Eastman News Highlights December 23, 2019

December 23, 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.) Kobrin brings depth and tonal glow to Zankel recital (New York Classical Review 12/20/2019) Kobrin has been teaching for most of this century, and is […]

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William Warfield 2020 Benefit Concert Celebrates William Warfield’s 100th Birthday and features Eastman student Jonathan Rhodes, Current Scholarship Recipient

December 20, 2019

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 12, 2020, at 3 […]

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Eastman 2019: The Year In Pictures

December 20, 2019

2019 at Eastman is drawing to a close, as always a year of great student and faculty performances, brilliant guest artists, camaraderie, fun, and incredible music. Here are some favorite photos of 2019 moments, including comments by Eastman’s Senior Creative and Design Manager, Michelle Martorell. EWE at Severance Hall On May 7, the Eastman Wind […]

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Eastman Opera Theatre continues Opera Season

December 20, 2019

Eastman Opera Theatre is thrilled to continue its season with the double-bill of Salieri’s Prima la musica e poi le parole and Mozart’s Der Schauspieldirektor in the Black Box Theatre (Annex 804), January 25th, 26th, 31st, February 1st, and 2nd. This double-bill will be directed by Ian Silverman, Masters Candidate in Stage Directing, with musical […]

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Evening of Music Celebrates Rochester-Velikiy Novgorod Sister Cities Connection

December 19, 2019

A diverse program of vocal and instrumental works by Russian composers, presented by the Eastman Community Music School (ECMS) and Linkages of Rochester, Inc., will celebrate Rochester’s connection to its sister city of Veliky Novgorod. The 16th annual collaborative event, titled “A Russian Friendship Concert,” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, January 9, in […]

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The Beal Institute Presents: “Visual Music.v2: An Evening of World-Premiere Film and Music Collaborations”

December 17, 2019

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 16 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 35-piece Empire Film […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Nathan Laube, Organ

December 17, 2019

The Faculty Artist Series presents organist Nathan Laube, Associate Professor of Organ, on Thursday, January 16th at 7:30 p.m. at the Memorial Art Gallery. The performance will include selections by Byrd, Van Noordt, Sweelinck, and Louis Couperin. This performance is part of the Third Thursday Concert Series which features different artists at the Memorial Art […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Masumi Per Rostad, Viola

December 17, 2019

The Faculty Artist Series presents violist Masumi Per Rostad, Associate Professor of Viola, on Friday, January 24th at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. This performance features pianist Alexander Kobrin and clarinetist Michael Wayne with music from Schumann, Enescu, and Reger. Masumi Per Rostad, a faculty member in Eastman’s Strings, […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Robert Morris, Composer

December 17, 2019

The Faculty Artist Series presents composer Robert Morris, Professor of Composition, on Sunday, January 26th at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. The program will include several of Morris’ compositions, including Primitive Roots 1 and 2; Septet; Strange Flowers; Occasional Storms; and Noted Harmonies. The concert will feature saxophonist Douglas […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Jonathan Retzlaff, Baritone, and Russell Miller, Piano

December 17, 2019

The Faculty Artist Series presents composer Jonathan Retzlaff, Associate Professor of Voice, along with Russell Miller, Professor of Vocal Coaching and Repertoire, on Tuesday, January 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. The program, entitled An Elly Ameling Inspiration, will include single works by composers from the Baroque to […]

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