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A sought-after bassist provides glimpse into his musical world

A sought-after bassist provides glimpse into his musical world

September 5, 2018

Kaveh Rastegar ’01E, a songwriter and master of the upright and electric bass, released his first solo album this summer. He shares his most memorable experiences on tour and at the Eastman School of Music.

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‘Fringe allows me to push myself to do things I don’t normally get to do’

‘Fringe allows me to push myself to do things I don’t normally get to do’

August 29, 2018

Rochester Fringe Festival is one of the fastest growing in the United States, with performances from many University students, faculty, and staff. Six of those performers share what makes Fringe special.

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Four years after picking up viola, dreaming big at Eastman

Four years after picking up viola, dreaming big at Eastman

August 28, 2018

“I want to win competitions, perform in famous halls under major conductors, and show the world my heart through my craft,” says first-year viola performance major Adrain Jackson. “I want to be great.”

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Andrew Ainslie and Jamal Rossi reappointed to five-year deanships

Andrew Ainslie and Jamal Rossi reappointed to five-year deanships

June 5, 2018

Andrew Ainslie has led strategic curriculum and recruitment changes at Simon School, and expanded the undergraduate business program. Jamal Rossi is recognized for increased faculty recruitment, building partnerships and spurring innovation in Eastman’s music programs.

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Choosing between violin, engineering, or both

Choosing between violin, engineering, or both

May 14, 2018

For the Michigan native graduating with dual degrees from the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Eastman School of Music, Ivan Suminski found himself in an enviable dilemma.

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Going beyond medieval times to explore early worlds

Going beyond medieval times to explore early worlds

April 13, 2018

The Early Worlds Initiative—an interdisciplinary research project at the University of Rochester—connects faculty researching social and cultural developments worldwide from medieval times to the early modern period.

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Scholars examine memory through many lenses

Scholars examine memory through many lenses

March 5, 2018

From the post-Reformation trauma of Shakespeare’s history plays, to the poignant scrapbooks created by the families of British soldiers killed in World War I, the fellowships sponsored by the Humanities Center this year focus on the interdisciplinary study of memory and forgetting.

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