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Nurturing the Love of Music

Nurturing the Love of Music, the third volume of Vincent Lenti’s history of the Eastman School of Music, of the University of Rochester, has now been published by University of Rochester Press. This most recent addition to the written history of the school focuses on the period when Robert Freeman served as the school’s fourth [...]

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Eastman School of Music Centennial Celebration Boasts More than 40 Commissions and 14 Fanfares

Media only:  Jessica Kaufman, Director of Communications, (585)278-4743,  jkaufman@esm.rochester.edu Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, (585)451-8492,  kpadden@esm.rochester.edu   The Eastman School of Music, of the University of Rochester, officially begins its Centennial Celebration July 1, 2021. Their 100 years of history and 18-month-long celebration will include more than 50 new compositions, world premieres, […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of July 6, 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.) A pioneer for cultural music and dance studies in Hawaii dies at age 101 (Hawaii News Now 07/04/2021) Barbara Barnard Smith began her career at […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of June 28, 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 pays tribute to Garth Fagan (WHEC-TV 06/25/2021) The 32 ft. by 12 ft. banner, designed by Garth Fagan Dance and the […]

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The Barbara B. Smith World Music Series Presents
Mudavanhu Magaya , Mbira

  Mobile Devices Viewing Video: Use the “Full Screen” icon at bottom right of the video, then click “Play” at the bottom left. Mudavanhu Magaya Zoom Discussion Jun 27, 2021 03:45 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Zoom Link

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The Dave Rivello Ensemble

Previously Recorded on July 1, 2019 Mobile Devices Viewing Video: Use the “Full Screen” icon at bottom right of the video, then click “Play” at the bottom left.

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Eastman News Highlights as of June 21, 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.) Opera Saratoga Free Livestream Concert – America Sings: A Juneteenth Celebration (City Guide NY 06/19/2021) ABOUT THE CURATOR OF THIS CONCERT – CARL DUPONT Highly […]

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Eastman Opera Theatre Presents: Postcard from Morocco On-Demand Streaming Starting December 15

**Postponed until the Spring of 2022** Eastman Opera Theatre (EOT) is thrilled to premiere Postcard from Morocco, released for on-demand streaming starting December 15th. Postcard from Morocco is by Eastman alumnus Dominick Argento ‘58E (PhD) and John Donahue. This production will be directed by Steven Daigle and music directed by Timothy Long. This innovative production […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of June 9, 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.) 5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Percussion (The New York Times 06/02/2021) Listen to the varied, explosive, resonant sounds of instruments struck, shaken, pounded, […]

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Gateways Music Festival Orchestra Announces Carnegie Hall Debut as part of Spring 2022 Festival

Media Contacts: Dolores Orman, Gateways Music Festival, 585-271-5185, dolores.orman@gmail.com Jessica Kaufman, Eastman School of Music, 585-274-1057, jkaufman@esm.rochester.edu A Gateways Orchestra concert in New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall will highlight the 2022 Gateways Music Festival, in association with Eastman School of Music, according to plans announced today. The Festival was initially scheduled for this November, […]

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