(WXXI News 05/15/2019)
An anonymous gift will establish a professorship at the Eastman School of Music honoring the legacy of Paul Burgett, who died last year. Burgett was a … (Also reported by 13WHAM-TV, Rochester Business Journal, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, Hollywood Aggregator, Optimal Partners Blog – Optimal Partners Consulting, LLC)
The very first Musikgarten opened in 1994 in the United States, when Dr. Lorna Lutz Heyge merged her music education background with the experience and input of childhood education specialist Audrey Sillick.
Heyge holds degrees from Eastman School of Music, Northwestern University, a Ph.D. in musicology from the University of Cologne, and an Artist …
Symphony delivers strong performance in world premiere
(Tacoma Weekly 05/17/2019)
Symphony Tacoma closed out its 2018-19 season with a flourish, with a performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony “Choral.” But the real highlight was a world premiere of “In Hopes of Finding the Sun.” Composed by Hannah Lash, a rising star in American orchestral music, the piece served as a perfect opening act. Written as response to response to Beethoven’s 9th, particularly “Ode to Joy,” it perfectly complemented the masterpiece by the German composers. …
She attended the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, where she studied harp performance. She later earned a Ph.D. in …
(Morristown Green 05/17/2019)
Nearly 500 young musicians will be following the baton of Helen Cha-Pyo, a Morris Township resident who assumed directorship of the youth symphony last summer. …, and went on to study conducting and organ at the Eastman School of Music (NY), and received my masters of music degree.
Study: Basslines are the most important factor in groove and liking of electronic dance music
New research in Psychology of Music provides some of the first empirical evidence that the presence of bass frequencies is crucial for creating groove in electronic dance music (EDM).
“As a DJ and electronic music producer, I noticed how important low bass frequencies are to really get people to start dancing,” said study author Ethan Lustig, a PhD student at the Eastman School of Music. …
(Music Ally (blog) 05/15/2019)
Performer and producer Otis McDonald (real name: Joe Bagale) has given away most of his music through YouTube’s royalty-free audio library, which it makes available for creators to soundtrack their videos. His songs have been used in more than 3.5m YouTube videos that cumulatively have more than 7.6bn views. This is his story. …
At high school, he focused on the drums and was taught by Rich Thompson who used to play in the Count Basie Orchestra. This, Bagale says, made him a “jazz snob” and he went to study at Eastman School Of Music in Rochester.
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