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Colliding, Creative Musical Worlds: Eastman at the Fringe Festival, Part I

September 15, 2017

By Dan Gross Dave Rivello – Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media at Eastman – is back at it again, doing another collaborative project for the 2017 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival, this time with local musician Shawn Drogan. “Worlds Collide” takes place Saturday, September 16 in Kilbourn Hall for two sets, at 7 […]

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Renowned Composer and Eastman Alumnus Jeff Beal Wins Fifth Emmy Award

September 13, 2017

Renowned television and film composer and Eastman School of Music alumnus Jeff Beal has notched his fifth Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score), for Chapter 63 of the Netflix original series, House of Cards. This is Beal’s second Emmy for his House of Cards scores.  He has also won […]

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Eastman News Highlights September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017

Here are some select clippings from the past week 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.) CLASSICAL | Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon (City Newspaper 09/06/2017)  Following the triumphant premiere of the opera “Don’t Blame Anyone” last fall, composer and Eastman […]

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“Orpheus’s Journey” at the Memorial Art Gallery

September 11, 2017

The Third Thursday Concert Series resumes this month with “Orpheus’s Journey,” a special duo appearance by Edoardo Bellotti (organ) and Paul O’Dette (lute). The performance will feature works by Frescobaldi, Monteverdi, and other Italian composers of the 17th century. Bellotti serves as Associate Professor of Organ, Harpsichord, and Improvisation at the Eastman School of Music; O’Dette is […]

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Renowned Pianist and Critic Jeremy Denk to be featured on the Glenn E. Watkins Lecture Series at the Eastman School of Music

September 8, 2017

Renowned pianist and music critic Jeremy Denk will be presenting a lecture on “The Ten Worst Things About Being A Musician, and What To Do About Them – A Practical Guide to the Performing Life” at the Eastman School of Music as part of the Glenn E. Watkins Lecture Series on Monday, September 18 at […]

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Eastman School of Music Announces New Master’s Degree in Music Leadership

September 6, 2017

For the Eastman School of Music: Jim Doser, 585-274-1470, jdoser@esm.rochester.edu   Leading a musical arts organization is not a task for the uninspired. Assembling a portfolio of artistic, creative, executive, and business skills often requires prospective leaders to seek them out from many different sources. The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music has announced the […]

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Eastman News Highlights September 5, 2017

September 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.) Frank Underwood’s Unfinished Symphony Reaches Jerusalem (Haaretz 09/30/2017) The Israel Camerata Jerusalem and Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra will perform ‘House of Cards in Concert’ this week. […]

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Eastman Jazz Sextet in Japan: Part 2

September 1, 2017

By Chase Ellison Late in August, the members of the Eastman Jazz Sextet (Christian Crawford, trumpet; C.J. Ziarniak, saxophone; Luke Norris, saxophone; Sterling Cozza, piano; Ryder Eaton, bass; and Chase Ellison, drums) left for Japan with Eastman professor Jeff Campbell, for a series of university workshops and performances culminating in concerts on September 1 and […]

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The Eastman Jazz Sextet in Japan: Part 1

August 30, 2017

The Eastman Jazz Sextet has arrived in Japan! As the first stop on its journey, the members of the sextet — Christian Crawford, trumpet; C.J. Ziarniak, saxophone; Luke Norris, saxophone; Sterling Cozza, piano; Ryder Eaton, bass; and Chase Ellison, drums, led by Professor Jeff Campbell – did a workshop and concert at Shobi University’s Kunitachi […]

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Music in the American Wild: Eastman/Artistshare® New Artist Project Announced

August 29, 2017

For the Eastman School of Music: Jim Doser, 585-274-1470, jdoser@esm.rochester.edu For ArtistShare®: Prawit Siriwat, publicity@artistshare.com   Music in the American Wild: Eastman/Artistshare® New Artist Project Announced The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music and ArtistShare® have announced that the ensemble Music in the American Wild has been selected as an Eastman/ArtistShare New Artist Project. Led by Eastman alumnae Emlyn Johnson […]

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