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Annual Festival Celebrates the Contributions, Achievements of Women in all Areas of Music

February 27, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Melinda Wagner, whose work has earned comparisons to music giants Elliott Carter and Olivier Messiaen, will be in-residence at the Eastman School of Music for this year’s Women in Music Festival. She will give a symposium, coach students, and attend rehearsals and performances of her works, including an all-Wagner concert by the […]

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Summer@Eastman 2013

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Leon Botstein to Deliver Eastman’s Glenn Watkins Lecture

February 26, 2013

Bard College President Leon Botstein, a noted writer on music as well as an adventurous conductor, will give the Eastman School of Music’s 2013 Glenn Watkins Lecture on Wednesday, March 6, at 4:30 p.m. in Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman East Wing. He will speak on “The Future of Performance and Concert Life in Historical Perspective.” […]

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Pacifica Quartet Performs Eastman Ranlet Series Concert

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World Music Concert Features Lute-Harp Kora, Trip-Hop Cello

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Eastman Diversity Committee Hosts Panel on Identity, Religion on Campus

February 22, 2013

The Eastman School of Music’s Diversity Committee is hosting a discussion titled “Identities at Eastman: Talking about Religion on Campus” for Eastman and University of Rochester students, staff, and faculty on Monday, March 4, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Ciminelli Formal Lounge in the Student Living Center. The discussion will explore how to talk […]

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Women in Music Festival

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Pianist, Professor Douglas Humpherys Appointed Artistic Director of Bachauer International Piano Foundation

February 21, 2013

Douglas Humpherys, department chair and professor of piano at the Eastman School of Music, has been named artistic director of the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation. The foundation hosts festivals, concert series, and outreach educational programs to further pianistic art, and sponsors a major international piano competition. Humpherys, whose concert career has spanned more than […]

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Friends of Eastman Opera Announce Winners of Annual Voice Competition

February 20, 2013

Mezzo-soprano Melissa Fajardo won the Friends of Eastman Opera’s 12th annual competition for Eastman School of Music voice and opera students, held February 15 in the School’s Kilbourn Hall. She received the Lynne Clarke Vocal Prize in the amount of $1,500, donated by John Clarke in honor of his late wife, a founding member of […]

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Eastman Wind Ensemble and Eastman Virtuosi Release All-Stravinsky Album with the Octet and ‘The Soldier’s Tale’

February 12, 2013

Harking back to a golden era in recording – when the ensembles of the Eastman School of Music made dozens of pioneering LPs for the Mercury Living Presence label – the Eastman Wind Ensemble and Eastman Virtuosi team to release an all-Stravinsky album on Avie Records on February 12. The Eastman Wind Ensemble, traditionally a […]

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