Eastman School Hosts Music College Fair

The Eastman School of Music, in collaboration with Ithaca College and The Juilliard School, is presenting the 10th annual Music College Fair in Upstate New York at the Eastman School on Thursday, Oct. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m.    High school and college students who are interested in studying music will have the opportunity to…

Allen Ginsberg’s Beat Poetry, Philip Glass’s Hypnotic Music Create a Portrait of Social Revolution

The seismic shifts in America’s cultural and political landscapes are reflected in words and music in Hydrogen Jukebox, a music theatre piece that will be presented by Eastman Opera Theatre November 5 through 8 in the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall.  Setting the counterculture poems of Allen Ginsberg to the repetitive structures of Philip…

Eastman School and Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Musicians Unite to Benefit Rochester’s Foodlink

“If Music Be the Food…”, the concert series benefiting Rochester’s Foodlink, will open  its seventh season on Sunday, Oct. 18,  at  7:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 25 Westminster Rd., in Rochester.  The concert opens with Jean-Marie Leclair’s Sonata for Two Violins, performed by Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra violinists Heidi Brodwin and Lara Sipols. Eastman…

ROCmusic Outreach Program Opens Second Site

Media Contact: Alexander Peña, 585-490-1559,  rocmusickids@gmail.com   More Rochester students will have access to free after-school classical music instruction as the ROCmusic program expands to a second location in October. The collaborative outreach program, now in its fourth year, provides classical ensemble instruction and private instrumental lessons to economically disadvantaged communities and at-risk youth. Students ages…

Renée Fleming Named Distinguished Visiting Artist at the Eastman School of Music

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Renée Fleming, the world’s most sought-after and beloved soprano, has been appointed Distinguished Visiting Artist at the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester.  “I am thrilled that Renée Fleming will be joining the University of Rochester’s fabulous Eastman School of Music as a Distinguished Visiting Artist,” said Joel Seligman, President and CEO of…