“The King is Dancing” at the Memorial Art Gallery

October 15, 2018

The new season of the Third Thursday concert series with Eastman’s Italian Baroque Organ features an exciting program performed by members of European ensemble Il Giardino d’Amore, directed by Stefan Plewniak. Joined by early dance specialist Hubert Hazebroucq, Il Giardino d’Amore will present a program dedicated to French and Italian music during the time of […]

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Eastman School of Music to Host Prestigious Performing Arts Colleges from across the country for Music College Fair

October 11, 2018

The Eastman School of Music, in collaboration with The Juilliard School and Ithaca College, presents the 13th Annual Music College Fair in Upstate New York at the Eastman School of Music on Thursday, October 18, from 5 to 7 p.m.    High school and college students who are interested in studying music will have the opportunity to […]

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Finding the Organ’s Voices: is Topic of 2018 EROI Festival

October 11, 2018

With the theme of Beyond the Stops: Finding the Organ’s Voices, the 2018 Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative (EROI) Festival will take place October 24–26 in Rochester, NY. The magnificent organs of the Rochester area will facilitate exploration beyond stoplists and stereotypes, celebrating the vast potentials of organ sounds—regardless of chronological, national, or historical styles of organ […]

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Eastman Organists’ Community Concerts return for the 2018-19 season

October 11, 2018

The Eastman School of Music Organ Department kicks off a new season of Community Concerts — short organ recitals by Eastman students as part of the department’s ongoing initiative to bring outstanding organ music to the Rochester community. From October to April, students will perform in monthly concerts in local churches around Rochester, facilitating a […]

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Eastman News Highlights October 8, 2018

October 8, 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.)  Renovations unveiled at the Eastman Community Music School (WXXI News 10/01/2018)  The renovations of that former office building now include 27 faculty studios, a piano […]

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Celebration of Messinger Hall Renovation and Dedication of the Karen Rettner Community Music Center

October 4, 2018

The Eastman Community Music School celebrated the completion of the renovation of Messinger Hall with a grand reopening and dedication of the Karen Rettner Community Music Center, Wednesday, October 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. The event began with an open house, featuring performances by Eastman musicians, showcasing the newly renovated ground, third, and fourth […]

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Conductors Caleb Hopkins and Joseph Taff to lead the first Bach Cantatas of the Season

October 4, 2018

Conductors Caleb Hopkins (left) and Joseph Taff (right) By Sarah Forestieri and Caleb Hopkins The Eastman Bach Cantata series begins this Sunday October 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm, with BWV 48: Ich elender Mensch, wer wird mich erlösen (Miserable Man that I Am, Who Will Free Me?), and BWV 8: Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich […]

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The Fernando Laires Piano Series Presents: Sandro Russo

October 3, 2018

The Fernando Laires Piano Series presents Sandro Russo on Friday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m., in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. The first part of the program is all Chopin: Three Mazurkas, Op. 56; Berceuse in D flat, Op. 57; Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op. 60; and the Polonaise-Fantasie, Op. 61. After […]

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Eastman News Highlights October 1, 2018

October 1, 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.)  Composer Ricky Ian Gordon visits Eastman School of Music (Fox Rochester 09/26/2018)  Eastman Opera Theatre is getting ready for its production of The Tibetan Book […]

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The Kilbourn Concert Series Presents: Dawn Upshaw

September 28, 2018

The Kilbourn Concert Series, presents Grammy-award winning vocalist together with pianist Gilbert Kalish, Tuesday, October 9, at 7:30 p.m., in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. Grammy-award winning singer, Dawn Upshaw, has achieved worldwide celebrity on both the opera stage and in the concert hall with repertoire ranging from the sacred works of […]

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