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Soprano Joel Dyson Performs in William Warfield Concert

Soprano Joel Dyson Performs in William Warfield Concert

December 21, 2012

“William Warfield: A Legacy in Music,” an annual concert, supports the William Warfield Scholarship Fund and spotlights its talented recipients.

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Kenneth Gross Receives Award for Dramatic Criticism

Kenneth Gross Receives Award for Dramatic Criticism

December 18, 2012

Kenneth Gross, Renaissance scholar and professor of English at the University of Rochester, will share the 2011-2012 George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism for his book Puppet: An Essay on Uncanny Life. Cornell University’s Department of English, which administers the prize, calls it one of the most distinguished in American theater. Endowed by the […]

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Community Music School Homecoming Celebrates the Holidays

Community Music School Homecoming Celebrates the Holidays

December 10, 2012

All performances, many of which include holiday favorites, are free. Current and former students, parents, and the public are invited.

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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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