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Michael Burritt is Eastman’s first Paul Burgett Distinguished Professor

Michael Burritt is Eastman’s first Paul Burgett Distinguished Professor

November 27, 2019

Burritt has served as the Professor of Percussion at Eastman for eleven years. The Paul J. Burgett Distinguished Professorship was named to honor his deep appreciation for music and its power to transform lives,

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Spotlight on the performing arts: Meredith Monk—visiting resident artist

Spotlight on the performing arts: Meredith Monk—visiting resident artist

October 21, 2019

Meredith Monk, the unique and influential American artist, will be at the University of Rochester for a multi-day artist residency titled “Dancing Voice/Singing Body.”

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Meet the 2019 recipients of the Goergen Award for teaching excellence

Meet the 2019 recipients of the Goergen Award for teaching excellence

October 18, 2019

Three University educators are being recognized as the recipients of the 2019 Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching: Matthew BaileyShea, Ryan Prendergast, and Katherine Schaefer.

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Matthew BaileyShea: An ‘active classroom’ is music to his ears

Matthew BaileyShea: An ‘active classroom’ is music to his ears

October 18, 2019

“Teaching students how to teach music theory is especially fun,” says Matthew BaileyShea, an associate professor at the University’s Eastman School of Music and in the College’s Department of Music.

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Music scholars come together in Rochester for <em>Abbey Road</em> conference

Music scholars come together in Rochester for Abbey Road conference

September 17, 2019

The University’s Institute for Popular Music and the Eastman School of Music host “Come Together: Fifty Years of Abbey Road,” a three-day symposium to commemorate the Beatles’ landmark work.

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Violist finds his home at Eastman School of Music

Violist finds his home at Eastman School of Music

September 9, 2019

Living in a shelter during parts of his high school years, Jafrè Chase ’23E never stopped practicing the viola, and never stopped dreaming and working toward a better life.

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University on the Fringe

University on the Fringe

September 6, 2019

We ask a few University participants in this year’s KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival what draws them to the Fringe, and what—besides their own shows—they recommend attending.

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Five appointed to named professorships

Five appointed to named professorships

August 4, 2019

Several members of the University faculty were recently appointed to named or endowed professorships by the Board of Trustees.

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The power of music to bring Americans together

The power of music to bring Americans together

June 19, 2019

In a Washington Post op-ed, the Eastman School of Music’s Michael Alan Anderson reflects on the power of cultural and musical events like the Great National Peace Jubilee to help bridge divides.

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Need to Know: Rochester’s 169th Commencement

Need to Know: Rochester’s 169th Commencement

May 16, 2019

Find final details and logistics for this year’s Commencement ceremonies.

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