Eastman News Highlights December 26, 2017

December 26, 2017

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.)  William Warfield Scholarship Fund to Hold 41st Annual Benefit Concert Featuring 2017-18 Recipient (Minority Reporter 12/21/2017)  The William Warfield Scholarship fund will hold its 41st […]

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Warfield Scholarship 41st Anniversary Concert Features Tenor Jonathan Rhodes, Eastman School of Music scholarship winner

December 26, 2017

Since it was founded in 1977, the William Warfield Scholarship Fund has provided financial aid to more than 35 students at the Eastman School of Music, and spotlighted talented recipients in an annual benefit concert. The 41st anniversary benefit concert will be held in the School’s Kilbourn Hall on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at 4 […]

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Evening of Music Celebrates Rochester-Velikiy Novgorod Sister Cities Connection

December 26, 2017

A diverse program of vocal and instrumental works by Russian composers, presented by the Eastman Community Music School (ECMS) and Linkages of Rochester, Inc., will celebrate Rochester’s connection to its sister city of Veliky Novgorod. The 12th annual collaborative event, titled “A Russian-American Friendship Concert,” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, Kilbourn […]

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GATEWAYS MUSIC FESTIVAL RECEIVES $300,000 AWARD FROM THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION

December 21, 2017

Media Contact: Dolores Orman, Gateways Music Festival, 585-271-5185, dolores.orman@gmail.com   Gateways Music Festival, in association with the Eastman School of Music, has been awarded a $300,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  Gateways, whose mission is to connect and support professional classical musicians of African descent, will use the grant to strengthen its administrative and […]

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“An Italian Baroque Christmas” at the Memorial Art Gallery

December 20, 2017

The latest installment in the Third Thursday concert series will feature a diverse program of organ, choral, and instrumental music to celebrate the holiday season. Featuring Eastman’s Italian Baroque Organ at the Memorial Art Gallery, “An Italian Baroque Christmas” will include performances by Eastman School of Music faculty, students, and guests. The concert will take […]

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Summer into Fall with Summer at Eastman: The Power of Connections

December 19, 2017

By Brianna J. Robinson Soprano Brianna Robinson is a second-year Eastman master’s degree student in Vocal Performance, in Robert Swensen’s studio. She is also completing an Arts Leadership Certificate from Eastman’s Institute for Music Leadership. Brianna recently performed the role of Ottavia in Eastman Opera Theatre’s fall production of Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea, and sang […]

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Eastman News Highlights December 18, 2017

December 18, 2017

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 School of Music embraces major renovations (13WHAM-TV 12/18/2017) Rochester, N.Y. – The Eastman School of Music is excited about its nearly $3 million renovations. […]

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Eastman Community Music School to Undergo Major Renovations

December 18, 2017

The Eastman Community Music School has been an integral part of the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, and the Rochester community, since its opening in 1921. Housed on Gibbs Street in Messinger Hall, the Eastman Community Music School (ECMS) will soon undergo a major renovation, made possible by generous contributions from Karen and […]

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Eastman News Highlights December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017

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.)   LIVE from the WRTI 90.1 Performance Studio! Project Fusion Saxophone Quartet, Dec. 8th at 12 … (WRTI 12/05/2017)  The saxophonists of Project Fusion are […]

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Eastman News Highlights December 4, 2017

December 4, 2017

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 School of Music grads get Grammy nominations (WXXI News 12/01/2017)  Several graduates of the Eastman School of Music have received nominations in the National […]

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