Eastman Students Earn DownBeat Honors

Four Eastman School of Music students have been named recipients of 2015 DownBeat Student Music Awards.   Garret Reynolds was recognized for Undergraduate College Outstanding Composition for his work “Our Time.” Brendan Lanighan was recognized for Undergraduate College Outstanding Arrangement for “Lament.” Gabe Condon and Julian Tanaka were named Graduate College Arrangement winners for “In a…

Richard Kessel Joins the Leadership Team of the Eastman School of Music as Executive Director of Communications

Richard Kessel, a media executive and marketing professional who has launched and developed numerous publications, digital media platforms, apps, and other e-marketing products for the music and education markets, has been named Executive Director of Communications for the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester.   With more than 24 years of experience in…