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.)
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’
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
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’
… 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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