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Ceremony Marks Investiture of Jamal Rossi as Joan and Martin Messinger Dean of Eastman School of Music

October 20, 2014

Jazz and classical music performances by faculty, including the dean himself, will highlight the formal investiture of Jamal J. Rossi as the Joan and Martin Messinger Dean of the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music.  The inaugural ceremony, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, will also feature the […]

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Eastman News Highlights October 20, 2014

October 20, 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.) Renée Fleming’s Many Roles at Chicago Lyric Opera (WTTW 10/14/2014) Soprano Renée Fleming has performed a number of unforgettable roles at Lyric Opera of Chicago. But […]

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Eastman Wind Ensemble

Eastman Wind Orchestra 8 PM October 20, Kodak Hall

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Eastman Opera Theatre Presents ‘Albert Herring’

October 17, 2014

Eastman Opera Theatre brings Albert Herring, a comedic opera about a young British man who sets out to relinquish his purity, to the Kilbourn Hall stage for four performances beginning Thursday, November 6. The three-act, two-and-a-half-hour production by Benjamin Britten is a witty comedy and a pointed satire of British small-town attitudes. The opera tells […]

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Celebrating Alumni for Eastman Weekend: “A True Jazz Master”

October 17, 2014

For Eastman Weekend 2014, our next few Eastman blog posts will celebrate news of notable alumni. Ron Carter performing at Mezzrow, October 2014. Photo by Takehiko Tak Tokiwa . Spike Wilner, the owner of the new Greenwich Village jazz club Mezzrow, sent us this message about a recent appearance by the legendary jazz bassist (and […]

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Eastman Weekend 2014

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Eastman Jazz Cafe Larry Koonse

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Celebrating Alumni for Eastman Weekend: Remembering “Litch”

October 16, 2014

For Eastman Weekend 2014, our next few Eastman blog posts will celebrate news of notable alumni.     “Litch” Toland backstage at the Eastman Theatre, early 1960s.          Adah Toland Jones (BM ’71, MM ’72). Professor of flute at Texas State University, contacted us after the recent death of her father, P. Litchard “Litch” Toland (BM […]

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Limited Number of Tickets Still Available

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Trio East Recital October 16

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