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Eastman News Highlights October 1, 2019

October 1, 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.)  SF Music Day Incubates Fresh Artistry and Ideas (San Francisco Classical Voice 09/28/2019)  The event’s eclecticism reflects the breadth of the affiliated-artist and musical-grant programs […]

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Eastman’s Women’s Chorus Welcomes Guest Composer and Arranger Dr. Rosephanye Powell Plus, Repertory Singers and Eastman Chorale

September 30, 2019

The University of Rochester / Eastman School of Music’s Women’s Chorus presents a concert of music from guest composer and arranger Dr. Rosephanye Powell (pronounced Row-SEF-a-knee), on Saturday, October 19 at 3 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall. Powell will guest conduct the Women’s Chorus. Included as part of the afternoon’s performance are programs by Eastman’s Repertory […]

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fivebyfive: Eastman/ArtistShare® New Artist Project Announced

September 27, 2019

The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music and ArtistShare® have announced that the ensemble fivebyfive has been selected as an Eastman/ArtistShare New Artist Project. With flutist Laura Lentz, clarinetist Marcy Bacon, guitarist Sungmin Shin, bassist Eric Polenik and pianist Haeyeun Jeun, fivebyfive is the fourth project to be announced through the exclusive partnership of […]

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The Kilbourn Concert Series Presents: Time for Three

September 26, 2019

The Kilbourn Concert Series announces that Time for Three will perform in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music on Thursday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m. Time for Three is made up of violinist Nicolas (Nick) Kendall, violinist Charles Yang, and double bassist Ranaan Meyer. Called a “classically trained garage band.” by NPR’s All […]

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Masters of a Medium: Eastman Honors the Verdehr Trio

September 26, 2019

  The Verdehr Trio: pianist Silvia Roederer, violinist Walter Verdehr, clarinetist Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr By David Raymond The members of an important American chamber ensemble will be recognized by the Eastman School of Music, and for several of the members it will truly be a homecoming. On Saturday, October 5, during Eastman’s alumni weekend, the members […]

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Eastman School of Music and Simon Business School Now Offer MA and MBA Combined Degree

September 24, 2019

Info: Rachel Roberts, (585) 275-1730, rroberts@esm.rochester.edu Media only, Simon: Yael Schneiderman, (585) 276-4884), Yael.Schneiderman@simon.rochester.edu   The Eastman School of Music and Simon Business School, both of the University of Rochester, are offering students the opportunity to earn a Master of Arts in Music Leadership in combination with a Master of Business Administration for Professionals degree. […]

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October Brings Guest Artists for Eastman Chamber Jazz Ensemble and Eastman Jazz Lab Band

September 24, 2019

Two of Eastman’s top jazz ensembles will kick off the month of October with incredible performances and guest artists, The Eastman Chamber Jazz Ensemble will present “Eastman Celebrates the Music of Gerry Mulligan”, featuring the music of Gerry Mulligan on October 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall. Continuing the month of Jazz, the Eastman […]

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An Eastman Violinist Goes to Miami

September 24, 2019

Miami’s New World Center, with the New World Symphony on the jumbo screen. Below, the interior of New World Center.   By Jacob Buhler   This past week I had the privilege of subbing with the New World Symphony in one of their pre-season concerts. I was really excited to go down to Miami Beach, […]

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In memory of Christopher Rouse (1949 – 2019)

September 23, 2019

Christopher Rouse, a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer who taught at Eastman from 1981 to 2002, died on Saturday, September 21 in Baltimore of complications from kidney cancer. “Christopher Rouse was one of the world’s foremost composers of the last half-century,” says Jamal Rossi, the Joan and Martin Messinger Dean of the Eastman School of Music.  “With […]

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Eastman News Highlights September 23, 2019

September 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.)  Contemporary composer: Christopher Rouse (Gramophone 09/23/2019)  Indeed, Rouse led a course on the history of rock while teaching at the Eastman School of Music. The […]

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