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Acclaimed Ying Quartet Presents Annual LifeMusic Concert

February 1, 2008

Local audiences have another opportunity to enjoy the Ying Quartet in performance this season when the Eastman School of Music’s string quartet-in-residence appears at Kilbourn Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17. The recital will feature new works from composers Sebastian Currier and Lowell Liebermann which were commissioned by the Ying Quartet for its […]

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World Music Series Spotlights Traditional, Modern Japanese Music with Ensemble East

January 30, 2008

Ensemble East will bring the rich and unique sounds of Japanese music to Kilbourn Hall when the group performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, as part of the Eastman School of Music’s World Music Series. Performing traditional and modern music, Ensemble East combines the haunting sound of the shakuhachi (vertical bamboo flute) with the […]

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Yehudi Wyner Will Be in Residence As Howard Hanson Visiting Professor of Composition

January 24, 2008

Renowned Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Yehudi Wyner is this year’s Howard Hanson Visiting Professor of Composition at the Eastman School of Music and will be at the School from Feb. 12 to March 7. During his residency, Wyner will present seminars and will meet with eight students each week in composition tutorials. He will return to […]

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Eastman Faculty Members Freer, Ying, Honored With CMA/ASCAP Special Recognition Award

January 21, 2008

Elinor Freer and David Ying have received a Special Recognition Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers and Chamber Music America as artistic directors of the Skaneateles Chamber Music Festival. The festival was cited in the CMA/ASCAP Adventurous Programming Awards competition, which provides special recognition to ensembles, festivals, and presenters that prominently […]

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Nancy Van de Vate is Composer-in-Residence for Eastman’s Fourth Annual Women in Music Festival

January 21, 2008

One of the world’s most recorded and honored living composers of orchestra music, Nancy Van de Vate, will be in-residence at the Eastman School of Music for the 2008 Women in Music Festival and will be present for the premiere of “A Long Road Travelled: Suite for Viola and String Quartet.” Violist John Graham and […]

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Tokyo String Quartet Performs at Eastman on January 27

January 14, 2008

The Tokyo String Quartet will present an all-Beethoven program at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, in the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall as part of the annual Eastman-Ranlet Series of string quartet performances. Regarded as one of the supreme chamber ensembles of the world, the Tokyo String Quartet has released more than 40 landmark […]

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Organ Concert Features 17th Century Italian Chamber Music

January 11, 2008

The Eastman School of Music’s organ department and Pegasus Early Music, a Rochester arts organization that presents an early music concert series, are collaborating on a concert on the Italian Baroque Organ in the Memorial Art Gallery. “Italians in the Fountain Court” will feature two performances of a program of Italianate chamber music, at 7:30 […]

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Eastman Faculty Recitals Give Audiences Chance to Hear Renowned Artists on Local Stage

January 11, 2008

Eastman School of Music faculty are renowned soloists and chamber musicians who fill concert halls around the world. Their local recitals give music lovers the opportunity to catch these internationally lauded artists during their busy schedules. The Eastman Faculty Artist Series continues this spring. Tickets for the Eastman Faculty Artist Series are available at the […]

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Preparations Under Way for Expanded Eastman Theatre Renovation Project

January 9, 2008

Preparations for the renovation of the Eastman Theatre and construction of a new addition to the Eastman School of Music are progressing, with construction scheduled to occur between July 2008 through December 2009. While the construction of the new addition will occur throughout the entire 18-month construction period, the renovation of the Eastman Theatre will […]

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Selected Coverage January 2008

January 1, 2008

Selected Coverage January 2008: Download PDF here

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