Eastman Journal: Page 5

“Tuesday Pipes” will cure your winter woes

November 13, 2017

by Myles Boothroyd It’s early November, and Rochesterians are already digging out their snow brushes, hearing Christmas tunes in coffee shops, and seeing Black Friday Sale signs around every corner. If you’re like me, you may be looking for a few minutes to escape the humdrum and stay warm this winter. For that, I turn […]

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Eastman student Zoe Wang debuts her Violin Concerto tonight

November 8, 2017

By Dan Gross Eastman School of Music student, composer, and collaborative pianist Yucong “Zoe” Wang is debuting her newest composition, a Violin Concerto, with the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra tonight at 8 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. Wang, 24, is no stranger to having her work played. In 2013, she entered the Eastman […]

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An Eastman Musician’s Hackathon Adventure

November 6, 2017

By Hattie Bestul This fall, Eastman student Hattie Bestul had the opportunity to take part in Hack Music LA, a gathering of techies with a strong interest in music (and musicians and other artists with a strong interest in tech). Here is her report on her experiences. Running Into — and At — Opportunities Opportunities […]

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Preparing “Poppea,” Part II: Opening Night!

November 2, 2017

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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Flutist Zachary Osinski is 2017 Tallon Perkes Flute Competition Winner

October 31, 2017

Pictured left to right; Perkes Competition adjudicator Marianne Gedigian, Bonita Boyd, Zachary Osinski, and adjudicators John Hunter ‘84E, Mark Kellogg ‘86E, and Jan Angus ‘72E (MM). By Matthew Burg On May 6, 2017, Eastman hosted the Third Annual Tallon Perkes Flute Competition, held in memory of Eastman alumnus Tallon Perkes (BM ’84) to inspire the […]

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Tony Caramia Celebrates Jazz Centennials

October 27, 2017

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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Treasures of the Choral Repertoire – Eastman’s Bach Cantata Series Resumes this Sunday, October 29

October 26, 2017

Eastman’s 2017-18 Bach Cantata Series starts this coming Sunday. A chamber ensemble of instrumental and vocal soloists from the Eastman School of Music will present two sacred cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach on Sunday, October 29 at 3:00pm at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 111 N. Chestnut St. The concert will feature BWV 150, […]

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Eastman Gives Back to Rochester

October 25, 2017

EASTMAN GIVES BACK TO ROCHESTER By Dan Gross Recent graduates are using their talents and their entrepreneurial skills to enrich the Rochester community with music More and more Eastman students recognize that to ensure the future of music, they must bring their music to the wide public – especially in communities that are underserved or […]

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“Your Friendly Neighborhood Comic Book Artist” (and Eastman graduate) Gives Talk at Rush Rhees Library

October 20, 2017

By Dan Gross Dave Chisholm, who received a Doctorate In Musical Arts from Eastman in 2013, is a trumpet player, songwriter, composer, bandleader, educator, and visual artist. In other words, describing him as multi-talented might be an understatement. Chisholm will be talking about his multimedia comic book project, Instrumental, at the University of Rochester’s Rush […]

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Preparing “Poppea”: Eastman Opera Theatre Rehearses a Monteverdi masterpiece

October 20, 2017

The original libretto of L’Incoronazione di Poppea, by Francesco Busenello (1642) Next month. 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 of Paul O’Dette. This is the first blog post by Master’s student […]

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