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A Message From Dean Rossi

Dear Members of the Eastman Community, By now, many of you have learned about an incident involving an Eastman student and a Public Safety Officer in the lobby outside Kodak Hall. I found this incident deeply disturbing for several reasons. First, I have known this particular student for years as a person who is passionate […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of May 10, 2021

Here are some select recent clippings showing the variety of hits/mentions identifying musicians and scholars as Eastman School of Music alumni, faculty or students. (Note: Some links may have expired.) Picking Up an Instrument Later in Life (55 PLUS Magazine May/June 2021) … While some might ascribe to the adage that “you can’t teach an […]

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Eastman Opera Theatre Presents: Mozart Mayhem Scenes from Three Beloved Operas Streamed On-Demand

Media only: Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator: (585) 451-8492, kpadden@esm.rochester.edu Eastman Opera Theatre (EOT) is thrilled to premiere Mozart Mayhem, released for on-demand streaming starting May 28.Mozart Mayhem will bring an inventive, immersive twist to scenes and arias from three of the composer’s most beloved operas:  Le nozze di Figaro, Così fan tutte, and Die […]

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Eastman and Jazz 90.1 Return to the Essence

Thanks to a partnership of the Eastman School of Music, radio station WGMC Jazz90.1 FM, and the Moyle Family, listeners can once again enjoy two Rochester broadcasting legends: announcer and jazz authority Will Moyle, and his interview show Essence of Jazz, which ran during the 1970s and featured a Who’s Who of jazz artists. Starting […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of May 3, 2021

Here are some select recent clippings showing the variety of hits/mentions identifying musicians and scholars as Eastman School of Music alumni, faculty or students. (Note: Some links may have expired.) Eastman School of Music launches public phase of its centennial campaign (WXXI News 04/30/21) More than half of that amount has already been raised during […]

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Eastman Launches Campaign to Honor its 100-year History and Celebrate the Century to Come

The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music publicly launched its centennial fundraising campaign with a livestreamed virtual event from Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre on Thursday, April 29. The entire event is available for viewing at https://www.esm.rochester.edu/100. Co-hosted by University of Rochester President Sarah Mangelsdorf and Eastman School of Music Dean Jamal Rossi, the […]

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Chamber Music Challenges: CMA’s Mimi Hwang

In March, Chamber Music America (CMA), the national network for ensemble music professionals, announced the appointment of Eastman Assistant Professor Mimi Hwang as the new Chair of its Board of Directors. A member of the Executive Committee and Vice President since 2018, Mimi also served on the CMA Board from 1990 to 1997. As a […]

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Eastman School of Music Holds Its 96th Commencement Ceremony

This year there will be one commencement ceremony for Eastman School of Music bachelor’s and master’s degree students, held on Sunday, May 23rd, at 9:00 a.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. The Sunday ceremony is for students receiving their Bachelor of Music, Master of Arts, and Master of Music degree. Ceremonies for students receiving […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of April 26, 2021

Here are some select recent clippings showing the variety of hits/mentions identifying musicians and scholars as Eastman School of Music alumni, faculty or students. (Note: Some links may have expired.) Pianist Kristian Bezuidenhout Plays Mozart and Beethoven as They Originally Sounded (The Wall Street Journal 04/23/2021) A student of both piano and flute, Mr. Bezuidenhout […]

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Barbara B. Smith World Music Series Virtual Concert
Jake Charkey, Hindustani Cello

  Mobile Devices Viewing Video: Use the “Full Screen” icon at bottom right of the video, then click “Play” at the bottom left. Zoom Q&A Session to Follow! April 25, 2021 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Zoom Link

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