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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EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC ALUMNI RECEIVE GRAMMY NOMINATIONS

November 30, 2017

Several graduates of the Eastman School of Music have received nominations in the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.’s 60th GRAMMY Awards:  In Category 62, Best Instrumental Composition: features two Alum as part of the JACK Quartet; Christopher Otto (BA06 BM06), John Pickford Richards (BM02 MM04) for Alkaline (Le Boeuf Brothers & JACK Quartet) […]

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David Ying and Elinor Freer

The Faculty Artist Series Presents: David Ying, cello and Elinor Freer, piano

November 28, 2017

The Faculty Artist Series, presents two Eastman School of Music Faculty members; David Ying, cello with Elinor Freer, piano, Sunday, December 3, at 3 p.m., in Hatch Recital Hall at the Eastman School of Music. The program includes: Carter Pann: Differences; Poulenc: Sonata for Cello and Piano, FP 143; Mendelssohn: Sonata No. 2 for Cello […]

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Eastman News Highlights November 27, 2017

November 27, 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.)  Columbus Symphony Names Stuart Chafetz as Principal Pops Conductor (Broadway World 11/27/2017)  “I look forward to working with Rossen, the musicians, board, and staff to […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Charles Pillow, Jazz Saxophone with Gary Versace, Piano/Accordion

November 21, 2017

The Faculty Artist Series, brings two current Eastman School of Music Faculty members: Charles Pillow, jazz saxophone, with Gary Versace, piano/accordion, on Tuesday, November 28, 8 p.m., at Eastman School of Music’s Hatch Recital Hall. With 5 CDs to his credit, Charles Pillow has established himself as one of today’s premier woodwind multi-instrumentalists. His orchestration […]

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Barbara B. Smith World Music Series Presents: DakhaBrakha

November 17, 2017

The Barbara B. Smith World Music Series brings DakhaBrakha to Rochester, Monday, November 20, at 8 p.m., in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. DahkaBrakha, whose name means “give/take” in the old Ukrainian language, is a world-music quartet from Kyiv, Ukraine. Reflecting fundamental elements of sound and soul, Ukrainian “ethnic chaos” band DakhaBrakha […]

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The Basics on PASIC, from Percussion Student Oliver Xu

November 17, 2017

Last weekend, the Eastman Percussion Ensemble, directed by professor Michael Burritt, performed at the Percussive Arts Society International Conference (PASIC) in Indianapolis. One of the percussion Ensemble members, Oliver Xu, kept a diary of the exciting weekend. By Oliver Xu Photographs by Emma Jane Geisler and Matt Curlee Thursday 11/9/17: Packing for PASIC After our […]

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Te decet hymnus: Third Thursdays with Eastman’s Italian Baroque Organ

November 16, 2017

  The Third Thursday Concert Series continues this month with Te decet hymnus, a special performance featuring the Eastman School of Music organ faculty. Professors David Higgs, Edoardo Bellotti, Nathan Laube, and William Porter will present a program of organ music inspired by the Catholic hymn tradition of Renaissance and Baroque. They will perform on […]

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Credit: Gerry Szymanski

Eastman Community Connections: With Mark Scatterday

November 14, 2017

Joint Concert with The Eastman Wind Orchestra and Fairport High School Concert Band Showcases Community Connections By Jessica Kaufman, Assistant Director of Content and Public Relations Mark Scatterday, professor of conducting and chair of the Conducting and Ensembles Department at Eastman School of Music, has a long history of active involvement in the Rochester community […]

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