THE EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC PRESENTS SIXTH ANNUAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE CONCERT: “A TIME TO REMEMBER . . .”

Eastman School of Music faculty members, students, and alumni will join the worldwide observance of Yom HaShoah by performing a Holocaust Remembrance Concert entitled “A Time to Remember,” on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall. The concert features music written by those who perished or survived the World War II concentration…

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Homages and Fleeting Pieces: Eastman Piano Concert Pays Tribute to Women Composers

The Eastman School of Music winds up Women’s History Month this Saturday night with an adventurous keyboard recital by “Mr. C. and His All-Stars”. “Mr C.” is Tony Caramia, professor of piano and director of Eastman’s Piano Pedagogy Studies program, who is known for his imaginatively programmed and extensively researched recitals. The “All-Stars” are eight…

Tongue Twister: Fear of French is a Forlorn Fate

by Dr. Sylvie Beaudette, Summer@Eastman Director and French Lyric Diction instructor With internet resources and new editions that include IPA translations of mélodies, one would think that singers, choral conductors, and vocal coaches have all the tools necessary to dive into the rich French repertoire. Yet, most people I coach admit—perhaps preemptively—that French is their…

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Advocacy through Art Song: An Eastman alumni initiative gives a voice to young people with autism

Simon Barrad performs alongside his wife, Kseniia Barrad, during a workshop performance of the Lynx Autism Advocacy Project. Photograph by Mairead Kahn. By Sarah Forestieri The Lynx Project is an art song initiative created by co-founders soprano, Caitleen Kahn, and mezzo-soprano, Megan Moore in 2015 after completing their graduate degrees at Eastman. Together with Eastman…

The Eastman Presents Series announce Joshua Bell and David Zinman in concert with Eastman Philharmonia

On Friday, April 12, 2019 at 7:30 p.m., The Eastman Presents Series welcomes world-renowned conductor, David Zinman and superstar violinist Joshua Bell for a performance with the Eastman Philharmonia in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. Named “the greatest American violinist active today” by The Boston Herald, Bell will captivate audiences with his performance of Max…