Eastman School of Music To Open New Wing, Marking Completion of George Eastman’s Original Plan

Almost 90 years ago, industrialist George Eastman envisioned a world-famous music school for a world-famous university. The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music opened in 1921 and became internationally renowned. But Eastman’s original plan for the space it would occupy was never completely fulfilled–until now. From Dec. 6 to 12, the Eastman School celebrates…

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Kopelman Quartet

Kopelman String Quartet, Masters of Russian Repertoire, Returns to Kilbourn Hall

The Kopelman Quartet’s authentic performances of the Russian repertoire have drawn ovations from past Kilbourn Hall audiences. The ensemble returns to Kilbourn Hall on Sunday, Nov. 14, at 3 p.m. to present their brilliant interpretations of masterworks by Borodin, Shostakovich, and Brahms as part of the Eastman School of Music’s Eastman-Ranlet Series. The concert includes…

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New Forum for Young Musicians Offers Real-World Connections, Advice

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Facing an ever-shifting music world, young musicians today must create professional lives that cover many options: teaching, performing, working for arts institutions. But they often face career concerns and challenges the same way they practice: alone. That’s where Polyphonic On Campus can help. Launching Nov. 1, this new feature and companion to Polyphonic.org…

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