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Faculty Artist Series: Tony Caramia, February 10, 2015

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Eastman Professor Paul O’Dette, Alumnus Bob Ludwig Win Grammys

February 8, 2015

Paul O’Dette, professor of lute at the Eastman School of Music, and Eastman alumnus and mastering engineer Robert (Bob) Ludwig won their categories in the 57th Annual Grammy Awards Competition. The awards were announced Sunday, Feb. 8, in Los Angeles. Ludwig took home three Grammys: Best Surround Sound Album, for his work on Beyoncé; Best […]

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A Triumphant Tour

February 5, 2015

Have you ever dreamed of touring Europe? How about playing in or conducting a touring orchestra? Have you ever dreamed about playing in front of sold-out crowds in theaters with thousands of spectators? Have you ever dreamed of making an award-winning CD? No, this is not a TV ad or a get-rich-quick scheme, it is […]

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Audition Day Reflections, Part 2

February 5, 2015

Last week I talked about the Eastman Orientation Committee and how wonderful they were in making my audition very special four years ago. Today I’d like to talk more about the process. Again, the audition period is full of anticipation. Every Friday when I am walking around the Cominsky Promenade I think to myself, “Wow, […]

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Eastman Jazz Ensemble

Eastman Jazz Ensemble Plays the Big Apple

February 5, 2015

The Eastman Jazz Ensemble is going on the road to New York City in March to give three performances in two days, including appearances at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola as part of the Jazz at Lincoln Center series.   In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of composer Billy Strayhorn this year, the ensemble will […]

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Eastman Summer Trombone Institute Celebrates 10 Years!


February 4, 2015

Mark Kellogg and Jim Martin share their thoughts and passion for this classic Eastman summer institute. Mark Kellogg and his long-time friend and colleague Jim Martin met as Eastman students a few decades ago. They felt that the strong connection and chemistry they had developed as musicians should be shared in some special ways. So, […]

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Pathways to Diversity

February 4, 2015

Top, left to right: University Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity Vivian Lewis; Howard Potter, director of the Eastman Community Music School; President Joel Seligman; middle, l-r: Ruth Cahn, senior instructor of percussion; Diversity Award winner Jan Angus of Eastman Pathways; Anna Maimine of the Eastman School of Music; Diversity Award winner and organization […]

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Eastman Piano Student Wins Prestigious Prize

February 4, 2015

Left to right: Dr. Sylvia Eckes; finalists Samuel Deason, third prize; Mary Rose Norell, second prize; and Daniel Baer, first prize, the Marshall Prize On January 11, Eastman doctoral student Daniel Baer, a student of Douglas Humpherys, won the Marshall Prize at the Grieg Festival Young Artist Competition in Sarasota, Florida. Daniel was one of […]

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Composer Moritz Eggert

German Composer, Pianist Moritz Eggert Will Give Public Recitals While In-Residence at Eastman School of Music

February 4, 2015

Moritz Eggert, an adventurous German composer and pianist whose works range from chamber music to the 2006 FIFA World Cup theme, is this year’s Howard Hanson Visiting Professor of Composition at the Eastman School of Music. While he’s in-residence from Feb. 25 through March 3, Eggert will present a multi-media recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, […]

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The RITE Stuff: Organ, Voices & Dance

Organ, Voice, and Dance Spotlighted in ‘The RITE Stuff’ Concert

February 3, 2015

A program of instrumental and vocal music accompanied by dance highlights the Third Thursday Concert with Eastman’s Italian Baroque Organ Series at the Memorial Art Gallery on Feb. 19.  “The RITE Stuff: Organ, Voice, & Dance” will present the Christ Church Schola Cantorum under director Stephen Kennedy with organists Edoardo Bellotti, Naomi Gregory, and Aaron […]

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