“Encounters with the Schumanns” Merges Musical Scholarship with Performance on April 3

The music of Robert and Clara Schumann will be the subject of a multifaceted event that brings together scholarship and performance called “Encounters with the Schumanns: Listening, Thinking, Interpreting” on Wednesday, April 3, 2024. The three-part event includes a “Listening” roundtable with faculty and guest scholars at 9:30 a.m.; a “Thinking” seminar (for students only);…

Keeping the New in New Music

Originally published in the Fall 2023 issue of Notes, Eastman’s alumni magazine. New Music at the Eastman School of Music was built into the school’s foundations by its first director, Howard Hanson, a celebrated composer. His American Composers Concerts, which began in 1925 to perform the works of living, American composers, gave way to a…