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Music in the American Wild wraps up national parks tour

Music in the American Wild wraps up national parks tour

August 24, 2016

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.

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When Ansel Adams came to Rochester

When Ansel Adams came to Rochester

August 24, 2016

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.

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Festival highlights historic organs located across Rochester

Festival highlights historic organs located across Rochester

August 9, 2016

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.”

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Faculty Artist Series brings renowned artists to local stages

Faculty Artist Series brings renowned artists to local stages

August 9, 2016

The new season of Eastman School of Music recitals give local music lovers the chance to hear talented artists perform on their home turf.

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In Goethe’s novel families, love is all that matters

In Goethe’s novel families, love is all that matters

July 22, 2016

Susan Gustafson’s recently published book examines Johann Goethe’s depiction of family in his literary works, which were cutting-edge compared to the actual state of marriage and family in early 19th-century Germany.

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Faculty, staff get free admission to Memorial Art Gallery 

Faculty, staff get free admission to Memorial Art Gallery 

July 8, 2016

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.

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Music in the American Wild

Music in the American Wild

June 30, 2016

A project of Eastman School of Music students and alumni is bringing newly composed works to majestic locations during the National Park Service’s centennial year celebrations.

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Rachmaninoff meets rock ‘n roll in Sonic Cluster concert

Rachmaninoff meets rock ‘n roll in Sonic Cluster concert

June 29, 2016

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.

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Chorus America honors Michael Alan Anderson

Chorus America honors Michael Alan Anderson

June 24, 2016

The associate professor of musicology at the Eastman School of Music has received this year’s Louis Botto Award for Innovative Action and Entrepreneurial Zeal. The national award is presented to emerging choral leaders and conductors.

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Hammered dulcimer musicians featured at Old Songs Festival

Hammered dulcimer musicians featured at Old Songs Festival

June 17, 2016

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.

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