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Ace Your Audio/Video Auditions! Some Tips and Techniques

March 7, 2016

By Andrew Psarris Sending in prescreening recordings for music auditions and jobs is now a common practice, but if you have very little experience with audio and video recording, creating your own performance video can present enormous challenges. You may be among the best at playing your instrument, or a terrific singer, but a good […]

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Eastman News Highlights March 7, 2016

March 7, 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.) RPO audiences to experience Ravish and Mayhem (Democrat & Chronicle 02/27/2016) It’s not every day that a composer uses the words “bawdy,” “raw” and “unrefined” […]

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Eastman News Highlights February 29, 2016

February 29, 2016

Here are some select clippings from the past week 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.) 2016 Rochester Music Hall of Fame Inductees Announced (WXXI PBS News 02/24/2016) Rochester’s musical roots are as deep as they are widespread, […]

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Eastman Wind Ensemble, 8 PM Monday, May 2, Kodak Hall

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Jazz Composer Harold Danko to Present Tenth “Quadrennial Event”

February 26, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   February 26, 2016 Jazz Composer Harold Danko to Present Tenth “Quadrennial Event”   Jazz pianist, composer, and professor of jazz studies and contemporary media at the Eastman School of Music, Harold Danko will be presenting a concert featuring original compositions at his unique “Quadrennial Event” on February 29 at 8 p.m. as [...]Read More...

Eastman Wind Orchestra to perform Schwantner, Husa, Mackey and Whitacre

February 22, 2016

The EWO concert’s four composers: Eric Whitacre, Joseph Schwantner, Karel Husa, John Mackey By Eric Laprade The Eastman Wind Orchestra, under the direction of Professor Mark Davis Scatterday, will present its second concert of the spring semester tonight, Monday, February 22, 2016, at 8 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. The concert is free […]

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Eastman News Highlights February 22, 2016

February 22, 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.) Eastman Faculty And Alumni Win Grammys (WXXI 02/16/2016) Eastman School of Music alumni Maria Schneider and Bob Ludwig were among the winners in Monday night’s Grammy […]

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Friends of Eastman Opera 2016 Voice Competition Winners: Part Two

February 19, 2016

By John Fatuzzo Last Friday, February 12, Eastman vocalists performed in the annual Friends of Eastman Opera Voice Competition in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School. The Vocal Competition is supported by the organization Friends of Eastman Opera and showcases many of Eastman’s most talented and hard-working students, as selected by faculty. This is the […]

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Friends of Eastman Opera 2016 Voice Competition Winners: Part One

February 19, 2016

Adjudicator Kim Witman of the Wolf Trap Opera Company, with the prizewinners of the 2016 Friends of Eastman Opera Voice Competition. From left to right: Keely Futterer, Emily Helenbrook, Alan Cline, and Emily Siar. By John Fatuzzo Last Friday, February 12, Eastman vocalists performed in the annual Friends of Eastman Opera (FEO) Voice Competition in […]

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Eastman School Symphony Orchestra on Saturday: Borodin, Vaughan Williams, and Prokofiev

February 19, 2016

Alexander Borodin by Garrett Wellenstein The Eastman School Symphony Orchestra (ESSO) will present its second concert of the semester tomorrow, Saturday, February 20, 2016, in Kodak Hall. Maestro Neil Varon opens the concert with a bang, conducting Alexander Borodin’s Overture to Prince Igor, followed by the lush, mystical harmonies of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on […]

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