Musical Arts Leaders Discuss Creativity, Leadership, and Vibrancy

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Representatives from some of the most renowned and successful artist-led contemporary ensembles will discuss using creativity, leadership, and vibrancy to enhance professional development during a one-day conference presented by the Paul R. Judy Center for Applied Research at the Eastman School of Music.    Titled “Innovate. Lead. Music.”, the conference will be held on Saturday,…

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Saxophonist Grace Frarey Awarded Jazz Festival Scholarship to Eastman School of Music

Eastman Community Music School saxophone student Grace Frarey has been named this year’s recipient of the Rochester International Jazz Festival / Eastman School of Music (RIJF/ESM) Jazz Scholarship. The 18-year-old Canandaigua resident will pursue a double major in jazz studies and music education at Eastman beginning this fall.   The scholarship program is sponsored by Xerox…

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Eastman School of Music Alumni, Faculty, Students Appear Across Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Genre-bending percussionist and composer John Hollenbeck brings his ensemble The Claudia Quintet to the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) this year, one of numerous Eastman School of Music alumni, students, and faculty members performing on the fest’s stages.   Eastman has been involved in the festival since it was founded in 2002. Held in the…

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