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Summer@Eastman 2020: Balance and Focus for Orchestral Clarinetists

February 10, 2020

Associate Professor of Clarinet Michael Wayne   One of the new offerings for Summer@Eastman 2020 is the institute Professional Development for the Orchestral Clarinetist, to be offered from August 3 through 5. Teaching this course is Eastman’s new Associate Professor of Clarinet, Michael Wayne. A member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops clarinet […]

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Summer@Eastman 2020: Summer Jazz Studies Reflections

February 4, 2020

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

January 31, 2020

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: From Publicity to Perotin: A Musicologist’s Journey

January 31, 2020

     Associate Professor Michael Anderson   By Ashley Fong Summer @ Eastman’s “Singing Gregorian Chant and Renaissance Polyphony” institute, led by Professor Michael Alan Anderson, will be held at a new location in 2020: Chicago’s Saint Clement Church. Now in its fourth year, this program attracts singers of all ages and backgrounds. In addition to […]

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

January 29, 2020

A bit of The Pirates of Penzance in Mozart’s Impresario: Behind the umbrella is Trevor Scott (as Tyler); Jordan Costa (Steven Sibley); and Lucy Almada (Sylvia Sibley); Tim Long is at the piano. Photograph by Nic Minetor.   This weekend, Eastman Opera Theatre presents a comedic double bill featuring Antonio Salieri’s Prima la musica e […]

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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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