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Stephanie Venturino: Becoming a 21st-century musician

Stephanie Venturino: Becoming a 21st-century musician

May 5, 2017

“The thing that really stands out most to me about my time at Eastman has been the amazing community that the school offers,” says the double major in classical saxophone performance and music theory.

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Eastman musicians win <em>DownBeat</em> student awards

Eastman musicians win DownBeat student awards

May 2, 2017

The Eastman New Jazz Ensemble and Eastman School of Music students Theresa Chen, George Darrah, and Jon Rarick have received DownBeat honors in the magazine’s 40th annual Student Awards competition.

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Owen Broder selected as inaugural Eastman/ArtistShare New Artist

Owen Broder selected as inaugural Eastman/ArtistShare New Artist

May 1, 2017

The saxophonist/composer is the first new artist to be announced under the partnership, designed to recognize and support the career and artistic development of exceptional Eastman students and alumni.

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2017-18 Eastman Presents concert lineup announced

2017-18 Eastman Presents concert lineup announced

April 21, 2017

The fourth annual Eastman Presents Concert Series will feature Chick Corea and Steve Gadd, the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Marian McPartland, Patti LuPone and more.

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Unlocking the secrets of blue notes

Unlocking the secrets of blue notes

March 31, 2017

In the musical realm, notes “between the cracks” of conventional pitches are called blue notes. Researchers at Rochester are using advanced tools of music technology to unlock the secrets of blue notes.

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Lotte Lenya honors best in young musical theater talent

Lotte Lenya honors best in young musical theater talent

March 27, 2017

Fourteen versatile singer-actors from Israel, France, Mexico, Canada, and across the United States are coming to the Eastman School of Music to compete in the finals of the 2017 Lotte Lenya Competition, recognizing talented young performers.

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University jumps to No. 18 worldwide for performing arts

University jumps to No. 18 worldwide for performing arts

March 10, 2017

According to the 2017 QS World University Rankings released on March 8, eleven U.S. universities ranked in the top 25, with the University of Rochester No. 8 among them.

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Visiting students apply computational tools to music, mind

Visiting students apply computational tools to music, mind

March 10, 2017

Can a computer learn to read an ancient musical score? Or teach a person to become a better public speaker? Visiting undergraduates–many from under-represented groups in the STEM fields–will work on summer projects investigating these questions and more.

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Colleagues honor life, work of pianist Fernando Laires

Colleagues honor life, work of pianist Fernando Laires

March 1, 2017

Eastman School of Music faculty, alumni, and guests will gather for a tribute concert on Sunday, March 26 to remember the internationally renowned concert pianist and teacher, who died last year. Laires was a professor of piano at Eastman from 1992 until his retirement in 2004.

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‘Women’s Voices’ marks 100 years of women’s suffrage

‘Women’s Voices’ marks 100 years of women’s suffrage

February 16, 2017

As part of a year-long celebration of the centennial of women’s suffrage in New York state, the Eastman School of Music and Susan B. Anthony Center are collaborating on a concert featuring the premieres of commissioned works by women composers.

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