MICHAEL STEFIUK APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF CONCERT ACTIVITIES AT THE EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC

June 23, 2017

Michael Stefiuk, an experienced leader in the orchestral field, has been named the Director of Concert Activities at the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester. He will direct all aspects of the Eastman School of Music’s Concert Office and will provide artistic and programming direction for our various presentation series (e.g. Eastman […]

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Eastman at the Jazz Festival: Aaron Staebell

June 23, 2017

Aaron Staebell The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) begins today, June 23, and runs through July 1. Along with musicians from all over the world, Eastman jazz players and composers – faculty members, students, and alumni – will be very busy during the festival. Freelancer Dan Gross will be interviewing some of them for […]

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Five Students Awarded Xerox Rochester Intl. Jazz Festival/Eastman Scholarships

June 21, 2017

Five students have been named this year’s recipients of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival/Eastman School of Music (XRIJF/ESM) Jazz Scholarship. The students hail from Maine, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. The scholarship program is sponsored by XRIJF producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona and is funded by proceeds from the annual festival.  The […]

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Eastman News Highlights June 19, 2017

June 19, 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.) Yamaha Sponsors 5 Graduate Fellows to Attend Eastman School of Music’s Leadership Conference (Benzinga 06/13/2017) Yamaha Corporation of America has partnered with Eastman School of […]

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Eastman Leadership Conference Yamaha Graduate Fellows Announced

June 13, 2017

For More Information: Jim Doser (585-274-1470, jdoser@esm.rochester.edu) Yamaha Corporation of America has partnered with the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music to sponsor five outstanding graduate students, selected from an international pool of applicants, to participate as fellows in the Eastman Leadership Conference, June 21 – 24, 2017. 2017 Graduate Fellows: Clarissa Prohaska – […]

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Eastman News Highlights June 12, 2017

June 12, 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.) New York Youth Symphony Announces 55th Season (Broadway World 07/08/2017) ARTISTIC DIRECTORS The Composition program, led by Dr. Kyle Blaha, has broken new ground in […]

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Eastman Musicians Can Be Seen and Heard Throughout 2017 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

June 7, 2017

Media Contact: Rick Kessel, 585-274-1052, rkessel@esm.rochester.edu   Eastman School of Music musicians — current students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as students and faculty from the Eastman Community Music School (ECMS) — will be appearing throughout the 2017 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF). This year’s festival runs June 23 through July 1 at […]

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Eastman News Highlights June 5, 2017

June 5, 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.) Oleh Krysa returns to DC area (The Ukrainian Weekly 06/02/2017) The renowned Ukrainian American violinist Oleh Krysa returned to the U.S. capital area on May […]

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‘Sonic Cluster’ Concert Reunites Eastman Alums for Premiere

May 30, 2017

Media Contact: Olga Krayterman Shupyatskaya, okrayter@esm.rochester.edu, 585-274-1563 Several Eastman School of Music graduates, each already an established performing artist, will reunite to present a local summer concert premiering a new work by an Eastman composer Jennifer Bellor on July 2 in Kilbourn Hall. Building on the success of a similar concert last year, “Sonic Cluster […]

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Eastman News Highlights May 30, 2017

May 30, 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.) A conversation with TONY LEVIN  of King Crimson (Herald de Paris 05/21/2017) Tony Levin is currently a member of the bands King Crimson, Peter Gabriel […]

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