Tag: Eastman School of Music

Eastman professor’s studio a ‘saxophone heaven’

Eastman professor’s studio a ‘saxophone heaven’

August 10, 2015

Student saxophonists at the Eastman School are earning exceptional accolades under the guidance of Chien-Kwan Lin ’07E (DMA), associate professor of saxophone.

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Gateways celebrates classical with an African heritage

Gateways celebrates classical with an African heritage

August 8, 2015

The venues range from Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre to private homes. “We are always talking about Rochester having these very secret wonders that happen,” says Barbara Jones.

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Summer sounds

Summer sounds

August 6, 2015

Students in the Eastman Summer Trumpet Institute participate in a master class. The Eastman Summer Music program offers residential music programs and camps for middle and high school students, weeklong institutes devoted to various instruments, and half-day music workshops for all ages,

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17-year-old virtuoso wins Young Artists International Piano Competition

17-year-old virtuoso wins Young Artists International Piano Competition

July 20, 2015

Brian Le, 17, of Silver Spring, Md,, was awarded first prize in the Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition Saturday, July 18, following a stellar performance of the first movement Allegro maestoso of Chopin’s Concerto No. 1 in E Minor.

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University on the Fringe

University on the Fringe

July 14, 2015

From September 17-26, students, faculty, staff, and alumni from across the University — including the After Hours student a capella ensemble above — will participate in the 2015 First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival in downtown Rochester. Since its founding in 2009, the festival has doubled in size with more than 450 performances and more than 60,000 attendees.

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Classical musicians sing employment blues

Classical musicians sing employment blues

June 30, 2015

“There’s never been a time in history when musicians graduated from music schools and there are just jobs ‘o plenty waiting for them,” said Jamal Rossi, dean of the Eastman School of Music. “Music is a competitive profession. It’s always been a competitive profession.”

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New book explores images of world cultures in Western music

New book explores images of world cultures in Western music

June 29, 2015

In his just-published book Music and the Exotic from the Renaissance to Mozart, musicologist Ralph P. Locke explores how peoples who were considered different from “us” (Europeans) were characterized in popular songs, instrumental works, oratorios, ballets, and operas.

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Jazz in the air

Jazz in the air

June 24, 2015

Alumni recipients of the ESM-XRIJF Scholarships perform on the Jazz Street stage downtown during the 14th annual Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival,

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Top young pianists to compete at Eastman School

Top young pianists to compete at Eastman School

June 11, 2015

Twenty-four of the world’s top teen-aged pianists will vie for prizes in the Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition next month. The week-long event of adjudicated performances, master classes, and recitals by award-winning guest artists—all of which are open to the public—begins Sunday, July 12.

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Eastman BroadBand bids ‘arrivederci’ and ‘adiós’ to Rochester to head for two new music festivals

Eastman BroadBand bids ‘arrivederci’ and ‘adiós’ to Rochester to head for two new music festivals

June 8, 2015

Eastman BroadBand continues to raise its international profile with residencies at music festivals in Italy and Spain this summer.

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