Tag: Eastman School of Music

World’s musical diversity showcased in Eastman concert series

World’s musical diversity showcased in Eastman concert series

May 20, 2015

Guest artists will bring music from India, Portugal, and South Asia to the Kilbourn Hall stage as part of the World Music Series for 2015-2016.

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Recital concludes Third Thursday concert series

Recital concludes Third Thursday concert series

May 11, 2015

A May 21 recital by Malcolm Matthews ’11E ’14E (MM), director of music at St. Mary’s Church in Rochester, wraps up the 2014–15 season of Third Thursday Concerts with Eastman’s Italian Baroque Organ at the Memorial Art Gallery.

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Eastman students learn the business of music

Eastman students learn the business of music

April 24, 2015

There is a business side to music, which is not the first thing students think of when considering a career in the arts. The Eastman School of Music and a unique local group, Sound ExChange, show there is a smart way to make music while learning the administrative side—and to do it in perfect harmony.

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Learning from the judge

Learning from the judge

April 22, 2015

River Campus music major Ethan Lipkind ’15 performs a song for Kara DioGuardi. The successful songwriter, American Idol judge, and music executive conducted a songwriting workshop at the Eastman School of Music.

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From Kristin Chenoweth to ukulele virtuosos, ‘Eastman Presents’ 2015 series has something for all

From Kristin Chenoweth to ukulele virtuosos, ‘Eastman Presents’ 2015 series has something for all

April 21, 2015

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, and premier banjo performer Béla Fleck as guest soloist with the Eastman Wind Ensemble under conductor Mark Davis Scatterday, are among the headliners for the second season of ‘Eastman Presents.’

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Performing in a leadership role

Performing in a leadership role

April 17, 2015

Not many have the joy of ending the day by listening to a concert with musicians who may be among the best in the world. For Jamal Rossi, dean at the Eastman School of Music, it is all in a days work.

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House of jazz

House of jazz

April 16, 2015

Eastman School of Music alumnus Jeff Beal ’85 leads a small group coaching session with jazz students Eugene Bisdikian, Chase Ellison, and Billy Petito in Howard Hansen Hall. Beal, the Emmy-winning composer of the House of Cards score, is visiting Eastman to host master classes and an evening of film music.

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Ying Quartet welcomes Robin Scott as first violinist

Ying Quartet welcomes Robin Scott as first violinist

April 15, 2015

As the quartet’s newest member, award-winning violinist Robin Scott is joining siblings and founding members David, cello; Janet, violin; and Phillip, viola. Scott also will receive an appointment to the faculty of the Eastman School, where the ensemble is the string-quartet-in residence.

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Coming up on Connections: Tuesday, April 14th

Coming up on Connections: Tuesday, April 14th

April 14, 2015

In our second hour, the best television theme song ever might be the score for House of Cards, and the composer is an Eastman grad who is coming back to Rochester. Jeff Beal is responsible for the haunting score that has captivated the binge-watching House of Cards crowd (including the host of Connections).

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Eastman Saxophone Project takes Millennium Stage at Kennedy Center

Eastman Saxophone Project takes Millennium Stage at Kennedy Center

April 2, 2015

The Eastman Saxophone Project, a conductorless ensemble whose student members garner top prizes in chamber music and saxophone competitions, will appear at the Kennedy Center on Thursday, April 23, as part of The Conservatory Project.

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