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.)
(Boston Globe 08/01/2018)
Andrea Kalyn, currently the dean of Oberlin Conservatory of Music, will be the next president of New England Conservatory. … She holds a PhD in musicology from the Eastman School of Music, where her research interests centered on 20th-century American music. She is also trained as a pianist.
Crystal Lake musician studies at prestigious Wisconsin academy
(Northwest Herald 08/04/2018)
Program director Jeff Campbell is a professor and chairman of Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media at the Eastman School of Music. …
“Everyone on the OHS committee is very excited that we’re able to recognize such a special organ during our annual convention this week,” said Margaret-Mary Owens, a graduate student in organ performance and literature at the Eastman School of Music. She is among a handful of student volunteers who helped with convention planning. She reached out to those churches with historic organs believed to be in original condition.
International concert organist Thomas Gaynor to play in Whanganui
(New Zealand Herald 08/04/2018)
He is a doctoral student in David Higgs’s studio at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, where he was recently awarded the highly coveted artist’s certificate – an honour the institution had not given an organist for nearly three decades.
Lincoln-Way East flutist competition winner
(The Herald-News 08/03/2018)
On March 3, 2018 the Southwest Symphony Orchestra and its director, David L. Crane, announced Lincoln-Way East flutist Evan Curatolo, 18, as the 2018 Southwest Symphony Orchestra Youth Concerto Competition winner. … He recently auditioned nation-wide at various music colleges and conservatories, and was just accepted into the prestigious Eastman School of Music …
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