Leading organists and musicologists from around the world will come to the Eastman School of Music this fall for the annual Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative Festival, focusing this year on “The Organ and the Human Voice.”
The new season of Eastman School of Music recitals give local music lovers the chance to hear talented artists perform on their home turf.
An ensemble composed of rock musicians from the Rochester area and classically trained Eastman School of Music musicians are collaborating on a concert that crosses and combines musical styles.
The Striking Strings Hammered Dulcimer Ensemble, comprised of students from the Eastman Community Music School, will perform at the 36th annual festival, one of the largest and most prestigious gatherings of traditional folk musicians in the North East.
The contemporary classical ensemble of Eastman School of Music students and alumni will be artists-in-residence this July at the Italian festival, now in its 11th year and directed by Eastman graduate Nathanael May MM ’01,
At an outdoor dedication ceremony on the Eastman Quad, Brighton Volunteer Ambulance will dedicate its new ambulance “Brighton 3059” to the memory of Zhe ‘Zack’ Zeng and other 9/11 rescuers.
Thomas Tavolara (T5) models Memvi, a wearable camera that automatically records what interests you. He and his team presented their design at the annual Design Day, a day for graduating seniors in the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences to present their capstone projects. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)