The Eastman Community Music School offers music lessons, ensembles, classes, and workshops to community members of all ages and backgrounds. With 150 teachers – including a topnotch mix of artist-educators, collegiate faculty, and Eastman students – ECMS serves approximately 1,700 community members during the school year and hundreds more each summer. From pre-school and early childhood programs to college prep and diploma programs to adult ensembles and classes, ECMS nurtures and inspires music students at all levels.
Bringing together world-class performing arts and medicine
The mission of EPAM is to deliver the collaborative potential of the performing arts and medicine to the health care environment. To achieve this goal, EPAM works within the following four pillars:
- Heal: Specialized health care and wellness education of performing artists,
- Care: Music Therapy in clinical patient care,
- Learn: Research to explore and develop the potential of the arts in therapy, rehabilitation and human performance,
- Inspire: Meaningful integration of the performing arts into the hospital environment.
The George Walker Center for Equity and Inclusion in Music will serve as a vehicle to not only bring our community together, but to do the difficult work of progressing towards equity and inclusion at the Eastman School of Music. The center is named for the late Pulitzer-Prize-winning composer, George Walker ’56 (DMA, ’12 (Honorary))
The Sibley Music Library of the Eastman School of Music is the largest music library affiliated with any college or university in the United States. With holdings of nearly three-quarters of a million items, the Library offers vast resources for performance and research.
The Eastman School of Music Summer at Eastman program offers students and the community an individualized and world-class music education experience. Choose between residential music programs and camps for middle and high school students, week-long institutes devoted to various instruments or specialties, half-day music workshops for youths, and collegiate classes in Music Education, Music History, and Music Theory.