Alumna Gloria Mikialian '45E in a yellow dress at the piano. Date unknown.

Eastman Alumna Turns 100

Happy 100th birthday to Gloria Mikialian ’45E! The Eastman alumna born in 1923, who graduated Eastman in 1945 as a pianist, just turned 100 on August 30th. Gloria remembers receiving a full scholarship, which she was thankful for because her family couldn’t afford to pay Eastman tuition. To pay her room and board, she worked…

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Eastman Welcomes 12 New Faculty Members

We welcome 12 new full-time faculty members, who bring extraordinary talent and fresh perspectives to Eastman. As an introduction, we asked the nine studio faculty to answer a few questions about their appointments: Why do you want to teach at Eastman? What are you most proud of in your career thus far? Share an interesting…

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Eastman Organ Events – Fall 2023

The Eastman School of Music is excited to announce our calendar of organ events for the fall 2023 semester. Recurring series include “Tuesday Pipes” at Christ Church and “Going for Baroque” on Sundays at the Memorial Art Gallery. The “Third Thursdays” series at the Memorial Art Gallery, featuring Eastman’s exquisite Italian Baroque Organ, will begin…

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Pianist Alexander Kobrin

Van Cliburn-Winning Pianist Alexander Kobrin Performs Beethoven’s Monumental Catalog of Piano Sonatas on Faculty Artist Series Recitals

When Eastman School of Music Professor of Piano Alexander Kobrin landed in Fort Worth, Texas for the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2005, it was his first time in the United States. Born and trained in Moscow, Kobrin remembers his father was watching a documentary on Texas ranches and cowboys back in Russia at…

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Eastman Concerts & Events: September/October 2023

As a new school year approaches, we are pleased to highlight some of the concerts and events taking place at Eastman this September and October. Presenting a wide range of events featuring internationally accomplished faculty and guest artists in addition to world-class student ensembles, these events will be held in Eastman’s stunning performance spaces: Kodak…

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Eastman Faculty Artist Series Fall 2023: 13 Performances Featuring Internationally Renowned Faculty Artists

The Eastman School of Music is excited to announce the Faculty Artist Series for the fall 2023 semester, an opportunity for our world-renowned and internationally acclaimed faculty members to demonstrate their virtuosity and artistry in Eastman’s spectacular performance venues. The exciting array of concerts includes:   Friday, September 1, 2023 | Hatch Recital Hall, 7:30…

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