Eastman Community Music School Celebrates Holidays with Winterfest

December 5, 2016

More Information:
For Media Only: Helene Snihur (585-274-1057, hsnihur@esm.rochester.edu)

Students and ensembles of all ages at the Eastman Community Music School (ECMS) will be showcased during the School’s annual celebration of the winter season on Saturday, Dec. 17. 

ECMS Winter Festival

Eastman Community Music School presents Winterfest on December 17

A daylong music extravaganza, Winterfest features concurrent performances in several venues across the Eastman School of Music campus. Performers range in age from elementary school to adults, with a wide array of music styles and ensemble types presenting programs that include holiday favorites.

First held in 1998, when it was called “Holiday Homecoming,” Winterfest has grown tremendously and become a popular tradition for the Rochester community.

The locations and schedule of Winterfest concerts is:

Lowry Hall, 26 Gibbs St.

9 a.m.:  New Horizons Vintage Jazz

9:15 a.m.:  ECMS-Rochester City School District Percussion Ensemble

9:27 a.m.:  New Horizons Second Winds

9:42 a.m.:  Pathways Flute Choir

9:55 a.m.:  New Horizons Chorus

10:10 a.m.: New Horizons Brasso Profundo

10:25 a.m.: New Horizons Beginning Band

10:45 a.m.: Krusenstjerna Flute Choir

11:05 a.m.: Saine’s Singers

11:25 a.m.: Striking Strings Hammered Dulcimers

11:45 a.m.: New Horizons Saxophone Ensemble

11:55 a.m.: Honors Brass Quintet

12:15 p.m.: Trumpet Ensemble

12:30 p.m.: Trombone Choir

12:55 p.m.: Brass Ensemble 

1:15 p.m.: New Horizons Antique Brass

1:30 p.m.: Voice Students of Teresa Ringholz

1:40 p.m.: Saxophone Ensemble

Hatch Recital Hall. 433 East Main St.

10 a.m.: Eastman Beginning Strings

11:30 a.m.: Guitar Ensembles

1 p.m.: ECMS and New Horizons Baroque Ensembles

2 p.m.: String Chamber Groups

3:30 p.m.: ECMS General Student Recital 

Kilbourn Hall, 26 Gibbs St.

11 a.m.:  New Horizons Orchestras and ECMS Virtuosi and Camerata String Ensembles

1:30 p.m.: Music Educators Jazz Ensemble

5:30 p.m.: Young Children’s Chorus, Children’s Chorus & Youth Chamber Singers

7:30 p.m.: Eastman Community Chamber Singers with guest artists – Rachelle Fleming and Tony Caramia

Messinger Hall, 10 Gibbs St.

10 a.m.:  Eastman Youth Jazz Orchestra

4:15 p.m.:  Percussion Studio Recital, students of Ruth Cahn

Howard Hanson Hall, 26 Gibbs St.

2 p.m.:  ECMS Youth Student Recital

3 p.m.:  ECMS General Student Recital

For more information about Winterfest or Eastman Community Music School programs, please call (585) 274-1400 or write community@esm.rochester.edu.

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