Eastman School of Music Posts and Musings

Meliora Weekend’s Showcase Concert

Violist Alex McLaughlin and conductor Peter Folliard rehearse Nicolas Bacri’s Piccolo Concerto Notturno with the Eastman Viola Ensemble in Kodak Hall. (Photograph by Carol Rodland.) It’s rare to see the Eastman Student Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonia share the stage in Kodak Hall, but Maestro Neil Varon wanted to feature both orchestras during this special “homecoming”…

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Eastman’s New Summer Program Coordinator

Summer@Eastman Director Sylvie Beaudette is pleased to announce the hiring of Eastman alumna Andrea Schuler as the new Summer program coordinator. Andrea holds undergraduate and graduate viola performance degrees (’91 and ’93) from the Eastman School of Music, where she was a student of George Taylor and James Dunham. She returns to Rochester after more…

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A BroadBand Clarinetist in Europe

For many student musicians, the opportunity to travel with an ensemble abroad and perform in new countries and venues is a memorable one. The Eastman BroadBand Ensemble held residencies at contemporary music festivals in Europe this past July: the SoundScape Festival in Maccagno, Italy and the Valencia International Performance Academy (VIPA) Festival in Valencia, Spain.…

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