Eastman@Washington Square

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The Eastman Community Music School is proud to present free weekly concerts featuring artists from the Eastman School of Music and ECMS. Faculty and Student Performances from both schools offer an excellent opportunity to hear some of the best musicians that Rochester has to offer and all performances are absolutely free!

Concerts take place every Thursday from late October through May at 12:15pm. This year’s series will begin on October 21 with a live performance from Eastman’s Campus!

UPDATE: We will be moving back to the First Universalist Church at Washington Square on October 28! We’re so excited to resume live performances at 150 S Clinton Ave, Rochester, NY 14604 each week!

The Concerts will also once again be streamed on the First Universalist’s Facebook Live feed. You can find them at https://www.facebook.com/UURoc/live

Eastman@Washington Winter 2022

January 6

Bach for Solo Violin

Violinist Chihiro Kakashima opens the year with Bach’s C Major Sonata for violin.

January 13

Winterreise I

Please come and hear Edward Bland and Jenny Kirby performing part 1 of Franz Shubert’s Winterreise, song cycle for voice and piano, D.911.

January 20

Winterreise II

Don’t miss a continuation of the Winterreise by Franz Shubert.

January 27

Music for Bassoon and Piano

Bassoonist Blair Koerner and Collaborative Pianist Zachary Peterson will share music to bring delight in January.

February 3

The Great Romantics and Beyond, part I

Come hear the students of Professor Marina Lomazov perform a fabulous program of works for solo piano.

February 10

The Great Romantics and Beyond, part II

A second installment of wonderful piano works performed by students of Professor Joseph Rackers.

February 17

Under the Influence:  Cross-Cultural Inspirations

Flutist Sophia Gibbs Kim and pianist Irina Lupines present pieces that showcase Japanese and French musical influences.

February 24

Mbira dzeMugomo Guru

This world music ensemble will share music Shona spiritual tradition from Zimbabwe to entertain and delight Washington Square listeners!

March 3

Eastman Celebrates Its Centennial

Eastman Chamber Music program will present this concert as part of Eastman Centennial Celebration.

March 10

Soulful Violin

Violinist Michael Kopelman and pianist Anna Gourfinkel join in performing music by Weinberg and Brahms.

These concerts are presented by the Eastman Community Music School. For further information about the concerts or for information about classes or private lessons, call the Eastman Community Music School at 274-1400.

Archived Schedules for Eastman@Washington Square