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 Wonderful Week of Alexander Technique! Reflections from the 2017 Summer Intensive
by Katie Fittipaldi
An interview with students from last summer’s AT institute.

Get Your Roar On! Summer@Eastman 2018 Trumpet Retreat
by James Thompson and Mike Zonshine
A preview of this summer’s Trumpet and Trombone Retreat at Keuka.

Introducing the Eastman Organ Experience: Summer at Eastman’s High School Organ Academy 
by Caroline Robinson
An interview with Organ Academy alumni.

Students Love the Challenge: Serious Jams at Eastman Summer Jazz Studies
by Hattie Bestul
An interview with Jeff Campbell, Summer Jazz Studies Director.

From Summer Study to a Dream Realized: Reflections on Music Horizons 2015
by Katja Pennypacker
Memories of Music Horizons, from an alumna who is now an Eastman vocal performance major.

Students (and Singers) Onstage: Lindsay Baker’s New Summer Acting Institutes
by Andrea Schuler, Summer@Eastman Program Coordinator
Two new Summer@Eastman programs offer insight for singers and educators looking to expand their theatrical skill set.

Summer Harmonie at Eastman: Introducing the Summer Wind Conducting Institute
by Andrea Schuler, Summer@Eastman Program Coordinator
Mark Scatterday’s new conducting institute gives talented apprentice conductors a chance to work with (and learn from) Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra musicians.

Summer into Fall with Summer@Eastman: The Power of Connections
by Brianna J. Robinson
Summer@Eastman’s Operations and Marketing Assistant shares impressions from her intern experience.