Friends of Eastman Opera Competition Finalists

Eastman’s Voice, Opera & Vocal Coaching (VOVC) Department values its relationship with a local organization known as Friends of Eastman Opera (FEO). For more than a decade, this group of vibrant opera connoisseurs has lent its support to Eastman Opera Theatre in a variety of ways, including the sponsorship of an annual vocal competition, giving…

Summer@Eastman Spotlight: Music and Movement

By Reginald Bowens, Marketing Assistant for Summer@Eastman Pictured: Ballets Russes production of Darius Milhaud’s Le Train Bleu from June 20, 1924 at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris. Stage design: Pablo Picasso and Henri Laurens. Costumes: Coco Chanel. Choreography: Bronislava Nijinska. (Image from Library of Congress) Hello, Friends! As we prepare for Summer Session 2024,…

Musica Nova Invites You On a Journey

Since it was established in the 1960s, the mission of Eastman’s Musica Nova ensemble has been to expose Eastman students to hearing and performing the music of their time. The styles of “new music” have changed a lot in nearly 60 years, and the ensemble, under its current director Brad Lubman, has kept pace with…