Grammy Nominations

Eastman School of Music Alumni Win GRAMMY Awards

Three Eastman School of Music alumni were winners in the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.’s 63rd GRAMMY Awards, Sunday March 14, 2021: Sarah Brailey, Maria Schneider, and Christopher Theofanidis. In addition, a Grammy was awarded to a composition by the late Christopher Rouse, who taught at Eastman for many years. Sarah Brailey ‘04E…

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11 Outstanding Eastman Women for 2021

Monday, March 8, is International Women’s Day. To observe the year 2021, we wanted to highlight 11 outstanding women among thousands of Eastman female alumni, students, faculty members, staff and friends. As you read, bear in mind that this alphabetical list represents only a tiny fraction of the outstanding Eastman women who have changed and are…

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Eastman School of Music’s Ethnomusicology Program Presents: The Barbara B. Smith World Music Series – Now Online!

  Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, brings back the popular Barbara B. Smith World Music Series in a set of free virtual concerts this spring. Sponsored by Eastman’s Ethnomusicology program, part of the department of Musicology, four incredible guest artists representing different musical traditions from across the world will be streamed, with LIVE…

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Yamaha Institution of Excellence

Yamaha Names the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music as Institution of Excellence: Honoring Only 10 Schools Nationwide

Media Contacts: Yamaha Peter Giles/Giles Communications; (914) 644-3500 ext. 700    Eastman School of Music Jessica Kaufman, Director of Communications; (585) 278-4743   Yamaha Corporation of America has named the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester as a 2021 honoree in its inaugural Institution of Excellence program, acknowledging the school’s extraordinary commitment…

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