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This Year’s Super Bowl Ads: What to Expect

This Year’s Super Bowl Ads: What to Expect

January 25, 2013

Professor George Cook examines the ad value, branding impact, and return on investment for companies. (video)

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An Urban App to Slow You Down

An Urban App to Slow You Down

January 23, 2013

“Indeterminate Hikes” encourages users to focus on their environment in unexpected ways, via an app developed by a faculty art professor and a sustainability writer.

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Organists Appointed to Eastman School Faculty

January 17, 2013

Edoardo Bellotti is considered a leading expert in the performance of Renaissance and Baroque keyboard music; Nathan Laube is a star among young classical musicians.

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Eastman Wind Ensemble Marks 60 Groundbreaking Years

Eastman Wind Ensemble Marks 60 Groundbreaking Years

January 15, 2013

The brainchild of conductor Frederick Fennell, the Eastman Wind Ensemble has defined “wind ensemble” and been the pioneering model for other groups.

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A Presidential Voice

A Presidential Voice

January 14, 2013

Just in time for President Barack Obama’s inaugural address on Monday, Jan. 21, the University of Rochester will open an exhibit on the history of presidential speechwriting.

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Eastman Students Make ‘Command Performance’ at Inauguration

Eastman Students Make ‘Command Performance’ at Inauguration

January 14, 2013

Four Eastman School student musicians will become part of a historic event when they perform at the Presidential Inaugural Luncheon on Monday, Jan. 21.

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Plosser to Present 34th Economic Seminar

January 9, 2013

The Philadelphia Fed President and CEO will share his views on the progress of our nation’s economic recovery and offer his perspective on the future risks the economy faces.

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Boston Ensemble Includes Work by Eastman Composer

December 31, 2012

Dedicated to bringing cutting-edge works to the public, Dinosaur Annex has given hundreds of premieres. They bring their latest work to Kilbourn Hall in January.

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Brooklyn Rider Coming to Kilbourn Hall

Brooklyn Rider Coming to Kilbourn Hall

December 31, 2012

Unexpected, eclectic, adventurous, genre-defying, informal, energetic, cross-cultural, versatile, innovative – critics have used many adjectives to describe Brooklyn Rider.

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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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