Eastman News Highlights as of April 12, 2021

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    Eastman News Highlights as of April 12, 2021

    Here are some select recent clippings showing the variety of hits/mentions identifying musicians and scholars as Eastman School of Music alumni, faculty or students. (Note: Some links may have expired.)

    Steve Gadd: From Monroe County to Around the World

    (NYSMusic 04/08/2021)

    In 1968 he graduated from Eastman School of Music in Rochester. … In 2005 he received an honorary Doctorate degree from Berklee College of Music. In 2017, Eastman School of Music awarded him and Chick Corea with honorary Doctorates as well. In 2019 Steve Gadd Band self titled album won him …

    Musician Mike Boone’s Latin Jazz journey comes full circle at Chris’ Jazz Cafe

    (AL DIA News 04/09/2021)

    He soon received a scholarship to go to the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. While living in Rochester, Boone became exposed to …

    Finger Lakes Opera names Young Artist roster

    (Monroe County Post 04/09/2021)

    Returning artists include tenors Nathaniel Catasca and David Soto Zambrana, bass Jongwon Choi, baritone Robert Riordan and soprano Robin Steitz. New to the program are mezzo-sopranos Veena Akama-Makia and Imara Miles, soprano Danielle Beckvermit, baritone John Allen Nelson and collaborative pianists Natasha Talukdar Elam and Edward Forstman. …

    Akama-Makia, Catasca, Forstman and Steitz have degrees from the Eastman School of Music. …

    An Abridged History of New Horizons Band First Decade And so it began… On December 23, 1990 …

    (Roc NH Music 04/11/2021)

    In the beginning the band was called The Eastman School of Music Band for Senior Adults. The name New Horizons doesn’t appear in the list of …

    New format for 10th annual Dinner With the Arts fundraiser

    (Finger Lakes Times 04/07/2021)

    The Distinguished Alumni Award also will be presented to Waterloo graduate Changhee Lee. … Lee continued his studies in piano performance at the Université de Montréal and at the Eastman School of Music. …

    YSU announces speakers for May 7 and 8 commencements

    (WFMJ 04/09/2021)

    Harold Danko, a YSU graduate whose 50-year-plus music career has included collaborations with legendary jazz artists at prestigious venues throughout the world, receives an honorary Doctor of Music degree and gives the keynote address at the Saturday morning commencement.

    Danko is professor emeritus at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, where he chaired the …

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    Published at Mon, 12 Apr 2021 15:06:22 +0000

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