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Eastman School of Music receives $2.5 million in leadership support

Eastman School of Music receives $2.5 million in leadership support

November 29, 2016

A gift from George Hamlin IV, chair of Eastman’s Board of Managers, and his wife, Mary, will provide faculty and student support by creating the Hamlin Family Director of the Institute for Music Leadership and the Hamlin Family Scholarship.

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Eastman presents world premiere of <em>Don’t Blame Anyone</em>

Eastman presents world premiere of Don’t Blame Anyone

November 16, 2016

Eastman School of Music’s BroadBand Ensemble has joined forces with Mexico’s El Arte de los Titeres and Universidad de Guadalajara, and Rochester’s PUSH Physical Theatre to produce an international opera of original sound, puppetry, theater, and visual arts.

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Archives offer artists, historians rich source of inspiration

Archives offer artists, historians rich source of inspiration

November 11, 2016

Archived letters between artist Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz were the inspiration for the Letters from Georgia song cycle by Kevin Puts ’94E, ’99E (DMA). Rochester’s collections–like others around the world–provide insight in an age of email and texting.

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Eastman musician has ‘hidden passion‘ for fabrics with flow

Eastman musician has ‘hidden passion‘ for fabrics with flow

November 4, 2016

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra violist and Eastman School of Music professor Melissa Matson talks about her “hidden passion” for creating dyed fabric pieces and garments.

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Class, symposium explore ‘New Approaches to Poetry and Song’

Class, symposium explore ‘New Approaches to Poetry and Song’

September 28, 2016

In music professor Matthew BaileyShea’s class, students share lyrics from favorite songs, then work to uncover complexities in the text. An upcoming Humanities Center symposium organized by BaileyShea will further explore new ideas about text-music interaction.

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Star Trek’s half-century voyage

Star Trek’s half-century voyage

September 8, 2016

From the beginning, Star Trek has attracted a cerebral sort, so it’s not surprising to find an abundance of Rochester connections to the series. Faculty and alumni have composed its theme, written episodes, and been influenced in their work by the series.

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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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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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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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