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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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CALLING EASTMAN PREPARTORY DEPARTMENT ALUMNI

September 20, 2006

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Are you one of the thousands of area residents who studied music at the Eastman School’s Preparatory Department (now the Eastman Community Music School)? If you are, Eastman wants to hear from you. Eastman is asking graduates to call the Eastman Community Music School at 585/274-1400 or to visit www.esm.rochester.edu/community for further details and […]

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ITALIAN BAROQUE ORGAN SHOWCASE CONCERT

September 14, 2006

Hear the sounds of the only full-size Italian Baroque organ in North America this Sunday, September 17 when William Porter, Professor of Organ and Harpsichord at the Eastman School of Music, performs a recital at the Memorial Art Gallery. His program will consist of dance music of the Renaissance, church and chamber music of the […]

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EASTMAN WIND ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM NEW "CLASSICS"

September 13, 2006

Rochester, N.Y. — The Eastman Wind Ensemble continues its tradition of adventuresome programming with a concert of new “classics” for wind ensemble on Friday, September 29 at 8 PM in the Eastman Theatre. The ensemble, led by Mark Davis Scatterday, will perform three significant works of the repertoire, each of which look to the future […]

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CONVOCATION ADDRESS 2006 – FULL TEXT

September 7, 2006

The following address was given by Interim Dean Jamal Rossi during the School’s annual Convocation on September 7, 2006 in Kilbourn Hall. In getting ready for today’s talk, I noted that Eastman’s web site indicated that I would be “addressing an issue that is at the heart of an Eastman education.” Wow—this is a daunting […]

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COMMUNITY'S GENEROSITY ENSURES CONTINUED FUNDING FOR PROMISING YOUNG MUSICIANS

August 23, 2006

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Eastman Pathways—a collaborative partnership between the Rochester City School District and the Eastman School of Music—will continue to offer quality music education to musically promising city youth for many years to come thanks to the generosity of many and the resulting successful completion of a challenge grant. In 2003, the Eastman School was awarded […]

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18-YEAR-OLD VIRTUOSO WINS EASTMAN'S 2006 YOUNG ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

August 8, 2006

ROCHESTER, NY — After a week of fierce competition in three rounds of judged performances, first prize in the Eastman School of Music’s tenth annual Young Artists International Piano Competition was awarded after the final round on August 3 to 18-year-old Charlie Albright from Centralia, WA. In the preliminary rounds, Albright was singled out as […]

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TENTH ANNUAL EASTMAN YOUNG ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

July 27, 2006

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

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CONCERT IN TRIBUTE TO ANASTASIA JEMPELIS TO FEATURE HER FORMER STUDENTS AND COLLEAGUES

July 24, 2006

A special tribute concert will be held on Wednesday July 26 at Kilbourn Hall celebrating the life and contributions of Anastasia Jempelis (1925-2005). Jempelis was part of the Eastman community for more than six decades, first as a gifted student and later as a teacher. An accomplished violinist at a young age, Jempelis was a […]

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WORLD RENOWNED CANADIAN BRASS PERFORMS AT EASTMAN

July 13, 2006

ROCHESTER, NY — For the fifth consecutive year, the world’s best-known brass quintet — the Canadian Brass — pays a visit to Rochester to perform an eclectic and unique program at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, July 22, in Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs St.). In true Canadian Brass style, this will not be your typical brass concert. […]

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