A Unique Musical Identity: Eastman’s Prizewinning Sequoia Reed Quintet

  The Sequoia Reed Quintet, left to right: oboist Gwen Goodman, saxophonist Trevor Chu, bassoonist Harrison Short, bass clarinetist Lucas Slavin, and clarinetist Michael Miller. Photograph by Max Zheng.   Eastman’s Sequoia Reed Quintet (oboist Gwen Goodman, clarinetist Michael Miller, saxophonist Trevor Chu, bass clarinetist Lucas Slavin, and bassoonist Harrison Short, all ’22E) was recently…

Eastman Connects: The Music Continues

  Welcome to Eastman Connects! In a time where we are all confined to our homes, Eastman Connects is a way to bring everyone together. This social media project gives our Eastman community the opportunity to engage, while highlighting the talents and strengths of our students, faculty, alumni and community. Together we’ll show that while…

The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Oleh Krysa, Violin, and Barry Snyder, Piano “A Celebration of Beethoven’s 250th Anniversary”

The Faculty Artist Series presents Oleh Kyrsa, Professor of Violin, along with Barry Snyder, Professor Emeritus of Piano, in the last of three total concerts this Spring. This final concert will be performed on Friday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. Kyrsa and Snyder have been collaborating…

Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem: A seldom-performed masterpiece from today’s perspective

By Jeremy Lopez On Friday, March 6 at 8 p.m. in Kodak Hall, several ensembles from around the Rochester community will join together for a powerful performance of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem. The masterpiece will be performed by the Eastman-Rochester Chorus, Eastman Chorale, Eastman Philharmonia, and the Bach Children’s Chorus of Nazareth College and Genesee…