“The darkness of war and the hope of life”: Pianist Alexander Kobrin Performs Benefit Recital

“To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts – such is the duty of the artist,” wrote the 19th-century composer Robert Schumann. To shed a bit of light during one of the darkest events of the 21st century, an Eastman professor will be presenting a recital this month to benefit displaced Ukrainian music students.…

“Profoundly Nurturing”: School Historian Vincent Lenti records the Robert Freeman years at Eastman

  Eastman’s School Historian, Vincent Lenti, recently published the third volume of his history of our school. In this excerpt from Nurturing the Love of Music: Robert Freeman and the Eastman School of Music (Meliora Press), Dr. Lenti sums the extent of Freeman’s ideas and influence, which profoundly changed the school’s faculty, administration, and campus,…

Still learning at the library: Sibley’s Jon Sauceda

Jonathan Sauceda just completed his first academic year as Associate Dean and Head of the Sibley Music Library. It has been a very full year. As head of the library, he oversees all aspects of the library’s programs and services, including collection development, personnel management, budget management, technical services, client services, and library technology development.…

Summer@Eastman Spotlight: Eastman Summer Tuba and Euphonium Institute

By Raffi Wright Summer@Eastman is excited to welcome a new brass institute to our roster in 2022: the Eastman Summer Tuba & Euphonium Institute. Eastman alumnus Scott Tegge (Chicago-based performer and tuba/euphonium instructor at Northern Illinois University and the University of Illinois) joins Eastman faculty members Don Harry and Mark Kellogg in this week-long program…