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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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Gateways Music Festival Announces Fall Virtual Festival Plans

August 27, 2020

Media Contacts: Dolores Orman, Gateways Music Festival, 585-271-5185, dolores.orman@gmail.com Jessica Kaufman, Eastman School of Music, 585-274-1057, jkaufman@esm.rochester.edu Gateways Music Festival, in association with Eastman School of Music, announces NEW DATES for its fall 2020 chamber music festival.  The Festival will take place virtually November 9th through 13th. The Rochester City School District (RCSD) and Eastman […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Alexander Kobrin

August 27, 2020

Media only: Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, (585) 451-8492, kpadden@esm.rochester.edu   The Faculty Artist Series at the Eastman School of Music will be virtual this fall! Pianist Alexander Kobrin, Associate Professor of Piano, kicks off the series on Sunday, August 30, at 3 p.m., presented through LIVESTREAM as a virtual performance. The program […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of August 24, 2020

August 24, 2020

Eastman News Highlights has been on summer hiatus, but we return to a weekly schedule with today’s issue.  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.)  ‘Data Lords’ Review: On Gigabytes and Garden […]

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Eastman School of Music Announces New Faculty Members

August 20, 2020

Media only: Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, (585) 451-8492, kpadden@esm.rochester.edu   Eastman School of Music is proud to announce several new full-time and visiting faculty appointments for the 2020-2021 academic year: Benjamin Baker ‘18E (MA), Assistant Professor of Music Theory Nicole Cabell ‘01E (BM), Assistant Professor of Voice Yoojin Jang, Assistant Professor of […]

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Summer at Eastman 2020: An Excellent Online Adventure

August 10, 2020

Summer@Eastman Director Sylvie Beaudette (top, center) and her French Lyric Diction students [Kayleigh DeBrine, Emma Ginzel, Daniela Monzon, Francis Mok, Molly Petrik; Mimi Law is not pictured]. Photo courtesy of Sylvie Beaudette.   by Andrea Schuler, Summer@Eastman Program Coordinator Nothing about Summer@Eastman 2020 happened the way we expected. We had already spent most of the […]

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Bringing Theory into Practice: ECMS launches its first online course this fall

July 24, 2020

The response of educational institutions to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic has led to a greatly increased demand for online classes. This need coincides with Eastman Community Music School’s launch of an ambitious AP® Music Theory online course, the result of collaboration between  ECMS and Eastman’s Institute for Music Leadership, with grant funding from the University […]

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The Roots and Legacy of Summer Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education at Eastman: 1992-2019 – Part 2

June 25, 2020

Eastman’s Orff Schulwerk “dream team”, Summer 2019. Clockwise from the left, Dr. Donna Brink Fox, Jim Solomon, Dr. Janet Robbins, Mary Helen Solomon, and Karen Medley. Photograph by Hannah Bell.   The summer of 2019 saw the 28th and final year of Orff Schulwerk teacher certification during Eastman’s summer session. A recent two-part article by […]

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The Roots and Legacy of Summer Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education at Eastman: 1992-2019 – Part 1

June 23, 2020

The summer of 2019 saw the 28th and final year of Orff Schulwerk teacher certification during Eastman’s summer session. A recent article by Music Education graduate Stephania Romaniuk E’20 (MA) traces the beginnings of the Orff programs in 1920s Germany to their adoption and flourishing at Eastman. This is Part One; click here to read […]

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AP® Music Theory Offered Online by Eastman

June 18, 2020

For Course Information: community@esm.rochester.edu , (585) 274-1400 Media only: Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, (585) 451-8492, kpadden@esm.rochester.edu   Eastman Community Music School (ECMS) will now offer an online AP® Music Theory course. Specifically designed for high school students, the 34-week, College Board- approved AP® Music Theory course provides students with a college level written and […]

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