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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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  • Reception Capacity 444

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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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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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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November 11, 2019

Eastman faculty members are world-renowned soloists and chamber musicians; their recitals in Kilbourn Hall and Hatch Recital Hall are an important part of Rochester's concert calendar. The Faculty

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December 3, 2019

The Donald Sinta Quartet, First Prize Winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, has earned praise from audiences and critics alike for its virtuosic performances, compelling recordings and

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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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