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Floreano Convention Center to host first conference since start of pandemic (access required)

The Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center will host its first conference this weekend since the start of the pandemic. The College Music Society will host its 64th National Conference at the convention center from Oct. 7 through Oct. ...

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Eastman School, Garth Fagan Dance to collaborate on anniversary celebration (access required)

The Eastman School of Music and Garth Fagan Dance will mark their 100th and 50th anniversaries, respectively, as a collaborative celebration at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre on Oct. 1. Garth Fagan Dance, together with the Eastman Percussion Ensemble, directed ...

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Eastman School launches Community Campus for students worldwide (access required)

Eastman School of Music has launched Eastman Community Music School World Campus, enabling anyone the opportunity to join the school’s community, for individual lessons or classes, regardless of age or geographic location. “The demand for top quality music education in ...

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Nazareth elevates music programs to new school of music (access required)

The scaffolding has only been gone for a year from the Jane and Laurence Glazer Music Performance Center at Nazareth College. It turns out that the new building itself has been a scaffold: It was part of a long-term plan ...

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Eastman professorship will honor the late Paul Burgett at University of Rochester (access required)

Two anonymous alumni of the University of Rochester have provided a gift to the Eastman School of Music that will create an endowed professorship honoring the late Paul Burgett. Burgett, who died in 2018 at age 72 after a brief ...

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Local colleges announce homegrown graduation speakers (access required)

Three more local colleges have announced details of their commencement exercises; two will feature graduation speakers who are alumni. Roberts Wesleyan College’s commencement will be May 11 in the college’s Voller Athletic Center at 2301 Westside Drive, North Chili. Ceremonies ...

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URMC, Eastman School to collaborate on Eastman Performing Arts Medicine (access required)

The Eastman School of Music and University of Rochester Medical Center will partner on an initiative to innovate connections between health and the arts. Eastman Performing Arts Medicine (EPAM), the first program of its kind in Upstate New York, will ...

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Four Eastman alumni win Grammy Awards (access required)

Four Eastman School of Music alumni were awarded Grammy Awards Sunday in the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences 61st annual event. Steve Gadd won the Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for the Steve Gadd Band. It was his first ...

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Renowned composer to serve as Howard Hanson Visiting Professor of Composition at Eastman School of Music (access required)

A world renowned composer will join the Eastman School of Music this month as this year’s Howard Hanson Visiting Professor of Composition. Charles Wuorinen will be in residency at Eastman from Nov. 12 through 16. His visit will culminate in ...

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Hunsbergers create conducting scholarship for Eastman graduate students (access required)

A couple of music educators whose names are synonymous with Eastman School of Music have created a scholarship for graduate students focusing on conducting, particularly for wind ensembles. The Donald and Polly Hunsberger Endowed Conducting Scholarship will most likely be ...

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Renovations make Eastman Community Music School more music-friendly (access required)

If you used the word “cubicle” to describe the studio rooms under renovation at the Eastman Community Music School, you’d be wrong. That’s because the walls are not set at right angles to form squares. And that’s on purpose. “We ...

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