Here are some select clippings from the past week showing the variety of hits/mentions identifying musicians and scholars as Eastman School of Music alumni, faculty or students. Note: Some links may have expired.)
(Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 04/17/2016)
By the 1920s, she was in New York City dancing in the Greenwich Village Follies, a vaudeville revue, and teaching at the Eastman School of Music.
(Democrat and Chronicle 04/17/2016)
Over the decades, Books Sandwiched In audiences witnessed Howard Hanson, director of the Eastman School of Music, discussing Music in American Life and James Card of the George Eastman House presenting The Liveliest Art.
(The Journal Gazette 04/16/2016)
Born in New York City, Ondrejka came from a musical family …earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from the prestigious Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York.
(Montana Standard 04/15/2016)
Aug. 7 — The Young Montana Musicians’ Spotlight features Stephanie Anderson, sophomore at Eastman School of Music performing a trumpet solo with piano;
(Democrat and Chronicle 04/15/2016)
ROCmusic was born when six organizations — Hochstein School of Music & Dance, Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, Eastman …
Musicians unite to benefit Rochester’s Foodlink
Fairport-E.Rochester Post 04/15/2016)
Eastman faculty and students, members of the …
Eastman School of Music students Wendy Toh, Ji-Yeon Lee, Sergio Munoz, Lucas Button, Elliot Lichtenberg and Andrew Blanke will perform. Bass-Baritone Jan Opalach will collaborate with pianist Ted Taylor in excerpts from the Magelone Lieder of Johannes Brahms. The Grammy Award-winning Ying Quartet will perform Leos Janacek’s String Quartet Number One, also known as the “Kreutzer Sonata,” and the concert will conclude with Poovey and Eastman student Karl Robson performing a rendition of Richard Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries,” arranged for organ four hands and four feet.
“If Music Be the Food…” was created in 2009 by Carol Rodland, professor of viola at the Eastman School of Music.
Penfield Symphony Orchestra to perform ‘A Romantic Celebration’
(Penfield Post 04/15/2016)
The concert will start with Adagio sospirando from Music for Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” by Rochester native David Diamond. He attended the Eastman School of Music and was a longtime member of the Juilliard School faculty.
(The Gazette 04/15/2016)
Longtime principal cellist Susan Smith, 69, … she earned a bachelor’s degree at Eastman School of Music in …
Soloists will be …, tenor Geoffrey Friedley … He earned bachelor of music and bachelor of arts degrees at Lawrence University in Wisconsin and a masters of arts degree at the Eastman School of Music and a doctor of musical arts in vocal performance from the University of Utah in 2014.
Best Seat in the House: Eastman student’s bass skills wins scholarship
Have you ever had to choose between two things you really love? For Tyrone Allen, it was basketball or the bass.
It was tough but this student at the Eastman School of Music is seeing the fruits of the path he chose in a number of ways. He’s just been named this year’s recipient of the Arts Scholarship, courtesy of the Rochester NY Chapter, The Links Incorporated..
Guitar, opera, chamber music — have a listen in upcoming concerts
Methodist church hosts chamber concert
An evening of chamber music will be presented by pianist Shijun Wang and cellist Christopher Grueninger. … Wang, a Weber State University music professor, studied at the Juilliard School of Music in New York City and is now a candidate for his doctorate in musical arts at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York.
(Ruidoso News 04/13/2016)
Other concerts in the Carrizozo Music 2016 season include … October brings the Ying Quartet, resident string quartet and faculty at Eastman School of Music, …
Eastman School of Music to celebrate composer Milton Babbitt
(Brighton-Pittsford Post 04/13/2016)
The discussion will feature three scholars of Babbitt’s music presenting aspects of his music and legacy in Room 305. … Eastman’s Zachary Bernstein will explore the paradoxical sense of motion in Babbitt’s music.
The concert will also feature music by three composers influenced by Babbitt: Mead, Robert Morris and Matthew Barber. Mead is on the faculty of Indiana University, Morris is a longtime member of the Eastman composition faculty and Barber is a recent graduate of the Doctor of Musical Arts program. (Also reported by Penfield Post)
Genesee Chorale to perform ‘Carmina Burana’
(Penfield Post 04/13/2016)
The Chorale will be accompanied by three soloists: Emily Helenbrook, soprano; John Clayton, tenor; and Joe Finetti, baritone.
Helenbrook is a senior at the Eastman School of Music, studying with Carol Webber. She has performed several times as a featured soloist with the …
(The Lion’s Roar Newspaper 04/12/16)
This year, critically acclaimed trombone soloist, bandleader and Grammy-nominated arranger, John Fedchock, is coming to the university as the special guest of the festival.
Fedchock holds a master’s degree in jazz studies and contemporary media from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York along with …
(Jazz Police 04/12/2016)
The quartet includes Angela Wyatt on bari, David Milne on tenor, Joan Hutton on alto, and Matthew Sintchak on soprano saxophones. … David Milne (tenor) … A native of Rochester, NY, he holds BA and MM degrees in music from Indiana University and a DMA from the Eastman School of Music. … Joan Hutton (alto) received her masters degree in saxophone performance from the Eastman School of Music and … Matthew Sintchak (soprano) … He holds a Doctorate (DMA with a Performer’s Certificate Award), Master of Music degrees in saxophone performance from the Eastman School of Music, and …
Fleming, Keillor among performers for Eastman new season
(Rochester Business Journal 04/12/2016)
The Eastman School of Music Tuesday announced the 2016-17 season lineup for the Eastman Presents concert series. The season opens Sept. 29 with Break of Reality, a cello rock ensemble. Other season highlights include Grammy Award-winning … (Also reported by 13WHAM-TV, Democrat & Chronicle, WHEC-TV)
(The Daily Item 04/12/16)
Appearing this year with the band will be Joe Mosello, one of the most respected trumpet players in the world today. He is from Mount Carmel, and a graduate of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y.
SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music will welcome trumpeter Paul Merrill as guest artist alongside the Crane Jazz Band and the Crane Jazz Ensemble …
Currently pursuing a doctor of musical arts degree at the Eastman School of Music, he remains active as a clinician, Area All-State director, …
(Chicago Tribune 04/12/2016)
“Many but not all go on to music schools,” she continued. “There a number of former ‘Stars of Tomorrow’ performers at the Curtis Institute, a prestigious free school in Philadelphia, as well as the Colburn Conservatory in Los Angeles.” She also mentioned other institutions such as The Juilliard School in New York City, New England Conservatory in Boston, and the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y. where her young performers now study or have studied.
(The Daily Republic 04/12/2016)
Case in point: Paul Scheuerle died last week at the age of 89. … His love of music carried him, successfully, to some of the great music training programs of the 20th Century — Eastman School of Music for his bachelor’s, …
(Misericordia University 04/11/2016)
Stephen Armstrong, a Ph.D., a student at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York, also presented the lecture, “Writing Identity Through Musical Practice: Shell Shock, Feminism, and Disability in Dorothy L. Sayers’s Detective Fiction.”
(The Boston Musical Intelligencer 04/11/2016)
Virginia Newes, who now lives in Cambridge, was Associate Professor of Music History and Musicology at the Eastman School of Music.
(Broadway World 04/10/2016)
Also included on the program is the Ohio Premiere of Christopher Theofanidis’ Dreamtime Ancestors. Theofanidis is an American composer who has had performances with many orchestras around the world. He holds degrees from Yale, the Eastman School of Music, and the University of Houston.