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Conductor inspires UR students to challenge selves, society

Conductor Dr. Rachel Waddell describes music as a “performing tool to bring people together.” She views her work with the orchestras at the University...
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Wed, 04/17/2019 - 1:20pm
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Connections: Exploring the intersection of jazz and social justice

How can music be used to make social commentary? Wall Street Journal jazz critic Larry Blumenfeld is in Upstate New York to share his work with college...
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Wed, 03/27/2019 - 11:32am
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New Sounds from Eastman's OSSIA

A group of students at the Eastman School of Music wants to expand the range of sounds in your life: they're the student-run new music ensemble, OSSIA ....
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Sun, 02/24/2019 - 7:40am
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Connections: Ryan Miller of Guster

PBS host and musician Ryan Miller was in Rochester last week for a performance with his band, Guster . We had a chance to sit down with him to discuss...
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Thu, 01/31/2019 - 9:47am
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Connections: The life and music of Rochester Hall of Famer Bat McGrath

Rochester Music Hall of Famer Bat McGrath is dying. He recently learned that he has cancer, and he decided not to undergo treatment. McGrath is back in...
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Fri, 01/25/2019 - 9:40am
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Connections: How group think can impact artists' careers

Esquire Magazine recently published a piece that argues public cruelty led to the demise of the band Hootie and the Blowfish. Is that true? We're joined...
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Wed, 01/23/2019 - 9:55am
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Connections: Musician and humanitarian Ayman Jarjour

Ayman Jarjour is a musician and humanitarian who is using his skills and talents to help refugees in camps around the world. He's in Rochester for a...
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Fri, 11/09/2018 - 9:57am
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Connections: Discussing the future of classical music

What is the future of classical music in America? The Eastman School of Music is hosting three guest scholars this weekend who will help answer that...
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Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:22am
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Connections: Discussing pop hits and the meaning behind songs

Do you care if the music you listen to has meaning for the person who created it? Are you okay with music by committee? The New York Times recently told...
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Fri, 07/13/2018 - 10:08am
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Connections: Jazz pianist Matt Savage

Matt Savage is not just a musical prodigy who has become an international talent; he's one of the inspiring autism stories on the arts scene. Savage...
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Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:49am
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