Eastman Community Music School Seniors Receive Jazz Festival Scholarships to Continue Studies at Eastman

Double bassist Ryder Eaton and saxophonist C.J. Ziarniak have been named the recipients of this year’s Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival/Eastman School of Music Scholarships.  They will both start their college studies at Eastman this fall as freshman in the Department of Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media. The two musicians, who are graduates of the…

Eastman School of Music Names New Faculty Members

The Eastman School of Music has announced the appointment of six distinguished performers and scholars who will join its faculty beginning in the 2013-2014 year: Edoardo Bellotti ,Associate Professor of Organ, Harpsichord and Improvisation. Bellotti has been Professor of Organ, Harpsichord and Improvisation in several musical institutions and universities including the Conservatory of Trossingen and…

Three Eastman Graduate Students Win DownBeat Awards

Jennifer Bellor, Paulo Perfeito, and Marc Schwartz of the Eastman School of Music have received DownBeat honors in the magazine’s 36th annual Student Awards competition. Schwartz was recognized in the Jazz Soloist/Graduate College category for a recording that included an alto saxophone performance on “Stella By Starlight,” and in the Jazz Arrangement/Graduate College category for…

Street Closures on Thursday, May 9

To the Eastman Community: Filming of the The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is returning to the Eastman area Thursday May 9th, from 8 a.m to 5 p.m., and both Main Street and East Avenue will be closed to traffic west of Scio Street. I have attached a PDF of the closure areas for your information. Street Closings Main Street will…