New Year Brings More Concerts to Eastman School of Music Stages

December 31, 2007

The concert season at Eastman School of Music kicks back into high gear after the holidays with an exciting line-up of guest artists and exciting performances by world-renowned Eastman faculty and talented students. The famed Tokyo String Quartet presents an all-Beethoven program, featuring one work each from the composer’s early, middle, and late periods, on […]


Concert of Russian Classics Celebrates Sister City Connection

December 31, 2007

A concert in honor of Rochester’s Russian sister city Velikiy Novgorod will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, in the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall. Sponsored by the Eastman School of Music and Linkages of Rochester, Inc., “A Celebration of Russian Music” features students, alumni, and faculty from the Eastman Community Music […]


Scholarship Benefit Concert Helps Continue the Legacy of William Warfield

December 28, 2007

An annual concert that supports the William Warfield Scholarship Fund and continues the legacy of one of the great vocal artists of the 20th century will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, in the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall. Since it was founded in 1977, the William Warfield Scholarship Fund has provided […]


Three Eastman Community Music School Students Chosen To Perform on National Public Radio Series

December 20, 2007

Three young musicians who study at the Eastman Community Music School will be featured on an upcoming program of the National Public Radio series From the Top. William Cho, Stephen Ryck, and Harvest Zhang are among five local musicians selected to perform on the program, which is being recorded live in Rochester on January 20 […]


Musicians of All Ages Perform In Eastman Community Music School’s Annual Holiday Event

December 14, 2007

Students and ensembles of all ages at the Eastman Community Music School will be showcased during the School’s 10th annual “Holiday Homecoming” series of concerts beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22. The performances, many of which include holiday favorites, are free and open to the public and feature ensembles made up of middle school […]


New Horizons Orchestras to Perform at Nazareth College

December 10, 2007

The New Horizons Symphony Orchestra and String Orchestra will present their first concert of the season under the direction of Nancy Strelau at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, in the Linehan Chapel at Nazareth College. The 55-member group will present a 45-minute concert including classical favorites, jazz, pop and holiday music. The concert is free […]


Eastman Musicians Nominated for 50th Annual Grammy Awards

December 7, 2007

The 50th annual Grammy Awards have brought repeat nominations for several Eastman School of Music faculty and alumnae. The Ying Quartet, the School’s string quartet-in-residence, is up for Best Chamber Music Performance for its album Tchaikovsky: Three String Quartets, Souvenir De Florence. The album’s producer, Judith Sherman, was nominated for Classical Producer of the Year. […]


John Clayton, Ed Neumeister Join Eastman Jazz Ensembles on Stage

December 6, 2007

Two acclaimed jazz artists, bassist John Clayton and trombonist Ed Neumeister, are coming to the Eastman School of Music to meet with students and perform in concert with student ensembles. Clayton, who has received six Grammy nominations, will join the Eastman Jazz Ensemble at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, on the stage of Kilbourn Hall. […]


Composer Joseph Schwantner Will Be in Residence at the Eastman School

December 5, 2007

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and former Eastman School of Music faculty member Joseph Schwantner returns to Rochester to discuss his work with students and to attend rehearsals and performances of two of his works. Schwantner, who taught at Eastman from 1970 until 2001, will be in residence at the school from Thursday, Dec. 6, through Monday, […]


Italian Baroque Organ Music Marks ‘Christmas at the Memorial Art Gallery’

December 4, 2007

Eastman School of Music students will present a concert of holiday fare on the Italian Baroque Organ in the Memorial Art Gallery at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16. “Christmas at the Memorial Art Gallery” will feature Buxtehude’s “How Brightly Shines the Morning Star” and Bach’s “In Dulci Jubilo” as well as the popular favorite “Merry […]