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50th Reunion

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50th Reunion


50th Reunion Classes of 1959 & 1960

Welcome to your 50th Reunion Web page! This site includes information on your classmates, special celebrations for the 50th reunion classes, and information about how you can commemorate your 50th reunion with a gift to your alma mater.


Special Celebration

50th Reunion Medallion Breakfast and Ceremony: Saturday, October 16, 8:00-10:00 am Join us for a breakfast from 8:00-9:00 am celebrating the 50th reunion class.  Immediately following, Eastman School of Music Dean Douglas Lowry will preside over Eastman’s 50th Reunion Medallion Ceremony. This event celebrates the lives, careers, and lifelong relationship Eastman alumni have with their alma mater. The 50th reunion classes of 1959 and 1960 are invited to participate in the Medallion Ceremony. Special invitations for this event will be mailed in August, 2010.

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50th Reunion Gift

Our 50th Reunion offers us a unique opportunity to participate in a very special 50th Reunion class gift.  The Eastman School’s 50th Reunion classes of 1959 and 1960 will have the first opportunity to name a seat in the Hatch Recital Hall, located in the striking new School expansion.  Fifty seats are currently “saved” for our 50th Reunion class until September 1st before being made available to others. A pledge of $1,000 – payable over a 2-year period – will allow you to name a seat for yourself, a favorite professor, or someone you’d like to honor. Members of the 50th Reunion class who pledge $1,000 to support the Eastman Fund (can be payable over two years) will have the opportunity to have a dedicate a  seat in Hatch Recital Hall with an inscribed nameplate. For more information, please call the Eastman School Advancement office at 585.274.1040 or email development@esm.rochester.edu.

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Send Us Your News

We are anxious to share a glimpse of what you have been doing since you left Eastman and have started a web list of alumni from the classes of 1959 and 1960. Each entry includes an alumnus’ yearbook photo, a current photo (if available) and a brief biography. New entries will be added to the listing each week leading up to Eastman Weekend 2010. We need your help to make the list as comprehensive as possible. Please send us a brief biography (approximately 50 words) and a current photograph and we will add your entry to the web listing as quickly as possible. Electronic information can be sent to: alumni@esm.rochester.edu. Please note in the subject line: 50th Reunion Web Entry. Materials sent via the US Postal Service can be directed to: Eastman School of Music, Office of Development, 26 Gibbs Street, Rochester, NY 14604 Attn: 50th Reunion Web Entry.

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