Eastman Philharmonia to Perform World Premiere of Pulitzer Prize-Winner Kevin Puts’ Letters from Georgia, with Soprano Renée Fleming

For Media Only: Rick Kessel (585)274-1052, The Philharmonia performance, conducted by Neil Varon, will also feature Ravel’s Rapsodie espagnole and Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5 in Rochester on November 12th and at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on November 14th NEW YORK, NY – August 11, 2016 – On Saturday, November 12, in Rochester, NY,…

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Eastman School of Music to Host Conducting Masterclass

The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music is holding an orchestral conducting masterclass led by conductor and Professor Neil Varon on Friday, Nov. 18, and Saturday, Nov. 19. The two-day session will give six experienced pre-professional young conductors the opportunity to enhance their conducting skills and musicianship.   “The masterclass fulfills a need among young…

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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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