“Why are there no women up there?”

March 4, 2021

By Teresa Ringholz Teresa Ringholz is Voice Department Chair at the Eastman Community Music School. She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Vocal Performance from Eastman, as well as the Performer’s Certificate. She sang professionally in Europe for 20 years, has taught privately for over 25 years, and was an Adjunct Professor of Voice at […]

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Eastman School of Music’s Ethnomusicology Program Presents: The Barbara B. Smith World Music Series – Now Online!

March 1, 2021

Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, brings back the popular Barbara B. Smith World Music Series in a set of free virtual concerts this spring. Sponsored by Eastman’s Ethnomusicology program, part of the department of Musicology, four incredible guest artists representing different musical traditions from across the world will be streamed, with LIVE Q&A […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Charles Pillow, Jazz Saxophone

February 22, 2021

The Faculty Artist Series presents Charles Pillow, Assistant Professor of Jazz Saxophone, on Tuesday, March 2nd at 8:00 p.m. featuring Eastman faculty members Jeff Campbell, bass; Bob Sneider, guitar; Dariusz Terefenko, piano; and Rich Thompson, drums in The Music of Hermeto Pascoal. The program will include the Brazilian composer’s Aquela Coisa; Santo Antonio; Os Guizos; […]

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SUMMER@EASTMAN 2021: VOCAL PERFORMANCE PEDAGOGY: NETWORKING WITH YOUR LARYNX

February 19, 2021

by Kathryn Cowdrick Eastman Professor of Voice Kathryn Cowdrick began her career as a speech pathologist, then moved to the vocal performance world and sang opera professionally for 30 years. She joined the faculty at Eastman in 2002. Here, she shares thoughts on vocal pedagogy and previews Vocal Pedagogy for Choral Conductors & Voice Teachers, […]

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Yamaha Institution of Excellence

Yamaha Names the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music as Institution of Excellence: Honoring Only 10 Schools Nationwide

February 18, 2021

Media Contacts: Yamaha Peter Giles/Giles Communications pgiles@giles.com; (914) 644-3500 ext. 700    Eastman School of Music Jessica Kaufman, Director of Communications jkaufman@esm.rochester.edu; (585) 278-4743   Yamaha Corporation of America has named the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester as a 2021 honoree in its inaugural Institution of Excellence program, acknowledging the school’s extraordinary commitment […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of February 15, 2021

February 15, 2021

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.) University of Rochester concerned about on-campus surge of COVID-19 cases (Democrat and Chronicle 02/10/2021) … change and the case number continues to rise, the university […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Yoojin Jang, violin; Guy Johnston, cello; Alexander Kobrin, piano; Masumi Per Rostad, viola

February 8, 2021

Applauded by The Strad for her “fiery virtuosity” and “consummate performances,” violinist YooJin Jang is a winner of the 2017 Concert Artists Guild Competition and is also First Prize winner of Japan’s 2016 Sendai International Music Competition.  These two prominent victories have resulted in a busy itinerary of international recital and concerto engagements, and also the release of two new recordings, including a CD of […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of February 8, 2021

February 8, 2021

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.) Boston trombonist releases ‘Hangout Theory’ (Eureka Times-Standard 02/04/2021) Will Zimmer, who studied at the Eastman School of Music, is an up-and-coming Boston-based trombonist and composer, […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of February 1, 2021

February 1, 2021 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.) Librettist Gene Scheer is awed Biden cited his 'American Anthem' at inauguration (The Times of Israel 01/29/2021) Scheer, 62, was trained at the Eastman School [...]Read More...

The Beal Institute Presents: Visual Music 3.0: An Evening of Original Music Performed Live-to-Picture by the Empire Film and Media Ensemble

January 28, 2021

The Beal Institute, under the direction of Associate Professor Mark Watters, presents “Visual Music 3.0: An Evening of World-Premiere Film and Music Collaborations,” Thursday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Eastman School of Music. Visual Music will be presented through livestream as a virtual performance. Compositions from Eastman’s Contemporary Media and Film Scoring Department […]

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