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Eastman at St. Michael’s Series Presents Music from Brahms to Gershwin

October 13, 2010

A concert featuring a variety of musical selections, “From Brahms to Gershwin: Swingin’ Through the Fall,” will highlight the next recital in the Eastman at St. Michael’s series at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24. Eastman School of Music graduate students Anyango Yarbo-Davenport, violin; Clara Yan, piano; and Andreas Ioannides, piano, will present music by Brahms, […]

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Acclaimed Early Music Performers Make Rochester Appearances

October 11, 2010

In November, local audiences will have an unparalleled opportunity to hear the rich repertoire of organ and early music performed by some of the most renowned musicians in Europe and the United States. From the German Ensemble Weser-Renaissance Bremen, hailed for their exacting performances of 16th and 17th century music, to the eminent faculty of […]

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Foodlink Will Benefit from a Second Season of Concerts

October 9, 2010

Last year, Eastman School of Music faculty and students, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra members, and guest musicians helped raise $575 and 781 pounds of food for Rochester’s Foodlink. A second season of benefit concerts begins on Sunday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, located on the corner of East Avenue and Westminster […]

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Jazz Great Bob Brookmeyer Returns to Eastman, Joins Eastman Jazz Ensembles in Concert

October 7, 2010

Less than a year after getting feted at the Eastman School of Music on his 80th birthday, a celebration he described as “the best birthday ever,” legendary composer, conductor, trombonist, and teacher Bob Brookmeyer returns for a concert featuring his music and the U.S. premiere of one of his works. Brookmeyer will perform with the […]

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Legendary Bassist Ron Carter To Perform at Eastman School with his Quartet

October 5, 2010

Ron Carter, widely recognized as one of the most original and influential bassists in jazz, returns this month to his alma mater, the Eastman School of Music, to perform with his quartet at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, in Kilbourn Hall and to receive an honorary doctoral degree. Described as “the epitome of jazz elegance […]

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Eastman BroadBand

October 2, 2010

Eastman BroadBand, a contemporary chamber ensemble at the Eastman School of Music, will be going on the road to New York City and Mexico to present new music from around the world. Invited to perform at the Festival Internacional Cervantino, a prestigious international artistic and cultural festival, the ensemble will give a free local concert […]

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Eastman BroadBand Featured at International Arts Festival in Mexico

October 1, 2010

Eastman BroadBand, a contemporary chamber ensemble at the Eastman School of Music, will be going on the road to New York City and Mexico to present new music from around the world.   Invited to perform at the Festival Internacional Cervantino, a prestigious international artistic and cultural festival, the ensemble will give a free local […]

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Eastman-Ranlet Series Opener with Ying Quartet Marks Barber's Centenary Year

September 30, 2010

The Ying Quartet launches the 2010-2011 season of the Eastman Ranlet Series on Sunday, Oct. 17, with a performance marking Samuel Barber’s centenary year and their first Kilbourn Hall appearance with new first violinist Ayano Ninomiya. The quartet will perform Barber’s String Quartet, Op. 11. The work is famous for its second movement, the Adagio […]

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'Crown Prince' of Indian Carnatic Music Comes to Kilbourn Hall Stage

September 23, 2010

World renowned chitravina player, vocalist, and composer Ravikiran will launch the 2010-2011 World Music Series at the Eastman School of Music on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 8 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall. Accompanied by internationally acclaimed southern Indian percussionists and a vocalist, Ravikiran will present a range of repertoire from the South Indian Carnatic music tradition. […]

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Renowned Artists Mark 5th Anniversary of Rare Italian Baroque Organ

September 20, 2010

This fall, the Eastman School of Music Organ Department commemorates five years since a stunning 18th century Italian baroque organ was installed in the Memorial Art Gallery. Since its installation, the beautiful authentic sounds of the organ have been heard by thousands of people who have come to the weekly Sunday mini-recitals or the special […]

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