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Eastman Harmonie takes its show on the road—literally

Eastman Harmonie takes its show on the road—literally

June 1, 2016

When their tour bus overheated on the German Autobahn, members of the wind octet treated drivers — and Facebook viewers — to an impromptu concert.

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From Kristin Chenoweth to ukulele virtuosos, ‘Eastman Presents’ 2015 series has something for all

From Kristin Chenoweth to ukulele virtuosos, ‘Eastman Presents’ 2015 series has something for all

April 21, 2015

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, and premier banjo performer Béla Fleck as guest soloist with the Eastman Wind Ensemble under conductor Mark Davis Scatterday, are among the headliners for the second season of ‘Eastman Presents.’

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Andre Previn at 85

Andre Previn at 85

October 9, 2014

Composer, conductor, and pianist Andre Previn speaks during a discussion in the Eastman School of Music’s Hatch Hall. A new work by Previn, Music for Wind Orchestra (No Strings Attached) will receive its world premiere in a concert by the Eastman Wind Ensemble on Friday, Oct. 10, as part of an all-Previn program.

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Wind Ensemble celebrates André Previn with world premiere

Wind Ensemble celebrates André Previn with world premiere

September 19, 2014

The ensemble will perform Music for Wind Orchestra (No Strings Attached) as part of an all-Previn program featuring several of the composer’s chamber music pieces. Previn will be at Eastman and will receive an Honorary Doctor of Music degree.

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Eastman Wind Ensemble Marks 60 Groundbreaking Years

Eastman Wind Ensemble Marks 60 Groundbreaking Years

January 15, 2013

The brainchild of conductor Frederick Fennell, the Eastman Wind Ensemble has defined “wind ensemble” and been the pioneering model for other groups.

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Arts Friday: Donald Hunsberger (WXXI News)

August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Brenda Tremblay of WXXI interviews Donald Hunsberger, professor emeritus of conducting and ensembles and conductor emeritus of the Eastman Wind Ensemble, as he celebrates his 80th birthday.

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