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Michael Anderson

Musicologist Michael Alan Anderson Receives Two National Awards

November 12, 2012

Michael Alan Anderson, Assistant Professor of Musicology at the Eastman School of Music, has been named a winner of both the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award and the American Musicological Society’s Noah Greenberg Award. The Deems Taylor Awards are presented annually by the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) to authors and journalists for […]

Hook and Hastings Orgam

Concert Celebrates Addition to Rochester’s Outstanding Organs

November 12, 2012

Another magnificent instrument is being added to Rochester’s collection of outstanding organs as the recently restored 1893 Hook and Hastings Organ, installed in Christ Church over the summer and fall, receives its inaugural concert on Friday, Nov. 30. Made by one of the premier American organ builders of the 19th century, the instrument will be […]

Ying Quartet

Ying Quartet Performs in Hatch Recital Hall on the Eastman-Ranlet Series

November 9, 2012

The internationally renowned, award-winning Ying Quartet will give two performances of their upcoming Eastman-Ranlet Series concert featuring a new work by Brooklyn-based composer Kenji Bunch. The original concert date of Sunday, Dec. 2, will be for series subscribers and is being supplemented by another presentation for the general public at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6.  […]


Eastman School of Music Presents Cage Centennial Lecture Series

November 9, 2012

Christopher Shultis, Professor of Composition, Percussion and Music Theory, Emeritus, at the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque, will deliver the first in a series of three lectures on composer, writer, and musical philosopher John Cage at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in Room 209 of the Eastman School of Music’s main building. This year […]

Smits Kilbourn Concert Series

Kilbourn Concert Series Features Guitarist Raphaella Smits

November 6, 2012

Internationally praised guitarist Raphaella Smits will perform in the Eastman School of Music’s Hatch Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, as part of the School’s Kilbourn Concert Series. Recognized as “an uncommonly musical guitarist” (Tim Page, New York Times), Smits plays worldwide on eight-string guitars and historical instruments. She studied classical music at […]


Applying to Eastman? Admissions Deadlines Approaching

October 29, 2012
Faculty Artist Series

Eastman School Faculty Concerts Give Audiences Opportunity to Hear In-Demand Artists on Local Stage

October 24, 2012

Eastman School of Music faculty members are renowned soloists and chamber musicians who fill concert halls around the world, and their recitals at the School are an important part of their performing schedules. The Eastman Faculty Artist Series, sponsored by Patricia Ward-Baker, gives local music lovers the opportunity to catch these internationally lauded artists on […]

Emily Helenbrook

Soprano Emily Helenbrook Featured on National Series ‘From the Top’

October 23, 2012

Emily Helenbrook, a freshman at the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music, will be heard singing on the national public radio series From the Top this Sunday, Oct. 28, airing at 5 p.m. on local station WXXI Classical 91.5/FM-HD91.5-1. An 18-year-old soprano from Alexander, N.Y., Helenbrook performs the aria “O luce di quest’anima” from […]


Eastman School Hosts Recital by Dynamic Violin-Piano Duo

October 16, 2012

Duo Diorama, composed of violinist MingHuan Xu and pianist Winston Choi, will give the Rochester premiere of Robert Morris’s new work   . . . gradually . . . during a concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Eastman School of Music’s Hatch Recital Hall. The recital is free and open to the public. […]


Program of Organ Music, Dance Is Treat for Eyes as Well as Ears

October 11, 2012

The audience for the Sunday, Oct. 21, concert on the Italian Baroque Organ at the Memorial Art Gallery will enjoy a performance combining music and motion. Titled “Organ and the Body,” the first of this year’s monthly series of Third Sunday Concerts with the Italian Baroque Organ features organist Stephen Kennedy and dancers led by […]