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Conference explores genius of Franz Liszt

Conference explores genius of Franz Liszt

February 15, 2017

In the 19th century, Franz Liszt was a “rock star” who drove female audience members into a frenzy of “Lisztomania.” This March, the Eastman School of Music hosts international symposium of the the world’s most prominent Liszt scholars,

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Three Eastman School of Music graduates are Grammy winners

Three Eastman School of Music graduates are Grammy winners

February 12, 2017

Sean D. Connors (BM 04) is a member of the ensemble Third Coast Percussion, which won the Best Chamber Music / Small Ensemble Performance, and Goeff Saunders (BM 09), a double bassist, is a member of the O’Connor Band, which won the Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album.

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JACK Quartet returns to Eastman to headline new music concert

JACK Quartet returns to Eastman to headline new music concert

February 1, 2017

The New York City-based JACK Quartet returns to their alma present a concert with OSSIA New Music and Musica Nova celebrating the 20th anniversary of Eastman’s student-run new music collective, OSSIA.

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Eastman alumni of ‘The President’s Own’ to perform at inauguration

Eastman alumni of ‘The President’s Own’ to perform at inauguration

January 19, 2017

Eleven alumni of the Eastman School of Music will perform in the 58th Inauguration of the President of the United States on Jan. 20, 2017, as members of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. This marks the Marine Band’s 55th inaugural appearance.

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Eastman hosts conference for music school leaders

Eastman hosts conference for music school leaders

January 11, 2017

Administrators from the most prominent music schools in the country will meet in Rochester in June for the Eastman Leadership Conference to discuss the unique 21st century challenges these schools face.

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Concert marks 40th anniversary of William Warfield Scholarships

Concert marks 40th anniversary of William Warfield Scholarships

December 15, 2016

Scholarship recipient Alicia Rosser ’17 performs in this year’s concert, celebrating the legacy of William Warfield and promoting opportunities for African-American artists pursuing a career in vocal performance through advanced training at the Eastman School of Music.

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Q&A: Meet Eastman’s Students’ Association leaders

Q&A: Meet Eastman’s Students’ Association leaders

December 8, 2016

Daniela Camilleri ’17 is a voice performance major and Samantha Andrew ’17 is pursuing dual degrees in violin performance at Eastman and molecular genetics on the River Campus.

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Eastman School alumni earn Grammy nominations

Eastman School alumni earn Grammy nominations

December 6, 2016

Several graduates of the Eastman School of Music have received nominations for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences’s 59th Grammy Awards.

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Eastman School of Music receives $2.5 million in leadership support

Eastman School of Music receives $2.5 million in leadership support

November 29, 2016

A gift from George Hamlin IV, chair of Eastman’s Board of Managers, and his wife, Mary, will provide faculty and student support by creating the Hamlin Family Director of the Institute for Music Leadership and the Hamlin Family Scholarship.

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Eastman presents world premiere of <em>Don’t Blame Anyone</em>

Eastman presents world premiere of Don’t Blame Anyone

November 16, 2016

Eastman School of Music’s BroadBand Ensemble has joined forces with Mexico’s El Arte de los Titeres and Universidad de Guadalajara, and Rochester’s PUSH Physical Theatre to produce an international opera of original sound, puppetry, theater, and visual arts.

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