EROI Festival 2013

Eastman School of Music’s 2013 EROI Festival Celebrates Organ Music Since 1940 with William Bolcom, Anton Heiller, Masterclasses, and More

From September 26 to 29, the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester presents the Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative (EROI) Festival, “Spectrum of Sound: Aspects of Organ Music since 1940.” For the first time in its 12-year history, this annual celebration of all things organ will be devoted to music of our time,…

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Eastman School of Music Faculty Artists Featured in Recitals throughout the Year

Eastman School of Music’s annual Faculty Artist Series, supported by Patricia Ward-Baker, takes off in September with a variety of performances, ranging from tuba to voice and piano.  The programs give local music lovers the opportunity to experience recitals by the faculty artists, whose busy schedules include frequent appearances elsewhere in the world. The performances…

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Pianos Give Peace a Chance

Conductor Leonard Bernstein, reacting to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, said in 1963, “This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.” Fifty years later, within the city of Rochester, N.Y., a project is using music as a tool to move toward a…

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