Eastman Community Music School Celebrates Annual “Winterfest”

December 5, 2018

Eastman Community Music School (ECMS) will host its annual ‘Winterfest” Saturday, December 15 at the Eastman School of Music in several concert halls and classrooms across the campus. Each year since 1998, the Eastman Community Music School showcases the talent and musicianship of its students during an annual celebration of the winter season. An extravaganza […]

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Eastman News Highlights December 3, 2018

December 3, 2018

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.)  Finalists Announced For The International Collegiate Singing Championship (Broadway World 11/30/2018)  The 2019 American Vocal Arts International Collegiate Singing Championship finalists are:  Achilles Leonidas Bezanis, […]

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Prophet of Freedom: Honoring Frederick Douglass in Word and Song

November 27, 2018

MEDIA CONTACT: Sandra Knispel Sandra.knispel@rochester.edu, 585.200.7571 (cell)   A culmination of Rochester’s 200th anniversary celebration of Frederick Douglass’s birth  What?  *Renowned Yale University historian and Douglass biographer David Blight will speak about Frederick Douglass’s life in Rochester *Live performance by two Eastman School of Music students (Jonathan Rhodes, tenor, and Lee Wright, piano) of a […]

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Eastman News Highlights November 26, 2018

November 26, 2018

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.)  Danilo Perez (Rochester Business Journal 11/21/2018)  Eastman School of Music is hosting Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist Danilo Perez as a visiting guest artist this month.  […]

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Eastman News Highlights November 19, 2018

November 19, 2018

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.)  Top 25 Music Schools for Composing for Film and TV (Hollywood Reporter 11/16/2018)  The Hollywood Reporter polled more than 600 entertainment pros to compile the […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Eastman Virtuosi

November 16, 2018

The Faculty Artist Series presents Eastman Virtuosi Saturday, December 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. The performance is made up of faculty members Mikhail Kopelman, violin; Steven Doane, cello; Alexander Kobrin, piano; and George Taylor, viola, with additional violinist Willa Finck. The group will be playing Shostakovich’s Quintet […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Bill Dobbins, Piano

November 16, 2018

The Faculty Artist Series presents pianist Bill Dobbins, Professor of Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media, Monday, December 3, at 7:30 p.m., in Hatch Recital Hall, at the Eastman School of Music. Bill Dobbins is professor of jazz studies at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, where he teaches the jazz composing and […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Marina Lomazov, Piano

November 16, 2018

The Faculty Artist Series presents Marina Lomazov, Professor of Piano at Eastman, Saturday, December 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall. The concert features Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition with additional works by Alexander Scriabin, John Fitz Rogers, and Nikolai Kapustin. Praised by critics as “a diva of the piano” (Salt Lake City Tribune), “a […]

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The Kilbourn Concert Series Presents: New York Polyphony

November 16, 2018

The Kilbourn Concert Series presents New York Polyphony on December 11, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. New York Polyphony consists of: Geoffrey Williams, countertenor; Steven Caldicott Wilson, tenor; Christopher Dylan Herbert, baritone; and Craig Phillips, bass. Praised for a “rich, natural sound that’s larger and more complex […]

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Eastman Jazz Ensemble Brings Artist-in-Residence Grammy-Award Winning Danilo Pérez

November 14, 2018

Grammy-award winning jazz pianist Danilo Pérez will be a visiting guest artist at the Eastman School of Music this month. He will perform alongside the Eastman Jazz Ensemble on their concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 29, in Kilbourn Hall, under the direction of Bill Dobbins, Associate Professor of Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media at […]

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