Kudos Continue for Eastman School's Arabesque Winds

December 29, 2008

Members of the Arabesque Winds quintet are, from left: Deidre Huckabay, Elizabeth Spector, Sophia Goluses, Isabel Kim, and Eryn Bauer. Photos by Gerry Szymanski. # # # Arabesque Winds, a woodwind quintet of Eastman School of Music musicians, has won the Harvard Musical Association’s 2009 Arthur W. Foote Prize, the ensemble’s second major award this […]

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Scholarship Benefit Concert Helps Continue the Legacy of William Warfield

December 15, 2008

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. 11, in the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall. Since it was founded in 1977, the William Warfield Scholarship Fund has provided […]

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Eastman Community Music School Holds Annual Holiday Event

December 10, 2008

Students and ensembles of all ages at the Eastman Community Music School will be showcased during the School’s 11th annual “Holiday Homecoming” series of concerts beginning at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20. The performances, many of which include holiday favorites, are free and open to the public and feature ensembles made up of middle school […]

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Eastman Community Music School Student Gabrielle Monachino Selected to Perform in White House Holiday Concert

December 9, 2008

Gabrielle Monachino, an Eastman Community Music School student, is heading to Washington, D.C., to present a 90-minute concert of Christmas music at the White House Holiday Open House on Monday, Dec. 15. The 16-year-old violinist was selected based on a DVD of a performance she presented in Eastman’s Kilbourn Hall which she submitted to the […]

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Eastman Professor, Lutenist Paul O'Dette Earns Fifth Grammy Nomination

December 4, 2008

Paul O’Dette, Professor of Lute at the Eastman School of Music and an internationally respected performer and scholar of Renaissance and Baroque music, has been nominated for his fifth Grammy Award. He is up against two Eastman alumni in the Best Opera Recording category: soprano Renée Fleming (MM ’83) and tenor Anthony Dean Griffey (MM […]

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Friends of Eastman Opera Announce Winners of Annual Voice Competition

December 2, 2008

Shown following the annual Friends of Eastman Opera Voice Competition are, from left, soprano Amanda Matson, first place and recipient of the Lynne Clarke Vocal Prize; Thomas Lausmann, who adjudicated the competition; baritone Brent Arnold, third place; and soprano Julia Bullock, second place. # # # Eastman School of Music students Amanda Matson, Julia Bullock, […]

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Selected Coverage December 2008

December 1, 2008

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Jazz Saxophonist Dave Glasser is Guest Artist-in-Residence

November 25, 2008

Jazz saxophonist Dave Glasser joins the Eastman School of Music’s Jazz Ensemble at 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, for a concert of student compositions and the music of Duke Ellington from the 1940s and 1950s. Glasser has performed extensively with the Clark Terry Quintet, the Count Basie Orchestra, saxophonist Illinois Jacquet, and pianist Barry Harris. […]

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Pianist Stephen Hough Performs as Part of Kilbourn Concert Series

November 25, 2008

Stephen Hough, who has emerged as a unique presence on the international concert scene since winning the Naumburg International Piano Competition in 1983, will appear at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, as part of the Kilbourn Concert Series at the Eastman School of Music. He will perform the music of Fauré, Franck, Copland, and Chopin. […]

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Eight Finalists Featured in Friends of Eastman Opera Competition

November 10, 2008

Eight voice and opera students at the Eastman School of Music will take center stage in the finals of the Friends of Eastman Opera Voice Competition at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, in Kilbourn Hall. The annual event, which is free and open to the public, gives local audiences the exciting opportunity to hear rising […]

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