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Legendary Musical Figure Gunther Schuller in Rochester For Book Publication, Public Event

October 6, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Gunther Schuller, the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation grant and a transformative figure in 20th century music, will be in Rochester this month for the publication of his memoirs. His visit will include an interview, free and open to the public, with Eastman School of Music Dean Douglas Lowry about his life […]

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‘Eastman-China Connection’ Features Beijing Chamber Ensemble in Concert

October 5, 2011

As part of a two-year-old cultural exchange and collaboration between the Eastman School of Music and conservatories in China, the Beijing Chamber Ensemble will present a free recital at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, in the School’s Hatch Recital Hall. The Beijing Chamber Ensemble is composed of five faculty members from the School of Arts […]

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On Occasion of Eastman School of Music’s 90th Anniversary, Exhibits Profile Performance History

September 29, 2011

Live radio broadcasts, commercial recordings, evolving orchestras and chamber ensembles – all are a part of the Eastman School of Music’s history and will be subjects of exhibits throughout the School’s 90th anniversary year. Curated by David Peter Coppen, special collections librarian and archivist in the School’s Sibley Music Library, the exhibits feature photographs, concert […]

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Eastman Philharmonia

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Eastman Broadband Returns to Chihuahua International Festival

September 21, 2011

For the fifth time in four years, Eastman BroadBand will perform at an international arts and cultural festival in Mexico as the ensemble makes a return engagement to Chihuahua next month. The contemporary chamber ensemble from the Eastman School of Music has been invited back to the Chihuahua International Festival, where the group was the […]

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Monthly Recitals by Eastman Performers Return at Historic Church

September 14, 2011

“Eastman at St. Michael’s,” a series of monthly recitals presented in historic St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church by vocal and instrumental performance majors from the Eastman School of Music, returns for a new season beginning Sunday, Sept. 25. The first fall concert will feature Voices, Rochester’s professional choral chamber ensemble, conducted by founder William Weinert, […]

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New Works Spotlight Distinctive and Majestic Sounds of Craighead-Saunders Organ

September 13, 2011

New pieces composed specifically for the Craighead-Saunders Organ, written and performed by Eastman School of Music students, will showcase the organ’s unique sounds in a free concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, in Christ Church. The concert is the result of a year-long collaboration between Eastman’s organ and composition departments under the direction of […]

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Eastman Opera Theatre

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Memorial Concert Pays Tribute To Life and Work of Hornist Verne Reynolds

September 9, 2011

A group of Eastman School of Music faculty, former faculty, and graduates will gather to present a musical tribute to the late noted hornist and teacher Verne Reynolds. Scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, in the School’s Kilbourn Hall, the memorial concert is free and open to the public and will feature performances by […]

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Convocation 2011

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