What began literally as a walk in the park has turned into a national tour of seven National Park Service sites plus other outdoor venues across the county, to honor the centennial year of the national parks.
As the National Park Service turns 100, many remember photographer Ansel Adams for his iconic images of the American West and Yosemite. But when Adams was hired to photograph the University campus in 1952, he was not yet America’s most well-known photographer.
Leading organists and musicologists from around the world will come to the Eastman School of Music this fall for the annual Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative Festival, focusing this year on “The Organ and the Human Voice.”
The new season of Eastman School of Music recitals give local music lovers the chance to hear talented artists perform on their home turf.
As of July 11, University faculty and staff can visit the Memorial Art Gallery for free. (Students already receive free admission). The museum also offers half-price individual and family memberships for University employees.
An ensemble composed of rock musicians from the Rochester area and classically trained Eastman School of Music musicians are collaborating on a concert that crosses and combines musical styles.
The Striking Strings Hammered Dulcimer Ensemble, comprised of students from the Eastman Community Music School, will perform at the 36th annual festival, one of the largest and most prestigious gatherings of traditional folk musicians in the North East.