Tag: Eastman School of Music

Eastman School of Music students perform in News 10NBC studio

Eastman School of Music students perform in News 10NBC studio

September 12, 2014

A bassoon quartet from the University of Rochesters Eastman School of Music performed in the News 10 NBC studio on Friday, after a video of them performing the theme song of Late Night with Seth Meyers appeared on the NBC show.

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Eastman hosts music college fair

Eastman hosts music college fair

September 10, 2014

High school and college students who are interested in music will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with admissions representatives from more than 65 of the top colleges, universities, conservatories, summer programs, festivals, and other pre-college educational institutions from across the United States.

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Organist performs a ‘Cosmopolitan Concert’ at MAG

Organist performs a ‘Cosmopolitan Concert’ at MAG

September 9, 2014

Featuring works by Cabanilles, Frescobaldi, Phillips, Rameau, Rossi, and others, the concert by organist Nathan Laube opens this season’s Third Thursday Concerts featuring Eastman’s Italian Baroque Organ at the art gallery.

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Renowned jazz composer, teacher Fred Sturm dies

Renowned jazz composer, teacher Fred Sturm dies

August 26, 2014

At Eastman, Sturm chaired the Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media Department, directed the Jazz Ensemble and Studio Orchestra, and coordinated the jazz composition/arranging and film scoring program.

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Guitarist Gabriel Condon wins jazz performance honors

Guitarist Gabriel Condon wins jazz performance honors

August 26, 2014

The competition award, which carries a $3,000 prize, is the latest honor for Condon, who has received two DownBeat magazine awards and has been selected to participate in several prestigious national music programs.

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August 25, 2014

Monday was move-in day for students at the Eastman School of Music. The back-to-school season brings thousands of musicians and their instruments to the downtown Rochester campus.

Freshmen moving into the dorms today say they can’t wait to be a part of the Eastman community. “I’m looking forward to finally being in a place where everyone loves classical music and is excited about a thing you are, so I’m just looking forward to being a part of this community,” said student Maxwell Adler.

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Photo essay: Looking forward to Move-in Day by looking back

Photo essay: Looking forward to Move-in Day by looking back

August 20, 2014

Each August, the University of Rochester prepares for Move-in Day, when the incoming freshman class arrives to begin their time as undergraduates. With the help of family, friends, and University volunteers, more than 1,000 new students move into five residence halls on the River Campus and the downtown Eastman Campus. Beginning on Aug. 25, more than 1,300 members of the Class of 2018 will arrive. Here’s a look back to Move-in Days of yesteryear.

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University of Rochester welcomes Class of 2018

University of Rochester welcomes Class of 2018

August 20, 2014

More than 1,300 freshmen from more than 75 countries will move in to the River Campus and Eastman School of Music beginning Monday, Aug. 25. Move-in Day is an event featuring a cappella singing groups, the University Pep Band, and other student groups entertaining and welcoming the new class to their new home in Rochester.

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New online course brings music theory home for students

New online course brings music theory home for students

August 4, 2014

Developed and taught by internationally known music theorist Steven Laitz, eTheory LIVE is a 32-week interactive course that takes students from beginning concepts such as basic notation through counterpoint, musical analysis, and aural skills.

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First-of-its-kind study connects music, Saint Anne

First-of-its-kind study connects music, Saint Anne

July 28, 2014

You will find no references to St. Anne in the New Testament. And yet, from the early 15th to early 16th centuries, the apocryphal mother of the Virgin Mary was a subject of great veneration by women of all social ranks, especially among royalty. In his new book, Michael Alan Anderson, associate professor of musicology at the Eastman School, examines how this devotion was expressed in the music of this time period.

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