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New institute aims to bring performing arts to all students

New institute aims to bring performing arts to all students

March 28, 2016

A majority of students who participate in the performing arts on the River Campus are non-majors. The newly announced Institute for Performing Arts hopes to create new collaborations and opportunities for students and audience members.

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Student-run gallery hosts honey of an exhibit

Student-run gallery hosts honey of an exhibit

March 15, 2016

Hartnett Gallery is currently home to “Pinpoints of Perception” by Arizona artist Heather Green. Green paints life-size portraits of bees, drawing from research and field trips with University biologist Robert Minckley, who has amassed a collection of 65,000 bees in Hutchison Hall.

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Artist Nate Hodge Receives Lillian Fairchild Award

Artist Nate Hodge Receives Lillian Fairchild Award

March 1, 2016

“The most inspiring thing about public art is its ability to reach a wide spectrum of people,” says Nate Hodge, local mural artist and this year’s recipient of the English department’s award.

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Eastman jazz composer continues Leap Day concert tradition

Eastman jazz composer continues Leap Day concert tradition

February 26, 2016

Jazz pianist, composer, and professor Harold Danko has persisted in celebrating February 29s for his special ““Quadrennial Event” performances over the last 36 years.

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From <em>Uncle Tom</em> to <em>Aunt Phillis</em>: Professor sheds new light on race, slavery in American literature

From Uncle Tom to Aunt Phillis: Professor sheds new light on race, slavery in American literature

February 25, 2016

Ezra Tawil has edited a new collection of essays that show how the complex legacies of race and slavery have been addressed in American culture from the 18th century to the present day.

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Buffalo Philharmonic conductor to speak

Buffalo Philharmonic conductor to speak

February 18, 2016

JoAnn Falletta, Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, who has been hailed as “…one of the finest conductors of her generation” by the New York Times, will give a lecture on “The Musician as Citizen” at the Eastman School of Music.

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Winners named in Friends of Eastman Opera voice competition

Winners named in Friends of Eastman Opera voice competition

February 17, 2016

University of Rochester and Eastman School of Music students were honored in the annual competition spotlighting young opera talent.

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Eastman faculty, alumni among 2016 Grammy winners

Eastman faculty, alumni among 2016 Grammy winners

February 16, 2016

Eastman School of Music alumni Maria Schneider ’85E (MM) and Bob Ludwig ’66E were among the winners at the 58th annual Grammy Awards.

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Eastman professor celebrates glee club that changed his life

Eastman professor celebrates glee club that changed his life

February 11, 2016

Michael Alan Anderson’s usual field of research is medieval sacred music. But for his latest book he turned his attention to the Notre Dame Glee club, one of the oldest in the country and one that changed how he saw music as a student there in the 1990s.

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‘Adventurous Italians’ theme of Memorial Art Gallery concert

‘Adventurous Italians’ theme of Memorial Art Gallery concert

February 4, 2016

Eastman School of Music’s 10th anniversary celebration of its Italian Baroque Organ — the only one of its kind in North America — continues with a Third Thursday concert.

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