Community Music School Winterfest Celebrates the Holidays

December 1, 2015

The Eastman Community Music School will showcase the talent and musicianship of its students during its annual celebration of the winter season on Saturday, Dec. 19.

An extravaganza of concurrent performances in venues across the Eastman School of Music campus, Winterfest features ensembles and students ranging in age from middle school to adults. The day-long celebration starts at 9:20 a.m. and features a wide array of music styles and ensemble types, and includes holiday favorites on each program.

All performances are free and open to the public. First held in 1998, Winterfest has grown tremendously and become a popular tradition for the Rochester community.

The locations and schedule of Winterfest concerts is:

Lowry Hall

9:20 a.m.:         New Horizons Brasso Profundo

9:40 a.m.:         New Horizons Vintage Jazz

10:05 a.m.:        New Horizons Antique Brass

10:20 a.m.:        New Horizons Beginning Band

10:50 a.m.:        ECMS Marimba Mayhem

11 a.m.:            New Horizons Chorus

11:20 a.m.:        Hammered Dulcimer Group

11:40 a.m.:        ECMS Holiday Singers

12:05 p.m.:       ECMS Faculty Vibes & Clarinet Duo

12:15 p.m.:       ECMS Honors Brass Quintet

12:35 p.m.:       ECMS Krusenstjerna Flute Choir

1 p.m.:              ECMS Trombone Choir

1:20 p.m.:         ECMS Trumpet Ensemble

1:40 p.m.:         ECMS Pathways Flute Choir

Hatch Recital Hall

10 a.m.:            Eastman Beginning Strings

12:30 p.m.:       String chamber Music

2 p.m.:              Advanced Recital

3:30 p.m.:         Advanced Recital including Eastman Community Baroque Players

Kilbourn Hall

10:30 a.m.:        Guitar Ensembles

Noon:               Music Educators’ Jazz Ensemble

2 p.m.:              New Horizons Baroque Players

6 p.m.:              Young Children’s Chorus, Children’s Chorus &

Youth Chamber Singers

8 p.m.:              Community Chamber Singers

Messinger Hall

10 a.m.:            Eastman Youth Jazz Orchestra

11:45 a.m.:        New Horizons Clarinet Choir

1:30 p.m.:         Harp Choir & Harp Studio Recital

4 p.m.:              Percussion Studio Recital

Howard Hanson Hall

2 p.m.:              General Recital

3:30 p.m.:         General Recital


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