Transcript Information

In order to meet federal guidelines, the Admissions office must have final official high school transcripts (for incoming undergraduate students) OR final official transcripts for all prior degrees (for incoming graduate students) on file for all students. Dual Degree students must send transcripts to both Eastman and the University of Rochester.

Final official transcripts must meet the following requirements:

  • Must include your graduation date
  • Must be sent to the Eastman Office of Admissions directly by your school (either in hard copy or using a secure electronic format) or come to us in an envelope that was officially sealed by your school.

Please have the transcript sent to:

Office of Admissions

Eastman School of Music,

26 Gibbs Street,

Rochester, NY 14604

For electronic transcripts:

You may not be allowed to register for fall classes if your final, official transcript has not been received by Orientation. Contact the Office of Admissions directly at 585.274.1060 for any questions regarding this requirement.

Concert Dress

Appropriate concert attire includes:

Instrumental Ensembles

Black ankle-length dress with long sleeves and round necklines, or black skirt or dress slacks with long-sleeved blouse or shirt (black) with round neckline. Black stockings and black dress shoes are also required. Please avoid open toed shoes.


Black tuxedo with tails, white vest, white bow tie, black shoes and socks, to be purchased on your own.

Choral Ensembles

Required purchase of a uniform concert dress from the company Stage Accents. Please order a long-sleeved “Geneva” style performance dress #8665. Ordering information is below. The cost of the dress is approximately $80 (dress + tax/shipping). Note that the dresses run large. Please allow 2 to 4 weeks for shipping and extra time for alterations if necessary. Order online at

Order by phone at 1.800.631.1611 in the USA and Canada; all other international calls 1.201.750.2520. Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST.


Black tuxedo with tails, white vest, white bow tie, black shoes and socks, to be purchased on your own. 

Take a Stand

For many years, the equipment in the practice rooms at Eastman has included a music stand. Sometimes, when you are in a hurry to find a practice room, you may find the music stand has wandered to another location. We recommend that everyone bring with them a portable (foldable) music stand, one that you can carry in your backpack or instrument case so that you are ready to practice at any time, without the need to spend extra practice time searching for a music stand.

You can purchase a music stand at the Eastman School Bookstore. If you want to reserve a music stand for purchase when you arrive on campus, call Tammy in the Eastman Bookstore at 585.274.1399 or email the bookstore at You can “take a stand” and pay for it in the Miller Center building during regular store hours.


Directory Information

If you need to find contact information for specific faculty, staff, or offices, please visit one of the following sites:

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