Eastman School of Music Centennial Celebration Hosts Conferences, Festivals, and Artists-in-Residencies

Media only:  Jessica Kaufman, Director of Communications, (585)278-4743,  jkaufman@esm.rochester.edu Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, (585)451-8492,  kpadden@esm.rochester.edu   The Eastman School of Music, of the University of Rochester, is proud to announce three major festivals, multiple national academic conferences, and several artists-in-residencies during its three-semester-long centennial celebration.  Beginning in fall 2021 and continuing throughout 2022,…

The Tenth Annual Fringe Festival Features Eastman Faculty, Students, and Alumni

Media only:  Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, (585)451-8492,  kpadden@esm.rochester.edu   Eastman School of Music faculty members, students, and alumni will play a part at several different venues in and around downtown Rochester during the tenth annual KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival, running from September 14-25, 2021. The schedule of Fringe Festival shows taking place…

Eastman 2021-2022 Morning Chamber Music Series: Featuring Three Alumni performances in Celebration of Eastman’s Centennial

Media only:  Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, (585)451-8492,  kpadden@esm.rochester.edu   Eastman’s Morning Chamber Music Series announces three chamber music concerts for the 2021-2022 season. Each concert presents distinguished alumni who represent the rich diversity of the school, performing alongside current faculty and students. This series is directed by Eastman Assistant Professor of Violoncello, Rosemary Elliott.  All performances will take place at 11 a.m. in Hatch Recital Hall…

A New Series Brings Wellness to Eastman

Wellness at Eastman is a new, monthly seminar series from Eastman Performing Arts Medicine (EPAM) featuring artists and clinicians speaking to physical and mental wellness for performing artists. Inspired by the Healthy Conservatoires movement in Europe, topics will include: the benefits of warming up and cooling down; peak performance on stage, nutrition’s effect on performing; incorporating mindfulness in…

William Warfield Honored at the Eastman School of Music: Sculpture and Commemorative Plaque Created

Media Inquiries: William Warfield Scholarship Fund: Lolita Forsett, President of the Board; 585-202-3686; info@williamwarfield.com Eastman School of Music: Jessica Kaufman, Director of Communications; 585-274-1057; jkaufman@esm.rochester.edu Rochester Institute of Technology: Rich Kiley, Senior Communications Specialist, 585-475-45697; rich.kiley@rit.edu City of Rochester: Justin Roj, Director of Communications; Justin.Roj@CityofRochester.gov   The William Warfield Scholarship Fund (WWSF) along with Thomas Warfield,…

A Collaborative Celebration: Eastman School of Music 100th Anniversary and Garth Fagan Dance 50th Anniversary

Media Inquiries: Eastman School of Music: Jessica Kaufman, Director of Communications, 585-274-1057; jkaufman@esm.rochester.edu Garth Fagan Dance: William J. Ferguson II, Executive Director, 585-802-0195 (Text Preferred); bill@garthfagandance.org   The Eastman School of Music, of the University of Rochester, together with Garth Fagan Dance, are proud to announce A Collaborative Celebration: Eastman School of Music 100th Anniversary and Garth Fagan Dance…

The 23rd Annual Lotte Lenya Competition Public Screening in Rochester, September 11, 2021

Media only:  Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, (585)451-8492,  kpadden@esm.rochester.edu The Lenya Competition Finals has taken place at Eastman since the Competition’s inception in 1998. This year, the Finals has been relocated to New York City due to the pandemic and will be held before an invited audience.  A special public screening of the…

Eastman Wind Ensemble Performs World Premieres of Alumnus Allen Vizzutti’s Works in Eastman Centennial

Media only:  Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, (585)451-8492,  kpadden@esm.rochester.edu On Monday, September 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Kodak Hall, the Eastman Wind Ensemble (EWE), under its director Mark Davis Scatterday, will present the world premieres and centennial commission, of Allen Vizzutti’s (‘74, ‘76 MM) River of Light, and the world premiere of his…