Three Students Awarded Jazz Scholarship to Eastman School of Music

Drummer Michael Craig of Chili, trumpet player Joe Kozlowski of Penfield, and trombonist Brendan Lanighan of Williamsville are this year’s recipients of the Rochester International Jazz Festival/Eastman School of Music Scholarships. The three students will be recognized on Monday, June 13, during the annual Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival/ESM scholarships concert at 7 p.m. in…

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Kilbourn Hall stage view

Variety of Concerts, Artists, and Events Fill Eastman School’s Summer Schedule

From concerts featuring jazz, percussion, classical guitar, harp, and choirs, World Music, and up-and-coming conductors leading the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, to recitals by guest artists, world-renowned faculty, and summer program participants, the 2011 summer line-up at the Eastman School of Music has something for everyone. The summer concert season will kick off with a series…

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Alumnus and Emmy-winning Composer Jeff Beal Is Eastman School of Music’s Commencement Speaker

Emmy Award-winning composer Jeff Beal, a graduate of the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music, will be the Commencement Speaker for Eastman’s graduation ceremonies on Sunday, May 15, and will receive the School’s Distinguished Alumnus Award. In addition, Eastman School faculty member Jonathan Baldo will receive the University’s Edward Peck Curtis Award for Excellence…

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