The Beal Institute Presents -Visual Music 4-January 13, 2022

The Beal Institute Presents: Visual Music 4.0: An Evening of Original Music Performed Live-to-Picture by the Empire Film and Media Ensemble

December 21, 2021 The Beal Institute, under the direction of Associate Professor Mark Watters, presents “Visual Music 4.0: An Evening of World-Premiere Film and Music Collaborations,” Saturday, February 26, 2022, at 7:30 PM in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music and this year’s presentation will feature the music of Eastman faculty and alumni. Compositions from Eastman’s Contemporary Media and [...]Read More...

Eastman Opera Theatre’s Season Continues with Cavalli’s La Calisto

December 16, 2021

Eastman Opera Theatre (EOT) is thrilled to continue its season with the zany baroque opera La Calisto by Francesco Cavalli, February 16, 17, 22, and 23 at 7:30 p.m. Unlike the rest of their 2021-22 season, Eastman Opera Theatre will be performing La Calisto in the EOT Scene Shop, 1344 University Avenue (see information below). […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of December 13, 2021

December 13, 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.) Steve Gadd leads list of Eastman School of Music graduates with 2021 GRAMMY … – RochesterFirst (RochesterFirst 12/07/2021) The Eastman School of World, one of […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of December 6, 2021

December 6, 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.) Eastman School of Music alumni receive Grammy nominations | New York Colleges (Spot On New York 12/02/2021) University of Rochester posted a new article on […]

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A Rhapsodic Return to Eastman for Carter Pann ‘94E

December 2, 2021

In the early 1990s, when Carter Pann and Marina Lomazov were both pianists in the studio of Professor Barry Snyder, they probably never suspected that one of them would end up writing a piece that would be premiered by the other. Nearly three decades later, they have remained good friends, and also distinguished themselves in […]

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Grammy Nominations

Eastman School of Music Alumni Receive GRAMMY Nominations

December 1, 2021

Several graduates of the Eastman School of Music have received nominations in the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.’s 64th GRAMMY Awards: Best Contemporary Instrumental Album: Steve Gadd ‘68E, At Blue Note Tokyo Best Instrumental Composition: Tom Nazziola ‘88E, Cat and Mouse Best Opera Performance: Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmeliteswith soprano Erin Morley ‘02E produced by a Producer […]

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How to Fund Your Summer Music Camp: A Guide for Students and Parents

December 1, 2021

by Dr. Sylvie Beaudette Director, Summer@Eastman Summer music programs (including camps, institutes, and workshops) are fun, enlightening, and engaging, but they can be expensive: tuition is only part of the total cost. After adding housing and meals, travel, and pocket money, the costs may be prohibitive for many potential participants and their families. Some (but […]

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The James E. Clark Chamber Music Residency at Eastman School of Music Presents: Cleveland Quartet Reunion

November 19, 2021

The Cleveland Quartet, Eastman’s quartet-in-residence from 1976 to 1995, will reunite at the Eastman School of Music in April as part of the James E. Clark Chamber Music Residency. The members of this Grammy-winning ensemble include Atar Arad, James Dunham, Martha Katz, Paul Katz, Peter Salaff, and Donald Weilerstein, who will all return from April […]

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Trombones Tonight! Trombone Choir Celebrates 80 Years

November 19, 2021

Eastman’s Trombone Choir performs numerous times throughout the school year, and an Eastman Commencement ceremony would not be complete without them. But when its 27 current members, and co-directors Mark Kellogg and Larry Zalkind, take the Kodak Hall stage tonight at 7:30 p.m., it will be much more than an ordinary concert. This concert is […]

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Wellness at Eastman to Explore “Peak Performance”

November 16, 2021

Wellness at Eastman is a monthly seminar series from Eastman Performing Arts Medicine (EPAM) featuring artists and clinicians speaking to physical and mental wellness for performing artists. Inspired by the Healthy Conservatoires movement in Europe, presentation topics this year include: the benefits of warming up and cooling down; peak performance on stage, nutrition’s effect on performing; incorporating mindfulness […]

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