Eastman News Highlights December 11, 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.)  Sean Connors, Bob Ludwig, et al (Rochester Business Journal 12/04/2019)  The following graduates and faculty members from the Eastman School of Music received nominations from…

Grand and varied: Eastman Rochester Chorus and ESSO Perform Handel, Brahms, and Vaughan Williams on December 6

  By Jeremy Lopez Eastman ALP Communications Intern   On Friday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Kodak Hall, the Eastman-Rochester Chorus (ERC) and the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra (ESSO) will present a concert featuring Handel’s Te Deum, Brahms’ Nänie, and Vaughan Williams’ Toward the Unknown Region. The concert will be conducted by William Weinert…

Dreams Coming True: Michael Burritt is Eastman’s First Paul Burgett Distinguished Professor

Michael Burritt in rehearsal. Photograph by Michelle Martorell.   By Andrew Bockman On Friday, September 27, 2019, Eastman’s Michael Burritt was installed as the Paul J. Burgett Distinguished Professor. Burritt has served as the Professor of Percussion at Eastman for eleven years, and is only the third person to hold this position in the almost…

Fall@Eastman: An Internship Experience

by Ashley Fong Photo credit: Emma Chang   My internship with Summer@Eastman this past semester has been filled with lots of learning and smiles. From meeting new people in different departments outside the office to building email lists and creating content timelines for social media, the internship provided me with many learning experiences over the…

Eastman News Highlights November 25, 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.)  Eastman Saxophone Project’s concert coming up this weekend (foxrochester.com 11/20/2019)  The Eastman School of Music is getting ready for an upcoming show centered around saxophones.…

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Eastman School of Music Alumni and Faculty Receive Grammy Nominations

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 62nd GRAMMY Awards:  Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical: Scenery, Bob Ludwig ‘66E (BM), ‘01E (MM) Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: Perpetuum, Third Coast Percussion, Sean Connors ‘04E, Freedom & Faith, Nick…

Eastman News Highlights November 18, 2019

Here are some select clippings from the past week 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.)   BSO: Grieg, Mahler, Andsnes, Nelsons (The Boston Musical Intelligencer 11/16/2019)  (Charles Warren Fox, renowned musicologist from the Eastman School, once assured…