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Eastman School of Music

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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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  • Number of Rooms 6

Meeting Rooms

Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
  • Theater Capacity: 222
Kilbourn Hall
  • Theater Capacity: 444
Hatch Recital Hall
  • Theater Capacity: 222
Howard Hanson Hall
  • Theater Capacity: 65
Ciminelli Formal Lounge
Schmitt Organ Recital Hall
  • Theater Capacity: 96

July 26, 2021

This is a standard–size big band and performs both traditional and contemporary literature written for large jazz ensemble. Bill Tiberio–concert and jazz band instructor at Fairport High School,

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July 29, 2021

The Music Educators Wind Ensemble is comprised of Rochester area music educators and related professionals, and performs both traditional and contemporary wind band literature. Bill Tiberio–concert

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August 1, 2021

Throughout his career Mr. Kellogg has embraced a wide variety of performing roles from jazz soloist to chamber musician to orchestral, including a twenty-eight-year tenure as a member of the Rochester

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August 6, 2021

The Adventure Music Camp is a new experience for young musicians in the Rochester area who love to engage with music in all capacities, whether it’s through playing, learning, or creating. Students

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August 13, 2021 - September 13, 2021

Eastman Opera Theatre (EOT) is thrilled to premiere Postcard from Morocco, released for on-demand streaming starting August 13. Postcard from Morocco is by Eastman alumnus Dominick Argento ‘58E (PhD)

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September 15, 2021

Eastman Wind Orchestra is the school’s freshman/sophomore wind ensemble and is the first component of the Conducting and Ensembles rotation system.

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September 20, 2021

Great symphonies and concertos provide some of music’s most thrilling moments – especially when performed by Eastman’s supremely talented students, as orchestral players and soloists.

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September 22, 2021

Great symphonies and concertos provide some of music’s most thrilling moments – especially when performed by Eastman’s supremely talented students, as orchestral players and soloists.

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October 2, 2021

An infinite variety of musical styles and instrumental combinations: chamber music is the backbone of music making at Eastman. Student and faculty soloists and studio ensembles cover the gamut of

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October 3, 2021

Eastman Chorale is a select ensemble of singers from the Eastman School of Music performing the finest choral repertoire from the past five centuries.

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October 6, 2021

The Eastman Wind Ensemble is America’s leading wind ensemble. Its core of about 50 performers includes undergraduate and graduate students of the Eastman School of Music at the University of

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October 8, 2021

The Eastman Wind Ensemble is America’s leading wind ensemble. Its core of about 50 performers includes undergraduate and graduate students of the Eastman School of Music at the University of

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October 15, 2021

The Eastman Repertory Singers is a mixed 60-voice chorus of Eastman students presenting frequent performances under the direction of graduate students in conducting, in styles ranging from Renaissance

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October 18, 2021

Great symphonies and concertos provide some of music’s most thrilling moments – especially when performed by Eastman’s supremely talented students, as orchestral players and soloists.

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October 20, 2021

Great symphonies and concertos provide some of music’s most thrilling moments – especially when performed by Eastman’s supremely talented students, as orchestral players and soloists.

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October 22, 2021

From its inception, the Choir’s mission has been threefold: to provide an expanded ensemble experience for the horn students; to acquaint them (through transcriptions) of the breadth of quality

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October 28, 2021

The Eastman Percussion Ensemble, directed by Michael Burritt, is an integral part of the curriculum and presents 5 on-campus performances as well as several off-campus concerts each year.

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October 29, 2021

Celebrating 30 years of a community of music-makers flourishing in a non-competitive, collaborative, and supportive environment / Premiere of Lawrence Neeck's work.

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November 1, 2021

The Eastman Wind Ensemble is America’s leading wind ensemble. Its core of about 50 performers includes undergraduate and graduate students of the Eastman School of Music at the University of

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November 3, 2021

Eastman Wind Orchestra is the school’s freshman/sophomore wind ensemble and is the first component of the Conducting and Ensembles rotation system.

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November 4, 2021 - November 6, 2021

Here Be Sirens by Kate Soper (Three soprano "sirens" from pre-archaic Greece and the post-apocalyptic United States) / Proving Up by Missy Mazzioli and Royce Vavrek (A poetic look at the tragic side

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November 7, 2021

Here Be Sirens by Kate Soper (Three soprano "sirens" from pre-archaic Greece and the post-apocalyptic United States) / Proving Up by Missy Mazzioli and Royce Vavrek (A poetic look at the tragic side

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November 8, 2021

Great symphonies and concertos provide some of music’s most thrilling moments – especially when performed by Eastman’s supremely talented students, as orchestral players and soloists.

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November 10, 2021

Great symphonies and concertos provide some of music’s most thrilling moments – especially when performed by Eastman’s supremely talented students, as orchestral players and soloists.

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November 12, 2021

An 18-member ensemble of undergraduate and graduate students who perform a variety of concerts throughout the year. The group’s repertoire ranges from original works for tuba ensemble to

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November 15, 2021

Eastman brass students ensembles

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November 16, 2021

An infinite variety of musical styles and instrumental combinations: chamber music is the backbone of music making at Eastman. Student and faculty soloists and studio ensembles cover the gamut of

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November 16, 2021

Saxology began in 1980 at the Eastman School of Music and performs works of major jazz composers and original compositions.

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November 19, 2021

Designed to give singers and choral conducting students the opportunity to perform some of the many works by Johann Sebastian Bach.

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November 19, 2021

The Eastman Trombone Choir is highly regarded around the world as one of the best ensembles of its kind.

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November 21, 2021

Eastman Chorale is a select ensemble of singers from the Eastman School of Music performing the finest choral repertoire from the past five centuries.

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December 1, 2021

Eastman Wind Orchestra is the school’s freshman/sophomore wind ensemble and is the first component of the Conducting and Ensembles rotation system.

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December 1, 2021

Eastman Wind Orchestra is the school’s freshman/sophomore wind ensemble and is the first component of the Conducting and Ensembles rotation system.

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December 5, 2021

The Eastman Repertory Singers is a mixed 60-voice chorus of Eastman students presenting frequent performances under the direction of graduate students in conducting, in styles ranging from Renaissance

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December 6, 2021

Great symphonies and concertos provide some of music’s most thrilling moments – especially when performed by Eastman’s supremely talented students, as orchestral players and soloists.

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December 8, 2021

A virtuoso ensemble for the performance of music composed before 1700.

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December 8, 2021

Eastman Wind Orchestra is the school’s freshman/sophomore wind ensemble and is the first component of the Conducting and Ensembles rotation system.

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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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