William Warfield 2019 Benefit Concert features Eastman student Jonathan Rhodes, Current Scholarship Recipient and Honors the late Paul Burgett, former WWSF Board Member and Long Time Supporter

December 26, 2018

Since it was founded in 1977, the William Warfield Scholarship Fund, Inc. has provided financial aid to more than 35 students at the Eastman School of Music, and spotlighted talented recipients in an annual benefit concert. This year’s benefit concert will be held in the School’s Kilbourn Hall on Sunday, January 13, 2019, at 4 […]

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Eastman 2018: The Year in Pictures

December 24, 2018

2018 at Eastman is drawing to a close- and with it we remember incredible performances, guest artists, moments of joy and triumph, and above all– incredible music. We look back at 2018 with some of our favorite photos. Eastman’s Spirit I <3 Eastman Day, led by Eastman’s Advancement team, celebrated the students’ appreciation and love […]

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The Beal Institute Presents: “Visual Music: An Evening of World-Premiere Film and Music Collaborations”

December 18, 2018

The Beal Institute, under the direction of Associate Professor Mark Watters, presents “Visual Music: An Evening of World-Premiere Film and Music Collaborations,” Thursday, January 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. Compositions from Eastman’s Contemporary Media and Film Scoring Department will be performed live-to-picture by the 40-piece Empire Film […]

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Eastman News Highlights December 17, 2018

December 17, 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.)  History Is in the Making at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Vanity Fair 12/13/2018)  Julia Bullock, one of opera’s fastest-rising stars, is using her artistic […]

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Eastman Grant Programs Help Musicians Tell Their Stories

December 14, 2018

Providing support for innovative musical projects, professional development, impactful research, entrepreneurial projects, and valuable internships is more than just boosting the careers of talented Eastman students and alumni. “These resources help our musicians share their stories, music and passions with a much a wider community, providing value to both themselves and their audiences”, says Jim […]

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The Summer Stepping Stone

December 12, 2018

Jarod Lau. Photograph by Tyler Hayford. By Jarod Lau My experience with Summer@Eastman will forever be the most significant cornerstone in my life. It all began in the summer of 2013, when I attended Summer@Eastman’s Summer Jazz Studies and Summer Trumpet Institute. The experiences I had and the opportunities I gained were invaluable to my […]

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EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC ALUMNI AND FACULTY RECEIVE GRAMMY NOMINATIONS

December 11, 2018

Several graduates and a faculty member of the Eastman School of Music have received nominations in the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.’s 61st GRAMMY Awards:  Best Contemporary Instrumental Album: Steve Gadd (BM68), The Steve Gadd Band Best Jazz Vocal Album: The Subject Tonight is Love, with Gary Versace, Associate Professor of Jazz […]

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Eastman News Highlights December 10, 2018

December 10, 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.)  SF conductor Nicole Paiement on ‘The Little Prince’ and being a female leader in opera (Hoodline 12/07/2018)  But in a twist on the story, both […]

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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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