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EARS presents two concerts per academic year featuring repertoire pieces, new works, and student compositions in Hatch Hall. In addition, the EARS Visiting Artists Series presents the work of visiting composers, performers, and researchers.

Past Events

Ossia Concert

Apr 30, 2020
7:30 pm, Kilbourn Hall
  • Patricia Alessandrini–Tracer la ligne d’un doigt
  • Carolyn Chen–Oceans in oceans
  • Nathaniel Haering–Spate II (Winner of the 2019-2020 OSSIA International Call for Scores)
  • Clara Iannotta–Al di là del bianco
  • John Psathas–Psyzygysm
  • Mathias Spahlinger–Vier Stücke

Ossia Concert

Feb 26, 2020
7:30 pm, Kilbourn Hall


  • Anthony Braxton–Composition no. 131
  • Lei Liang – Ascension
  • Sky Macklay – Microvariations
  • Alex Temple – The Man Who Hated Everything
  • Yan Yue – student commission

Ossia Concert

Dec 2, 2019
7:30 pm, Kilbourn Hall

Anthony Braxton–Composition no. 131

Georg Friedrich Haas–Tria ex uno

Lei Liang–Ascension

Sky Macklay–Microvariations

James O’Callaghan–subject/object

Justin Zeitlinger–student commission

EARS Concert

Nov 4, 2019
7:30 pm, Hatch Recital Hall

Faculty Artist Series – David Liptak, composition

Oct 7, 2019
7:30 pm, Eastman East Wing Hatch Recital Hall
Constellations (2010) – David Liptak
Makrokosmos II (1973) – George Crumb

OSSIA Concert

Oct 3, 2019
7:30 pm, Kilbourn Hall

Heather Frasch–quivering

Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen–Run

Tania León–De Memorias

Kitty Xiao—So it goes (student commission)

Jon Yu—Ru

EARS Concert

Oct 2, 2019
7:30 pm, Hatch Recital Hall

Eastman Organ Department + Eastman Audio Research Studio (EARS): New Sounds for Organ and Electronics

Sep 20, 2019
7:30 pm, Christ Church

Premieres of works by Charles Berofsky, Jasmine Thomasian, and Kitty Xiao

Performances by Bradley Vogel, Zhen Piao, and James Kealey

Kitty Xiao – Composition & Piano MM Recital

Sep 8, 2019
7:00 pm, Hatch Recital Hall

EARS Class Concert

May 2, 2019
1:35 pm, ESM 514

OSSIA Concert

May 1, 2019
7:30 pm, Kilbourn Hall

Featuring Chaz Underriner’s nocturne series: 8

EARS Concert

Apr 11, 2019
7:30 pm, Hatch Hall

Featuring works by Eastman students Drew Flieder, Noah Kahrs, Reilly Spitzfaden, and Brett Copeland.