Eastman School of Music Graduate Named Member of the British Empire

December 31, 2015

Catherine Jane Arlidge, a U.K. national who received her Master of Music degree at the Eastman School of Music in 1988, has been appointed a Member of the British Empire (MBE). The MBE is one of the ranks in the Orders of the British Empire, which are awarded for distinguished service and contributions to the […]

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Eastman News Highlights December 28, 2015

December 28, 2015

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.) Alicia Rosser brings unique voice to William Warfield legacy concert (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle © 12/22/2015) She may be only 20, but singer Alicia Rosser understands […]

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2015 Holiday Greetings from Eastman School of Music

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Concert of Russian Music Celebrates Sister City Connection

December 24, 2015

A concert of instrumental and vocal works by Russian composers will celebrate connections between Rochester and its Sister City of Velikiy Novgorod at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, in the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall.   Held on Christmas Eve according to the Julian calendar, the Russian Friendship Concert is presented by the Eastman Community […]

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Eastman News Highlights December 21, 2015

December 21, 2015

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.) Meet the new Metropolitan Opera Radio host (Wisconsin Public Radio 12/16/2015) Mary Jo Heath, who has worked as a producer and guest host for the “Metropolitan […]

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Merry Christmas and a Happy…Tuesday!

December 18, 2015

By Myles Boothroyd It’s that time of year when the Eastman concert schedule winds down and students begin making long-overdue journeys back home. Yet amid the holiday hubbub, the organs in Christ Church will sound through the season and bring in the new year. The “Tuesday Pipes” series continues in the coming weeks, as it […]

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Legendary Koussevitzky Double Bass an “Old Friend” to Eastman Professor

December 17, 2015

By John Fatuzzo This month, the Eastman School of Music has been a temporary home for the 200-year old double bass once owned by Serge Koussevitzky (1874-1951), famed Russian double bass virtuoso and longtime music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra from 1924-1949. Last month, Madeleine Crouch, the Director of the International Society of Bassists, […]

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Gaelen McCormick’s Musical Journey from Tanglewood to Keuka

December 15, 2015

We will be regularly publishing blog posts introducing readers to different aspects of the Summer@Eastman program. Today we have an interview with Gaelen McCormick, director of the Eastman@Keuka program, by the Summer@Eastman Arts Leadership Program intern, Emily Helenbrook. By Emily Helenbrook At the age of 16, Gaelen McCormick found her life’s calling. As many adolescent […]

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The Sounds of Christmas Past

December 14, 2015

“Adoration of the Shepherds” by Gerard van Honthorst, 1622 By Myles Boothroyd On Thursday, December 17 at 7:30 p.m., the Memorial Art Gallery will host “An Italian Baroque Christmas” as part of its Third Thursday series. The focal point of these concerts is the Italian Baroque Organ, an acquisition by the Eastman School that arrived […]

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Mezzo-Soprano Alicia Rosser Performs in ‘William Warfield, A Legacy in Music’

December 14, 2015

“William Warfield: A Legacy in Music,” the annual concert supporting the William Warfield Scholarship Fund and spotlighting its talented recipients, will feature mezzo-soprano Alicia Rosser, a junior at the Eastman School of Music, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, in the School’s Kilbourn Hall.  Since it was founded in 1977, the William Warfield Scholarship […]

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