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Eastman Audio Research Studio Charts New Territories for Experimental Electronic Music at Eastman School of Music

September 21, 2016

Building on the foundation of the computer music center founded at Eastman School of Music in 1981 by Allan Schindler, the Eastman Audio Research Studio (EARS) is defining a new vision for the teaching and creation of electronic music. Spatial audio, sound research tools, construction of installations, invention of new electric and electronic interfaces and […]

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Pianist Lo-An Lin to Perform at Carnegie Hall

September 19, 2016

Updated October 18, 2016 Pianist and Eastman School of Music student Lo-An Lin will perform in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, October 13, as part of the Eastman Presents in New York City series sponsored by the George D. and Freida B. Abraham Foundation.  Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Lin has been hailed […]

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Eastman News Highlights September 19, 2016

September 19, 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.)  Idaho State Civic Symphony 2016-2017 season preview Idaho State Journal 09/9/2016)  Pocatellan Douglas Lowry tribute concert: As a graduate of Pocatello High School, Douglas Lowry […]

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A Surrealist’s Garden of Verse: Eastman student Robin Steitz sings Lutoslawski with ESSO

September 19, 2016

Soprano Robin Steitz By Kameron Ghanavati Robin Steitz, currently a second-year graduate student of voice at Eastman, was intrigued after hearing a performance by Dawn Upshaw. The piece Upshaw sang was compelling and detailed, sprinkled with Surrealist poetry, tonal ambiguity, and childlike thoughts. With her interest in 20th-century French poetry, Robin decided to research this […]

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Thinking Outside the Box and on the Fringe

September 16, 2016

Creating outside the box: artist Mark McDermott, dancer-choreographer Collette Fuierer, composer Dave Rivello by Dan Gross Eastman jazz faculty member Dave Rivello and his ensemble join forces with two other Rochester artists – an artist and a dancer-choreographer – to create a unique project for this year’s First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival called “Invisible Boxes,” […]

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Eminent International Concert Pianist, Educator Fernando Laires Dies

September 13, 2016

Portuguese-born pianist Fernando Laires, who launched his professional career at age 19 by performing the complete cycle of 32 Beethoven piano sonatas, died Friday, Sept. 9, in Rochester N.Y.  He was 91 years old.   Over the course of his long and active career, he most recently had served as Professor of Piano at the University […]

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Eastman News Highlights September 12, 2016

September 12, 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.)  Renée Fleming Sings  A New Song Cycle (WQXR 09/07/2016)  Nov. 12, 14. Fleming, the adventurous soprano who is always open to new works, will perform […]

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Eastman News Highlights September 6, 2016

September 6, 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.)  First Impressions: A Guide to New Music in The New Season (NPR 08/31/2016)  Interested in Steve Jobs, Georgia O’Keefe or Alice in Wonderland? They are […]

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First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival Acts at Eastman School of Music

August 30, 2016

The Eastman School of Music is once again part of the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival and will host a dozen shows in its venues beginning Friday, Sept. 16. More information on Fringe is available on the festival website www.rochesterfringe.com . Tickets for all Fringe events are also on sale on the festival website. For […]

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Convocation 2016

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