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Don't Blame Anyone

Eastman School of Music Presents The World Premiere of Don’t Blame Anyone

October 4, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC PRESENTS  THE WORLD PREMIERE OF DON’T BLAME ANYONE An International Opera of Original Sound, Puppetry, Physical Theatre, and Visual Arts Composed by Eastman Faculty Rochester, N.Y. – October 4, 2016 – Eastman School of Music’s BroadBand Ensemble has joined forces with El Arte de los Titeres, Secretaria de […]

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Eastman News Highlights October 3, 2016

October 3, 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.)  Bassist Katie Ernst brings a singular voice to Chicago jazz (Chicago Tribune 09/29/2016)  (Katie Ernst Music)… Ernst, who was born in Naperville, graduated from the […]

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Renowned PRISM Saxophone Quartet visits Eastman

September 30, 2016

ESP (Eastman Saxophone Project) meets PRISM: From left to right: Myles Boothroyd, Jeremy Howell, Jon Wintringham, Michael Matthews, Harrison Clarke, Zach Stern, Chien-Kwan Lin, Clancy Ellis, Matthew Levy, Erik Elmgren, Zach Shemon, Timothy McAllister, Drew Viavattine, Taimur Sullivan, Stephanie Venturino, Tyler Wiessner, Aiwen Zhang, Gabe Piqué, Nicki Roman, Chaithu Natarajan, Ye Wang, Khanh Nguyen, Siobhan […]

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Eastman School Hosts Music College Fair

September 30, 2016

The Eastman School of Music, in collaboration with Ithaca College and The Juilliard School, is presenting the 11th annual Music College Fair in Upstate New York at the Eastman School on Friday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m.    High school and college students who are interested in studying music will have the opportunity to […]

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Rochester Musicians Present New Season of Concerts to Benefit Foodlink

September 27, 2016

“If Music Be the Food . . . ”, the concert series benefiting Rochester’s Foodlink, will launch its eighth season on Sunday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 25 Westminster Rd., in Rochester.   The concert will open with Gabriel Pierne’s “Variations Libres et Finale” featuring the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra’s principal harpist, Grace Wong; Eastman […]

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Eastman News Highlights September 26, 2016

September 26, 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.)  ‘Palaces of Memory’: a woman born to write and play music (The Seattle Times 09/25/2016)  Diane Thome’s memoir “Palaces of Memory” chronicles the groundbreaking career […]

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Theory and Practice: Eastman Music Theorists as Composers

September 23, 2016

Instructor of Music Theory Matt Curlee conducts Eastman students in his composition Harmonic Maneuvers. Music theory is sometimes seen as the most cerebral and abstract branch of musical scholarship – a mixture of math, acoustics, and philosophy. But throughout history, many music theorists have also been composers; Rameau, Schoenberg, and Milton Babbitt are famous examples. […]

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TEARS INTO WINE: a lecture concert on Bach’s Cantata No. 21

September 23, 2016

David Chin conducts Eastman students in a Bach cantata at Reformation Lutheran Church. On Sunday, September 25, Eastman doctoral conducting student David Chin (MM’12) will be presenting a lecture concert on Bach’s Cantata No. 21, Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis (I had much grief) at 3 p.m. at Reformation Lutheran Church, 111 North Chestnut Street. The […]

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A Student’s Look into the Eastman Audio Research Studio (EARS)

September 22, 2016

By Erik Elmgren This year, the Eastman Computer Music Center (ECMC) has undergone a rebranding process and now is known as the Eastman Audio Research Studio (EARS). In addition to this new title, EARS has expanded to another room at the school, which will house state-of-the-art audio equipment enabling new learning and performance opportunities for […]

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Debussy in Wartime: Eastman musicians collaborate in “Scarred by the Somme”

September 22, 2016

By Dan Gross Tonight, September 22, at 7 p.m., in Eastman’s Kilbourn Hall, the Rochester Fringe Festival presents Scarred by the Somme, the latest production of Table Top Opera, inspired by the centennial of World War I and the music of Claude Debussy. Dan interviewed Eastman Professor of Music Theory Matthew Brown, one of the […]

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