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…

2023 at Eastman: A Year in Photographs

Hard to believe that 2023 has come to a close! As we reflect on a year of incredible music-making, inspiring educators, the loss of a few Eastman giants, and the resilience of our community amidst a turbulent world, our photographers are sharing their “behind-the-lens” perspectives on campus activities. Featured here are photographs and comments by Lauren…

William Warfield Scholarship Fund 2024 Benefit Concert: “A Cast in History” featuring Kayla Sconiers ’24E

Since its establishment in 1977, the William Warfield Scholarship Fund, Inc. (WWSF) has provided financial aid to more than 50 African American classical singers, including students from the Eastman School of Music and high school-aged performers. The WWSF Board of Directors invites you to attend its 47th annual benefit concert on Sunday, January 21, 2024,…

Faculty Artist Series Spring 2024 Lineup

Eastman Faculty Artist Series Spring 2024: Performances Featuring Eastman’s Internationally Renowned Faculty Artists

The Eastman Faculty Artist Series announces an exciting lineup of performances for the Spring 2024 semester, an opportunity for our world-renowned and internationally acclaimed faculty members to demonstrate their virtuosity and artistry in Eastman’s stunning halls. Please note that the following concert dates and details are subject to change. For the most up-to-date event listings,…

Keeping the New in New Music

Originally published in the Fall 2023 issue of Notes, Eastman’s alumni magazine. New Music at the Eastman School of Music was built into the school’s foundations by its first director, Howard Hanson, a celebrated composer. His American Composers Concerts, which began in 1925 to perform the works of living, American composers, gave way to a…