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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

September 20, 2017

Find of selection of events and activities to do this weekend at the University of Rochester.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

September 13, 2017

Nick Foti ’19 offers his selection of events and activities to do this weekend. In addition, check out the newly refreshed and interactive University Events Calendar. The calendar features a variety of events at all campuses, including the River Campus, Eastman School, Memorial Art Gallery, and Medical Center. Log in with your NetID to save […]

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Carillon bells restored after 40 years of service

Carillon bells restored after 40 years of service

September 8, 2017

The familiar sound of the bells in tower of Rush Rhees Library will be silenced for the next few weeks, while parts of the Hopeman Memorial Carillon are under restoration.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

September 6, 2017

See a selection of things to do this weekend at the University of Rochester.

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5 questions:  Meet new conductor Rachel Waddell

5 questions: Meet new conductor Rachel Waddell

July 21, 2017

Waddell joins the faculty of the Department of Music as the director of orchestral activities. She will teach and also conduct both the Symphony and Chamber Orchestras.

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In the summer of 1967: <em>Sgt. Pepper</em> altered pop music industry

In the summer of 1967: Sgt. Pepper altered pop music industry

May 26, 2017

In an op-ed for Newsweek, Professor John Covach marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic album, noting that only the Beatles could have released such a musically adventurous and experimental work.

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<em>Sgt. Pepper’s</em> lasting impact, 50 years later

Sgt. Pepper’s lasting impact, 50 years later

May 22, 2017

“Ironically, an album that might not strictly speaking have been a concept album ended up being the most influential concept album in the history of rock music,” says John Covach, professor of music and director of the University’s Institute for Popular Music.

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Rochester’s first dance major choreographs her story

Rochester’s first dance major choreographs her story

May 18, 2017

Through the Program of Dance and Movement, Caitlyn Gilmore ’17 says “I was able to explore this creative side that I had previously left untouched.”

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If you build it, they will learn

If you build it, they will learn

May 5, 2017

How do you learn to play an instrument comprised of 50 bells that lives at the top of a library tower? Practice, practice, practice. A student team has finished building a new digital carillon that will allow students to learn to play tough pieces while hearing real carillon sounds.

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Meet the director: 5 questions for Aishwarya Krishnamoorthy ’17

Meet the director: 5 questions for Aishwarya Krishnamoorthy ’17

May 3, 2017

This spring’s production of Sam Shepard’s Buried Child marks the first time that a student has directed a play for the International Theatre Program.

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