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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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Rachmaninoff meets rock ‘n roll in Sonic Cluster concert

Rachmaninoff meets rock ‘n roll in Sonic Cluster concert

June 29, 2016

An ensemble composed of rock musicians from the Rochester area and classically trained Eastman School of Music musicians are collaborating on a concert that crosses and combines musical styles.

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Chorus America honors Michael Alan Anderson

Chorus America honors Michael Alan Anderson

June 24, 2016

The associate professor of musicology at the Eastman School of Music has received this year’s Louis Botto Award for Innovative Action and Entrepreneurial Zeal. The national award is presented to emerging choral leaders and conductors.

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Eastman performers take Jazz Festival stage

Eastman performers take Jazz Festival stage

June 17, 2016

The Eastman School of Music has been involved in the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival since it was founded in 2002, and this year’s schedule is packed with Eastman students, faculty, and alumni.

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Eastman alumni among most inspiring commencement speakers

Eastman alumni among most inspiring commencement speakers

June 9, 2016

WQXR-FM, the leading classical music station in the country, counted speeches by two Eastman School of Music alumni among its listing of the six most inspiring given this season to graduates of music schools and conservatories.

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