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RocMusic Parnership Services City Children

Eastman in Partnership to Provide City Children with Music Instruction

July 25, 2012

RocMusic, a partnership of the Hochstein School of Music & Dance, the Eastman School of Music (University of Rochester), the Eastman Community Music School, the Rochester City School District, the City of Rochester, and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, will provide music instruction to city children at the David F. Gantt Community Center this fall. Inspired […]

Prismatic Debussy Festival

Debussy Festival

July 20, 2012
EROI 2012 Bach and the Organ

EROI Festival 2012

July 18, 2012

Talented Young Pianists from Around the Globe Compete at Eastman School for Cash Prizes, Scholarships

July 5, 2012

In 2002, 18-year-old Hong Xu won second place in the Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition.  In 2006, the Chinese pianist received his Bachelor of Music degree at the Eastman School of Music. In 2007, the New York Times described Xu as a “technically brilliant, insightful musician of seemingly limitless potential” and BBC Magazine recognized […]

Chamber Jazz goes to Umbria

Eastman School Bids ‘Buon Viaggio’ to Chamber Jazz Orchestra

June 18, 2012

Twenty-six Eastman School of Music students are brushing up on their “ciaos” and “grazies” along with their riffs in preparation for their concerts in Italy next month. The Eastman Chamber Jazz Orchestra, directed by Dave Rivello, received an invitation to perform at the Umbria Jazz Festival, one of the biggest jazz festivals in Europe. They’ll […]

Jazz Festival 2012

Eastman Musicians Perform, Teach throughout XRIJF

June 18, 2012

From a performance by the Eastman Community Music School Jazz Combo on the opening day, June 22, through guitarist Bob Sneider’s final nightly performance wrapping up the festival eight days later, Eastman School of Music faculty, students, and alumni will be appearing throughout the 2012 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. Eastman has been involved in […]


Summer Concerts at Eastman 2012

June 15, 2012

Annual World Music Concert Transports Listeners to the Alpine Mountains

June 15, 2012

The alphorn, the iconic Swiss instrument heard across the mountains, will bring the sounds of the Alps to the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall during this year’s World Music Concert at 7:30 p.m.  Saturday, July 14. A favorite among local audiences, the concert by local musician Mitzie Collins and friends has become an annual […]


Eastman Community Music School Senior Receives Jazz Festival Scholarship To Continue Studies at Eastman

June 13, 2012

Tenor saxophonist Matthew Sieber-Ford, a senior in the Rochester City School District’s School of the Arts who also studies in the Eastman Community Music School (ECMS), has been named this year’s recipient of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival/Eastman School of Music Scholarship. Sieber-Ford will be recognized on Monday, June 25, during the annual scholarship […]

2012 Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition

Leonardo Colafelice of Italy Awarded Gold Medal and First Place Prizes

June 4, 2012