Eastman School of Music Appoints Mark Berry as Executive Director of Communications

The Eastman School of Music has announced that Mark Berry has been appointed Executive Director of Communications. In this position, he will manage all aspects of the School’s strategic communications program, including developing and overseeing marketing, media relations, public relations, publications, and design. Berry has worked in arts marketing and arts administration for more than…

Annual Festival Celebrates the Contributions, Achievements of Women in all Areas of Music

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Melinda Wagner, whose work has earned comparisons to music giants Elliott Carter and Olivier Messiaen, will be in-residence at the Eastman School of Music for this year’s Women in Music Festival. She will give a symposium, coach students, and attend rehearsals and performances of her works, including an all-Wagner concert by the…

Pianist, Professor Douglas Humpherys Appointed Artistic Director of Bachauer International Piano Foundation

Douglas Humpherys, department chair and professor of piano at the Eastman School of Music, has been named artistic director of the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation. The foundation hosts festivals, concert series, and outreach educational programs to further pianistic art, and sponsors a major international piano competition. Humpherys, whose concert career has spanned more than…