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Eastman News Highlights December 14, 2015

December 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.) Renée Fleming’s Many Roles at Lyric Opera (WTTW Chicago © 10/14/2015) Soprano Renée Fleming has performed a number of unforgettable roles at Lyric Opera of Chicago. […]

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Eastman New Jazz Ensemble, 8 PM December 14, Kodak Hall

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“Inspiration Everywhere”: Eastman SA President Attends Regional ACUI Conference in Philadelphia

December 11, 2015

This post on the Eastman Blog features a guest contributor: Andrew Winslow, BM ’17. Andrew is a harpist from Irvine, CA, studying Applied Music and Music Education at Eastman. Andrew currently serves as the President of the Eastman Students’ Association. By Andrew Winslow As President of the Eastman Students’ Association, I recently had the privilege […]

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Italian Baroque Organ at MAG

‘An Italian Baroque Christmas’ at the Memorial Art Gallery

December 10, 2015

Eastman School of Music’s 10th anniversary celebration of its Italian Baroque Organ continues with an “Italian Baroque Christmas” concert on Thursday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Memorial Art Gallery.  The concert features a varied program of organ, choral, and instrumental music for the Christmas season, with works by Cavazzoni, Gabrieli, Merula, Corelli, and Pasquini.  The program will conclude […]

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About Eastman — Eastman is a Community Quote, Jackie Schober ’16

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Eastman School of Music Students Get Their Hands on Legendary Instrument

December 8, 2015

The “most famous double bass in the world” is temporarily in residence at the Eastman School of Music, giving students the chance for first-hand experience on an instrument of extraordinary history.  Thanks to the International Society of Bassists (ISB), Professor James VanDemark and his students have been enjoying exclusive use of the 200-year-old Karr-Koussevitzky Bass. […]

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Eastman School of Music Professors and Alumni Receive Grammy Nominations

December 7, 2015

Eastman School of Music’s Professor of Lute Paul O’Dette, Assistant Professor of Organ Nathan Laube, and Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies Dave Rivello and Eastman graduates Bob Ludwig, Maria Schneider, John Fedchock, Kristian Bezuidenhout, Martha Cluver, and Eric Dudley are among the nominees for the 58th annual Grammy Awards.  O’Dette and Stephen Stubbes, who serve […]

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Eastman News Highlights December 7, 2015

December 7, 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.) The Top 25 Music Schools 2015 (The Hollywood Reporter 11/25/2015) Although it ranks among the top conservatories in the country and accepts only 13 percent of […]

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Established Orchestral Trumpeter Reconnects with Eastman, Finishes Master’s Degree

December 4, 2015

By John Fatuzzo The prospect of winning a job with a major symphony orchestra while still in school is an undeniably attractive situation for any musician. Few have done it and those who have usually go on to long, successful careers in the industry. James Wilt, the current Associate Principal Trumpet of the Los Angeles […]

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Eastman Philharmonia’s Final Concert of 2015

December 4, 2015

Several of the paintings by Victor Hartmann that inspired the Pictures … of Mussorgsky: Top, left to right, Plan for a City Gate in Kiev (The Great Gate of Kiev); A Rich Jew followed by A Poor Jew (Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle); Sketch for the ballet Trilby (Ballet of Chicks in their Shells). Bottom, left […]

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