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…

Eastman Faculty Artist Series Fall 2021

Media only:  Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, (585)451-8492,  kpadden@esm.rochester.edu   The Eastman Faculty Artist Series announces 17 performances for the Fall 2021 semester, an opportunity for our world-renowned and internationally acclaimed faculty members to demonstrate their virtuosity and artistry in Eastman’s stunning concert venues. “Always a beacon in the entirety of concerts presented at Eastman, the Faculty…

Eastman Community Music School World Campus: Launch of New World-Wide Program

Media only:   Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator – Eastman School of Music (585)451-8492, kpadden@esm.rochester.edu Eli Campbell, Media & Events Coordinator – Eastman Community Music School (585)274-1403, ecampbell@esm.rochester.edu   For more than a century, Eastman School of Music’s historic campus has attracted leading performers and teachers from around the world. With the…

Tuesday Pipes Organ Concerts

Eastman Organists’ Tuesday Pipes return for the 2021-22 season

Media only:  Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, (585)451-8492,  kpadden@esm.rochester.edu   The Eastman School of Music Organ Department kicks off a new season of Tuesday Pipes — 25-30 minute organ recitals by Eastman students, faculty, and guests as part of the department’s ongoing initiative to bring outstanding organ music to the Rochester community. These…

Eastman and ArtistShare

Helping Musicians Tell Their Stories: Eastman/ArtistShare® Program Announces 2020 and 2021 Artists

  For Media Only: Eastman: Katey Padden; (585) 248-1052, kpadden@esm.rochester.edu For Institute for Music Leadership: Rachel Roberts (585) 275-1730, rroberts@esm.rochester.edu For ArtistShare®: Jana Dagdagan, publicity@artistshare.com The Eastman/ArtistShare New Artist Program announces their 2021 artists Caitleen Kahn and Charlie Halloran, as well as their 2020 ArtistShare artist; fivebyfive (made up of four Eastman alumni). The ArtistShare…

Nurturing the Love of Music

Nurturing the Love of Music

Nurturing the Love of Music, the third volume of Vincent Lenti’s history of the Eastman School of Music, of the University of Rochester, has now been published by University of Rochester Press. This most recent addition to the written history of the school focuses on the period when Robert Freeman served as the school’s fourth…

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Eastman School of Music Centennial Celebration Boasts More than 40 Commissions and 14 Fanfares

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, officially begins its Centennial Celebration July 1, 2021. Their 100 years of history and 18-month-long celebration will include more than 50 new compositions, world premieres,…