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Three Students Awarded Jazz Scholarships to Eastman

August 29, 2008

This fall, three musicians have joined Eastman School of Music’s incoming freshman class as this year’s recipients of the Rochester International Jazz Festival (RIJF)/Eastman School of Music scholarship. Adrian DiMatteo and Evan Henry of Rochester and Daniel Ziemann of Amherst are the latest students to earn the awards sponsored by RIJF producers John Nugent and […]


Eight New Faculty Members at Eastman School of Music This Fall

August 28, 2008

The Eastman School of Music has announced the following faculty appointments: Michael Burritt, Professor of Percussion. Having performed on four continents and nearly 40 states, Michael Burritt is one of the world’s leading percussion soloists. He is in frequent demand performing concert tours and master classes throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada. […]


Eastman School of Music Fall Concerts and Events

August 13, 2008

With performances by the Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble and the Ying Quartet, a celebration of one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century, the first concerts on a breathtaking new organ, exciting guest artists, and world-class music making by faculty and students, the Eastman School of Music’s upcoming concert season offers events […]


16-Year-Old Virtuoso from Canada Takes Top Prize In Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition

August 9, 2008

Tie-Dan Yao, 16, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, was awarded first prize after the final round of the 2008 Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition last night (Friday, Aug. 8) in Kilbourn Hall of the Eastman School of Music. As top winner of the weeklong event for talented 15-to-18-year-old pianists, Tie-Dan Yao receives a cash award […]


Finalists in Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition Head for Final Round Tonight

August 8, 2008

After three rounds of intense judged competition, six finalists were selected from the field of 23 musical virtuosos in the 2008 Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition. The six will perform a movement of a piano concerto in the final round beginning at 7:30 p.m. tonight (Friday, Aug. 8) in Kilbourn Hall. Finalists are: Xue-Sha […]


Selected Coverage August 2008

August 1, 2008

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Top Young Pianists From Around the World Will Compete at Eastman

July 15, 2008

Twenty-five of the world’s finest young pianists, including an award-winning local teenager who was featured on National Public Radio, will vie for prizes in the Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition next month. The week-long event of adjudicated performances and master classes, all of which are open to the public, begins Saturday, Aug, 2, at […]


Selected Coverage July 2008

July 1, 2008

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First Eastman Pathways Fellows Enter Eastman School of Music This Fall

June 25, 2008

Guitarist Adrian DiMatteo and trumpeter Evan Henry are the first two Eastman Community Music School students admitted as Pathways Fellows to the Eastman School of Music. # # # Two School of the Arts seniors, a guitarist who has already garnered national attention and a trumpeter-composer whose work will be played at an upcoming Rochester […]


'Eastman Summer Sings' Returns to Kilbourn Hall

June 23, 2008

Again this summer, singers of all ages and abilities are invited to take part in the Eastman School of Music’s “Eastman Summer Sings,” a popular series of choral music reading sessions. Held Tuesday evenings in Kilbourn Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m., each program is built around one or two great choral works. Scores are provided […]