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“The power is in you”: Renée Fleming meets with Eastman Students

September 29, 2015

It’s a rare occurrence when a young person has an opportunity to be directly encouraged and taught by a person who is not only a leader in their field, but also whose celebrity transcends that field. Imagine having a basketball lesson with Michael Jordan, a discussion about entrepreneurship with Mark Zuckerberg, or a tennis lesson […]

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Reich, Rosenberg, and an Eastman Commission Highlight OSSIA’s First Kilbourn Concert of 2015-16

September 29, 2015

Ossia and Eastman Musica Nova teamed up with Ensemble Signal to present Steve Reich’s Tehillim in Kilbourn Hall in April 2014. Ossia New Music, a student-run organization committed to contemporary music performance, is holding its first concert of the year on Thursday, October 1 in Kilbourn Hall at 8:00pm. The concert program includes music by […]

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Eastman’s New Summer Program Coordinator

September 29, 2015

Summer@Eastman Director Sylvie Beaudette is pleased to announce the hiring of Eastman alumna Andrea Schuler as the new Summer program coordinator. Andrea holds undergraduate and graduate viola performance degrees (’91 and ’93) from the Eastman School of Music, where she was a student of George Taylor and James Dunham. She returns to Rochester after more […]

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Tuba Mirum

Tuba Mirum, 8 PM November 14, Kilbourn Hall

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Eastman News Highlights September 28, 2015

September 28, 2015

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.) Anniversary celebration set for Rochester’s historic organ (Newsday © 09/25/2015) Musicians and scholars will gather in Rochester next month to celebrate the […]

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Tuesday Pipes Organ Concerts

Tuesday Pipes October 27, 2015

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Songfest Serenade: Insight into a voice student’s summer, part 1

September 24, 2015

Junior voice performance major Aaron Bigeleisen, this summer at the Colburn School’s Songfest, with pianist Nathan Harris. Eastman prepares us to do great things. It says so right there in the admissions packet. So, in addition to the education we receive, we are encouraged to go out and explore performance opportunities during the summer. As […]

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Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Historic Instrument

September 24, 2015

Time-Lapse Installation of the Italian Baroque Organ at Memorial Art Gallery, June 2005 It was the project that almost wasn’t: a rare 18th-century Italian Baroque organ sitting in an antique store in Italy about to be sold off for parts. But thanks to an initiative by the Eastman School of Music of the University of […]

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Wome's Chorus

Women’s Chorus and Eastman Chorale, 8 PM October 23

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A BroadBand Clarinetist in Europe

September 21, 2015

For many student musicians, the opportunity to travel with an ensemble abroad and perform in new countries and venues is a memorable one. The Eastman BroadBand Ensemble held residencies at contemporary music festivals in Europe this past July: the SoundScape Festival in Maccagno, Italy and the Valencia International Performance Academy (VIPA) Festival in Valencia, Spain. […]

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