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Eastman School of Music

Founded in 1921 as the first professional school of the University of Rochester, the Eastman School of Music is one of the world’s major centers for the study of music and for the training of professional musicians and music teachers. Famous alumni include jazz greats Chuck Mangione and Ron Carter, award-winning composers Charles Strouse and Kevin Puts, and Metropolitan Opera soprano Renée Fleming. Eastman offers more than 700 concerts and other performances, many of them free, during the year, from chamber music to wind ensembles, from jazz to opera.

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July 18, 2019

Sophia Gibbs Kim (flute, flute choir) has performed around the world as solo, chamber and orchestral flutist, most extensively under the auspices of the American Russian Young Artists Orchestra and

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July 19, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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July 19, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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July 19, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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July 20, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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July 20, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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Recurring weekly on Sunday

Mendelssohn: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 44, No. 1; Pucchini: Crisantemi;: Wolf: Italian Serenade; Brahms: Clarinet Quintet

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Recurring weekly on Sunday until December 29, 2019

Enjoy a 25-minute presentation and mini-recital on the Italian Baroque organ by students at the Eastman School of Music.

Sundays @ 1 pm and 3 pm in the Fountain Court / included in MAG admission

Going

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July 21, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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July 21, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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July 22, 2019

Join us for the music performed by violinist Oleg Lupines, cellist Svetlana Garitselov, and pianist Irina Lupines.

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July 23, 2019

The series offers the Rochester community the opportunity to listen to choral masterworks with Eastman faculty, Eastman students, and outstanding soloists from the area.

Eastman-Rochester Chorus

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July 24, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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July 25, 2019

Each summer the Eastman Experience: Summer Classical Studies (formerly Music Horizons) program hosts promising high school musicians from across the country for three weeks of intensive study. Enjoy

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July 25, 2019

Each summer the Eastman Experience: Summer Classical Studies (formerly Music Horizons) program hosts promising high school musicians from across the country for three weeks of intensive study. Enjoy

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July 26, 2019

Each summer the Eastman Experience: Summer Classical Studies (formerly Music Horizons) program hosts promising high school musicians from across the country for three weeks of intensive study. Enjoy

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July 26, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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July 31, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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July 31, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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August 1, 2019

This concert band is comprised of Rochester area music educators and related professionals, and performs both traditional and contemporary wind band literature.

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August 1, 2019

This year ECMS faculty members Mitzie Collins and Josephine Gaeffke will play the solo harpsichords in the Bach Concerto in C Major, BWV 1062; Rochester musician Jacob Auchman will play the solo

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August 2, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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August 2, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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August 2, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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August 2, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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August 3, 2019

The Summer@Eastman Concert Series offers a wide variety of musical styles and instrument combinations. The concerts feature Eastman and guest faculty as well as Summer program participants coming from

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August 6, 2019

Co-sponsored by Rochester Association of Black Journalists

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August 6, 2019

The Festival celebrates the participation and contributions of classically-trained musicians of African descent through more than 50 solo, chamber and orchestra performances in the Eastman Theatre,

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August 6, 2019

Retired assistant principal French horn of the Los Angeles Philharmonic for 37 years and author of The Black Horn, a book about his life and career, followed by a musicians’ panel discussion.

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August 7, 2019

A documentary about the everyday lives of members of the Orchestre Symphonique Kimbanguiste in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa. Co-sponsored by Rochester

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August 7, 2019

The Festival celebrates the participation and contributions of classically-trained musicians of African descent through more than 50 solo, chamber and orchestra performances in the Eastman Theatre,

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August 8, 2019

featuring side-by-side performances with student musicians from the Young Musicians Institute, conducted by Jeri Lynn Johnson; Florence Price’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, with Gateways Festival

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August 8, 2019

Recently appointed Director of Chapel Music at Yale University Nathaniel Gumbs performs a concert of organ favorites, along with Florence Price’s rarely heard Organ Sonata.

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August 9, 2019

Gateways Chamber Music Players featuring Gateways’ extraordinary string, woodwind and brass ensembles.

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August 9, 2019

Body and Soul, featuring the 1920s silent film by renowned African-American film maker Oscar Michauex, with original score by Chicago-based composer Renee Baker performed live by a 16-piece chamber

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August 9, 2019

A brass ensemble for the 21st Century, playing traditional brass repertoire and contemporary and popular standards.

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August 9, 2019

Featuring Gateways Festival Orchestra, various chamber music ensembles and interviews with Gateways President & Artistic Director Lee Koonce and Gateways musicians.

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August 9, 2019

Gateways presents After Hours, featuring Gateways musicians performing Jazz, Gospel, Soul, R&B, Reggae and more. Hear great music and meet Gateways musicians.

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August 9, 2019

The Festival celebrates the participation and contributions of classically-trained musicians of African descent through more than 50 solo, chamber and orchestra performances in the Eastman Theatre,

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August 10, 2019

Pre-concert lecture on the music of Florence B. Price and compositions featured in the Saturday Chamber Music Concert II and the Sunday final Gateways Festival Orchestra concert.

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August 11, 2019

Conducted by Music Director Michael Morgan, with guest soloist mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves in opera arias and spirituals, and featuring works by Carlos Simon (Amen!), Florence Price (Symphony No. 3),

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August 16, 2019

Featuring Florence Price’s Violin Concerto No. 2 in D Major, with Gateways Festival Chamber Orchestra conducted by Jeri Lynn Johnson, Kelly Hall-Tompkins, violin, and more.

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August 29, 2019

The Great Romantics. Beethoven: Sonata in E-flat major, Op. 7; Schumann: Waldszenen, Op. 82 (Forest scenes); Brahms: Sonata in F minor, Op. 5. Generously supported by Patricia Ward-Baker

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September 3, 2019

From Two to Eight Hands, with a Little Help from Our Friends. Four Eastman collaborative pianists (Sylvie Beaudette, Chiao-Wen Cheng, Irina Lupines, and Priscilla Yuen) partner with each other and

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September 5, 2019

Featuring Charles Pillow, Clay Jenkins, Mark Kellogg, Bob Sneider, Gary Versace, Bill Dobbins, Dariusz Terefenko, Jeff Campbell, and Rich Thompson. Generously supported by Patricia Ward-Baker

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September 6, 2019

Works by Poulenc, Saint-Saëns, and Mendelssohn, featuring Chaio-Wen Cheng, piano, and Erik Behr, oboe. Generously supported by Patricia Ward-Baker

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September 7, 2019

Tickets: $10 general admission, but are free to University of Rochester ID holders and current series subscribers.

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September 8, 2019

Including music by Lili Boulanger, Germain Tailleferre, Amy Beach, Mary Lou Williams, and other women composers from the 20th and 21st century. Generously supported by Patricia Ward-Baker

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September 11, 2019

Temperley is a professor of music theory at Eastman School of Music, but in his spare time, he has written more than 100 songs. The style is a unique blend of rock, classical, and cabaret, with

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September 12, 2019

Bach: Sonata No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1005 (arr. Goluses); Falla: Homenaje pour le tombeau de
Claude Debussy; Sor: Fantasie, Op. 58; Theodorakis: Three Epitafios (arr. Goluses); Bill Dobbins: Fantasia

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September 13, 2019

The University of Rochester Institute for Popular Music and the Eastman School of Music present "Fragile and More," a concert devoted to Yes's 1971 album "Fragile," plus additional Yes tracks.

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September 14, 2019

Paul Burgett (1946-2018), beloved friend of the Rochester Fringe Festival, Gateways Music Festival and all things Rochester, viewed the world through the lens of music. For Paul, music had the power

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September 14, 2019

“Little Red’s Most Unusual Day” is an operatic retelling of the “Little Red Riding Hood” story, in a way you have never seen before! This family-fun production introduces children to the world of

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September 14, 2019

Toronto-based percussion quartet NEXUS, now in its 48th season of solo recitals and concerts with symphony orchestras worldwide, hosts an hour-long performance of improvised percussion music. NEXUS is

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September 15, 2019

Sing, Sunday, SING. Reverend Rickey Harvey of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church leads an afternoon of sacred song by some of Rochester's best gospel artists. Be uplifted by the renowned, all-female choir

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September 15, 2019

“Little Red’s Most Unusual Day” is an operatic retelling of the “Little Red Riding Hood” story, in a way you have never seen before! This family-fun production introduces children to the world of

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September 15, 2019

Temperley is a professor of music theory at Eastman School of Music, but in his spare time, he has written more than 100 songs. The style is a unique blend of rock, classical, and cabaret, with

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September 16, 2019

Sharp angles contrasted with smooth textures and combined with dynamic solos make for an evening of continuous color in The Dave Rivello Ensemble | RED. Stretching boundaries, challenging expectations

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September 16, 2019

“Little Red’s Most Unusual Day” is an operatic retelling of the “Little Red Riding Hood” story, in a way you have never seen before! This family-fun production introduces children to the world of

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September 17, 2019

Percussion soloist and Eastman alumnus Cameron Leach debuts his newest solo show, "Elision," mixing electronic soundscapes with acoustic percussion instruments in a program made exclusively of newly

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September 18, 2019

Eastman Wind Orchestra. Mark Davis Scatterday, conductor; Lindsay Bronnenkant and David Baker, assistant conductors
Hanson: Chorale and Alleluia; Carter Pann: Hold this Boy and Listen; Ron Nelson:

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September 19, 2019

BIODANCE/Missy Pfohl Smith and W. Michelle Harris return to Fringe to create The Fragile Corridor, an all-new show with percussion phenomenon Michael Burritt. A gorgeous, live, cinematic mix envelopes

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September 19, 2019

The Memory Palace podcast brings a night from America’s past to the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival. The show has carved out a unique place in this new art form, even landing its host a gig as the

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September 19, 2019

Based on a ballet by Cole Porter, TableTopOpera’s "Within the Quota" looks at 100 years of U.S. immigration policy. The chamber group reworks a transcription of Porter’s score by William Bolcom and

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September 20, 2019

BIODANCE/Missy Pfohl Smith and W. Michelle Harris return to Fringe to create The Fragile Corridor, an all-new show with percussion phenomenon Michael Burritt. A gorgeous, live, cinematic mix envelopes

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September 21, 2019

BIODANCE/Missy Pfohl Smith and W. Michelle Harris return to Fringe to create The Fragile Corridor, an all-new show with percussion phenomenon Michael Burritt. A gorgeous, live, cinematic mix envelopes

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September 21, 2019

The Memory Palace podcast brings a night from America’s past to the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival. The show has carved out a unique place in this new art form, even landing its host a gig as the

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September 23, 2019

Neil Varon, conductor; Sophie Thompson, soprano. Dvořák: Carnival Overture; Britten: Les Illuminations; Brahms: Symphony No. 4

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September 24, 2019

Jazz fans can enjoy music year-round at Eastman, from the award-winning Eastman Jazz Ensemble to ensembles ranging from intimate chamber groups to big bands. For decades, Eastman jazz has been

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September 26, 2019

Premieres of new pieces by Eastman composition students

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Recurring every January 1st

This concert will feature the compositions of students, Andrew Karbovski, Benjamin Magruder, Jacob Denny, and Seth Wright performed entirely live to picture by Eastman Conducting Orchestra and Empire

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