Eastman

A brief introduction to the yangqin

It was fascinating to learn about the yangqin and a joy to watch Wenzhuo perform on it from the comfort of my home this past Sunday.

First Eastman concert of the season — online

There was something supernatural about the entire event. Watching the musicians with their faces covered, hearing the smattering of applause from other musicians backstage. . .

The RPO Delivered at Their 19th Amendment Celebration Concert

The RPO’s 19th Amendment Anniversary Celebration was a heartfelt tribute to one of the most important events in American history.

Online learning deals musical education a blow 

The world of music education is a wildly different one, and, thus, so was the transition to online classes. 

The strangeness of love and war in Eastman’s Opera Theater

I’ve seen two operas in my short life. One was a quirky high school production where my friends wore boas…

Marsalis inspires at Kodak Hall

One of my favorite ways to hype up Rochester is by complimenting its live music scene. It’s fantastic on the…

Jon Batiste brings jazz carnival to Eastman

[caption id="attachment_281962" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Photo by Sing Chan.[/caption] Jon Batiste’s performance at the Kodak Hall this Saturday evening highlighted this…

Impressive. . . Most Impressive: Rochester Philharmonic and ‘The Empire Strikes Back’

Reflect on the first time you saw “Star Wars.” The hum of a lightsaber, the epic laser battles, the intricate…

Eastman Percussion Ensemble performs ‘Drumming’ at Fringe

Festival goers flocked around the final outdoor happenings of the Rochester Fringe Festival while the Eastman Percussion Ensemble gathered in…

The George Eastman Museum and the Eastman ghost

No figure looms larger in the collective consciousness of UR and Rochester than George Eastman, whose creation of the Eastman…