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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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Eastman musicians hit Jazz Fest stages

Eastman musicians hit Jazz Fest stages

June 23, 2017

Current students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the Eastman School of Music will be appearing throughout this week’s Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.

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Michael Stefiuk appointed director of music activities at Eastman

Michael Stefiuk appointed director of music activities at Eastman

June 23, 2017

An experienced leader in the orchestral field, Stefiuk will provide artistic and programming direction for Eastman concerts series and manage operations of the school’s performance venues.

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Stephanie Venturino: Becoming a 21st-century musician

Stephanie Venturino: Becoming a 21st-century musician

May 5, 2017

“The thing that really stands out most to me about my time at Eastman has been the amazing community that the school offers,” says the double major in classical saxophone performance and music theory.

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Eastman musicians win <em>DownBeat</em> student awards

Eastman musicians win DownBeat student awards

May 2, 2017

The Eastman New Jazz Ensemble and Eastman School of Music students Theresa Chen, George Darrah, and Jon Rarick have received DownBeat honors in the magazine’s 40th annual Student Awards competition.

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Owen Broder selected as inaugural Eastman/ArtistShare New Artist

Owen Broder selected as inaugural Eastman/ArtistShare New Artist

May 1, 2017

The saxophonist/composer is the first new artist to be announced under the partnership, designed to recognize and support the career and artistic development of exceptional Eastman students and alumni.

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2017-18 Eastman Presents concert lineup announced

2017-18 Eastman Presents concert lineup announced

April 21, 2017

The fourth annual Eastman Presents Concert Series will feature Chick Corea and Steve Gadd, the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Marian McPartland, Patti LuPone and more.

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Unlocking the secrets of blue notes

Unlocking the secrets of blue notes

March 31, 2017

In the musical realm, notes “between the cracks” of conventional pitches are called blue notes. Researchers at Rochester are using advanced tools of music technology to unlock the secrets of blue notes.

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Lotte Lenya honors best in young musical theater talent

Lotte Lenya honors best in young musical theater talent

March 27, 2017

Fourteen versatile singer-actors from Israel, France, Mexico, Canada, and across the United States are coming to the Eastman School of Music to compete in the finals of the 2017 Lotte Lenya Competition, recognizing talented young performers.

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University jumps to No. 18 worldwide for performing arts

University jumps to No. 18 worldwide for performing arts

March 10, 2017

According to the 2017 QS World University Rankings released on March 8, eleven U.S. universities ranked in the top 25, with the University of Rochester No. 8 among them.

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