William Warfield Scholarship Fund 2021 Benefit Concert

December 18, 2020

William Warfield Scholarship Fund, Lolita Forsett, President of the Board, (585) 202-3686, info@williamwarfield.com   Since it was founded in 1977, the William Warfield Scholarship Fund, Inc. (WWSF) has provided financial aid to more than 35 African American students at the Eastman School of Music, and spotlighted talented recipients in an annual benefit concert. This year’s […]

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Celebrate the Aquarelles CD Release Online

December 17, 2020

Join the online celebration of the Aquarelles CD release featuring long-time Eastman faculty artists Bonita Boyd, flute, Steven Doane, cello, and Barry Snyder, piano, January 22, 2021 at 7 PM. This virtual webinar event will be moderated by WXXI’s Julia Figueras. The program of Aquarelles consists of four works that are classics of the chamber […]

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Eastman School of Music’s Institute for Music Leadership Announces Fall 2020 Award and Grant Recipients

December 14, 2020

Innovation. Creativity. Entrepreneurial Thinking. These mindsets are essential components in the careers of today’s professional musicians. The Eastman School of Music’s Institute for Music Leadership supports the musical community through grants, career and educational programs that focus on all three. Eight new award/grant recipients have been announced for the Fall 2020 cycle of the Eastman/ArtistShare […]

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Virtual Trombone Workshop: Eastman’s first online winter program

December 9, 2020 Lauren Rudzinskas   by Lauren Rudzinskas‘20E (DMA), Co-founder and director    The Virtual Trombone Workshop was founded in Summer 2020 with a mission to support artists through a virtual environment. VTW founder Lauren Rudzinskas created the event as a response to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic crisis. Seeking to connect musicians during a time of [...]Read More...

Eastman News Highlights as of December 8, 2020

December 8, 2020

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.) Grammy nominations include Eastman contributions (WXXI News 12/02/2020) The works of alumni or faculty members from the Eastman School of Music are scattered across eight […]

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Eastman School Of Music Alumni And Faculty Receive GRAMMY Nominations

December 2, 2020

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 63rd GRAMMY Awards:  Best Engineered Album, Classical: Hynes: Fields, Third Coast Percussion, mastering engineers, featuring Sean Connors ’04E Producer of the Year, Classical: Blanton Alspaugh, credits include Smyth: The Prison, […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of November 30, 2020

November 30, 2020

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 Ukrainian violinist wins attention of Eastman School of Music professor, helps pay for tuition (RochesterFirst 11/23/2020) Kostia Lukyniuk grew up in Ukraine, in a […]

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Only Art Held Me: The Ying Quartet Presents the Beethoven Cycle Partnership with Bowdoin Festival, Chautauqua and Eastman

November 24, 2020

Media Contacts: Bowdoin International Music Festival Grace Bell, Director of Admissions and Operations grace@bowdoinfestival.org; (207) 373-1441    Chautauqua Institution Jordan Steves, Director of Communications jsteves@chq.org; (716) 597-7936    Eastman School of Music Jessica Kaufman, Director of Communications jkaufman@esm.rochester.edu; (585) 278-4743   Internationally renowned string quartet the Ying Quartet, in partnership with Bowdoin International Music Festival, Chautauqua […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of November 16, 2020

November 16, 2020

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.) U of R Announces Mandatory Testing for Campus Undergrads Before Leaving for Thanksgiving … (Spectrum News 11/12/2020) … of Rochester says it has been able […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of November 9, 2020

November 9, 2020

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.) Gateways Music Festival goes virtual on Monday (City Newspaper 11/06/2020) The opening concert, on Monday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. will feature several Rochester musicians, […]

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