Eastman School of Music Posts and Musings

Introducing the Eastman Organ Experience: Summer at Eastman’s High School Organ Academy

Eastman Associate Professor Edoardo Bellotti introduces Summer Organ Academy students to Eastman’s Italian Baroque Organ at the Memorial Art Gallery By Caroline Robinson, Coordinator, Eastman High School Organ Academy In the summer of 2015, the Eastman Organ Department held its first official Summer Academy for High School Organists, having hosted a Pipe Organ Encounter via…

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by Andrea Schuler, Summer@Eastman Program Coordinator Professor Mark Scatterday conducting the Eastman Wind Ensemble in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre Eastman professors Mark Scatterday and Donald Hunsberger know a thing or two about wind conducting: collectively, they have directed the Eastman Wind Ensemble for over 50 years! This summer, Scatterday and Hunsberger will embark on…

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Summer into Fall with Summer at Eastman: The Power of Connections

By Brianna J. Robinson Soprano Brianna Robinson is a second-year Eastman master’s degree student in Vocal Performance, in Robert Swensen’s studio. She is also completing an Arts Leadership Certificate from Eastman’s Institute for Music Leadership. Brianna recently performed the role of Ottavia in Eastman Opera Theatre’s fall production of Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea, and sang…

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