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A C.P.E. Bach-anale

November 7, 2014

  This week, Eastman joins the worldwide 300th birthday celebrations for Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788) with daily events relating to his music. including lectures and performance of a wide variety of his keyboard sonatas and other pieces.While his music is relatively little known these days, C.P. E. (the eldest son of Johann Sebastian Bach) […]

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A Trio of Lilacs in September

November 7, 2014

Three current Eastman students were invited to perform at a gala dinner preceding the performance by soprano Renee Fleming (MM ’83) opening the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s season on September 12. The Lilac Piano Trio was formed in 2011 by violinist Gabrielle Monachino, an Eastman Community Music School graduate and now a student of Charles Castleman, […]

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A Knack for Sax

November 6, 2014

  Happy 200th birthday to Adolphe Sax (1814 – 1894), the Belgian musical instrument designer who invented the saxophone, which he patented on June 28, 1846. He is shown above next to a photograph of four of his surviving original instruments. In the ensuing 165 years, the saxophone has become an essential part of military […]

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Recitals, Lectures Mark 300th Birthday of Composer C.P.E. Bach

November 6, 2014

Four departments at the Eastman School of Music are collaborating on a celebration of the 300th birthday of composer Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach from November 10 through 14. The five-day event will include paper presentations as well as recitals of the composer’s complete Prussian and Württemberg sonatas and other works for piano, clavichord, harpsichord, and […]

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World Music Series Dec. 3: Aditya Verma, sarod; Sandeep Das, tabla

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Eastman News Highlights November 3, 2014

November 3, 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.) Brawl in the Concert Hall: ESPN Video – ESPN (ESPN 10/31/2014) For Eastman School of Music professor James VanDemark, the similarities between boxing and music don’t […]

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Eastman Philharmonia, Eastman School Symphony Orchestra

Eastman Philharmonia 8 PM December 3, Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre

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Faculty Artist Series Robert Morris Composer November 10, 2014

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Eastman Wind Ensemble

Eastman Wind Orchestra 8 PM November 12 Kodak Hall

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Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval –Buy Tickets Here

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