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Eastman School and Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Musicians Unite to Benefit Rochester’s Foodlink

September 21, 2015

“If Music Be the Food…”, the concert series benefiting Rochester’s Foodlink, will open  its seventh season on Sunday, Oct. 18,  at  7:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 25 Westminster Rd., in Rochester.  The concert opens with Jean-Marie Leclair’s Sonata for Two Violins, performed by Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra violinists Heidi Brodwin and Lara Sipols. Eastman […]

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Eastman News Highlights September 21, 2015

September 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.) Tenor Mark Steven Schmidt to perform in Mount Dora (Orlando Sentinel 09/17/2015) Tenor Mark Steven Schmidt can sing opera, jazz or Broadway favorites. The Patrons of […]

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Eastman Students Performing Bach Cantatas 70 and 75

September 18, 2015

This Sunday, September 20, Eastman students and conductors will be performing two church cantatas by J.S. Bach at 3 p.m. at Reformation Lutheran Church: BWV 70: Wachet! Betet! Betet! Wachet! (Watch! Pray!) and BWV 75: Die Elenden sollen essen (The miserable shall eat). This weekend’s performance is part of an ongoing series of Bach Cantata […]

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Musical Solidarity In a War-torn Iraq

September 18, 2015

We all know how dire the situation is in Iraq. Every day new reports surface conveying the conditions there, and we—American citizens—wonder constantly: will it ever end? If Zuhan Sultan ever has her way, it will. Pianist Zuhan Sultan, pictured above, who at age 17 founded the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq, is currently using […]

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ROCmusic Outreach Program Opens Second Site

September 17, 2015 Media Contact: Alexander Peña, 585-490-1559,  rocmusickids@gmail.com   More Rochester students will have access to free after-school classical music instruction as the ROCmusic program expands to a second location in October. The collaborative outreach program, now in its fourth year, provides classical ensemble instruction and private instrumental lessons to economically disadvantaged communities and at-risk youth. Students ages [...]Read More...

Eastman Students Share their Summer Experiences from the Tanglewood Music Center

September 15, 2015

Trumpeter David Puchkoff with his brass quintet, performing in Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood. The Tanglewood Music Center has become a summer home for young musicians from around the world for nearly eight decades. Located in Lenox, Massachusetts, Tanglewood has served as the summer home for the Boston Symphony Orchestra since 1937. I had the privilege […]

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Eastman-Ranlet Series: Ying Quartet, 3 PM Nov. 15, Kilbourn Hall

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Summer@Eastman Welcomes New Summer Program Coordinator

September 15, 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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Eastman News Highlights September 14, 2015

September 14, 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.) Soprano Renée Fleming Taking Post at New York Music School (New York Times 09/11/2015) Opera star Renee Fleming is returning to her western New York roots […]

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Trombone

Trombone Choir, 8 PM Sunday, November 15, Kilbourn Hall

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