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SOLD OUT: Eastman-Ranlet Series Concert by Emerson String Quartet

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Peter Serkin

Eastman School of Music Hosts Pianist Peter Serkin in Concert with Philharmonia

January 27, 2015

Distinguished American pianist and classical music legend Peter Serkin will perform with the Eastman School of Music’s Philharmonia orchestra under conductor Neil Varon on Saturday, Feb. 21, at 8 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre.   Recognized as an artist of passion and integrity, Serkin is one of the most thoughtful and individualistic musicians appearing […]

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Conductor Neil Varon led the Eastman Philharmonia for the Grand Opening Dedication Concert for the Eastman East Wing.

Eastman Philharmonia, 8 PM, Monday February 2, Kodak Hall

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Raise the Roof!

January 26, 2015

Come out this Wednesday, January 28, at 8 p.m. for the Eastman Wind Ensemble’s first concert of the new semester. The program features Michael Daugherty’s Raise the Roof, a powerful timpani concerto that crosses many styles and idioms. It is replete with standing trombone players, lead trumpet solos, and unrelenting timpani, played by Eastman student […]

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Eastman News Highlights January 26, 2015

January 26, 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.) JACK Quartet, Wigmore Hall (theartsdesk.com 01/20/2015) The mixed grilled school of programme-making is not for the JACK Quartet. Contemporary, contemporary, and contemporary: that was the bill […]

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Eastman Philharmonia, Eastman School Symphony Orchestra

Eastman School Symphony Orchestra, 8 PM, February 6, Kodak Hall

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Percussion Ensemble 8 PM Thursday, March 5, Kilbourn Hall

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Organ Concert by Eastman School of Music Faculty Celebrates University of Rochester Press, New Book on Mendelssohn

January 23, 2015

Audiences will have the rare opportunity to hear the entire Eastman School of Music organ department faculty perform during a concert celebrating the 25th anniversary of the founding of the University of Rochester Press and publication of a book edited by an Eastman musicologist.  Edoardo Bellotti, David Higgs, Stephen Kennedy, Nathan Laube, and Anne Laver […]

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Tuba Mirum

Tuba Mirum, 8 PM Thursday, February 19, Kilbourn Hall

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What’s “Haydn” in the Sibley Music Library?

January 19, 2015

Librarian David Peter Coppen truly amazes me every time I meet with him to do research in Sibley’s Rare Books collection. Not only does he bring forth interesting documents, but he also points out other findings that set those items in context. I call him a musical detective and his passion for looking at clues […]

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