replacement will begin at approximately 10 a.m. What: The two and a half ton crystal chandelier, which measures 14 feet in diameter and 35 feet in depth, will be lowered for cleaning and bulb replacement. Once the chandelier […]

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