2017-2018 Eastman Presents Season Lineup Announced

The Eastman School of Music has announced the lineup for the fourth annual Eastman Presents Concert Series. The 2017-2018 season features seven internationally acclaimed, award-winning artists, who will bring their unique performances to Rochester. “The Eastman Presents Series saw more than 10,000 attendees last year,” said Keith C. Elder, Artistic Director of Concerts at the…

Eastman Opera Theatre Announces New Season

A 17th-century work that helped set the blueprint for future operas, a late 20th-century dance opera, a 21st-century musical that brought classical music elements back to Broadway – three distinct works headline Eastman Opera Theatre’s 2017-2018 season. The Eastman School of Music’s opera program has been praised for its thoughtfully directed, professional-level, and risk-taking productions…

Eastman Student Nicki Roman to Perform Jacques Ibert’s Concertino da Camera for Saxophone and Chamber Orchestra

Composer Jacques Ibert By Erik Elmgren On Wednesday, April 18, 2017, at 8 p.m., the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra presents its first concert of the spring semester. The program features works by Dvorak and Hovhaness, as well as Jacques Ibert’s Concertino da Camera for saxophone and chamber orchestra performed by Eastman student Nicki Roman. I…

Eastman and Yamaha Partner to Support Future Arts Leaders

In a new partnership between the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music and the Yamaha Corporation of America, five outstanding graduate students, selected from an international pool of applicants, will participate as fellows in the Eastman Leadership Conference 2017. The Yamaha Graduate Fellows Program at the Eastman Leadership Conference will enable these future arts…

Eastman News Highlights April 17, 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.) Interview: Theatre Life with Kim Scharnberg and Christopher Youstra (Broadway World 04/14/2-17) Today’s subjects, Kim Scharnberg and Christopher Youstra, are currently living their theatre lives…

EASTMAN AMERICANA TO FEATURE NICHOLAS WALKER, TENZIN CHOPAK AND ROSIE NEWTON

            Student organization Eastman Americana, led by students Tahlia Cott and Caroline Samuels, is hosting a free event in ESM 902 on April 8th, 12pm-2pm. Ithaca College Associate Professor Nicholas Walker headlines the event on double bass, and his collaborators on a project called “Rockwood Ferry,” vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Tenzin Chopak, and violinist and vocalist…