William Warfield Scholarship Fund 2021 Benefit Concert

William Warfield Scholarship Fund, Lolita Forsett, President of the Board, (585) 202-3686, info@williamwarfield.com   Since it was founded in 1977, the William Warfield Scholarship Fund, Inc. (WWSF) has provided financial aid to more than 35 African American students at the Eastman School of Music, and spotlighted talented recipients in an annual benefit concert. This year’s…

Celebrate the Aquarelles CD Release Online

Join the online celebration of the Aquarelles CD release featuring long-time Eastman faculty artists Bonita Boyd, flute, Steven Doane, cello, and Barry Snyder, piano, January 22, 2021 at 7 PM. This virtual webinar event will be moderated by WXXI’s Julia Figueras. The program of Aquarelles consists of four works that are classics of the chamber…

Eastman School of Music’s Institute for Music Leadership Announces Fall 2020 Award and Grant Recipients

Innovation. Creativity. Entrepreneurial Thinking. These mindsets are essential components in the careers of today’s professional musicians. The Eastman School of Music’s Institute for Music Leadership supports the musical community through grants, career and educational programs that focus on all three. Eight new award/grant recipients have been announced for the Fall 2020 cycle of the Eastman/ArtistShare…

Eastman School Of Music Alumni And Faculty Receive GRAMMY Nominations

Several graduates and a faculty member of the Eastman School of Music have received nominations in the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.’s 63rd GRAMMY Awards:  Best Engineered Album, Classical: Hynes: Fields, Third Coast Percussion, mastering engineers, featuring Sean Connors ’04E Producer of the Year, Classical: Blanton Alspaugh, credits include Smyth: The Prison,…

Only Art Held Me: The Ying Quartet Presents the Beethoven Cycle Partnership with Bowdoin Festival, Chautauqua and Eastman

Media Contacts: Bowdoin International Music Festival Grace Bell, Director of Admissions and Operations grace@bowdoinfestival.org; (207) 373-1441    Chautauqua Institution Jordan Steves, Director of Communications jsteves@chq.org; (716) 597-7936    Eastman School of Music Jessica Kaufman, Director of Communications jkaufman@esm.rochester.edu; (585) 278-4743   Internationally renowned string quartet the Ying Quartet, in partnership with Bowdoin International Music Festival, Chautauqua…

Eastman Opera Theatre Presents: Our Voices

Eastman Opera Theatre (EOT) is thrilled to premiere its first virtual presentation: Our Voices: Immersive Composer Collaborations, to be presented December 16 through 20, 2020. Our Voices is the collective title for six unique performances of music by six influential contemporary composers: Anthony Davis, Ricky Ian Gordon, Lori Laitman, Missy Mazzoli, Ben Moore, and Errollyn…

The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Mark Kellogg

The Faculty Artist Series presents Mark Kellogg, Professor of Euphonium, Trombone, and Brass Chamber Music, Sunday, November 1, at 7:30 p.m. Mark Kellogg, trombone, will be assisted by Priscilla Yuen and Christopher Azzara, piano. The program consists of music of Kellogg, Hindemith, and Ravel, plus a selection of jazz standards. For his program, Kellogg chose…

Gateways Music Festival Announces Fall Program, Artists and Schedule

Media Contacts: Dolores Orman, Gateways Music Festival, 585-271-5185, dolores.orman@gmail.com Jessica Kaufman, Eastman School of Music, 585-274-1057, jkaufman@esm.rochester.edu   Gateways Music Festival, in association with Eastman School of Music, today announces an exciting line up of guest artists, including Anthony McGill, principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic and 2020 Avery Fisher Prize winner, for its…

The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Yoojin Jang, violin; Guy Johnston, cello; Alexander Kobrin, piano; Masumi Per Rostad, viola

More information: Media only: Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator: (585) 451-8492; kpadden@esm.rochester.edu   The Faculty Artist Series presents Yoojin Jang, Assistant Professor of Violin; Guy Johnston, Associate Professor of Cello; Alexander Kobrin, Associate Professor of Piano; and Masumi Per Rostad, Associate Professor of Viola on Sunday, November 15 at 3 p.m. The program…