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Eastman Presents: O’Connor Band with Mark O’Connor; Special Guest Chris Wilson

Eastman Presents the Grammy Award-winning O’Connor Band, featuring fiddler and composer Mark O’Connor, and special guest Rochester native Chris Wilson, performing Friday, January 19, at 8 p.m., in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. Featuring iconic fiddler and composer Mark O’Connor, O’Connor Band puts on an engaging, dynamic show showcasing compelling arrangements, virtuosic solos, and tight…

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Ying Quartet Returns to Eastman-Ranlet Series, Featuring Masumi Per Rostad, viola—New Faculty Member at Eastman School of Music

The internationally renowned, award-winning Ying Quartet is back in its prominent position within the Eastman-Ranlet Series, with a presentation Sunday, January 21, at 3 p.m., Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. Featuring violist, Masumi Per Rostad in a program that includes Mozart’s String Quintet in G minor, K. 516 and Brahms’ String Sextet…

Evening of Music Celebrates Rochester-Velikiy Novgorod Sister Cities Connection

A diverse program of vocal and instrumental works by Russian composers, presented by the Eastman Community Music School (ECMS) and Linkages of Rochester, Inc., will celebrate Rochester’s connection to its sister city of Veliky Novgorod. The 12th annual collaborative event, titled “A Russian-American Friendship Concert,” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, Kilbourn…

GATEWAYS MUSIC FESTIVAL RECEIVES $300,000 AWARD FROM THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION

Media Contact: Dolores Orman, Gateways Music Festival, 585-271-5185, dolores.orman@gmail.com   Gateways Music Festival, in association with the Eastman School of Music, has been awarded a $300,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  Gateways, whose mission is to connect and support professional classical musicians of African descent, will use the grant to strengthen its administrative and…