An Eastman graduate’s new website inspires the Black Musical Community

September 15, 2020

Jasmine Daquin   Oboist Jasmine Daquin ‘19E (MM) has a busy career as a free-lance oboist in New York City. She recently added another achievement to her resume, as the founder of Black Classical Music Educators, an online space for parents of young musicians, and adult students, to easily secure private lessons with a Black […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of September 14, 2020

September 14, 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.) Explore the life, inspirations and iconic recordings of soprano Renée Fleming (ABC News 09/08/2020) After graduate studies at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Jazz and Contemporary Media Department Showcase

September 14, 2020

The Faculty Artist Series presents a Jazz and Contemporary Media (JCM) Department Showcase on Tuesday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall. This concert will be presented through LIVESTREAM as a virtual performance. Appearing in the JCM Showcase are Eastman faculty members Jeff Campbell, bass; Bill Dobbins, piano; Clay Jenkins, trumpet; Mark Kellogg, trombone; […]

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“Creating a Community Conversation”: Virtual Visionaries Brings Musicians Together Online

September 11, 2020

By David Raymond How do musicians and other creative and performing artists – members of a tight-knit community – function in their careers when that community is fractured? What are the performing possibilities when public performances are canceled? These scenarios became reality overnight with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The resulting closure of schools […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of September 8, 2020

September 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-nominated composer William Pursell dies from COVID-19 (Los Angeles Times 09/05/2020) He was twice nominated for a Grammy, the first for inspirational performance (non-classical) […]

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MA in Music Leadership Degree from Eastman Now Fully Online

September 4, 2020

For Course Information:  Rachel Roberts, Graduate Degree Program Director, Institute for Music Leadership, rroberts@esm.rochester.edu, (585) 275-1730 Christina Crispin, Associate Director for Admission, Eastman School of Music, ccrispin@esm.rochester.edu, (585) 274-1201 Media only: Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, (585) 451-8492, kpadden@esm.rochester.edu   The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has approved Eastman’s Master of […]

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A Message To The Eastman Community From Dean Jamal Rossi

September 3, 2020

Dear Members of the Eastman Community,  I was horrified and saddened yesterday as I watched the video of the arrest of Daniel Prude, an unarmed Black man in custody of Rochester police. This heinous act, along with the many others which have become unacceptably familiar in our country, are an affront to all people who […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of September 1, 2020

September 1, 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.) Putting Rochester First: Eastman Community Music School (RochesterFirst 08/31/2020) Dr. Petar Kodzas, Eastman Community Music School Associate Dean & Director, joined us in studio Monday […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers, Piano Duo

August 27, 2020

The Faculty Artist Series presents Marina Lomazov, and Joseph Rackers, both Professors of Piano, on October 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Eastman School of Music. The Lomazov/Rackers Piano Duo’s program includes Mozart’s Sonata in C Major, K. 521; Brahms’ Variations on a Theme of Haydn; Schubert’s Fantasy in F Minor, D. 940; and Stravinsky’s […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Mark Kellogg

August 27, 2020

The Faculty Artist Series presents Mark Kellogg, Professor of Euphonium, Trombone, and Brass Chamber Music, Sunday, November 1, at 7:30 p.m. Mark Kellogg, trombone, will be assisted by Priscilla Yuen and Christopher Azzara, piano. The program consists of music of Kellogg, Hindemith, and Ravel, plus a selection of jazz standards. For his program, Kellogg chose […]

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