Eastman News Highlights September 24, 2013

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.) Eastman School of Music Dean is Resigning (WXXI 09/23/2013) Douglas Lowry, the Dean of the Eastman School of Music, has resigned for…

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EROI Festival 2013

Eastman School of Music’s 2013 EROI Festival Celebrates Organ Music Since 1940 with William Bolcom, Anton Heiller, Masterclasses, and More

From September 26 to 29, the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester presents the Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative (EROI) Festival, “Spectrum of Sound: Aspects of Organ Music since 1940.” For the first time in its 12-year history, this annual celebration of all things organ will be devoted to music of our time,…

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Advice to Jazz Applicants

Thinking of applying to Eastman’s Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz and Contemporary Media (JCM)?  Here is some advice from our faculty to help you do your best: Study with a jazz teacher during high school. Once you know that you want to pursue a jazz degree, work closely with your school music director and/or…

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2013 Fringe Festival

Let’s Put on a Show: Eastman is on the Fringe!

The Eastman School of Music is again at the center of the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, hosting 15 shows featuring 13 different acts. From music by Eastman composers and performances by Eastman percussionists, pianists, and jazz musicians, to dance by award-winning troupes, Fringe-goers will find something to their liking at Eastman. This year’s festival…

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