Eastman News Highlights March 28, 2016

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.)  Composer Steve Reich crosses over to pop, for a moment (Democrat and Chronicle 03/22/2016)  Reich, who is regarded as one of contemporary minimalist music’s greatest living…

Racism? Eastman is Better Than That

Eastman students, faculty members, and staff members wearing t-shirts with the message “We’re Better Than That” for the University’s anti-racism campaign on Monday in Lowry Hall. By John Fatuzzo This past Monday, March 21, was recognized by the United Nations as the International Day for the Elimination of Racism. Taking part in the message of…

Eastman News Highlights March 21, 2016

Niagara Lutheran churches planning celebration of 500th anniversary (Niagara Gazette 03/20/2016)  The series will conclude with a speaker event and banquet at St. Paul. Speakers will include Dr. Cameron MacKenzie, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne Indiana, Dr. Mark Schuler, Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota, Rev. Dr. John Nunes, Concordia College, Bronxville, New York, Dr. Daniel…

COMBINING FORCES: Ann Howard Jones talks about Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem

Ann Howard Jones conducting the Boston University Symphony Orchestra by Andrea Schuler, Summer@Eastman Program Coordinator Summer@Eastman’s Advanced Choral Conducting institute is a perennial student favorite and one of the most eagerly-anticipated classes on the summer calendar. The five-day course takes a group of 14 student conductors (and a resident choir) through study and analysis of…