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Rising Vocal Stars in the Spotlight November 19

October 27, 2011

Eight Eastman School of Music voice and opera students will compete in the finals of the Friends of Eastman (FEO) Opera Voice Competition at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, in Kilbourn Hall. The FEO event gives local audiences the opportunity to hear rising vocal talents early in their careers while providing singers the chance to compete […]

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Eastman School Hosts 6th Annual Upstate NY Music College Fair

October 25, 2011

The Eastman School of Music, in conjunction with Ithaca College and The Juilliard School, is presenting the sixth annual Music College Fair in Upstate New York at the Eastman School on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m.  Top colleges from around the country will have representatives throughout two connected locations at Eastman, the […]

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Organists Have Incredible Tradition of Improvisation

October 24, 2011

What do a church organist and jazz pianist Dave Brubeck have in common? They both improvise at the keyboard. In fact, according to David Higgs of the Eastman School of Music, the organ is the only instrument that has maintained improvisation throughout centuries of music history. “Much of the music that we think of today […]

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The Campaign for the University of Rochester – The Meliora Challenge

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Sondheim's Assassins

Eastman Opera Theatre Presents Sondheim’s ‘Assassins’

October 14, 2011

Assassins, Stephen Sondheim’s provocative and disturbing take on the American Dream, will be presented by Eastman Opera Theatre November 3 through 6 in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. In depicting the thoughts of nine individuals who killed or tried to kill U.S. Presidents, the musical contrasts the assassins’ claims of righting wrongs […]

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International Trombone Association Honors John Marcellus With Two Major Awards

October 14, 2011

John Marcellus, professor of trombone at the Eastman School of Music, was named winner of the 2011 ITA Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2011 Neill Humfeld Award by the International Trombone Association. The first recognizes distinguished contributions to the trombone profession and the latter recognizes outstanding trombone teaching.  The ITA previously recognized Marcellus in 1999 […]

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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in Kilbourn Concert

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See More Photos of Eastman

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Grammy-Winning Parker Quartet Opens Eastman-Ranlet Series

October 10, 2011

The Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet will present the opening concert of the 2011-2012 Eastman-Ranlet Series on Sunday, Oct. 16, at 3 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. The ensemble’s program will include Debussy’s String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10, Janacek’s String Quartet No. 2 “Intimate Letters,” and Brahm’s String Quartet […]

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Eastman-Ranlet Series Features Parker Quartet

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