Eastman News Highlights as of November 16, 2020

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.)

U of R Announces Mandatory Testing for Campus Undergrads Before Leaving for Thanksgiving …

(Spectrum News 11/12/2020)

… of Rochester says it has been able to secure rapid testing kits, and now, all undergrads on the school’s River Campus and Eastman School of Music

Call for scores: OSSIA 2020-21 International Composition Prize

(Music In Africa 11/10/2020)

The prize-winning work will be presented by Eastman School of Music student performers on the final concert of OSSIA’s 2020-21 season in April or …

Pianist, arranger and composer’s new CD is a mix of Beethoven and classic Christmas carols

(Winston-Salem Journal 11/14/2020)

Pianist Pamela Howland of Winston-Salem has combined Beethoven and Christmas carols for her new Christmas CD. … the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, and a doctor of musical arts degree in piano performance and literature from the Eastman School of Music. …

Berks Sinfonietta’s 2020 season continues online

(bctv.org 11/13/2020)

The strings will be joined by oboist Kirstin Myers to perform Emma Lou Deimer’s “Lament.” This short, lyrical work creates a pensive, despondent mood that stays with the listener long after its final notes have sounded. When Emma Lou … She earned a master’s degree from Yale and a doctoral degree from the Eastman School of Music, augmenting her studies on a Fulbright Scholarship …

Trust His heart: Reflections from Miss America first runner-up

(Cherokee Tribune Ledger News 11/13/2020)

It has been nearly a year since Cherokee County cheered on its own star, Victoria Hill, as she competed for the title of Miss America. Here is her story in her own words. …

For now though, I’m finishing up my degree in vocal performance at the Eastman School of Music after having received an extremely firm foundation at …

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