Blog

We now have a series of blogs related to Summer@Eastman’s programs, people, and interesting musical topics. This page will feature stories from the current academic year; please visit our blog archive for earlier articles.

A Summer “Ode to Joy”
by Kameron Ghanavati
Eastman’s beloved Summer Sings! series returns to Kilbourn Hall. This year’s first selection: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.

Old Friends, New Collaboration: Nicholas Goluses and Ricardo Cobo Introduce the Eastman International Guitar Masterclass
by Andrea Schuler, Summer@Eastman Program Coordinator
Nicholas Goluses and Ricardo Cobo team up this summer to teach the Eastman International Guitar Masterclass, a new one-week institute.

The Physical Reality of Being Human: Monica Dale Discusses Music and Dalcroze Eurhythmics
by Andrea Schuler, Summer@Eastman Program Coordinator
Instructor Monica Dale previews her new Dalcroze certification course and her work with student conductors in Summer@Eastman’s Choral Artistry institute.

Sound, Mind and Body: Alan Harris’ New Summer Cello Institute
by Andrea Schuler, Summer@Eastman Program Coordinator
The Eastman Cello Institute, a three-week intensive, helps players develop strong technique and a healthy approach to the cello.

Making Connections: Summer at Eastman High School and Middle School Programs
by Jennifer Watson and Shaya Greathouse, Eastman Community Music School
ECMS summer residential programs get rave reviews from students, year after year. Here’s why.

Training the Tenors (and Baritones, and Basses): Vocal Pedagogy at Eastman this Summer
by Andrea Schuler, Summer@Eastman Program Coordinator
An interview with Robert Swensen, Kathryn Cowdrick, and Michael Hanley, the creators of Schubert to Sondheim: Pedagogy for the Male Voice.

Josephine Gaeffke’s Musical Journeys
by Andrea Schuler, Summer@Eastman Program Coordinator
A profile of harpsichordist Josephine Gaeffke, who will present two programs during Summer@Eastman 2017 (Summer Baroque Ensemble and Beyond Performance Anxiety: A Workshop).

Crossing Borders: Summer@Eastman Launches a Unique French Language and Music Academy in Montréal
by Andrea Schuler, Summer@Eastman Program Coordinator
A preview of Summer@Eastman’s French Language and Music Academy, a new study abroad course created by Summer@Eastman Director Sylvie Beaudette.