Eastman School of Music Posts and Musings

ESM@100: A Many-faceted Celebration Continues

The original version of this article appeared in the printed edition of the Winter 2022 Eastman Notes magazine. Since it appeared, we’ve been able to update a number of commissioned titles and other facts, which are reflected in this online version. It officially began last fall, and it is still going strong. Eastman’s centennial celebration…

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Celebrating a Legacy in Music: Bill Dobbins

Tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Kodak Hall, the Eastman Jazz Ensemble presents its final concert of the 2022 spring semester – which will also be the final concert for Bill Dobbins as its director. The occasion includes the first performance of Dobbins’ latest work (and an Eastman Centennial commission), Legacy. We asked Bill about this…

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Wellness at Eastman Explores “Caring for Your Voice”

Wellness at Eastman is a monthly seminar series from Eastman Performing Arts Medicine (EPAM) featuring artists and clinicians speaking to physical and mental wellness for performing artists. Inspired by the Healthy Conservatoires movement in Europe, presentation topics this year include: the benefits of warming up and cooling down; peak performance on stage, nutrition’s effect on performing; incorporating mindfulness…

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