Summer Concerts at Eastman

ROCHESTER, NY —The Eastman School of Music will present a variety of concerts and performances this summer. Featured performers include members of Eastman’s collegiate faculty, special guest artists, and summer program participants. The schedule includes the annual concert of World Music with Mitzie Collins and Friends on Wednesday, July 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn…

Vim and Vigor in the Nation's Capital

“Robust energy and enthusiasm” is how the Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the word “vim” – which is also the name of an Eastman School of Music student saxophone quartet that has won awards and acclaim for its outstanding musicianship. The ViM Saxophone Quartet will represent Eastman in the prestigious Conservatory Project of the John F. Kennedy…

Bon Voyage!

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Jennifer Ronyak of Akron. Ohio, a Ph.D. candidate in Musicology at the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music, has been awarded a 10-month research grant from the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) for dissertation research in Berlin during the 2007-2008 school year. Jennifer’s dissertation, Performing the Lied, Performing the Self: Enacting…

CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF VERNE REYNOLDS

Eastman professor emeritus Verne Reynolds celebrated his 80th birthday in July 2006, and the School at which he taught for 36 years is paying tribute to him with a special concert on May 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall. A distinguished horn player and teacher, Reynolds is also a prolific composer, and the May…