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Interaction between Organ and Voice is Topic of 2016 EROI Festival

January 15, 2016

For Media Only: Rick Kessel (585)274-1052, rkessel@esm.rochester.edu ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The 2016 EROI (Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative) Festival will explore historical, conceptual, and practical aspects of the interaction between organ and voice from October 26 through 28 at the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music.  Titled “Breath for Singing: The Organ and the Human […]

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Bringing Voices of the Past to the Present: Michael Alan Anderson at Eastman Summer 2016

January 13, 2016

Summer@Eastman director Sylvie Beaudette asked Michael Alan Anderson, Associate Professor of Musicology at the Eastman School of Music, a few questions about himself and his brand-new Summer institute: Singing Gregorian Chant and Renaissance Polyphony. How was your interest and love for early music–especially vocal music–ignited? I believe it was ignited as an undergraduate, first hearing […]

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Musicians unite to benefit Rochester’s Foodlink on January 24

January 11, 2016

“If Music Be the Food…”, the concert series benefiting Rochester’s Foodlink, will continue its seventh season of concerts on Sunday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m. at Third Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs St.    In celebration of Mozart’s birthday, the concert will open with the beloved G Minor String Quintet, performed by Ying Quartet first violinist Robin Scott, Rochester Philharmonic […]

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Eastman News Highlights January 11, 2016

January 11, 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.)  Turkish artist gives Nirvana classical spin (Hurriyet Daily News 1/11/16) Turkish pianist Ayşe Deniz Gökçin, who lives in London, has returned at the same time to […]

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Eastman News Highlights January 3, 2016

January 4, 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.) New Year honours 2016: the full list (The Guardian 12/31/2015) The new knights, dames, MBEs and OBEs in the UK and overseas Member of the Order […]

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