Tagged - music

Eastman School of Music named Yamaha Institution of Excellence

UR’s Eastman School of Music has been named a Yamaha Institution of Excellence alongside 9 other colleges and universities in an inaugural annual award.

Research at Rochester: Wu delves into the intersection of music and science

A mathematics and music double major, Panzhen Wu combines her passions conducting interdisciplinary research about tonal language and sung melodies.

Arthur Satz: Visionary of the humanities

Earlier this month, UR announced the largest-ever endowed gift for the Humanities from alum Arthur Satz ‘51. Satz, who passed away two years ago at 89 years old, left the gift through his estate.

COVID-19 steals the spotlight from performance ensembles

We’re jigsaw pieces of the same ensemble that don’t quite fit as well as they used to. Cues and chord changes are lost in translation, and sometimes I just feel lost in general. 

Stop settling for ‘relatability’ in art and seek out the weird

It seems that all we want is more of the same. We will happily forgo the grander artistic horizons available to us for the sake of convenience.

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…

CSA holds annual singing competition

Chinese Students’ Association (CSA) held a singing competition this Saturday. Called the Voice of Rochester, it gave students the opportunity…

Damian Lillard is better than Shaq… at rapping

A couple weeks ago, NBA player Damian Lillard and Shaquille O’Neal engaged in a rap battle, and it’s clear that…

Marianas Trench brings wave of pop punk to Rochester

Marianas Trench’s appearance at Anthology this Tuesday attracted fans from all over Rochester with their successful “Suspending Gravity” tour.  It…

An engaging concert with Aminé

“You’re beautiful,” said Aminé, very politely.    “I know!” screamed the crowd in response.   “You’re very fucking beautiful.”   …