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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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Eastman Musicians Awarded Fulbright Program Grants

May 25, 2017

Two Eastman School of Music students, recent graduates Alexandra Cohen and Dovas Lietuvninkas, were award Fulbright Study/Research Grants and will spend the 2017-2018 year in Europe. Cohen, a dual degree major who received a Bachelor of Arts degree in German and a Bachelor of Music degree in Musical Arts during commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 21, […]

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Retiring Faculty Members Honored at Year-End Event

May 23, 2017

Retiring faculty members were honored at a reception May 11 on Cominsky Promenade, where their official portraits will be placed along those of other retired faculty. Feted were: Professor of Piano Barry Snyder, 47 years of service from 1970 to 2017.  Snyder received his Bachelor of Applied Piano with a Performer’s Certificate in Piano, an […]

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