Brooklyn Rider

Kilbourn Concert Series Features Inventive Performance Style of Brooklyn Rider

Unexpected, eclectic, adventurous, genre-defying, informal, energetic, cross-cultural, versatile, innovative – critics have used many adjectives to describe Brooklyn Rider.  The audience- and critic-pleasing string quartet brings its gripping performance style to the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. Composed of four classically trained musicians – violinists Johnny Gandelsman…

Eastman School Alumni Earn Grammy Nominations

Eastman School of Music graduate Robert (Bob) Ludwig got four nominations and alumni Renée Fleming, Bill Cunliffe, and Gene Scheer also were nominated in the 55th Annual Grammy Awards competition. Ludwig (BM ’66 music education and MM ’01 trumpet) is actually competing against himself in two categories. He was nominated in the Best Engineered Album,…

Betsy Marvin

National Center for Music Theory Pedagogy Honors Eastman’s Elizabeth Marvin

Elizabeth West Marvin, Professor of Music Theory at the Eastman School of Music, has received the Gail Boyd de Stwolinski Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Music Theory Teaching and Scholarship. Presented every two years by the Gail Boyd de Stwolinski Center for Music Pedagogy at the University of Oklahoma, the award recognizes outstanding pedagogical contributions…