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Summer at Eastman

2014 Summer@Eastman

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Faculty Artist Recital: Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez

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Celebrating Black History Month in Music – 2

February 28, 2014

  One of the most-recorded jazz bassists in history is an Eastman School of Music graduate: Ron Carter (1937 —     ), who received a bachelor’s degree in 1959 and an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Rochester. (The photo shows him performing in Eastman’s Kilbourn Hall before the awarding of the doctorate in October […]

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Faculty Artist Series: Renee Jolles

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Jennifer Higdon is Composer-in-Residence for Women in Music Festival’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

February 28, 2014

Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Higdon, one of America’s most frequently performed composers and a major figure in contemporary classical music, headlines this year’s Women in Music Festival at the Eastman School of Music March 24 to 29. As composer-in-residence, she will hold a master class and a forum with students, and her solo and chamber […]

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Faculty Artist Series: Renee Jolles, violin

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Eastman Philharmonia, Eastman School Symphony Orchestra

Tonight: Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra 8 PM Kilbourn Hall

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Tonight: Chamber Percussion Ensemble 8 PM Kilbourn Hall

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Celebrating Black History Month in Music

February 25, 2014

George Walker was the first African American composer to win the Pulitzer Prize in Music, in 1996 for his vocal-orchestral work Lilacs. One of America’s most distinguished composers, Walker was born in 1922. He was trained as a pianist and as a composer at the Eastman School of Music, where he received doctoral degrees in […]

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Eastman News Highlights February 24, 2014

February 24, 2014

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 Students Love of Classical Music is On Display at Recital (Buffalo News 02/16/2014) Lots of kids today like to jam to […]

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