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Lorraine Desmarais Women in Music Festival

Eastman School of Music Celebrates Women’s History Month in Music

March 20, 2012
Tenor Matthew Grills

Matthew Grills Named a Winner of Metropolitan Opera Competition

March 18, 2012

Eastman School of Music student Matthew Grills was one of five winners of the Metropolitan Opera’s National Council Auditions after the Grand Finals Concert held this afternoon (Sunday, March 18) in New York City. He and  the other four winners, who were chosen from nine finalists, each received a cash prize of $15,000. A second year master’s degree […]


Eastman Student Matthew Grills is Finalist in Metropolitan Opera Competition

March 14, 2012

Tenor Matthew Grills, a second year master’s degree student at the Eastman School of Music, has been named a finalist in the 2012 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Along with eight other finalists, he will perform in a Grand Finals Concert this Sunday, March 18, in New York City. From this group, winners are chosen […]

Chamber Music Trio

See More Photos of the Eastman School of Music

March 12, 2012
World Music Series Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill

Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill Perform Irish Tunes in World Music Series

March 6, 2012

Arranged Marriage Goes Awry but Love Triumphs in ‘The Bartered Bride’

March 6, 2012

“True love prevails” is a universal story, whether the lovers live in a Czechoslovakian village or on the plains of Iowa. In Eastman Opera Theatre’s upcoming production of The Bartered Bride, a 1930s Midwestern county fair stands in for a 19th century church festival in central Europe, a scheming attorney replaces a scheming marriage broker, […]


Summer @Eastman 2012

March 2, 2012
Lorraine Desmarais Women in Music Festival

Eastman School of Music Celebrates Women’s History Month in Music

February 28, 2012

Canadian pianist and composer Lorraine Desmarais, a versatile jazz musician who’s also performed with classical artists, headlines this year’s Women in Music Festival at the Eastman School of Music March 26 to 31.  As composer-in-residence, she will hold workshop and coaching sessions, attend recitals of her works, and rehearse and perform with the Eastman New […]

Ying Quartet

Ying Quartet Premieres Work by Composer-Pianist Billy Childs

February 23, 2012

Eastman School of Music Students, Rochester Education Foundation Collaborate on Instrument Drive for Rochester City Schools

February 17, 2012

The Eastman School of Music’s student chapter of the National Association for Music Education and the Rochester Education Foundation have announced that they are partnering on NAfME’s current initiative to benefit music programs in the Rochester City School District. The initiative includes an instrument drive through March 31, with several drop-off centers located throughout the […]