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Eastman Community Music School Students Perform in Winter Festival Day

December 12, 2013

Eastman Community Music School (ECMS) students and ensembles will be showcased in this year’s Winter Festival Day, also known as Holiday Homecoming. The daylong celebration, which features a series of concurrent performance in several venues on the Eastman School of Music campus, will begin at 9:50 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21. The performances will feature […]

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Eastman Mourns the Passing of Tatiana Tchekina

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International Pianist and Accompanist Tatiana Tchekina Dies

December 9, 2013

Pianist Tatiana Tchekina, assistant professor of accompanying at the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, died Saturday, Dec. 7, in an automobile accident.  Professor Tchekina, who was 69, was married to violinist Oleh Krysa and since 1967 was the duo-partner in most of his recitals and recordings. “Professor Tchekina was a valued […]

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Eastman News Highlights December 9, 2013

December 9, 2013

(Note: Some links may have expired.) Tatiana Tchekina Recalled as “Loved by Students” Democrat and Chronicle 12/8/2013 Tatiana Tchekina spent much of her time nurturing, guiding and inspiring young musicians, her students at the Eastman School of Music. “She didn’t just teach them notes or to play pieces, she shared her passion and gave them […]

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Eastman Mourns the Passing of Tatiana Tchekina

December 7, 2013

The entire Eastman community is shocked and deeply saddened to have learned about the accident that took the life of Tatiana Tchekina. Tatiana was an assistant professor of piano accompanying and wife to violin faculty member Oleh Krysa. Professor Krysa was also involved in the accident, and is recovering. Professor Tchekina was a valued member […]

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Eastman’s Jonathan Wintringham on “Performance Today”

December 6, 2013

Saxophonist Jonathan Wintringham, a master’s degree student of Chien-Kwan Lin and assistant director of the Eastman Saxophone Project, was featured during the week of November 20 as a Young Artist in Residence on the American Public Media program Performance Today. He performed music by Bariller, Grieg, and Djupstrom, and was interviewed by host Fred Child. […]

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Eastman News Highlights December 2, 2013

December 2, 2013

Here are some select clippings from the past week showing the variety of hits/mentions identifying musicians and scholars as Eastman School of Music alumni, faculty or students. (Note: Some links may have expired.) For Young Ensembles, an Entrepreneur and an Audience (The New York Times © 11/25/2013) Mivos Quartet, another New York group, brought out an appropriately […]

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Eastman School of Music Faculty, Student Performers Bid Farewell to an Iconic Organ in Special Holiday Concert

November 27, 2013

Rochester audiences will have one last chance to hear the magnificent Brombaugh organ, Opus 9 in concert at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church before the organ is packed up and shipped to its new home in California.  Eastman School of Music organ faculty members will join with the St. Michael’s Chamber Choir in a special […]

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Eastman News Highlights November 25, 2013

November 25, 2013

Here are some select clippings from the past week showing the variety of hits/mentions identifying musicians and scholars as Eastman School of Music alumni, faculty or students. (Note: Some links may have expired.) Young Artist in Residence: Jonathan Wintringham (American Public Media Performance Today  11/20/2013) Wintringham is currently a teaching assistant at the Eastman School of Music […]

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Eastman School of Music Students Win National Honors

November 22, 2013

Eastman School of Music students Ryaan Ahmed (MM ’15) and Erika Pinkerton (MM ’15) have received prestigious national honors. The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans named Ahmed a 2013 Fellow, and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation selected Pinkerton as a Graduate Arts Award Recipient. The awards recognize both students for their past […]

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