Eastman Community Music School Names Honors Seniors; Celebrates Spring with Festival Weeks, Now – June 18

May 22, 2007

More Information:
Eastman Office of Communications, 585-274-1050
For The Public: 585/274-1400

Throughout the months of May and June, students of all ages who attend Eastman’s Community Music School show off their accomplishments in a series of free recitals and ensemble concerts offered to Rochester music lovers. The series began last weekend and continues through Monday, June 18.

“This is the culminating time of year for our students, when they really show what they can do, from the smallest kids to the crème de la crème of our high school seniors,” says Eastman Community Music School Director Howard Potter.

Potter is especially proud to note that four of the seven ECMS honors seniors will be attending the Eastman School of Music in the fall: Karl Stabnau (jazz saxophone), Brighton High School; Nancy Carolyne Scott (harp), Webster (she is home schooled); Aaron Sperber (voice), Pittsford Sutherland High School; and Lara Somoygi (harp), Orchard Park High School (Buffalo).

The other three ECMS honors graduates are Daisy Chei (piano), Brighton High School, who will attend Northeastern University, Boston; Michael Sparhuber (percussion), Brockport High School, who will attend the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia; and Brittany Mruczek (voice), Notre Dame High School, Batavia, who will attend the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam.

ECMS Festival Weeks Concert Schedule
All Events Are Free

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Thursday, May 24
New Horizons Chorus and Green Band
Kilbourn Hall – 3 P.M.

Eastman Youth Jazz Orchestra
Kilbourn Hall – 4:30 P.M.

Special Theory Project Presentations
Main Building, Room 320 – 6 P.M.

Drum Joy (high school percussion ensemble)
Room 902, Annex – 4 P.M.

Rhythm Adventure and Marimba Journey Percussion Ensembles
Room 902, Annex – 7 P.M.

Friday, May 25
New Horizons Brasso Profundo Ensemble and Dance Band
Kilbourn Hall – 3 P.M.

Trumpet Studio Recital
Students of Wesley Nance and Herb Smith
Kilbourn Hall – 5:15 P.M.

New Horizons Evening of Ensembles
Kilbourn Hall – 7 P.M.

Special Theory Project Presentations
Main Building, Room 320 – 6 P.M.

Saturday, May 26
Violin Studio Recital
students of Jeremy Zhu/11 a.m., Howard Hanson Hall
Howard Hanson Hall – 11 A.M.

Honors Recital by Karl Stabnau
jazz saxophone student of Jose Encarnacion
Kilbourn Hall – Noon

Honors Recital by Carolyne Scott
harp student of Nan Gullo Richmond
Kilbourn Hall – 1:30 P.M.

Honors Recital by Aaron Sperber
voice student of Robert Swenson
Kilbourn Hall – 3 P.M.

Honors Recital by Lara Somoygi, harp
student of Nan Gullo Richmond
Kilbourn Hall – 4:30 P.M.

Honors Recital by Daisy Chei
piano student of Alla Kuznetsov
Kilbourn Hall – 6 P.M.

Honors Recital by Michael Sparhuber
percussion student of Ruth Cahn
Kilbourn Hall – 8 P.M.

Saturday, June 2
Voice Studio Recital
students of Cecile Saine
Kilbourn Hall – 2 P.M.

Musical Theatre Class presentation
Kilbourn Hall – 7 P.M.

Piano Studio Recital
students of Marylynn Miller
Howard Hanson Hall – 4 P.M.

Senior Recital by Elbert Chang
viola student of Elizabeth Seka
Howard Hanson Hall – 7:30 P.M.

Violin Studio Recital
Students of Rebeca Boyd
Messinger Hall, 10 Gibbs Street – 5 P.M.

Sunday, June 3
Honors Recital by Brittany Mruczek
voice student of Patricia Alexander
Kilbourn Hall – 2:30 P.M.

Seniors Voice Studio Recital
Students of Patricia Alexander
Kilbourn Hall – 3:30 P.M.

Community Chamber Singers
Kilbourn Hall – 7 P.M.

Voice Studio Recital
Students of Carrol Frangipane
Howard Hanson Hall – 3 P.M.

Bass Studio Recital
students of Gaelen McCormick
Messinger Hall, 10 Gibbs Street – 2 P.M.

Monday, June 4
East End Fiddlers Concert
Messinger Hall, 10 Gibbs Street – 7 P.M.

Cello Studio Recital
students of Diego Garcia
Howard Hanson Hall – 6 P.M.

Tuesday, June 5
New Horizons Band
Eastman Theater – 7 P.M.

Senior Recital by Danielle Henry
flute student of Sophia Gibbs Kim
Howard Hanson Hall – 7 P.M.

Thursday, June 7
Piano Studio Recital
Students of Tamari Gurevich
Eastman School Main Bldg., Howard Hanson Hall – 6 P.M.

Kaleidoscope Community Orchestra
Kilbourn Hall – 7 P.M.

Bass Studio Recital
Students of Jeffrey Weeks
Messinger Hall, 10 Gibbs Street – 7 P.M.

Sunday, June 10
Violin Studio Recital
Students of Margaret Leenhouts
Eastman School Main Bldg., Howard Hanson Hall – 4:30 P.M.

Monday, June 11
Eastman Youth Jazz Orchestra
Eastman Theater (part of Rochester International Jazz Festival) – 7:30 P.M.

Monday, June 18
Senior Recital by Evan Antes
viola student of Elizabeth Seka
Howard Hanson Hall – 7:30 P.M.

The Eastman Community Music School offers an array of music instruction including private lessons, classroom studies and hands-on musical training for youth and adults, high-quality pre-collegiate preparation and numerous performance opportunities.

The Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester educates talented musicians from around the world who become leaders and innovators in all fields of music. Established in 1921 by Eastman Kodak Company founder and visionary George Eastman, the School has achieved international prominence through its commitment to the highest standards of artistry, scholarship, and leadership.

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