Eastman School of Music Faculty Artists Featured in Recitals throughout the Year

Eastman School of Music’s annual Faculty Artist Series, supported by Patricia Ward-Baker, takes off in September with a variety of performances, ranging from tuba to voice and piano.  The programs give local music lovers the opportunity to experience recitals by the faculty artists, whose busy schedules include frequent appearances elsewhere in the world. The performances…

Pianos Give Peace a Chance

Conductor Leonard Bernstein, reacting to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, said in 1963, “This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.” Fifty years later, within the city of Rochester, N.Y., a project is using music as a tool to move toward a…

Eastman School of Music’s 2013–14 Season Highlights Include EROI and Fringe Festivals, Guest Star Performances, Operas, and More

The Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester looks forward to another full season in 2013–14. Highlights include the Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative (EROI) Festival 2013 in the fall; participation in the Rochester Fringe Festival; and guest star performances from tenor Nicholas Phan, pianist Leon Fleisher, and more, in the Kilbourn Concert Series…

Pipe Organ Encounter 2013

Organ Lessons, Building Demonstrations, and Public Concerts Highlight Special Summer ‘Encounter’

More than two dozen top high school organists, representing the next generation of concert artists, church music directors, and University organists, will be in Rochester Sunday, July 14, through Friday, July 19, to participate in an intensive program of instruction and performance. Presented by the local chapter of the American Guild of Organists, the program…