Eastman News Highlights as of September 28, 2021

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.)

Kodak Hall & Garth Fagan Dance marking major milestones | WHAM

(13WHAM-TV 09/28/2021)

Eastman Theatre will play host to a celebration featuring the works of Garth Fagan, as well as performances by the Eastman School‘s Saxophone and Percussion …

William Warfield statue from Eastman School of Music unveiled to honor his legacy | RochesterFirst

(RochesterFirst 09/28/2021)

He stayed in Rochester, and decided to attend the Eastman School of Music, where he received his bachelor’s and master’s, the latter of which followed four …

New Warfield bust is one dream ‘about many dreams’ | WXXI News

(WXXI News 09/27/2021)

The bust of William Warfield, which was unveiled Sept. 27, 2021, at the Miller Center Courtyard across from the Eastman School of Music. Max Schulte / WXXI News.

Statue, plaque dedicated to William Warfield unveiled | WHEC.com

(WHEC 09/27/2021)

(WHEC) — A special dedication was held Monday for musician and Eastman School of Music graduate William Warfield. Jazmine Sanders was the latest winner of the …

New bust pays tribute to iconic entertainer William Warfield | WHAM


A new bronze sculpture of William Warfield was revealed at the Eastman School of Music‘s Miller Center Courtyard. The bust was created by local artist Shawn …

The Cleveland Orchestra’s Principal Keyboard, Joela Jones To Be Honored With … – Broadway World

(Broadway World 09/23/2021)

Her mother moved with Joela to Rochester to study at Eastman School of Music while still in high school. Further studies brought her to Cleveland, …

The University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra returns in full force : Music : Smile Politely

(Smile Politely – Champaign-Urbana’s Online Magazine 09/23/2021)

A word here about a maestro whose name might not be familiar as he is a new addition to the University music faculty as of this academic year. William Eddins comes to the University of Illinois with an impressive pedigree. This Buffalo native has conducted major symphony orchestras in the US, Canada and Europe. He currently holds the title of Music Director Emeritus from the Edmonton Symphony in Alberta, Canada, where he was Music Director from 2005-2017. If that is not enough of an impressive resume, he is also an accomplished pianist with a degree in performance from the Eastman School of Music.

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