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Eastman alumni of ‘The President’s Own’ to perform at inauguration

Eastman alumni of ‘The President’s Own’ to perform at inauguration

January 19, 2017

Eleven alumni of the Eastman School of Music will perform in the 58th Inauguration of the President of the United States on Jan. 20, 2017, as members of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. This marks the Marine Band’s 55th inaugural appearance.

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Eastman hosts conference for music school leaders

Eastman hosts conference for music school leaders

January 11, 2017

Administrators from the most prominent music schools in the country will meet in Rochester in June for the Eastman Leadership Conference to discuss the unique 21st century challenges these schools face.

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Concert marks 40th anniversary of William Warfield Scholarships

Concert marks 40th anniversary of William Warfield Scholarships

December 15, 2016

Scholarship recipient Alicia Rosser ’17 performs in this year’s concert, celebrating the legacy of William Warfield and promoting opportunities for African-American artists pursuing a career in vocal performance through advanced training at the Eastman School of Music.

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Q&A: Meet Eastman’s Students’ Association leaders

Q&A: Meet Eastman’s Students’ Association leaders

December 8, 2016

Daniela Camilleri ’17 is a voice performance major and Samantha Andrew ’17 is pursuing dual degrees in violin performance at Eastman and molecular genetics on the River Campus.

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Eastman School alumni earn Grammy nominations

Eastman School alumni earn Grammy nominations

December 6, 2016

Several graduates of the Eastman School of Music have received nominations for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences’s 59th Grammy Awards.

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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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