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Commencement May 19-20, 2012

Commencement May 19-20, 2012

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Eastman School of Music Forces Present Beethoven Choral Masterpiece

April 13, 2012

Missa Solemnis, Beethoven’s inspiring and profound work for vocal soloists, chorus, and large orchestra, will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday, May 4 , in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. Performed by the Eastman Rochester Chorus and Eastman School Symphony Orchestra under the baton of William Weinert, Director of Choral Activities at the Eastman School […]

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Eastman School of Music to Host ‘Superstars’ of Viola World

April 12, 2012

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Several hundred acclaimed violists from around the world — a who’s who of current and former orchestra principals, prominent soloists and chamber musicians, educators and “rising star” students — descend on the Eastman School of Music May 30 to June 3 for the 40th International Viola Congress. Over five days, they’ll perform some 20 group […]

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Eastman School of Music Hosts Master Class by Acclaimed Pianist Joseph Kalichstein

April 12, 2012

Renowned pianist Joseph Kalichstein, who’s won acclaim throughout the United States and Europe as an orchestral soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician, will hold a master class at the Eastman School of Music from noon to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 20, in Hatch Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Kalichstein […]

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Eastman Scholarship Recipient Presents Annual Rochester New York Chapter, The Links, Incorporated Concert

April 9, 2012

This year’s Eastman School of Music student recipient of the annual Rochester, New York Chapter, The Links, Incorporated scholarship will present a recital at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. Sterling Tyler, a violist in the studio of Professor George Taylor, received the award, a cooperative […]

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Lotte Lenya Competition

Lotte Lenya Competition Finals Showcase Exceptional Musical Theater Talents

April 2, 2012

Two Eastman School of Music singers, recent Metropolitan Opera competition winner and graduate student Matthew Grills and alumna Natalie Ballenger, are among the 12 singer-actors in the finals of the 2012 Lotte Lenya Competition, which will be held Saturday, April 21, in Eastman’s Kilbourn Hall. The contestants will compete for top prizes of $15,000, $10,000, […]

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Warren and Patricia Benson Forum on Creativity

Warren and Patricia Benson Forum on Creativity Features Artist Anna Schuleit, Eastman Composers

March 30, 2012

The culmination of a project by internationally acclaimed visual artist Anna Schuleit and four Eastman School of Music composers will be seen and heard on the stage of the School’s Hatch Recital Hall on Tuesday, April 17, at 8 p.m. Room for Five represents the collaboration between Schuleit and composers Rachel Seah, Anthony Duarte, Stylianos […]

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Eastman School Professor Emeritus of Organ David Craighead Dies

March 30, 2012

David Craighead, a legendary Eastman School of Music faculty organist who balanced an impressive career in teaching and performing, died Monday, March 26, in Rochester, N.Y.  He was 88 years old. Professor Craighead joined the Eastman faculty in 1955 and served as Professor of Organ and Chair of the Organ Division of the Keyboard Department […]

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Acclaimed Pianist Simone Dinnerstein Presents Recital in Eastman’s Kilbourn Hall

March 23, 2012

American pianist Simone Dinnerstein, whose self-produced recording of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Goldberg Variations received critical acclaim and made a number of “Best of 2007” lists including those of The New York Times and New Yorker, will perform in the Kilbourn Concert Series at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at the Eastman School of Music. The […]

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Signal with Musica Nova and Ossia

Eastman Ensembles perform Steve Reich with Ensemble Signal

March 23, 2012

The critically acclaimed New York City-based Ensemble Signal will join Eastman School of Music  new music ensembles Musica Nova and Ossia to present three major works by Steve Reich at Kilbourn Hall on Wednesday, April 11 at 8 p.m. The concert is part of a collaboration in which the students will work alongside Signal members […]

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