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A “Popular” Meliora Weekend Guest: Kristin Chenoweth

October 20, 2015

By Andrew Psarris Kristin Chenoweth has a vast and varied resume. She won a Tony Award for her performance as Sally Brown in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown on Broadway. In 2003, she received acclaim for her performance as the first Glinda in the musical Wicked , and another Tony nomination. Her television roles […]

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Eastman Saxophone Project

Eastman Saxophone Project, 8 PM November 20, Kilbourn Hall

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Eastman Faculty Artist Series Christopher Azzara Piano Nov. 22

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Eastman News Highlights October 19, 2015

October 19, 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.) Wellington organist wins international prize (stuff.co.nz 10/15/2015) As his fingers played the organ keys, Thomas Gaynor was transported back to the 1700s, imagining what it might […]

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“If Music Be the Food…” Plays On this Sunday night

October 16, 2015

by Andrew Psarris Wonderful musical opportunities are everywhere in Rochester, but one such opportunity is unique. If you like to listen to music and give back to the world, then “If Music Be the Food…”, the concert series benefiting Rochester’s Foodlink, is for you! This week’s concert will open its seventh season with an exciting […]

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A “Wild Night” with Frank Ticheli and Eastman Wind Orchestra

October 16, 2015

By Kevin Holzman The Eastman Wind Orchestra will present a blockbuster second concert of the season on Wednesday, October 21 at 8 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, conducted by Mark Davis Scatterday, Kevin Holzman, and Eric Laprade. Featuring guest composer Frank Ticheli, the Wind Orchestra will open the concert with Ticheli’s virtuosic, jazz-inspired […]

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A “quintense” afternoon of chamber music at the George Eastman Museum

October 16, 2015

Quintensity: Jimmy Abrahamson, Naomi Harrow, Amelia del Cano, Katelyn Fridmann, Andra Bane By John Fatuzzo On Sunday, October 18 at 3 p.m., Quintensity, a woodwind quintet of Eastman undergraduate students, will be performing in the Conservatory of the Eastman Museum as part of the museum’s Performance Plus live music series, a collaboration with the Eastman […]

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Walter Isaacson: The Future of Innovation

October 16, 2015

October 8 – 11, 2015, marked the first year of Meliora@Eastman: the combining of two alumni traditions, the University of Rochester’s Meliora Weekend and Eastman Weekend. The long weekend was filled with interesting events on the Eastman campus. Our blogger Andrew Psarris was our “roving reporter” for Meliora@Eastman and will file several posts on different […]

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Eastman Horn Choir, 7 PM November 22, Kilbourn Hall

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Concert Pays Tribute to Life, Work of Violinist Lynn Blakeslee

October 15, 2015

Eastman School of Music faculty and alumni will gather on Saturday, Oct. 24, to present a “Celebration of the Life of Lynn Blakeslee.” Scheduled for 3 p.m. in the School’s Hatch Recital Hall, the event will feature recordings of the internationally acclaimed violinist with the ensemble Streichquintett Mozarteum, in which she was the first violinist, […]

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