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November 1, 2013

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Remembering Douglas Lowry

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Remembering Douglas Lowry

October 31, 2013

This morning, the UK’s Times Higher Education magazine posted a remembrance of Douglas Lowry, who served as the Joan and Martin Messinger Dean from 2007 until shortly before his untimely passing on October 2. Last summer, Jon Marcus interviewed Dean Lowry for an article in the THE  on the founding of the new Paul R. […]

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Steven Laitz Appointed Director of Music Theory Pedagogy Center

October 29, 2013

Steven Laitz, professor of music theory at the Eastman School of Music, has been named director of the Gail Boyd de Stwolinski Center for Music Theory Pedagogy. He becomes only the second director of the Center, which was founded in 1985 at the University of Oklahoma. Laitz will continue to serve on the faculty at […]

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Happy Birthday, Howard Hanson

October 28, 2013

Outside of George Eastman, Howard Hanson is the most visible historical presence on the campus (and inside of George Eastman, it’s too dark to see anyway). Rightly so: hired by Eastman himself, Hanson served as director for 40 years and, as school historian Vincent Lenti in a video produced by James Goodman of the Democrat […]

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Eastman News Highlights October 28, 2013

October 28, 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.) Remembering Douglas Lowry[mediatracking.com] (WHEC TV NBC 10 Rochester © 10/25/2013) It was a concert honoring the former dean of Eastman School of Music. The […]

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Eastman School Hosts Music College Fair

October 25, 2013

The Eastman School of Music, in conjunction with Ithaca College and The Juilliard School, is presenting the 8th annual Music College Fair in Upstate New York at Eastman on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. High school and college students who are considering schools with programs in music will have the opportunity to […]

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Eastman School of Music to Host Memorial Celebration to Honor Douglas Lowry

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Eastman Percussion Ensemble to Perform at International Convention

October 23, 2013

As one of the winning ensembles of the Percussive Arts Society’s International Percussion Ensemble Competition, the Eastman Percussion Ensemble will perform a Showcase Concert at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) in Indianapolis on Saturday, Nov. 16. In their showcase concert, the Eastman Percussion Ensemble will present a program of contemporary percussion repertoire, featuring […]

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Eastman School of Music to Host Celebration of Life of Douglas Lowry on November 3 at 3 P.M.

October 21, 2013

On Sunday, November 3, at 3 p.m., the Eastman School of Music will host a memorial celebration in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre in honor of Douglas Lowry. The event, a tribute in words, music, and images, is free and open to the public, but tickets will be needed. Tickets will be available starting on […]

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