From contemporary to ballet, hip-hop to tango, more than 30 performances, 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.
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.”
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.
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.
The play opens in Todd Theatre on Thursday, Dec. 4, and is based on the true story of Saartijie Baartman, a South African woman taken from her home in 1810 and brought to London where she becomes an overnight sensation on the freak-show circuit.
Renowned for what the New York Times has described as “the gorgeousness of the singing,” the ensemble is appearing as part of the Eastman School of Music’s new “Eastman Presents” series.