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Rochester choreographers receive Lillian Fairchild Award for commitment to community

Rochester choreographers receive Lillian Fairchild Award for commitment to community

January 30, 2015

The Department of English has named N’jelle Gage and Guy Thorne of FuturPointe Dance the recipients of the 2014 Lillian Fairchild Memorial Award.

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Pianist Peter Serkin performs with Eastman Philharmonia

Pianist Peter Serkin performs with Eastman Philharmonia

January 27, 2015

Distinguished American pianist and classical music legend Peter Serkin will perform with the Eastman School of Music’s Philharmonia orchestra under conductor Neil Varon on Saturday, Feb. 21,

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(en)Gendered exhibit marks tenth anniversary

(en)Gendered exhibit marks tenth anniversary

January 27, 2015

For ten years, this annual competition has showcased the artwork of undergraduate students exploring ideas of gender and sexuality. From January 23 through February 27, an exhibition in Rush Rhees Library features the 2015 jury’s top selections.

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Organ concert celebrates University of Rochester Press, new book on Mendelssohn

Organ concert celebrates University of Rochester Press, new book on Mendelssohn

January 23, 2015

Audiences will have the rare opportunity to hear the entire Eastman School of Music organ department faculty perform during a concert celebrating the 25th anniversary of the founding of the University of Rochester Press and publication of a book edited by Eastman musicologist Jürgen Thym.

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Fifth annual inspireDANCE Festival features roster of renowned artists

Fifth annual inspireDANCE Festival features roster of renowned artists

January 23, 2015

More than 30 master classes and workshops taught by guest artists and faculty will be available to the general public at the fifth annual inspireDANCE Festival, the University’s annual celebration of dance and community.

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Concert of works by Brahms, Chopin, and Dvořák benefits Rochester’s Foodlink

Concert of works by Brahms, Chopin, and Dvořák benefits Rochester’s Foodlink

January 14, 2015

“If Music Be the Food…”, the concert series benefiting Rochester’s Foodlink, will continue its sixth season of music programs on Sunday, Jan. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Third Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs St.

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A tribute to the Rolling Stones: celebrating 50 years of Satisfaction

A tribute to the Rolling Stones: celebrating 50 years of Satisfaction

January 8, 2015

The Institute for Popular Music (IPM) celebrates the 50th year of the Rolling Stone’s breakthrough hit, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction,” with a special concert January 24. This musical tribute coincides with the launch of a free online course on “The Music of The Rolling Stones.”

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Eastman School presents workshop on changing marketplace at national chamber music conference

Eastman School presents workshop on changing marketplace at national chamber music conference

December 29, 2014

At the annual Chamber Music America conference in New York City, the Eastman School’s Institute for Music Leadership will present a day-long workshop titled “How to Succeed in a Changing Musical World,” covering branding, technology, audience development, and collaborations.

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Scholarship benefit concerts continues legacy of William Warfield

Scholarship benefit concerts continues legacy of William Warfield

December 23, 2014

The William Warfield Scholarship Fund has provided financial aid to more than 35 voice students at the Eastman School since it was founded in 1977. On Sunday, Jan. 9, a benefit concert featuring this year’s recipient, soprano Alicia Rosser ’17, will be held in Kilbourn Hall.

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Writing about music: Eastman Music Series fills gap in scholarly, popular understanding

Writing about music: Eastman Music Series fills gap in scholarly, popular understanding

December 19, 2014

Eastman Studies in Music seriesWith the recent publication of its 100th title, the Eastman Studies in Music series shows great breadth in an era of increasing musical specialization.

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