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.

New Pedagogical Works for Advancing Young Cellists
Dr. Daniel Ketter discusses an exciting new project happening at this year’s Virtual Summer Cello Workshop: collaboration with composers to learn and perform newly-commissioned pieces specially written for advanced student players.

Summer@Eastman 2021: Analyzing Contemporary Music
A preview of Professor Robert Hasegawa’s new online course, incorporating material from his popular Study Abroad in Paris class (regretfully cancelled this year due to COVID). Explore the cutting edge of musical composition and structure from wherever you’ll be this summer! (Croissants and chocolate not included.)

“Why are there no women up there?”
ECMS Voice Department Chair Teresa Ringholz’s new summer course will introduce Summer@Eastman students to art songs by women composers through the ages.

Vocal Performance Pedagogy: Networking With Your Larynx
Eastman Professor of Voice Kathryn Cowdrick shares thoughts on vocal pedagogy and previews her Summer pedagogy class.

Virtual Trombone Workshop: Eastman’s First Online Winter Program
Eastman alumna Lauren Rudzinskas, creator of the Virtual Trombone Workshop, brings the program to Eastman in January 2021. We’re excited for our first-ever Winter course!