Eastman School of Music

Eastman School of Music launches public phase of its centennial campaign

The Eastman School of Music has launched the public phase of a $100 million fundraising campaign. More than half of that amount has already been raised...
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Fri, 04/30/2021 - 12:23pm
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Eastman alum Maria Schneider wins twice at 63rd Grammy Awards

The Maria Schneider Orchestra’s provocative “Data Lords” was one of the local highlights at Sunday’s pandemic-safe 63rd Grammy Awards. In an evening...
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Mon, 03/15/2021 - 11:30am
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Grammy nominations include Eastman contributions

The works of alumni or faculty members from the Eastman School of Music are scattered across eight categories in the 63rd Grammy Awards announced this...
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Wed, 12/02/2020 - 12:00pm
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HomeStage: Erin Hannigan

This HomeStage performance comes all the way from the Lone Star State. Oboist Erin Hannigan is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music and she played...
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Tue, 11/17/2020 - 10:46am
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Finger Lakes Opera artists collaborate from a distance

Four songs and two arias, all by Mozart. That was all that Eastman School of Music graduate and current Finger Lakes Opera Young Artist Robin Steitz...
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Mon, 08/24/2020 - 6:07am
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Eastman conference to focus on gender equity in music

The Eastman School of Music holds its first Gender Equity in Music Conference on Tuesday. Organizers say that the goals for the daylong event include...
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Mon, 03/02/2020 - 12:25pm
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Rochester composer combines musical worlds

David Temperley composes tuneful, expressive pieces in a classical mold. But he also draws on influences from the popular music he grew up listening to...
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Sat, 01/11/2020 - 6:29am
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Let it go! It's time to celebrate women's music on WXXI-FM

Women composers’ music has never been more interesting or prolific, and you’ll hear splendid examples of it throughout the month of March.  On Classical 91.5, we'll start the day with inspired music, arts news, features, and the latest headlines.  The Mystery piece airs at 6:40.

You are the public radio champions!

Your friends at WXXI are tremendously grateful for the outpouring of support for public radio this week during our annual February membership campaign.  In a few short days, 1,326 listeners pledged more than $155,000, exceeding our goal by $5,000.  You are amazing!  Thank you!

Share the love this week on Classical 91.5

Are you watching the Winter Olympics?  Many of your friends at WXXI are watching, too, and listening for all the great music that underscores the beautiful skating.

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