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Eastman professor celebrates glee club that changed his life

Eastman professor celebrates glee club that changed his life

February 11, 2016

Michael Alan Anderson’s usual field of research is medieval sacred music. But for his latest book he turned his attention to the Notre Dame Glee club, one of the oldest in the country and one that changed how he saw music as a student there in the 1990s.

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‘Adventurous Italians’ theme of Memorial Art Gallery concert

‘Adventurous Italians’ theme of Memorial Art Gallery concert

February 4, 2016

Eastman School of Music’s 10th anniversary celebration of its Italian Baroque Organ — the only one of its kind in North America — continues with a Third Thursday concert.

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Eastman hosts legendary jazz composer, arranger Bill Holman

Eastman hosts legendary jazz composer, arranger Bill Holman

February 2, 2016

The Grammy Award-winner and National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Master will host workshops and perform in concert with Eastman School of Music students beginning February 9.

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‘I Heart Eastman’

‘I Heart Eastman’

January 22, 2016

Students, faculty, and staff participate in the first ever ‘I Heart Eastman’ Day, sharing what they love about the Eastman School of Music, and posting thank-you notes to Eastman alumni. (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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With ‘The Seasons,’ Ben Wendel redefines the musical encounter

With ‘The Seasons,’ Ben Wendel redefines the musical encounter

January 21, 2016

“The Seasons,” a vividly imagined collection of duets by the saxophonist and bassoonist Ben Wendel, was one of the standout jazz records of 2015. But it was never released in album form, and took the entire year to hear in full.

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Rochester students will attend free Eastman School Concerts

Rochester students will attend free Eastman School Concerts

January 19, 2016

Hundreds of Rochester City School District students, who may never have had the opportunity to attend a concert at the Eastman School of Music, now will, and for free.

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Susan B. Anthony Center honors music educator Donna Brink Fox with Lifetime Achievement Award

Susan B. Anthony Center honors music educator Donna Brink Fox with Lifetime Achievement Award

January 15, 2016

Brink Fox will be honored at the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Brunch, a long-standing University tradition that celebrates Anthony’s campaign for equal rights and to win women admission to the University in 1900.

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Interaction between organ, voice topic for 2016 EROI Festival

Interaction between organ, voice topic for 2016 EROI Festival

January 15, 2016

Titled “Breath for Singing: The Organ and the Human Voice,” this October’s Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative (EROI) Festival features the premiere performance of a new hymn commissioned for the event, plus lectures, master classes, and performances at historic organs across Rochester.

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Eastman School of Music graduate named Member of the British Empire

Eastman School of Music graduate named Member of the British Empire

December 31, 2015

Catherine Jane Arlidge, a U.K. national who received her Master of Music degree at Eastman in 1988, was named to the Queen’s new year honors list for her service to music education through her projects connecting young people with classical music.

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Eastman Opera Theatre to present two stories of maternal love, loss

Eastman Opera Theatre to present two stories of maternal love, loss

December 21, 2015

The January double-bill production features the well-known work Suor Angelica (Sister Angelica) by Giacomo Puccini and the rarely performed Mese Mariano (Mary’s Month) by Umberto Giordano.

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