FIRST INTERNATIONAL MUSICAL VIDEOCONFERENCING LINKS EASTMAN SCHOOL AND ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY

Rochester, NY- The first transatlantic videoconference staging between two music schools will take place next month, as the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, and the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD) in Glasgow, Scotland, provide the opportunity for a "parallel" educational musical exchange. Through the technology of Internet2 in the…

EASTMAN WIND ENSEMBLE MARKS GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY WITH GALA CELEBRATION AND NEW RECORDING ON WARNER BROTHERS LABEL

ROCHESTER, NY — The Eastman Wind Ensemble — America’s leading wind ensemble and pioneering force in the symphonic wind band movement throughout the world — is poised to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its founding with an international conference on wind music, a gala concert, and a multi-CD set of new recordings. The conference, titled…

A HOMECOMING FOR PIANISTS: STUDENTS OF REBECCA PENNEYS GATHER FOR A ROCHESTER REUNION

ROCHESTER, NY – Distinguished alumni from the studio of Rebecca Penneys, longtime professor of piano at the Eastman School of Music, will gather in Rochester this month for a reunion weekend of performance-based enrichment and exploration. The weekend’s activities will include a series of brief lecture-demonstrations followed by a piano four-hands concert featuring the waltzes…