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Kopelman Quartet Performs Saturday in Ranlet Series

October 10, 2012

Eastman School Hosts Music College Fair

October 10, 2012

The Eastman School of Music, in conjunction with Ithaca College and The Juilliard School, is presenting the seventh annual Music College Fair in Upstate New York at the Eastman School on Tuesday, Nov. 6th, from 5 to 7 p.m. High school and college students who are considering schools with programs in music will have the […]


Musicians unite to benefit Rochester’s Foodlink

October 8, 2012

(Rochester, New York) –“If Music Be the Food…” , a concert series benefiting Rochester’ Foodlink, will open its fourth season with an exciting program of music for organ, strings, brass, and percussion at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 25 Westminster Road (at East Avenue) in Rochester, on Sunday evening, October 21, 2012 at 7:30 PM. “If […]

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Eastman Opera Theatre Presents Britten’s ‘The Rape of Lucretia’ (Updated Oct. 23)

October 2, 2012

The Rape of Lucretia, Benjamin Britten’s 20th century treatment of a tragic ancient tale of power, corruption, violence, and virtue, will be presented by Eastman Opera Theatre Thursday, Oct. 25, through Sunday, Oct. 28, at the Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St. “Lucretia’s story is relevant today; we don’t have to look far into our […]

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Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble Opens Kilbourn Series

September 21, 2012

The signature ensemble of the famed Boston Early Music Festival opens the new season of the Kilbourn Concert Series at the Eastman School of Music with two performances, at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 2, in Hatch Recital Hall. Directed by Eastman Professor and lutenist Paul O’Dette and virtuoso violinist Robert Mealy, […]


Monthly Recitals by Eastman Performers Return at Historic Church

September 20, 2012

The University of Rochester YellowJackets kick off the new season of “Eastman at St. Michael’s” this Sunday, Sept. 23, with a program that includes songs and stories from the group’s 2011 trip to Kenya, and performance of music for peace during the 4 p.m. Mass. “Eastman at St. Michael’s” is a series of monthly recitals […]

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Composer Dominick Argento to Endow Professorship

September 19, 2012

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Dominick Argento, who will be celebrating his 85th birthday on October 27, has made a commitment through a charitable remainder trust which will endow a professorship at the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music at $1.5 million. In honor of Argento, who received his Ph.D. in composition at Eastman in 1958, […]


Fringe Festival Excitement Builds Around Eastman

September 14, 2012

The Eastman School of Music is excited to be at the center of the first-ever First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival Sept. 19 to 23. Eastman musician will be performing  in both on-campus and off-campus venues, and guest artists and ensembles will appear in Eastman venues. Here’s a wrap-up from the Festival website of specific events […]


Eastman School Alumni Headline Tribute to Rayburn Wright

September 13, 2012

A roster of award-winning composers and musicians will be returning to their alma mater when the Eastman School of Music pays homage to composer, trombonist, conductor, and teacher Rayburn Wright on Friday, Oct. 12. Wright was a big band musician, an arranger and writer for Radio City Music Hall and for movies and television, a […]

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Eastman in Partnership to Provide City Children with Music Instruction

September 10, 2012