Tag: Eastman School of Music
The only instrument of its kind in North America, the full-sized Italian baroque organ at the Memorial Art Gallery is a musical time capsule. Saved from destruction 10 years ago, the organ features in the month Third Thursday concert series that kicks off this month.
On both occasions, Mr. Carbone, a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, tackled “Fnugg Blue,” a challenging piece by the Norwegian composer Oystein Baadsvik that required him, among other feats, to adapt the hip-hop vocal technique of beatboxing to the tuba mouthpiece.
Happy Birthday, Howard Hanson! Howard Hanson, born on Oct. 28, 1896, was the longtime director of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester
Eastman School of Music faculty and alumni will gather to pay tribute to Lynn Blakeslee, who taught at Eastman from 1987 until she retired in 2013. Blakeslee died in August at the age of 75. She had been first violinist of the Streichquintet Mozarteum for 15 years.
The seismic shifts in America’s cultural and political landscapes are reflected in words and music in Hydrogen Jukebox, a music theatre piece that will be presented by Eastman Opera Theatre November 5 through 8 in the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall.
University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music recently received a $2 million gift by alumni couple Jeff and Joan Beal to launch the Beal Institute for Film Music and Contemporary Media.
The Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester says the four-day celebration will be held Oct. 22-25 at the university’s Memorial Art Gallery.
It was the project that almost wasn’t: a rare 18th-century Italian Baroque organ sitting in an antique store in Italy about to be sold off for parts. This October, a four-day celebration will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the organ’s installation in the Memorial Art Gallery’s Fountain Court.