The Italian Baroque Organ

The Eastman School of Music has brought the sounds of the past to Rochester by installing an historic full-size Italian Baroque organ in the University of Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery. The magnificent instrument, originally built around 1770 in the region of central Italy, represents the genesis of Baroque organ music played and taught worldwide. With…

Still learning at the library: Sibley’s Jon Sauceda

Jonathan Sauceda just completed his first academic year as Associate Dean and Head of the Sibley Music Library. It has been a very full year. As head of the library, he oversees all aspects of the library’s programs and services, including collection development, personnel management, budget management, technical services, client services, and library technology development.…

Eastman News Highlights as of May 23, 2022

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.)   ARTs + Change Conference Announced at The University Of Rochester – Broadway World (Broadway World 05/20/2022) … the Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center, and…

Eastman Class of 2026 Spotlights

We will be featuring new undergraduate students on Eastman’s official Instagram account @eastman.school.  If you would like to be featured, please submit your info and a high-res photo below.  Features will be posted periodically throughout the upcoming months, and the timing of posting will be at the discretion of Eastman’s Communications staff. We will do our…

Featured Student Submissions

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Schola Cantorum

At a Glance “The Christ Church Schola Cantorum… sings beautifully.” Fanfare, Jan/Feb 2010.  Founded in 1997 by Stephen Kennedy, the Schola performs the Office of Compline at Christ Church Rochester NY, Sunday evenings, October through April. First-Sunday Candlelight Concerts and Compline was named “The coolest, most unusual music experience in the city…” in Rochester Magazine’s “Our Top Picks of 2014.” This acclaimed vocal and instrumental ensemble…

Community Concerts

Eastman Organ Community Concerts The concert series features short organ recitals by Eastman students as part of the department’s ongoing initiative to bring outstanding organ music to the Rochester community. Performances are held in various churches around the area, giving residents many convenient opportunities to attend.  Since every pipe organ is different from others, both…

Candlelight Concerts at Christ Church

Concerts at Christ Church preceding Compline on the first Sunday of the month, October-April. Concerts begin at 8:30pm, with Compline at 9:00pm. A reception follows Compline on these first Sundays. CANDLELIGHT CONCERT SERIES 2021-2022 Concerts at 8:30pm with Compline by the Schola Cantorum at 9:00pm SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3: Beiliang Zhu, Baroque Cello SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7: Capital Campaign…

Third Thursdays at the MAG

Third Thursdays with Eastman’s Italian Baroque Organ at the Memorial Art Gallery On the third Thursday of each month, from September through May, the Eastman School of Music and the Memorial Art Gallery present varied concert programs by faculty and guest artists featuring Eastman’s Italian Baroque Organ. These programs are free with Gallery admission after…