Eastman Journal

Mozart meets Salieri: An inside look at Eastman Opera Theatre’s production of two comedic gems

January 16, 2020

Frank and Buff attempt to hold back the two divas while Mr. Plume gets in the middle of their fight. From left to right: Kevin Spooner, YeJi Lee, Matthew Campisi, McKenzie Warriner, Nathan Savant. Photograph by Jeremy Lopez.   In just one week, Eastman Opera Theatre presents a comedic double bill featuring Antonio Salieri’s Prima […]

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Summer@Eastman 2020: THE UNBROKEN CIRCLE Native American Song and Dance Workshop

January 16, 2020

  Hand-Drum Singers at Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario. Photo credit: Esther Vincent, Peterborough, Ontario Daystar/Rosalie Jones is the founder and Artistic Director of DAYSTAR Dance Company, founded in 1980, the first dance company in the U.S. created with all-native performers and specializing in the portrayal of the personal and tribal stories of Indian America. The […]

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Grammy-winning Organist Nathan Laube Begins Spring 2020 Faculty Artists Recitals

January 13, 2020

Organist Nathan Laube brings The Art of the Fantasy to the Memorial Art Gallery on January 16.   The world-renowned musicians on Eastman’s performance faculty teach and perform throughout the world, but our Faculty Artist Series allows Rochester music lovers to hear them in solo recitals and chamber music right here in Rochester. Our winter/spring […]

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William Warfield@100

January 8, 2020

An Eastman Scholarship Celebrates a Great American Singer   Since it was founded in 1977, the William Warfield Scholarship Fund, Inc. has provided financial aid to more than 35 students at the Eastman School of Music, and spotlighted talented recipients in an annual benefit concert. This year’s William Warfield Scholarship Benefit Concert will be held […]

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Grand and varied: Eastman Rochester Chorus and ESSO Perform Handel, Brahms, and Vaughan Williams on December 6

December 2, 2019

  By Jeremy Lopez Eastman ALP Communications Intern   On Friday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Kodak Hall, the Eastman-Rochester Chorus (ERC) and the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra (ESSO) will present a concert featuring Handel’s Te Deum, Brahms’ Nänie, and Vaughan Williams’ Toward the Unknown Region. The concert will be conducted by William Weinert […]

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Dreams Coming True: Michael Burritt is Eastman’s First Paul Burgett Distinguished Professor

November 27, 2019

Michael Burritt in rehearsal. Photograph by Michelle Martorell.   By Andrew Bockman On Friday, September 27, 2019, Eastman’s Michael Burritt was installed as the Paul J. Burgett Distinguished Professor. Burritt has served as the Professor of Percussion at Eastman for eleven years, and is only the third person to hold this position in the almost […]

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Fall@Eastman: An Internship Experience

November 26, 2019

by Ashley Fong Photo credit: Emma Chang   My internship with Summer@Eastman this past semester has been filled with lots of learning and smiles. From meeting new people in different departments outside the office to building email lists and creating content timelines for social media, the internship provided me with many learning experiences over the […]

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Eastman Collaborates! New Initiative Brings Together Students and Professors

November 7, 2019

  By Jeremy Lopez ALP Communications Intern   This Friday, November 8 at noon in the Miller Center Atrium, Eastman continues its free Lunchtime Concert Series with the inauguration of Eastman Collaborates! This new initiative promotes the collaboration between faculty and students, and offers a new level of experiential learning to both collaborative partners that […]

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Bach Cantata Series Begins October 27

October 25, 2019

    By Jeremy Lopez ALP Communications Intern   Since 2013, the Eastman School of Music has presented a free concert series called the Bach Cantata Series, which was designed to give singers and choral conducting students the opportunity to perform some of the many works by Johann Sebastian Bach. The series was created by […]

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EASTMAN WELCOMES MEREDITH MONK AS 2019 WATKINS LECTURER

October 21, 2019

Meredith Monk     By David Raymond The multi-talented, profoundly creative artist Meredith Monk visits the University of Rochester this week with her vocal ensemble for a multi-day residency titled Dancing Voice/Singing Body. Monk and her vocal ensemble are the inaugural visiting artists for the Institute for the Performing Arts at the University’s School of […]

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