2013 Fringe Festival

Let’s Put on a Show: Eastman is on the Fringe!

The Eastman School of Music is again at the center of the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, hosting 15 shows featuring 13 different acts. From music by Eastman composers and performances by Eastman percussionists, pianists, and jazz musicians, to dance by award-winning troupes, Fringe-goers will find something to their liking at Eastman. This year’s festival…

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Pipe Organ Encounter 2013

Organ Lessons, Building Demonstrations, and Public Concerts Highlight Special Summer ‘Encounter’

More than two dozen top high school organists, representing the next generation of concert artists, church music directors, and University organists, will be in Rochester Sunday, July 14, through Friday, July 19, to participate in an intensive program of instruction and performance. Presented by the local chapter of the American Guild of Organists, the program…

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Eastman Community Music School Seniors Receive Jazz Festival Scholarships to Continue Studies at Eastman

Double bassist Ryder Eaton and saxophonist C.J. Ziarniak have been named the recipients of this year’s Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival/Eastman School of Music Scholarships.  They will both start their college studies at Eastman this fall as freshman in the Department of Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media. The two musicians, who are graduates of the…

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Eastman School of Music Names New Faculty Members

The Eastman School of Music has announced the appointment of six distinguished performers and scholars who will join its faculty beginning in the 2013-2014 year: Edoardo Bellotti ,Associate Professor of Organ, Harpsichord and Improvisation. Bellotti has been Professor of Organ, Harpsichord and Improvisation in several musical institutions and universities including the Conservatory of Trossingen and…

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