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Eastman gives back to Rochester

Eastman gives back to Rochester

October 25, 2017

Through ROCmusic Collaborative and the Eastman Opera Collective, recent alumni are using their talents and entrepreneurial skills to enrich the Rochester community with music.

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Meet the Eastman School of Music’s student leaders

Meet the Eastman School of Music’s student leaders

October 19, 2017

Naoki Toyomura ’17, ’18E (T5) and Seiji Yamashita ’20, ’20E, both dual-degree students at the Eastman School and on River Campus, will serve as president and vice president of the Eastman Students’ Association through 2018.

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Composer Mark Watters says new media is changing the score

Composer Mark Watters says new media is changing the score

September 26, 2017

The Emmy winner has composed musical scores for movies, television, video games, even the Olympics. At the inaugural Light and Sound Interactive, he shares his thoughts on this rapidly changing field.

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What’s vinyl got to do with it?

What’s vinyl got to do with it?

September 11, 2017

As new technologies take form, they often change habits and practices in ways few could have predicted at the time. At this week’s Light and Sound Interactive conference, Darren Mueller will examine vinyl’s impact on creating and consuming music.

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Eastman School of Music announces new master’s degree in music leadership

Eastman School of Music announces new master’s degree in music leadership

September 6, 2017

Eastman alumni lead many of the country’s most prestigious traditional and non-traditional musical arts organization. A new master’s program is designed to enable the next generation of music leaders.

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Patient plays saxophone while surgeons remove brain tumor

Patient plays saxophone while surgeons remove brain tumor

August 26, 2017

A team of surgeons, brain and cognitive science researchers, and music theorists worked together to preserve a musician’s ability to experience music, ending in a remarkable saxophone solo on the operating table.

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Bringing the music

Bringing the music

August 10, 2017

Eastman School of Music alumnus Thapelo Masita ’17 rehearses for the final orchestra performance of the Gateways Music Festival in Kodak Hall. Now in its 24th year, the festival brings together classical musicians of African descent for a week of workshops and free performances. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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What we learn when a machine ‘listens’ to Miles Davis

What we learn when a machine ‘listens’ to Miles Davis

August 5, 2017

Two undergraduates are spending their summer analyzing a recording that was first released nearly four decades before they were born.

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A musical feast

A musical feast

July 27, 2017

The Gateways Music Festival, with an orchestra composed entirely of professional classical musicians of African descent, deepens its partnership with the Eastman School of Music. This year’s festival begins on August 8.

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Students’ Association leaders share excitement for new year

Students’ Association leaders share excitement for new year

July 21, 2017

The president and vice president of the Students’ Association on the River Campus and at the Eastman School of Music welcome students for the 2017–18 academic year.

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