Eastman School of Music Posts and Musings

Summer@Eastman 2020: Summer Jazz Studies Reflections

Top: Andre Weinberger, ESM ‘23, who attended Summer Jazz Studies in 2018. Photo credit: Joy Yagid. Bottom: Robert Varon, ESM ‘23, a Summer Jazz Studies alumnus from 2017. Photo credit: Arian David Photography.   By Eli Campbell, Media & Events Coordinator, Eastman Community Music School Eastman Experience: Summer Jazz Studies: “This rigorous two-week program provides…

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“A uniquely wonderful experience”: an Eastman Student Performs Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto

Pianist Charles Berofsky ’22E On Wednesday evening, February 5, the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra (ESSO) presents its first concert of the spring semester in Kodak Hall. Neil Varon, Austin Chanu, and Jakub Rompczyk lead the program, which begins with Fauré’s Pélleas et Mélisande Suite and Samuel Barber’s Second Essay for Orchestra; then Charles Berofsky ‘22E,…

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

  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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William Warfield@100

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

  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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