From Guest Artists to Faculty and Student Performances, Eastman School Spring Calendar is Packed with Concerts

December 24, 2009

From a 50th anniversary tour performance by the American Brass Quintet to concerts and recitals by its impressive student ensembles and world-renowned faculty, the Eastman School of Music continues its current concert season with a packed line-up in the spring. The American Brass Quintet has been internationally recognized as one of the premier chamber music […]


Festive Evening of Music Celebrates Russian-American Friendship

December 23, 2009

From medieval religious songs to contemporary classical works, the Eastman Community Music School will celebrate an “Extravaganza of Russian Music” on Thursday, Jan. 7. The concert, being held on the day that Russians celebrate Christmas according to the Julian calendar, is presented in partnership with Linkages of Rochester, Inc. The fourth annual Russian-American Friendship concert […]


Scholarship Benefit Concert Helps Continue the Legacy of William Warfield

December 14, 2009

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. 10, 2010, in the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall. The William Warfield Scholarship Fund has provided financial aid to more than […]


Italian Baroque Organ Music Marks 'Christmas at the Memorial Art Gallery'

December 4, 2009

Eastman School of Music professors David Higgs and Jan Opalach will be headlining a Christmas-themed program that showcases the Italian Baroque organ at the Memorial Art Gallery. The concert of holiday fare will be presented at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20. Higgs and Opalach will be joined by Eastman School voice major Kristina Moore, mezzo-soprano, […]


Eastman Alumni Earn Grammy Nominations

December 3, 2009

The list of nominees for the 52nd annual Grammy Awards includes Eastman School of Music alumni Renée Fleming, Anthony Dean Griffey, Faith Sherman, Kristian Bezuidenhout, Bill Cunliffe, John Hollenbeck, Ben Wendel, Shane Endsley, Kaveh Rastegar, and Adam Benjamin. Fleming (MM ’83) is up for Best Classical Vocal Performance for her album of opera arias, Verismo. […]


Selected Coverage December 2009

December 1, 2009

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Friends of Eastman Opera Announce Winners of Annual Voice Competition

November 25, 2009

Shown following the annual Friends of Eastman Opera Voice Competition are, from left, Marielle Murphy, second place; Debra McKinney, first place and recipient of the Lynne Clarke Vocal Prize; Rebecca Farley, third place; and Willie Anthony Waters, who adjudicated the competition. # # # Debra McKinney, Marielle Murphy, and Rebecca Farley were named the winners […]


Students, Parents, Public Invited to Eastman Community Music School's Annual Homecoming

November 24, 2009

Eastman Community Music School will hold its annual “Homecoming,” a tradition that began in 1998, on Saturday, Dec. 19, beginning at 9 a.m. “‘Homecoming’ has grown into a popular event that showcases the incredible talent and musicianship in the Eastman Community Music School,” said Howard Potter, associate dean of community education at the Eastman School […]


Kilbourn Concert Series Features Violin Virtuoso Leila Josefowicz

November 20, 2009

Violinist Leila Josefowicz, known for her technically precise and emotionally resonant performances of both traditional and contemporary works, will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, as part of the Kilbourn Concert Series at the Eastman School of Music. Accompanied by pianist John Novacek, Josefowicz will present a program ranging from the Baroque period to […]


Eastman Wind Ensemble Invited to Perform at Prestigious Midwest Clinic

November 19, 2009

The Eastman Wind Ensemble will travel to Chicago next month to perform at the Midwest Clinic, the world’s largest instrumental music conference. The Eastman School of Music ensemble is one of only a few wind ensembles from around the world invited to present a concert during the event, which runs from Dec. 15 to 19. […]