Eastman News Highlights May 6, 2019

May 6, 2019

Here are some select recent clippings 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.) 

Combining medicine and the performing arts in a new UR collaboration

(WXXI News 05/02/2019) 

The Eastman School of Music is teaming up with the University of Rochester Medical Center in a new collaboration. It’s an effort to find new ways of … (Also reported by NewsLocker, Phys.Org, Rochester Business Journal, Scienmag, EurekAlert, rss-newsfeed.india-meets-classic.net, BioPortfolio)

Eastman faculty, students and alumni come together for ‘A Time to Remember’

(foxrochester.com 05/02/2019) 

It features music written by individuals who perished or survived World War II concentration and work camps – in addition to pieces written as a tribute … 

3. Holocaust Remembrance Concert

(Rochester Business Journal 05/02/2019) 

Eastman School of Music invites the public to a Holocaust Remembrance Concert in observation of Yom HaShoah titled “A Time to Remember. 

Remembering the Holocaust through music

(RochesterFirst 04/30/2019) 

The Eastman School of Music will present the Holocaust Remembrance Concert “A Time to Remember” this Sunday, … The program’s founder, Eastman School of Music Professor Renee Jolles, discussed the performance and the inspiration behind the music Tuesday during News 8 at Sunrise. 

Pittsford Community Library announces May programs

(Monroe County Post 05/01/2019) 

Enjoy an evening concert performed by students from the Eastman School of Music. Letitia Jap, Heewon Lee, and Nathan Cheung will play a variety of works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Joplin and other composers. 

Lakes Area Music Festival presents Schubert’s Cello Quintet

(Brainerd Dispatch 05/02/2019) 

The performers will include returning musicians: violinists Suliman Tekalli and Kitty Cheung, violist Olivia Chew; and cellists Austin Fisher and Scott Lykins. … 

Cheung earned a doctor of musical arts degree and the performer’s certificate from the Eastman School of Music. … Her teachers included Lin Yao-Ji, Ho Hong-Ying, Charles Castleman, David Takeno and Zvi Zeitlin. 

Fisher earned a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music and a bachelor’s degree from the Eastman School of Music, studying under Hans Jørgen Jensen and Steven Doane. .. 

Lykins’ … He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in cello performance from the Eastman School of Music, studying with Steven Doane and Alan Harris. 

GVOC to present ‘Songs of Children’

(MPNnow.com 04/29/2019) 

… as an integral part of sacred music. GVOC will perform with the Eastman Community Music School Children’s Choir and Youth Chamber Singers. 

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