IMPORTANT: Eastman Fall 2020 Restart Town Hall – Thursday, July 30

July 25, 2020

Dear Students,

Please join Eastman School of Music leaders for an update on Eastman’s restart plans for the fall semester at a virtual town hall on Thursday, July 30 at 7:00 pm EDT. This event is for both undergraduate and graduate students, and families are welcome to join as well. Topics will include academic and student life in the fall, health and safety plans, residential life updates, and more.

Panelists for the town hall include:

Jamal Rossi, Dean
Donna Brink Fox, Senior Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs
Marie Rolf, Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
John Hain, Associate Dean of Academic and International Affairs
Bert Bones, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Matthew Ardizzone, Associate Dean of Admissions, will serve as moderator, and will be collecting your questions in advance. Please email him with your questions at In addition, time will be devoted at the end of the town hall to a live Q&A session in case you have additional questions that were not covered by the moderated questions.

In order to access the town hall you will need to register in advance. Please register by clicking here. Upon registration, you will receive an email with the Zoom link and instructions on how to access the event.

If you require any accommodations in order to view the online town hall meeting, please reply to this email and let me know. In addition, if you cannot make the live town hall meeting on Thursday evening it will be recorded and posted online at a later date.

Thank you for your ongoing support as we embark upon a semester like none that we have seen in the almost 100 year history of Eastman. However, you can rest assured that the faculty and staff of the Eastman School of Music have been working hard all summer to ensure that your semester at Eastman will be a success!

I look forward to seeing many of you at the town hall next Thursday.

All the best,
Dr. Hain

John C. Hain, DMA
Associate Dean of Academic and International Affairs
Eastman School of Music
26 Gibbs St.
Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 274-1020