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.)
(Broadway World 04/24/2019)
… Leaming is a Lotte Lenya Competition winner. Creator of A Balancing Act podcast. B.M. Eastman School of Music.
(WXXI News 04/23/2019)
•Rachel Roberts, associate professor of music leadership, and graduate degree program director at the Institute for Music Leadership at the Eastman School of Music.
(WXXI News 04/29/2019)
The second half of the show opened with the Douglas Lowry Award, named for the late dean at the Eastman School of Music. It generally goes to two area high-school seniors who are going on to study music in college, but this year the award went to three seniors: Raymond Feng and Natalie Leclair of Pittsford Sutherland and Robert Varon, who studies guitar with Bob Sneider, the Eastman professor who holds down some of the late-night sessions at the jazz fest. …
(The Violin Channel 04/23/2019)
The New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida, United States has this week announced the appointment of American conductor and trumpeter Chad Goodman as its new Conducting Fellow.
A graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Chad will hold the position for the 2019-2020 concert season – working directly alongside the orchestra’s Artistic Director and Founder, Maestro Michael Tilson Thomas.
Eastman grad Jeff Beal is returning to Rochester for a special performance. “He will be doing his live score to the movie ‘Biggest Little Farm,’ and it will be performed live for the first time with the Empire Film and Media Ensemble at the Eastman School of Music,” said Merkel. “That’s about 30 musicians with Jeff leading them. The film will be playing on screen as they are playing below. And we’re really excited for that one. It’s in a tiny little rehearsal space over at The Eastman School of Music, so tickets are limited. That will be Saturday, April 27 at 3:00 p.m.”
Hochstein announces David Hochstein Recital competition winners
(Monroe County Post 04/25/2019)
The 2019 David Hochstein Recital Competition winners are Sam Reeder, clarinet, student of Kenneth Grant; and Andrew Guo, violin, student of Renée Jolles. … at the Eastman School of Music.
Richmond library: Trio of Eastman School of Music grad students perform concert with classical … (The Batavian 04/28/2019)
Join us in the Reading Room as Eastman School of Music graduate students, Thomas Torrisi and Ken Luk, are joined by Chinese pipa player, Leah Ou, for an evening of music.
(Niagara Gazette 04/25/2019)
Recognized as Distinguished Alumni will be Angelo Massaro and Diane Quarantello. Lynn Ligammari, NFHS Class of 1999, will be recognized as the Emerging Leader. …
Lynn Ligammari is a graduate from the Eastman School of Music, with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Saxophone Performance and Education.
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