Eastman School of Music Posts and Musings

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Eastman Community Connections: With Mark Scatterday

Joint Concert with The Eastman Wind Orchestra and Fairport High School Concert Band Showcases Community Connections By Jessica Kaufman, Assistant Director of Content and Public Relations Mark Scatterday, professor of conducting and chair of the Conducting and Ensembles Department at Eastman School of Music, has a long history of active involvement in the Rochester community…

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Preparing “Poppea,” Part II: Opening Night!

This weekend, Eastman Opera Theatre presents a true masterpiece of baroque opera: Claudio Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea (The Coronation of Poppea). The production features stage direction by Stephen Carr and musical direction by Paul O’Dette. This is the second blog post by Master’s student in voice Kameron Ghanavati, one of the students playing Nerone in…

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Tony Caramia Celebrates Jazz Centennials

By Dan Gross Tony Caramia, Professor of Piano, Director of Piano Pedagogy Studies, and Affiliate Faculty of Jazz Studies, is throwing a concert with a handful of musicians with Rochester ties: “1917: Celebrating the Hundredth Birthdays of Jazz Icons.” Joining him are Rachelle Fleming on vocals, Mike Kaupa on trumpet, Bob Sneider on guitar, Keiran…

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