Recital by Premier Boston Ensemble Includes Work by Eastman’s Zohn-Muldoon

December 31, 2012

Boston-based Dinosaur Annex, which boasts more than 35 years on the new music scene, performs on the stage of Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. Dedicated to bringing cutting-edge works to the public through live performing, commissioning, and recording, Dinosaur Annex has given hundreds of premieres. […]

Brooklyn Rider

Kilbourn Concert Series Features Inventive Performance Style of Brooklyn Rider

December 31, 2012

Unexpected, eclectic, adventurous, genre-defying, informal, energetic, cross-cultural, versatile, innovative – critics have used many adjectives to describe Brooklyn Rider.  The audience- and critic-pleasing string quartet brings its gripping performance style to the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. Composed of four classically trained musicians – violinists Johnny Gandelsman […]


Soprano Joel Dyson Performs in “William Warfield: A Legacy in Music”

December 21, 2012

“William Warfield: A Legacy in Music,” the annual concert supporting the William Warfield Scholarship Fund and spotlighting its talented recipients, will feature soprano Joel Callonia Dyson, a junior at the Eastman School of Music, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, in the School’s Kilbourn Hall. Since it was founded in 1977, the Fund has […]

Holiday homecoming

Community Music School Homecoming Celebrates Music, Holidays

December 10, 2012

Eastman Community Music School will hold its annual Homecoming, a tradition that began in 1998, from Thursday, Dec. 20, through Saturday, Dec. 22. Originally a one-day extravaganza of concerts in venues across the Eastman School of Music campus, the event showcases the talent and musicianship of students of all ages and has grown in popularity […]


Eastman School Alumni Earn Grammy Nominations

December 6, 2012

Eastman School of Music graduate Robert (Bob) Ludwig got four nominations and alumni Renée Fleming, Bill Cunliffe, and Gene Scheer also were nominated in the 55th Annual Grammy Awards competition. Ludwig (BM ’66 music education and MM ’01 trumpet) is actually competing against himself in two categories. He was nominated in the Best Engineered Album, […]

Italian Baroque Organ

Italian Baroque Organ Showcased in Festive Holiday Concert

December 5, 2012

Eastman School of Music musicians will present a holiday-themed concert of instrumental and choral fare at the Memorial Art Gallery at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16. Part of the monthly “Third Sunday Concert with the Italian Baroque Organ” series, the program features organist Michael Unger, part-time instructor at Eastman, collaborating with Eastman students, alumni, and […]


Eastman School of Music Appoints Keith Elder Director of Concert Activities

November 28, 2012

Keith Elder, an attorney and former arts administrator with major orchestras, has been named Director of Concert Activities for the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester. In addition to providing leadership to the concert office staff, he will advise the Dean on the School’s concert series, manage all aspects of the School’s […]

David Higgs

David Higgs of the Eastman School of Music Receives Paul Creston Award

November 26, 2012

David Higgs, chair of the Organ Department at the Eastman School of Music and one of America’s leading concert organists, has received the Paul Creston Award.  Presented by St. Malachy’s–The Actors’ Chapel, the award recognizes artistic excellence by a significant figure in church music and the performing arts who embodies the Creston Creed and his […]

Eastman Rochester Chorus

Chorus, Orchestra Present Elgar’s Rarely-Performed ‘Music Makers’

November 21, 2012

One hundred years after he completed it, Edward Elgar’s Music Makers will finally get its Rochester premiere at Eastman School of Music Friday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. Under the direction of William Weinert and Yunn-Shan Ma, the Eastman-Rochester Chorus and the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra will join forces […]

Betsy Marvin

National Center for Music Theory Pedagogy Honors Eastman’s Elizabeth Marvin

November 14, 2012

Elizabeth West Marvin, Professor of Music Theory at the Eastman School of Music, has received the Gail Boyd de Stwolinski Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Music Theory Teaching and Scholarship. Presented every two years by the Gail Boyd de Stwolinski Center for Music Pedagogy at the University of Oklahoma, the award recognizes outstanding pedagogical contributions […]