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Music

The Eastman School offers ongoing world-class concerts, while the River Campus hosts award-winning a cappella groups, jazz ensembles, symphony orchestras, and chamber concerts.

Eastman to Go

Students at Eastman School of Music don't confine their talents within the academic setting. By performing throughout the Rochester area, at schools, hospitals, businesses, libraries and more, the Eastman to Go initiative, an updated version of Eastman’s Music for All program started in 1995, spreads the joy of music and inspires others to explore their own creative powers.

Gateways Music Festival brings African-American classical musicians to Rochester

orchestra on stage at Kodak Hall

Fewer than two percent of orchestras musicians in America are of African descent. The Gateways Music Festival, in partnership with the Eastman School of Music, is changing that via concert performance, community building, and mentorship. This coming year marks Gateways' 25th anniversary, and a growing permanent staff supported by a recent grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


Eastman School of Music

stage and audience at Kodak Hall at Eatman Theatre

As one of the world's premier music schools, the Eastman School of Music has been enriching the musical life of Rochester since 1921. Today, the School presents more than 700 concerts a year in the magnificent Kodak Hall Eastman Theatre and intimate Kilbourn Hall – providing the Rochester community with an exceptional opportunity to experience world-class music in a world-class setting.

Eastman concert calendar


College Music Department

chamber orchestra

Chamber music, a capella, brass, gospel, jazz, even a Spooktaculr - you can hear it all from the College Music Department ensembles.

View this semester's concert/events calendar