Eastman News Highlights April 23, 2018

April 23, 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.)  Paul Simon provides a special surprise for the Rochester Music Hall of Fame ceremonies (WXXI News 04/23/2018)  They came for Eastman School of Music percussion […]

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A wonderful week of Alexander Technique! Reflections from the 2017 Summer Intensive

April 23, 2018

by Katie Fittipaldi When musicians I meet find out that I teach Alexander Technique, their first response is usually something like: “Wow, that is so cool! I have always wanted to study Alexander Technique!” Why are musicians so excited about Alexander Technique? Developed by F. Matthias Alexander, the Alexander Technique is an educational method used […]

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Competitions and Community: Eastman Flutist Adam Sadberry

April 20, 2018

Adam Sadberry. Photographs by Kaila Delany On Tuesday, April 24, flutist Adam Sadberry will perform live on WXXI-FM’s show Backstage Pass. But this Eastman senior from the studio of Bonnie Boyd has already had a momentous year. In February, Adam won the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s African-American Fellowship. Adam will be a member of the DSO […]

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Eastman Partners with Music Conservatory in Freiburg, Germany for May Concert

April 20, 2018

For several years, Eastman has had a partnership with the Hochschule fur Musik in Freiburg, Germany, and it’s recently been re-energized.  As part of a two-year grant from the German government to support collaborations between the schools, the partnership culminates in a concert to be presented on Sunday, May 6 at 3:00 p.m. in Room […]

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Memorial Art Gallery hosts performance of 18th-century concertos for organ and strings

April 19, 2018

The Third Thursday concert series with Eastman’s Italian Baroque Organ returns this month with a special collaboration of Eastman faculty, students, alumni, and guests. Entitled 18th-Century Concertos for Organ and Strings, the concert takes place on Thursday, April 19, at 7:30pm in the Fountain Court of the Memorial Art Gallery. The program offers a rare […]

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Eastman-Rochester Chorus, Eastman Chorale, and the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra Presents Mendelssohn’s Elijah

April 17, 2018

Mendelssohn’s majestic Elijah will be performed Friday, May 4, at 8 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre with the combined talents of the Eastman-Rochester Chorus (ERC), Eastman Chorale, and the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra (ESSO). Conducted by William Weinert, Professor of Conducting and Ensembles at Eastman School of Music, the title role will be […]

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The Eastman Presents Series Features Che Malambo, part of the Barbara B. Smith World Music Series

April 17, 2018

The Eastman Presents Series brings Che Malambo, performing Tuesday, April 17 at 8 p.m., in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. An Argentinian based company, Che Malambo excites audiences through precise footwork and rhythmic stomping, drumming of the bombos, and singing and whirling boleadoras (lassos with stones on the end). Presenting a thrilling, percussive dance and […]

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The Eastman Presents Series: Features Patti LuPone’s “Don’t Monkey with Broadway”

April 17, 2018

The Eastman Presents Series highlights Patti LuPone’s “Don’t Monkey with Broadway”, Sunday, April 29 at 8 p.m., in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. This legendary Broadway singer will be joined by members of Rochester Gay Men’s Chorus for select numbers in this one-night-only performance. Singer and actress Patti LuPone’s storied career in Broadway and Hollywood […]

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Eastman News Highlights April 16, 2018

April 16, 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.)  Young Composer Tonia Ko Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship (Blouinartinfo 04/16/2018)  She is a three-time winner of the Eastman School of Music‘s Louis Lane Prize, and won […]

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GET YOUR ROAR ON! SUMMER AT EASTMAN 2018 TRUMPET RETREAT

April 9, 2018

Participants in the 2017 Trumpet Retreat, in the chapel of Keuka College This year, Summer@Eastman offers a Trumpet and Trombone Retreat at Keuka for adult players (June 24 through June 30) as well as a Trumpet Institute on the Eastman campus for high school and collegiate students (July 29 through August 3). Both feature Eastman […]

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