The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Robert Morris, composer

January 22, 2019

The Faculty Artist Series presents Robert Morris, Professor of Composition at Eastman School of Music, Monday, February 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall. The program is entitled “The One, and the Many” and features artists Renée Jolles, violin; Margaret Kampmeier, piano; sinfonietta ensemble conducted by Edo Frankel.  Robert Morris received his musical education at […]

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From Sorrow to Joy: An Atmospheric Performance of Orfeo ed Euridice by Eastman Opera Theatre

January 15, 2019

The classic Greek mythological tale of Orpheus, Orfeo ed Euridice, with music by Christoph Willibald Gluck and libretto by Ranieri de’ Calzabigi, will be presented by Eastman Opera Theatre (EOT) January 31, February 1, 2, and 3 in Annex 804 at the Eastman School of Music. Presented in Italian with English supertitles, Orfeo is directed by Stephen […]

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Composer Augusta Read Thomas Returns to Eastman for Eastman Philharmonia Concert

January 10, 2019

Eastman welcomes leading composer Augusta Read Thomas back to Eastman, where her composition Brio will be performed by the Eastman Philharmonia on Friday, February 1, 7:30 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, conducted by Brad Lubman. Thomas will be the guest composer for the Composition Department’s weekly Symposium on Thursday, January 31st, at 3:30 in […]

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Summer@Eastman Spotlight: APSI Music Theory – Teacher Training

January 9, 2019

by Jarod Lau This summer, Summer@Eastman is excited to offer an Advanced Placement Summer Institute for music educators to become trained and certified to teach AP Music Theory. We spoke with course instructor Dr. Joel Phillips (Westminster Choir College) and Dr. Betsy Marvin (Eastman School of Music), who instigated the course, to learn more about […]

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Eastman Presents Series: Canadian Brass with Eastman Wind Ensemble

January 8, 2019

The Eastman Presents Series continues in 2019 on Wednesday, January 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. One of the most popular brass ensembles today, Canadian Brass, featuring Eastman alumnus Charles (Chuck) Daellenbach (BM66, MA68, PHD71), will team up with the Grammy-nominated Eastman Wind Ensemble, conducted by Mark Scatterday, for a not-to-be-missed […]

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Opening Doors: An Interview with Timothy Long, the New Music Director of Eastman Opera Theatre

January 8, 2019

By Benjamin Willmott    The Eastman School of Music was pleased to welcome the appointment of Mr. Timothy Long to the faculty as associate professor of opera and music director of Eastman Opera Theatre, starting in fall 2018. Mr. Long’s appointment comes following the retirement of Benton Hess, the esteemed music director of the program for […]

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Eastman News Highlights January 7, 2019

January 7, 2019

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.)  The Met Names Thomas Lausmann Director Of Music Administration (Broadway World 1/2/2019)  Lausmann studied at the Hochschule f r Musik Stuttgart, the Eastman School of […]

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