pre-conference workshop and panels at Chamber Music American Conference 2015

Chamber Musicians Get Advice on Tackling Marketplace Challenges

December 29, 2014

Today’s marketplace has forced all musicians to become entrepreneurs, none more so than chamber musicians. Next month, some of the music world’s leading innovators will offer their advice on meeting the challenges of today’s music marketplace at a day-long workshop sponsored by the Eastman School of Music as part of the national Chamber Music America […]

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Eastman News Highlights December 29, 2014

December 29, 2014

Here are some select recent clippings 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.) Two Canns on Piano (Highlands Today [Tampa Tribune] 12/20/2014) Since they were children growing up in Avon Park after moving from Fletcher, N.C., the Cann sisters […]

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Alicia Rosser

Scholarship Benefit Concert Helps Continue the Legacy of William Warfield

December 22, 2014

“William Warfield: A Legacy in Music,” the annual concert supporting the William Warfield Scholarship Fund and spotlighting its talented recipients, will feature soprano Alicia Rosser, a sophomore at the Eastman School of Music, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in the School’s Kilbourn Hall.  The William Warfield Scholarship Fund was formed in 1977 to […]

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Eastman News Highlights December 22, 2014

December 22, 2014

Here are some select recent clippings 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.) The Church of Byron Stripling (Columbus Monthly December 2014) The house lights dim, a spotlight flickers and Byron Stripling strides to the center of the Southern […]

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Italian Baroque Organ Concert Memorial Art Gallery

Organ Concert Features Music that “Leads to Rome”

December 19, 2014

Organist Anne Laver will perform baroque works with a connection to the Eternal City at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, as part of the Third Thursday Concert with Eastman’s Italian Baroque Organ series at the Memorial Art Gallery.  Titled “All Roads Lead to Rome” – a reference to the city’s role as the hub of […]

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Evening of Music to Honor Rochester’s Sister City of Veliky Novgorod, Russia

December 18, 2014

The Eastman Community Music School (ECMS) and Linkages of Rochester, Inc., will celebrate the connections between Rochester and Rochester’s Sister City of Veliky Novgorod with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan.  8, in Kilbourn Hall.  Held on the day after Russians celebrate Christmas according to the Julian calendar, the Russian Friendship Concert features Eastman […]

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MEET THE SUMMER@EASTMAN TEAM

December 16, 2014

“Here they are, in all their glory”: the Summer@Eastman team, left to right: Donna Mero, GerryAnn Westcott, Howard Potter, Jennifer Watson, Sylvie Beaudette, Jose Pedro Zenteno. Photograph by Gerry Szymanski It’s always summer at Eastman! Indeed, it takes an entire year to plan and market our summer programs, hire the best team of directors, instructors, […]

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Eastman@Keuka: The Beginning

December 16, 2014

    Howard Potter has directed the Eastman Community Music School since 2002. That same year, Potter was also began his involvement with Summer@Eastman, and in 2013 he created a one-of-a-kind annual summer music camp at Keuka College. I discussed with him why Eastman@Keuka has become the perfect summer camp for young people interested in music. […]

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Eastman News Highlights December 15, 2014

December 15, 2014

Here are some select recent clippings 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.) Renee Flemings next audience? William and Kate. (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle © 12/09/2014) Opera superstar/former Monroe County resident Renée Fleming next audience will be British royal […]

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The Songs that Inspired Renée

December 11, 2014

Renee Fleming is shown after receiving an honorary doctorate from the Eastman School of Music in February 2011. Soprano Renée Fleming (MM ’83) is constantly lauded as the pinnacle of the diverse, multifaceted, artist Eastman inspires us to be. For the “Music that Changed Me” feature in the Christmas 2014 BBC Music Magazine, she talked […]

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