The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Steven Doane, Cello, and Alexander Kobrin, Piano

The Faculty Artist Series presents Steven Doane, Professor of Violoncello, and Alexander Kobrin, Assistant Professor of Piano, on Monday, February 24th at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. Professor Doane and Professor Kobrin will perform a concert featuring music by Beethoven. Internationally known soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, recording artist, and…

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“A uniquely wonderful experience”: an Eastman Student Performs Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto

Pianist Charles Berofsky ’22E On Wednesday evening, February 5, the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra (ESSO) presents its first concert of the spring semester in Kodak Hall. Neil Varon, Austin Chanu, and Jakub Rompczyk lead the program, which begins with Fauré’s Pélleas et Mélisande Suite and Samuel Barber’s Second Essay for Orchestra; then Charles Berofsky ‘22E,…

Summer@Eastman 2020: From Publicity to Perotin: A Musicologist’s Journey

     Associate Professor Michael Anderson   By Ashley Fong Summer @ Eastman’s “Singing Gregorian Chant and Renaissance Polyphony” institute, led by Professor Michael Alan Anderson, will be held at a new location in 2020: Chicago’s Saint Clement Church. Now in its fourth year, this program attracts singers of all ages and backgrounds. In addition to…

Eastman School of Music Win GRAMMY Awards

  Two Eastman School of Music alumni, Bob Ludwig (BM‘66E, MM‘01E), mastering engineer, and Sunny Yang (BM’04), cellist were winners in the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.’s 62nd GRAMMY Awards, Sunday January 26, 2020. Bob Ludwig (BM‘66E, MM‘01E) won the Best Engineered Album, Classical award for Riley: The Suns (Kronos Quartet). Ludwig is a…

Mozart meets Salieri Part II: An inside look at Eastman Opera Theatre’s production of two comedic gems

A bit of The Pirates of Penzance in Mozart’s Impresario: Behind the umbrella is Trevor Scott (as Tyler); Jordan Costa (Steven Sibley); and Lucy Almada (Sylvia Sibley); Tim Long is at the piano. Photograph by Nic Minetor.   This weekend, Eastman Opera Theatre presents a comedic double bill featuring Antonio Salieri’s Prima la musica e…

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An Evening of Debussy Premieres

An evening of Debussy premieres, curated by Eastman School of Music’s Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor of Music Theory, Marie Rolf, will have a special preview at Eastman on Sunday, February 23, at 7:00 p.m. in Hatch Recital Hall.  Featured performers at this event include soprano Susannah Stewart, a current graduate student…