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Keeping Leonard Bernstein alive for the current generation

Keeping Leonard Bernstein alive for the current generation

March 15, 2019

Jamie Bernstein, writer, broadcaster, and narrator, will discuss her father’s legacy as part of a series of events celebrating “Leonard Bernstein and American Musical Theater.”

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Eastman Community Music School to undergo major renovations

Eastman Community Music School to undergo major renovations

December 18, 2017

The $2.8 million renovation of the school’s home in Messinger Hall, will enhance the educational experience for over 1,500 area music students.

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Concert celebrates Rochester-Velikiy Novgorod sister cities connection

Concert celebrates Rochester-Velikiy Novgorod sister cities connection

December 30, 2016

The 11th annual “Russian-American Friendship Concert,” presented by the Eastman Community Music School, will feature a diverse program of vocal and instrumental works by Russian composers.

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Hammered dulcimer musicians featured at Old Songs Festival

Hammered dulcimer musicians featured at Old Songs Festival

June 17, 2016

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.

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Tribute concert scheduled for opera performer, concert soloist Derrick Smith

Tribute concert scheduled for opera performer, concert soloist Derrick Smith

June 4, 2015

A memorial tribute concert celebrating the life of baritone and longtime Eastman Community Music School faculty member Derrick Smith will be held on Sunday, June 14, in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music.

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2015 Diversity Award winners honored at annual Martin Luther King Jr. address

2015 Diversity Award winners honored at annual Martin Luther King Jr. address

January 26, 2015

The Eastman Pathways Program and Kristin Hocker, an organizational development specialist with Human Resources, were honored as the University’s 2015 Presidential Diversity Award recipients.

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ROCmusic students offer free holiday concert Wednesday

ROCmusic students offer free holiday concert Wednesday

December 15, 2014

The students of ROCmusic will perform a free holiday concert in conjunction with the local classical musical group Sound Exchange on Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. at the David F. Gantt R-Center, 700 North Street. The concert is open to the general public. Christmas, Hanukkah and pop favorites will be performed.

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Bringing music to the neighborhood

Bringing music to the neighborhood

July 16, 2014

When Alexander Pena asks about 15 students to show him their “ready” position, the students sit up straight in their seats. Pena, a thin young man with scrolls of long dark hair, is the director of RocMusic, and the students are participating in the summer session.

The program, which launched in 2012, is a partnership of the Hochstein School of Music and Dance, Eastman School of Music, Eastman Community Music School, Rochester school district, and the City of Rochester.

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Young artists in concert: a celebration of winners

Young artists in concert: a celebration of winners

July 2, 2014

Several Eastman Community Music School (ECMS) students will be among six talented Young Artist Auditions award winners who will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 6, in Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall.

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Eastman musicians take the stage at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Eastman musicians take the stage at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

June 16, 2014

This year’s festival runs June 20 through 28 at 18 venues, most of them within a short walking distance of the School’s campus on Gibbs Street — which gets renamed “Jazz Street” during the event.

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