Eastman School of Music Posts and Musings

Eastman’s 2015-2016 TA Award Winners

Photograph by Amanda Sharpe Eastman recently announced the winners of its 2015-16 Teaching Assistant Prizes for Excellence in Teaching. Their names, the classes they led, and their degrees are (from left to right): Benjamin Baker Theory Aural Skills Doctor of Philosophy in Theory Aaron Grant Written Theory Doctor of Philosophy in Theory Peter Folliard Basic…

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“A song for all seas, all ships”: Eastman-Rochester Chorus performs “A Sea Symphony” on April 29

This Friday, April 29 at 8 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, the Eastman-Rochester Chorus, Eastman Chorale, and Eastman Philharmonia, all under the school’s Director of Choral Activities, William Weinert, with baritone Alan Cline and soprano Yvonne Trobe, present one of the great works for chorus and orchestra: Ralph Vaughan Williams’s A Sea Symphony.…

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“THE PHYSICAL REALITY OF BEING HUMAN”: Monica Dale discusses music and Dalcroze Eurhythmics

Dalcroze Eurhythmics teacher Monica Dale by Andrea Schuler, Summer@Eastman Program Coordinator “Pity the musicians; they never get to dance.” One of the central paradoxes of being a performing musician is the fact that so often, while playing, we experience our performance almost abstractly, as a collection of mechanical processes in our brains, hands, and vocal…

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