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Eastman News Highlights as of November 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.) The Sirens’ Song at Eastman Opera Theatre | WXXI Classical (WXXI Classical 11/03/2021) Sopranos at the Eastman School of Music rehearse “Here Be Sirens” by […]

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Michael Wayne Salutes Two Eastman Clarinet Greats

Associate Professor of Clarinet Michael Wayne has only taught at Eastman since Fall 2020, but he is well aware of the history of his instrument at the school. When planning his November 12 recital, he decided to observe Eastman’s centennial by paying homage to two great predecessors: Stanley Hasty, who died in 2011, taught here […]

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Insights and New Skills: an Eastman student prepares two contemporary operas

By Ella Torres Hello! My name is Ella Torres. I am a senior at the Eastman School of Music pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Applied Music (Performance) in Voice. I am also a student in the Arts Leadership Program and a proud member of Sigma Alpha Iota, but I am not here to talk […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of November 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.) Listening During Covid, Part 7: Celebrating the Diversity of American Music – The Arts Fuse (The Arts Fuse 10/31/2021) Shall We Gather, songs by Stephen […]

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Mike Titlebaum and the Rochester-Ithaca Connection

Story and photographs by Isabella Lau As rehearsals with the Eastman Wind Orchestra wrap up in preparation for their concert Wednesday, Mike Titlebaum (BM ’91, MM ’92) reflects on his career and connections between Eastman and Ithaca. He currently serves as Director of Jazz Studies at Ithaca College School of Music and holds two degrees […]

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Eastman Harpsichordists present Bach X 2, 3, and 4

“Everybody ready to shred some harpsichord?” said student Lindsey Williams as she entered Room 404 for a rehearsal last Thursday evening. While it didn’t qualify as heavy metal, the music on the rehearsal schedule did qualify as a virtuoso workout: a concerto by Johann Sebastian Bach for not one, not two, but three harpsichords. This […]

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Tony Caramia Time-Travels to 1921

“I just come up with an idea, and see where it takes me,” says Professor of Piano Tony Caramia when asked about his process for creating a recital program. His “let’s see” approach has stood him in good stead over the years; he is well-known for his themed piano recitals, whether they are tributes to […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of October 25, 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.) Jazz news: Eastman Community Music School World Campus: Launch of New World-Wide Program (All About Jazz 10/12/2021) For more than a century, Eastman School of […]

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Ying Quartet Returns to Eastman-Ranlet Series for the 2021-22 Season

Media Only: Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, (585)451-8492,  kpadden@esm.rochester.edu The internationally renowned, award-winning Ying Quartet is back for its first performance of the 2021-22 Eastman-Ranlet season on Sunday, November 14, at 3 p.m., in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music. The program will include Haydn’s String Quartet in D Major, Op. […]

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Wellness at Eastman to Explore “Arts in Health”

Wellness at Eastman is a monthly seminar series from Eastman Performing Arts Medicine (EPAM) featuring artists and clinicians speaking to physical and mental wellness for performing artists. Inspired by the Healthy Conservatoires movement in Europe, presentation topics this year include: the benefits of warming up and cooling down; peak performance on stage, nutrition’s effect on performing; incorporating mindfulness […]

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