Eastman Community Music School and The Strong National Museum of Play Formalize Partnership

Two major Rochester, NY institutions, Eastman Community Music School (ECMS) and The Strong National Museum of Play (The Strong), have formalized their existing partnership by expanding musical programming offered to the museum’s patrons, predominantly focusing on events for children and seniors. These well-known institutions have worked together for many years, but the onset of COVID-19,…

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EWE Welcomes US Marine Band Clarinetist

The Eastman Wind Ensemble invites another guest performer for its upcoming concert on Wednesday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall: Patrick Morgan, the principal clarinetist of the “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. This time, the Eastman connection is traced to doctoral conducting assistant Andres Luke Camarillo. The concert marks Camarillo’s final…

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Mexican Director Octavio Cardenas Debuts with Eastman’s First-Ever Spanish-Language Opera, Daniel Catán’s “Florencia en el Amazonas”

“Why would Florencia open her arms?” asks director Octavio Cardenas in a recent rehearsal of Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas, the first Spanish language opera to be performed by the Eastman Opera Theatre. The opera will run Thursday through Sunday, March 30 to April 2, in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. He instructs the…

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