Interaction between Organ and Voice is Topic of 2016 EROI Festival

For Media Only: Rick Kessel (585)274-1052, rkessel@esm.rochester.edu ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The 2016 EROI (Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative) Festival will explore historical, conceptual, and practical aspects of the interaction between organ and voice from October 26 through 28 at the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music.  Titled “Breath for Singing: The Organ and the Human…

Musicians unite to benefit Rochester’s Foodlink on January 24

“If Music Be the Food…”, the concert series benefiting Rochester’s Foodlink, will continue its seventh season of concerts on Sunday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m. at Third Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs St.    In celebration of Mozart’s birthday, the concert will open with the beloved G Minor String Quintet, performed by Ying Quartet first violinist Robin Scott, Rochester Philharmonic…

Italian Baroque Organ at MAG

‘An Italian Baroque Christmas’ at the Memorial Art Gallery

Eastman School of Music’s 10th anniversary celebration of its Italian Baroque Organ continues with an “Italian Baroque Christmas” concert on Thursday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Memorial Art Gallery.  The concert features a varied program of organ, choral, and instrumental music for the Christmas season, with works by Cavazzoni, Gabrieli, Merula, Corelli, and Pasquini.  The program will conclude…

Faculty Recitals Continue, Give Audiences Chance to Hear Renowned Artists on Local Stage

The Eastman School of Music’s Faculty Artist Series continues through spring 2016, showcasing the school’s internationally lauded soloists and chamber musicians. Supported by Patricia Ward-Baker, the recitals give local audiences the chance to catch performances by the faculty artists, whose busy schedules include frequent appearances elsewhere in the world. Performances range from tuba to voice…