The Beal Institute Presents: “Visual Music.v2: An Evening of World-Premiere Film and Music Collaborations”

The Beal Institute, under the direction of Associate Professor Mark Watters, presents “Visual Music: An Evening of World-Premiere Film and Music Collaborations,” Thursday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. Compositions from Eastman’s Contemporary Media and Film Scoring Department will be performed live-to-picture by the 35-piece Empire Film…

Dreams Coming True: Michael Burritt is Eastman’s First Paul Burgett Distinguished Professor

Michael Burritt in rehearsal. Photograph by Michelle Martorell.   By Andrew Bockman On Friday, September 27, 2019, Eastman’s Michael Burritt was installed as the Paul J. Burgett Distinguished Professor. Burritt has served as the Professor of Percussion at Eastman for eleven years, and is only the third person to hold this position in the almost…

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Eastman School of Music Alumni and Faculty Receive Grammy Nominations

Several graduates and a faculty member of the Eastman School of Music have received nominations in the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc.’s 62nd GRAMMY Awards:  Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical: Scenery, Bob Ludwig ‘66E (BM), ‘01E (MM) Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: Perpetuum, Third Coast Percussion, Sean Connors ‘04E, Freedom & Faith, Nick…