Mission Statement


The Eastman School of Music strives:

  • To create a musical community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity.
  • To give students an intensive professional education in their musical disciplines.
  • To prepare students with a solid foundation in music and an expansive education in the liberal arts.
  • To develop informed and inquiring minds that enable each graduate to engage the fundamental issues of their art and to become effective cultural leaders in society.
  • And, through its community and continuing education programs, to offer the highest quality music instruction and performance opportunities for students of all ages.

Revised: October 21, 2019