Admissions

Visiting Eastman


ONLINE EASTMAN INFO SESSIONS & VIRTUAL TOURS

In accordance with University and state guidelines we are not able to offer in-person visits to campus at this time, but we still want to meet you! Instead, join us for a live online session, each Friday afternoon.

These online sessions are hosted by our counselors and current students, and are tailored to your specific questions and interests. Parents are also welcome to attend. If this time doesn’t work for you, please email admissions@esm.rochester.edu to arrange an alternate time. 

Click here to sign up for an online info session & tour. 

 

SOUNDS OF EASTMAN

Visit Eastman’s Youtube channel and Spotify playlist to learn more, and to hear exciting performances by our students, faculty and alumni.

 

CONNECT WITH YOUR COUNSELOR

Looking or more? If you’ve already attended an Eastman info session and want to discuss more specific or in-depth questions, you can contact your admissions counselor through the links below.

Danielle Arnold – Assistant Director of Admissions 
Admissions counselor for Brass, Jazz, Percussion, Strings, and graduate Music Education or Musicology applicants
Email Danielle

Christine Burritt – Senior Admissions Counselor 
Admissions counselor for Organ, Piano (Applied and Music Education), Early Music and Theory applicants
Email Christine

Christina Crispin – Associate Director of Admissions
Admissions counselor for Composition, Conducting, Voice, and Woodwind applicants
Schedule an online meeting
Email Christina

VIRTUAL EVENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER

If you are considering the Dual Degree program, or want to learn more about options for Eastman students at the University of Rochester, you may also want to attend a virtual event hosted by the University of Rochester Office of Undergraduate Admissions.  Click here for University of Rochester virtual events.

 


PREFERRED HOTELS

There are many options for accommodations in the greater Rochester area. Be sure to mention The Eastman School of Music when booking a room at the hotels below for discounts and special arrangements!

Our preferred hotels, indicated by an asterisk (*), are offering added bonuses for the Eastman Auditions season. 

Along with other great amenities, these six hotels will provide free practice spaces in their facilities for auditioning students. If you are staying at one of these locations, inquire directly for more information about signing out a practice room!

*Hilton Garden Inn, 585-232-5000

  • Eastman School of Music rate starting at $129/night
  • www.rochesterdowntown.hgi.com (to book online enter corporate ID #3053175)
  • Or call 585-232-5000 x0 and ask for the Eastman School of Music rate
  • 155 East Main Street, Rochester, NY 14604
  • 8-minute walk to the Eastman School
  • Complimentary airport shuttle
  • Complimentary shuttle to Eastman upon request when available
  • Complimentary practice space for auditioning students
  • Refrigerators and microwaves in each guestroom
  • Complimentary parking
  • High-speed internet/Wi-Fi, fitness center, indoor pool
  • Hilton Honors Points earned on every stay plus any food and beverage when charged to guest room
  • 500 Bonus Hilton Honors points when $25 is spent in Drifters restaurant (coupon given at check-in)

* Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown, 585-546-3450

(Temporarily closed until January 1, 2021)

  • Eastman rate is $95 plus tax
  • 70 State Street, Rochester, NY 14614
  • For Online Reservations: Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown Reservations
  • 15-minute walk to the Eastman School
  • Complimentary shuttle to/from the airport and to/from Eastman School of Music
  • Complimentary practice suites for auditioning students, including a Yamaha piano
  • Complimentary breakfast for one guest. Additional guests pay on their own  
  • Complimentary on-site parking
  • 10% discount in State Street Bar & Grill
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and fitness center
  • Earn IHG Rewards Points for your stay

*Hyatt Regency Rochester, 800-223-1234

(Temporarily closed until February 1, 2021)

  • Eastman friends and family rate starting at $129/night
  • For Online Reservations:  Hyatt Regency Rochester Reservations
  • Or call 1-800-233-1234 and ask for the EMUS rate
  • 125 East Main Street, Rochester, NY 14604
  • 8-minute walk to the Eastman School
  • Free airport shuttle and shuttle to Eastman upon request
  • Complimentary practice suites for auditioning students
  • Complimentary breakfast for auditioning students
  • 10% discount in The Street Craft Kitchen and Bar
  • Full store Starbucks  
  • High-speed internet/Wi-Fi, fitness center, indoor pool

*The Inn on Broadway, 585-232-3595

  • A Luxury Boutique Urban Inn
  • www.innonbroadway.com
  • Eastman discounted rate starting at $149/night
  • 26 Broadway, Rochester, NY 14607
  • 3-minute walk to the Eastman School
  • Complimentary practice space for auditioning students
  • Complimentary breakfast included, high-speed internet/Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Select rooms with fireplaces, Jacuzzis or soaking tubs

OTHER AREA HOTELS

Staybridge Suites, University of Rochester, 585-527-9110

  • Eastman booking.
  • Eastman discounted rate of $123/night for studio room (Special UR discounted rate applied through booking link) 
  • 1000 Genesee Street, Rochester, NY 14611
  • 12-minute drive to the Eastman School
  • Shuttle service provided Monday – Friday in two very convenient morning and evening blocks, servicing a five mile radius. A shuttle to/from the airport and to/from Eastman is also available upon request
  • Complimentary breakfast, high-speed internet/Wi-Fi, fitness center, indoor pool
  • A complimentary light dinner is served Monday – Wednesday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

The Strathallan, a Double Tree by Hilton, 585-461-5010

  • Call for Eastman rate
  • www.strathallan.com
  • 550 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607 
  • Complimentary parking
  • Complimentary shuttle to/from airport and to/from Eastman

The Woodcliff Hotel and Spa, 585-248-4882

  • Eastman Visitors Rate starting at $129/for a double queen or king room
  • www.woodcliffhotelspa.com/ (When calling for a reservation, ask for the Eastman School of Music rate)
  • 199 Woodcliff Drive, Fairport, NY 14450 
  • Complimentary transportation to and from the airport and nearby offices, restaurants, shopping and entertainment
  • Complimentary shuttle to and from Eastman School of Music
  • VIP treatment in salon, spa and 9-hole golf course
  • Complimentary onsite pool and health club access
  • Complimentary valet parking and self-parking
  • Complimentary wireless internet
  • Starbucks Café onsite
  • Wine Down Wednesdays – Complimentary wine & appetizers
  • In room mini refrigerator and Keurig coffee maker


Disclaimer:  All rates are subject to change at any time.

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