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 fall they will be streamed LIVE from the Eastman Campus in Sproull Atrium from October – November and in the Karen Rettner Community Music Center of Messinger Hall in December.
View the live stream each week on our Youtube channel by bookmarking this link: https://www.youtube.com/c/eastmancommunitymusicschool/live
New performances for Spring 2021 below:
Performances on Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. will be streamed live on Youtube!
January 28 – Eastman Faculty Performance: Mark Kellogg, trombone and Priscilla Yuen, piano – Professors Kellogg and Yuen will be performing works my American modernist composers Halsey Stevens and Charles Ives, and a work by Ethan Cypress, and Eastman School of Music DMA student in Jazz Trombone.
February 4 – Anthony LaLena, classical guitar – Anthony LaLena is a guitar teacher at the Eastman Community Music School and a graduate student in guitar performance and musicology at Eastman. His program will feature 20th century works for the guitar by Spanish and French composers.
February 11 – Joella Becker, cello and Kelly Soderahl McNeilly, piano – This Eastman student duo is performing Sergei Prokofiev’s Sonata for Cello and Piano Op. 119, a modern masterpiece originally composed for the great Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich.
February 18 – Eastman student Robert Sanders Performs Works for Solo Violin
February 25 – Piano Trio featuring Chihiro Kakishima, violin; Jennifer Carpenter, cello; and I-Hsiang Chao, piano
March 4 – Chihiro Kakishima, violin and Jenny Kirby, piano
March 11 – Nate Malkow, baritone and Jenny Kirby, piano – this program will feature Robert Schumann’s Romantic song cycle Dichterliebe or “A Poet’s Love.”
March 18 – TBA
March 25 – TBA
April 1 – Ela Kodžas, violin and William Shi, piano
April 8 – Rosa Boemia: Brazilian Choro
April 15 – TBA
April 22 – TBA
April 29 – TBA
May 6 – TBA
May 13 – TBA
May 20 – TBA
May 27 – TBA
We are looking forward to the day when we can resume these concerts in their usual home at the First Universalist Church of Rochester next to Washington Square, but until then we will keep the music going each week at Eastman!
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.