Eastman Faculty Recitals Give Audiences Chance to Hear Renowned Artists on Local Stage

The Eastman School of Music’s Faculty Artist Series continues through spring 2013, showcasing the school’s internationally lauded soloists and chamber musicians. Sponsored by Patricia Ward-Baker, the recitals give local audiences the chance to catch performances by the faculty artists, whose busy schedules include frequent appearances elsewhere in the world. Performances range from tuba to voice…

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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…

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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,…

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