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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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Eastman musicians win DownBeat Student Awards

Eastman musicians win DownBeat Student Awards

May 2, 2014

DownBeat, often described as “the bible of jazz,” has recognized the Eastman Chamber Jazz Ensemble for outstanding undergraduate college performance, and a work by Michael Conrad as best original composition for a large ensemble.

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Jason Alexander and Bernadette Peters headline new series

Jason Alexander and Bernadette Peters headline new series

April 30, 2014

Eastman Presents, a new series of monthly concerts, premieres Oct. 17 and features international artists from a variety of musical genres. In addition, the series features the Vienna Boys Choir, pianist Peter Serkin, the Kodo Drummers, and Cuban jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval.

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Krasznahorkai and Biagini win 2014 Best Translated Book Awards

Krasznahorkai and Biagini win 2014 Best Translated Book Awards

April 29, 2014

The award is the only prize of its kind to honor the best original works of international literature and poetry published in the United States over the previous year.

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New Horizons Bands perform spring concert

New Horizons Bands perform spring concert

April 24, 2014

Works performed by the Concert Band will include a tribute to Elvis Presley, while the Symphonic Band will offer selections from Porgy and Bess and The Lion King.

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Italian Baroque Organ concert combines music, motion

April 22, 2014

The program showcases collaborative work of three choreographers and four musicians, each responding to the artwork and environment of the MAG gallery.

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Devotion, deviance face off in ‘Madame de Sade’

Devotion, deviance face off in ‘Madame de Sade’

April 11, 2014

On Thursday, April 24, the International Theatre Program presents the rarely performed Madame de Sade, a work that explores deeply disquieting questions about the nature of suffering and belief.

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Foodlink concert series wraps up fifth season

Foodlink concert series wraps up fifth season

April 10, 2014

The mission of “If Music Be the Food…” is to increase support for the hungry through classical music performance, and teach students the importance of utilizing art as a powerful vehicle for change.

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Jazz theory book designed for pros and amateurs

Jazz theory book designed for pros and amateurs

April 9, 2014

The newly published work by Eastman School of Music’s Dariusz Terefenko includes website, workbook and play-along DVD.

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Eastman musicians accompany silent film classic

Eastman musicians accompany silent film classic

April 4, 2014

The Passion of Joan of Arc (La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc), produced in France in 1928, is presented by the Film/Music Cluster and the Eastman School’s Humanities and Organ Departments.

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