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Eastman Philharmonia and Eastman Rochester Chorus Perform Mahler’s Second Symphony

October 4, 2013

The Eastman School of Music’s Philharmonia and Eastman Rochester Chorus will perform Gustav Mahler’s astonishing Symphony No. 2, “The Resurrection,” on Friday, Oct. 18, under conductor Neil Varon. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre and will be dedicated to the memory of Joan and Messinger Dean Emeritus Douglas […]

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University Mourns the Loss of Eastman School Dean Emeritus Douglas Lowry

October 2, 2013

Douglas Lowry, the Joan and Martin Messinger Dean Emeritus of the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, died Wednesday, Oct. 2.  A composer, conductor, and academic leader who was keenly attuned to the shifting music world and its challenges for music schools and students, he was 62. “Doug was a remarkable University leader.  […]

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Sir James Galway and Lady Jeanne Galway to Perform on ‘From The Top’ in Kodak Hall

October 2, 2013

World-renowned flutists Sir James Galway and Lady Jeanne Galway will perform on NPR’s From the Top at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, when the program will be recorded live in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre.  The duo will perform alongside an ensemble of wind performers. WXXI and the Eastman School of Music are bringing From […]

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Eastman News Highlights September 30, 2013

September 30, 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.) Eastman Students Offer Free Preview of Carnegie Recital at Kleinhans (Broadway World  09/19/2013) Eastman School of Music doctoral candidate and pianist Cahill […]

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Eastman School of Music Honors the Life, Work of Zvi Zeitlin

September 24, 2013

The Eastman School of Music will celebrate the life and work of its legendary violinist Zvi Zeitlin on Sunday, Oct. 13, at 3 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall with a concert featuring an array of colleagues and friends, including pianists Jerome Lowenthal and Anna Gourfinkel, and violinists Charles Castleman, Mikhail Kopelman, and Dylan Kennedy. The event […]

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Eastman News Highlights September 24, 2013

September 24, 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.) Eastman School of Music Dean is Resigning (WXXI 09/23/2013) Douglas Lowry, the Dean of the Eastman School of Music, has resigned for […]

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Douglas Lowry Steps Down as Dean amid Honors

September 23, 2013

Douglas Lowry, the Joan and Martin Messinger Dean of the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, has resigned for health reasons. The Board of Trustees named him the Joan and Martin Messinger Dean Emeritus and awarded him an honorary Doctor of Music degree, which was presented to him September 23. “Doug has […]

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Musicians unite to benefit Rochester’s Foodlink

September 20, 2013

The benefit concert series “If Music Be the Food…” will open its fifth season with an exciting program of music at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 25 Westminster Road (at East Avenue) in Rochester, on Sunday evening, October 13,  at 7:30 PM. This first concert of Season Five will open with a performance of Mozart’s beloved […]

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John Fetter Honored by Rochester Education Foundation

September 19, 2013

John Fetter, Assistant Professor of Music Education at the Eastman School of Music, has been named a recipient of Rochester Education Foundation’s Making a Difference Award. Fetter is being honored for his work with the Urban Strings program, a partnership between the Eastman School of Music and the Rochester City School District. This program provides […]

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New Eastman School of Music Series Presents Cantatas by Bach

September 18, 2013

The Eastman School of Music will launch Cantata! A Bach Cantata series, a unique set of choral programs, beginning on Saturday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m.. This series, produced by Eastman’s Director of Choral Activities William Weinert, showcases six recitals between September and the end of March 2014, with two or three cantatas on each […]

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