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Class of 2026 shows increases among underrepresented groups

Class of 2026 shows increases among underrepresented groups

June 6, 2022

Incoming students at the College and at Eastman will arrive in August from more than 40 countries and 44 states.

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Gateways Music Festival Orchestra makes Carnegie debut

Gateways Music Festival Orchestra makes Carnegie debut

April 25, 2022

The Gateways Orchestra, which appeared as part of the 2021–22 season, was the first all-Black classical symphony orchestra presented by Carnegie Hall in its history.

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Taking a page from poetry to understand the music

Taking a page from poetry to understand the music

April 18, 2022

Music theorist Matt BaileyShea explores the interrelationship between poetry, lyrics, and music in a new book.

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Nearing its eighth decade, a modern musical invention remains cutting edge

Nearing its eighth decade, a modern musical invention remains cutting edge

April 14, 2022

When the Eastman Wind Ensemble was founded at the Eastman School of Music in 1952, it launched a movement in wind music.

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Inclusion takes a community

Inclusion takes a community

April 13, 2022

Eshaan Sood ’25, a first-year jazz guitar student at Eastman blinded in an accident in 2015, finds support and community among his teachers and peers.

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University of Rochester plans in-person, institution-wide commencement ceremony

University of Rochester plans in-person, institution-wide commencement ceremony

January 18, 2022

A new ceremony on May 13 will kick off a weekend of events to celebrate the academic achievements of all members of the Class of 2022.

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Eastman School of Music alumni receive Grammy nominations

Eastman School of Music alumni receive Grammy nominations

December 2, 2021

Eastman School alumni earned nods in categories ranging from Best Contemporary Instrumental Album to Best Opera Performance for the 64th Grammy Awards.

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Through war and peace, the bands—complete with Eastman alumni—play on

Through war and peace, the bands—complete with Eastman alumni—play on

November 10, 2021

On Veterans Day, we honor those who serve their country, including Eastman School of Music alumni who have played in US military ensembles through the decades.

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Amid student mental health challenges, Rochester broadens outreach and access

Amid student mental health challenges, Rochester broadens outreach and access

October 26, 2021

Peer counseling, mindful practice, therapy dogs, 24/7 care—supporting the well-being and mental health of college students at Rochester takes many forms.

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Eastman School of Music alumnus William Warfield honored with sculpture

Eastman School of Music alumnus William Warfield honored with sculpture

October 4, 2021

A bust of singer, actor, and activist William Warfield ’43E, ’46E (MM), ’88 (Honorary) has been installed at the Miller Center Courtyard across from the Eastman School of Music in downtown Rochester, New York. “We are proud to partner with the William Warfield Scholarship Fund and to display this remarkable sculpture by artist Shawn Dunwoody, honoring Mr. Warfield’s legacy to our Eastman community, as well as to Rochester and the world,” says Jamal Rossi, Joan and Martin Messinger Dean of the Eastman School. Learn more about the sculpture and commemorative plaque. (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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