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THROAT SINGERS OF TUVA RETURN TO EASTMAN

January 11, 2006

Rochester, NY –Back by popular demand after the group’s last sold-out show at the Eastman School of Music in 1995, Huun-Huur-Tu returns to Kilbourn Hall on Tuesday, January 24 at 8 p.m. According to paleo-musicologists, throat singing, or khöömei, is the most ancient form of music making known to human beings. It was developed by […]

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EASTMAN SCHOOL GARNERS FIFTEEN GRAMMY NOMINATIONS

January 10, 2006

Rochester, NY — The Eastman School of Music was well represented at the 48th Annual Grammy Award nominations on December 8, 2005. Between faculty members, students and alumni, the School netted fifteen nominations. Three Eastman artists received nominations in the same category of Best Opera Recording: Eastman professor, world-renowned lutenist and Grammy winner, Paul O’Dette […]

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EASTMAN COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL RELEASES CD

January 9, 2006

Rochester, NY – Teachers at the Eastman Community Music School grew increasingly frustrated that fewer and fewer students were being exposed to old-fashioned folk songs. “We’ve all but lost that simple frame of reference that can help kids learn more complicated music,” explains Howard Spindler, piano department chair. “Songs like O, Susanna! and Frère Jacques […]

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