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Eastman News Highlights as of October 5, 2020

October 5, 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.) Album review: ‘Lilac Hill’ (City Newspaper 09/28/2020) … listeners to the excellent saxophone playing of Eastman School Of Music graduate Ethan Helm and the inventive […]

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Sibley Library Offers Guide to Music of the African Diaspora

September 29, 2020

Rick McRae of the Sibley Music Library, creator of Music by People from the African Diaspora   By David Raymond Among their many online services, major international libraries provide library guides on particular topics targeted to scholars and musicians. In the case of Eastman’s Sibley Music Library, the specialized topics are of course musical: musicology, […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of September 28, 2020

September 28, 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.) COVID-19 Concert to Include Premiere Commission (Patch.com 09/27/2020) Next month the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra will present a concert of classic and new work in […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of September 21, 2020

September 21, 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.)  Music Degrees Can Open Many Doors (downbeat.com 09/16/20200  For many years now, Young, gifted players have been asking themselves, “Why should I go earn a […]

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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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“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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