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MAG’s Baroque Organ Showcased in Festive Holiday Concert

MAG’s Baroque Organ Showcased in Festive Holiday Concert

December 5, 2012

Works to be performed will include aria excerpts from Johann Sebastian Bach’sChristmas Oratorio.

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Eastman School Alumni Earn Grammy Nominations

Eastman School Alumni Earn Grammy Nominations

December 5, 2012

Four accomplished alumni were nominated in the 55th Annual Grammy Awards competition – and one of them is competing against himself in two categories.

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MSNBC Analyst to Deliver MLK Address

MSNBC Analyst to Deliver MLK Address

December 5, 2012

A political analyst and professor of political science at Tulane University, Harris-Perry’s address will focus on racial issues, religious questions, and gender concerns related to American politics.

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NEA Grant Translates into Support for <em>Open Letter</em>

NEA Grant Translates into Support for Open Letter

December 4, 2012

Selected from a pool of 1,509, the press was awarded $45,000 to support the promotion of books in translation and the continuation of the translation centric website, Three Percent.

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Growing World’s Largest Collection of AIDS Posters

Growing World’s Largest Collection of AIDS Posters

November 29, 2012

To mark World AIDS Day on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, more than 1,000 new posters from one of the world’s largest AIDS education poster collections have been digitized and put online by archivists at the University of Rochester.

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Keith Elder Appointed Director of Concert Activities at Eastman

Keith Elder Appointed Director of Concert Activities at Eastman

November 28, 2012

A tubist with B.S. in music from Indiana University, Elder has extensive experience managing all aspects of music venues – and is a practicing lawyer and a Rotarian president, as well.

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Leading Church Organist Noted for Excellence

Leading Church Organist Noted for Excellence

November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

David Higgs, chair of Eastman’s Organ Department, recently received the Paul Creston Award for artistic excellence by a significant figure in church music.

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Genre-Blurring Jazz Greats to Grace Rochester

Genre-Blurring Jazz Greats to Grace Rochester

November 26, 2012

Grazyna Auguscik and guitarist Paulinho Garcia are bringing their original sound to Strong Auditorium. Polish-born Auguscik has been hailed as “one of the hottest jazz talents.”

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Concert Celebrates Newest Addition to Rochester’s Organ Collection

Concert Celebrates Newest Addition to Rochester’s Organ Collection

November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Another magnificent instrument – the recently restored 1893 Hook and Hastings Organ, installed in Christ Church over the summer and fall – receives its inaugural concert on Friday, Nov. 30.

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Poet Jennifer Grotz Receives Lillian Fairchild Award

Poet Jennifer Grotz Receives Lillian Fairchild Award

November 7, 2012

Grotz’s second selection of poems, The Needle, “is one of the most affecting poetic explorations of locale and loss that I know,” says English department chair John Michael.

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