Eastman School of Music Posts and Musings

COMBINING FORCES: Ann Howard Jones talks about Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem

Ann Howard Jones conducting the Boston University Symphony Orchestra by Andrea Schuler, Summer@Eastman Program Coordinator Summer@Eastman’s Advanced Choral Conducting institute is a perennial student favorite and one of the most eagerly-anticipated classes on the summer calendar. The five-day course takes a group of 14 student conductors (and a resident choir) through study and analysis of…

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Eastman Joins “Bach in the Subways”, an International Celebration of J.S. Bach’s Music

By John Fatuzzo This weekend, Eastman School of Music and Eastman Community Music School students, faculty, staff, and administration will perform in three venues celebrating the 331st birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This weekend, there are three Bach in the Subways performances scheduled in the Rochester area in which members of the Eastman community…

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Eastman School Symphony Orchestra on Saturday: Borodin, Vaughan Williams, and Prokofiev

Alexander Borodin by Garrett Wellenstein The Eastman School Symphony Orchestra (ESSO) will present its second concert of the semester tomorrow, Saturday, February 20, 2016, in Kodak Hall. Maestro Neil Varon opens the concert with a bang, conducting Alexander Borodin’s Overture to Prince Igor, followed by the lush, mystical harmonies of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on…

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