Musicians unite to benefit Rochester’s Foodlink on January 26

Contact: Mimi Hwang, Artistic Director: 585-615-0033; mhwang@esm.rochester.edu Media only: Katey Padden, (585) 274-1052, Mobile (585) 451-8492, kpadden@esm.rochester.edu   “If Music Be the Food…,” the chamber music series benefiting Rochester’s Foodlink, will present its second concert of Season 11 on Sunday, January 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Third Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs Street. Admission to the…

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

Frank and Buff attempt to hold back the two divas while Mr. Plume gets in the middle of their fight. From left to right: Kevin Spooner, YeJi Lee, Matthew Campisi, McKenzie Warriner, Nathan Savant. Photograph by Jeremy Lopez.   In just one week, Eastman Opera Theatre presents a comedic double bill featuring Antonio Salieri’s Prima…

Summer@Eastman 2020: THE UNBROKEN CIRCLE Native American Song and Dance Workshop

  Hand-Drum Singers at Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario. Photo credit: Esther Vincent, Peterborough, Ontario Daystar/Rosalie Jones is the founder and Artistic Director of DAYSTAR Dance Company, founded in 1980, the first dance company in the U.S. created with all-native performers and specializing in the portrayal of the personal and tribal stories of Indian America. The…

The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Eastman Virtuosi

More Information: Media only: Katey Padden (Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator), (535) 274-1052, kpadden@esm.rochester.edu The Faculty Artist Series presents Eastman Virtuosi on Saturday, January 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. The concert will feature performances by Professor of Guitar, Nicholas Goluses; guitar, Professor of Voice, Anthony Dean Griffey;…

The Faculty Artist Series Presents: George Sakakeeny, Bassoon

More Information: For Media Inquiries: Katey Padden (Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator), (585) 274-1052, kpadden@esm.rochester.edu The Faculty Artist Series presents George Sakakeeny, Professor of Bassoon, on Wednesday, January 29th at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. Sakakeeny will be joined by pianist Chiao-Wen Cheng, oboist Erik Behr, clarinetist Michael Wayne, Flutist…

William Warfield 2020 Benefit Concert Celebrates William Warfield’s 100th Birthday and features Eastman student Jonathan Rhodes, Current Scholarship Recipient

Since it was founded in 1977, the William Warfield Scholarship Fund, Inc. has provided financial aid to more than 35 students at the Eastman School of Music, and spotlighted talented recipients in an annual benefit concert. This year’s benefit concert will be held in the School’s Kilbourn Hall on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at 3…

Eastman 2019: The Year In Pictures

2019 at Eastman is drawing to a close, as always a year of great student and faculty performances, brilliant guest artists, camaraderie, fun, and incredible music. Here are some favorite photos of 2019 moments, including comments by Eastman’s Senior Creative and Design Manager, Michelle Martorell. EWE at Severance Hall On May 7, the Eastman Wind…

Eastman Opera Theatre continues Opera Season

Eastman Opera Theatre is thrilled to continue its season with the double-bill of Salieri’s Prima la musica e poi le parole and Mozart’s Der Schauspieldirektor in the Black Box Theatre (Annex 804), January 25th, 26th, 31st, February 1st, and 2nd. This double-bill will be directed by Ian Silverman, Masters Candidate in Stage Directing, with musical…