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Ying Quartet Returns to Eastman-Ranlet Series, Featuring Roman Rabinovich at the Piano

November 10, 2017

The internationally renowned, award-winning Ying Quartet is back in its prominent position within the Eastman-Ranlet Series, presented Sunday, November 12, at 3 p.m., at the Eastman School of Music in Kilbourn Hall. Featuring Roman Rabinovich at the piano, the program will include Debussy’s String Quartet in G Minor, Stravinsky’s Concertino for String Quartet and the […]

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Eastman School’s Paul R. Judy Center for Innovation & Research Announces Eight Grant Recipients

November 9, 2017

Research studies, cutting edge performances, and impactful outreach initiatives in North America receive funding The Paul R. Judy Center for Innovation and Research, a division of the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music, has announced eight grant recipients for its Fall 2017 cycle. The projects were selected out of ninety proposals received from throughout […]

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Eastman student Zoe Wang debuts her Violin Concerto tonight

November 8, 2017

By Dan Gross Eastman School of Music student, composer, and collaborative pianist Yucong “Zoe” Wang is debuting her newest composition, a Violin Concerto, with the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra tonight at 8 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. Wang, 24, is no stranger to having her work played. In 2013, she entered the Eastman […]

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Eastman’s Musica Nova Ensemble Brings “Death Metal” Crossover

November 7, 2017

Appeal to Upcoming Concert with Guest Composer Austrian composer Bernhard Gander, hailed for music that contains crossover appeal to heavy metal and punk rock fans, will be a guest at Eastman School of Music’s Musica Nova for the ensemble’s concert at 8 p.m. Thursday November 9, in Kilbourn Hall. Born in Lienz, Gander studied at […]

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An Eastman Musician’s Hackathon Adventure

November 6, 2017

By Hattie Bestul This fall, Eastman student Hattie Bestul had the opportunity to take part in Hack Music LA, a gathering of techies with a strong interest in music (and musicians and other artists with a strong interest in tech). Here is her report on her experiences. Running Into — and At — Opportunities Opportunities […]

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Eastman News Highlights November 6, 2017

November 6, 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.)  Opera review: Eastman Opera Theatre’s ‘L’incoronazione di Poppea’ (City Newspaper 11/03/2017)  Eastman Opera Theatre continues to impress with presentations brimming with excellent singers and professional […]

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Preparing “Poppea,” Part II: Opening Night!

November 2, 2017

This weekend, Eastman Opera Theatre presents a true masterpiece of baroque opera: Claudio Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea (The Coronation of Poppea). The production features stage direction by Stephen Carr and musical direction by Paul O’Dette. This is the second blog post by Master’s student in voice Kameron Ghanavati, one of the students playing Nerone in […]

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Eastman Percussion Ensemble to Premiere New Works at the Percussive Arts Society International Conference

November 1, 2017

Richard Kessel, Mobile: (585) 451-8492; Jessica Kaufman, (585) 274-1057 As two-time winners of the International Percussion Ensemble Competition, the Eastman Percussion Ensemble was chosen to perform at this year’s Percussive Arts Society International Conference (PASIC) in Indianapolis, Indiana, on November 11 at 1 p.m. The Ensemble — which is comprised of juniors, seniors, and graduate […]

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Flutist Zachary Osinski is 2017 Tallon Perkes Flute Competition Winner

October 31, 2017

Pictured left to right; Perkes Competition adjudicator Marianne Gedigian, Bonita Boyd, Zachary Osinski, and adjudicators John Hunter ‘84E, Mark Kellogg ‘86E, and Jan Angus ‘72E (MM). By Matthew Burg On May 6, 2017, Eastman hosted the Third Annual Tallon Perkes Flute Competition, held in memory of Eastman alumnus Tallon Perkes (BM ’84) to inspire the […]

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Eastman News Highlights October 30, 2017

October 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.)   Eastman School of Music Awards Honorary Doctorates to Chick Corea and Steve Gadd (JazzTimes 10/24/2017)  At the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y., Chick […]

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