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Jonathan Binstock named Memorial Art Gallery director

Jonathan Binstock named Memorial Art Gallery director

July 7, 2014

Binstock has worked as a curator at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. He comes to Rochester from New York City, where he was a senior vice president and senior advisor in modern and contemporary art for Citi Private Bank’s Art Advisory & Finance group.

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Young artists in concert: a celebration of winners

Young artists in concert: a celebration of winners

July 2, 2014

Several Eastman Community Music School (ECMS) students will be among six talented Young Artist Auditions award winners who will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 6, in Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall.

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Eastman students earn multiple awards, prizes

Eastman students earn multiple awards, prizes

June 24, 2014

Eastman School of Music students and ensembles have garnered prestigious national honors and awards at several annual competitions.

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XRIJF/Eastman scholarship recipients announced

XRIJF/Eastman scholarship recipients announced

June 19, 2014

Pianist/composer Max Berlin and trumpeter Emanuel Burks have been named the recipients of this year’s Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival/Eastman School of Music Scholarship and will attend Eastman this fall as freshmen in the Department of Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media.

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Eastman musicians take the stage at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Eastman musicians take the stage at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

June 16, 2014

This year’s festival runs June 20 through 28 at 18 venues, most of them within a short walking distance of the School’s campus on Gibbs Street — which gets renamed “Jazz Street” during the event.

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Move over, Chaucer, these days poet John Gower is all the rage

Move over, Chaucer, these days poet John Gower is all the rage

June 13, 2014

During the 3rd International Congress of the John Gower Society, scholars will explore the life and work of Gower, a contemporary of Geoffrey Chaucer, and one of the major poets during the reign of Richard II.

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Noted music educator, researcher dies

Noted music educator, researcher dies

June 6, 2014

Known internationally for his research in fetal music response and arts education curriculum development, Donald J. Shetler enjoyed a career that included teaching in public schools and at the university level, musical performance, academic study and writing, and consulting.

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Incoming Eastman freshman is Rubinstein piano finalist

Incoming Eastman freshman is Rubinstein piano finalist

May 30, 2014

At 18, Leonardo Colafelice was the youngest of the six competitors heading into the rigorous final three rounds of the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition.

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Jazz concerts get encores on WGMC

Jazz concerts get encores on WGMC

May 15, 2014

Each hour-long program, featuring performances as well as works by Eastman faculty, students, and alumni, will be hosted and co-produced by saxophonist Alexa Tarantino ‘14. The show premieres Wednesday, June 4, at 9 p.m. on local radio station Jazz90.1 WGMC.

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RocMusic to hold benefit recital and instrument drive

RocMusic to hold benefit recital and instrument drive

May 7, 2014

RocMusic is a community-based program that provides after-school tuition-free music and string instruction to children in the City of Rochester. Its first annual benefit event will raise funds to purchase instruments for current and future students.

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