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Eastman News Highlights November 23, 2015

November 23, 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.) Oberlin College music theory professor receives national teaching award (Cleveland.com Plain Dealer 11/19/2015) Brian Alegant, a music theory professor at Oberlin College, was named one of four […]

Eastman Jazz Ensemble

Eastman Jazz Ensemble, 8 PM December 1, Kilbourn Hall

November 22, 2015

Wind Ensemble and Wind Orchestra, 8 PM Dec. 2, Kodak Hall

November 21, 2015

Eastman Organist Shares Story of Winning International Competition

November 20, 2015

Thomas Gaynor By John Fatuzzo Last month, second-year Eastman DMA organist Thomas Gaynor from Wellington, New Zealand, competed and took first prize in the 3rd International Bach-Liszt Organ Competition in Erfurt/Weimar, Germany. Thomas, a student of David Higgs, also holds a Master’s degree and Performer’s Certificate from Eastman. I had the opportunity to talk with […]


Japanese Composer Jo Kondo In-Residence at Eastman as Howard Hanson Visiting Professor

November 20, 2015

Jo Kondo, one of Japan’s most distinguished composers and an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, will be in-residence at the Eastman School of Music from Monday, Nov. 30, through Friday, Dec. 4, as Howard Hanson Visiting Professor.  During his stay, Kondo will attend rehearsals and a concert by the student-run […]

Tuesday Pipes Organ Concerts

Tuesday Pipes November 24, 2015

November 20, 2015

Eastman Students Explore Connections Between Music and Visual Art at the Memorial Art Gallery

November 17, 2015

For the first time as part of the Eastman Colloquium, 135 freshman and transfer students from the Eastman School of Music visited the University of Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery. During the two-hour session on Tuesday, Nov. 10, Eastman faculty members Michael Anderson and Rachel Remmel and doctoral student Naomi Gregory and MAG Curator of European […]


Eastman Rochester Chorus, Eastman School Symphony Orchestra, Dec. 4

November 16, 2015

Eastman Americana: Keeping the Music Alive

November 16, 2015

By Tahlia Cott I started playing fiddle when I was about twelve years old. My mom had a band at the time with a fiddler who was leaving to go to college. She was looking for someone to replace him and while I had only played classical violin up to that point, I had been […]


Checking In with Eastman Student Teachers: Part Two

November 16, 2015

By John Fatuzzo For Eastman students studying Music Education, the student teaching semester is more trying than any other. A new schedule, daily travel, hours of lesson planning and many more practicing piano, conducting, and secondary instruments, are only some of the typical challenges student teachers face every day. But most agree that it is […]