Musicians unite to benefit Rochester’s Foodlink on October 22

Contact: Mimi Hwang, Artistic Director: 585-615-0033; mhwang@esm.rochester.edu “If Music Be the Food…” the chamber music series benefitting Rochester’s Foodlink, will open its ninth season on Sunday, October 22, 7:30 pm at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 25 Westminster Road (at East Avenue) in Rochester. Admission to the concert is non-perishable food items, cash or check donations.…

“Orpheus’s Journey” at the Memorial Art Gallery

The Third Thursday Concert Series resumes this month with “Orpheus’s Journey,” a special duo appearance by Edoardo Bellotti (organ) and Paul O’Dette (lute). The performance will feature works by Frescobaldi, Monteverdi, and other Italian composers of the 17th century. Bellotti serves as Associate Professor of Organ, Harpsichord, and Improvisation at the Eastman School of Music; O’Dette is…

Eastman School of Music Announces New Master’s Degree in Music Leadership

For the Eastman School of Music: Jim Doser, 585-274-1470, jdoser@esm.rochester.edu   Leading a musical arts organization is not a task for the uninspired. Assembling a portfolio of artistic, creative, executive, and business skills often requires prospective leaders to seek them out from many different sources. The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music has announced the…

Music in the American Wild: Eastman/Artistshare® New Artist Project Announced

For the Eastman School of Music: Jim Doser, 585-274-1470, jdoser@esm.rochester.edu For ArtistShare®: Prawit Siriwat, publicity@artistshare.com   Music in the American Wild: Eastman/Artistshare® New Artist Project Announced The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music and ArtistShare® have announced that the ensemble Music in the American Wild has been selected as an Eastman/ArtistShare New Artist Project. Led by Eastman alumnae Emlyn Johnson…

Organist and DMA Candidate Thomas Gaynor Wins First Prize in St. Albans International Organ Festival Competition

Organist and DMA Candidate Thomas Gaynor Wins First Prize in St. Albans International Organ Festival Competition Eastman School of Music DMA and Artist Certificate candidate Thomas Gaynor has won First Prize Interpretation and Audience Prize in the 2017 St. Albans International Organ Festival Competition, one of the leading competitions in the world. The competition was…