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.

The Flutists’ Destination: The Bonita Boyd International Masterclass Returns to Eastman
Bonita Boyd and Luke Fitzpatrick share stories and memories from The Artistic Flutist: Bonita Boyd International Flute Masterclass, one of Summer@Eastman’s most popular institutes since its debut in 2016.

Summer@Eastman 2022: Acting and Embodiment for Singers
by Raffi Wright
Eastman Opera Theatre’s Lindsay Warren Baker invites singers of all ages to explore creativity and storytelling this summer, in-person or online.

Summer@Eastman Spotlight: Eastman Summer Tuba and Euphonium Institute
by Raffi Wright
Eastman alumnus Scott Tegge returns to campus this summer to lead a new institute for high school, collegiate, and adult tuba and euphonium players.

Summer@Eastman 2022: “We Can’t Wait to Make Music with You!”
by Raffi Wright
A preview of Notes from Scratch, a new online workshop focusing on composition and improvisation, created by Eastman alumnae Hannah Dick and Mina Esary.

Summer@Eastman Spotlight: The Pianist’s Guide to Dance Accompaniment
by Raffi Wright
Eastman alumna Dr. Yoshiko Arahata introduces her new summer institute, available in person or online, for pianists wishing to explore the world of dance accompaniment.

Summer@Eastman Spotlight: Peak Performance Skills – ONLINE
by Raffi Wright
Learn to manage performance anxiety and work with your stress response in this new online course, organized around Dr. Don Greene’s book Performance Success. You’ll learn valuable strategies for thriving in high-pressure situations, onstage and off.

Summer@Eastman Spotlight: Music in Medicine – ONLINE
by Raffi Wright
Gaelen McCormick’s new workshop provides an overview of the many ways music can contribute to health and healing, as well as an introduction to projects underway at Eastman Performing Arts Medicine (EPAM).

Summer Music Leadership Programs for Majors and Non-Majors
Take a look at Summer offerings from Eastman’s Institute for Music Leadership! These programs can enhance your skills at your current position or help you plan for a new career.

How to Fund Your Summer Music Program: A Guide for Students and Parents
by Dr. Sylvie Beaudette
Summer@Eastman Director Dr. Sylvie Beaudette thinks that every music student should have the opportunity to attend a summer program. Here are lots of ideas for ways to find financial assistance and raise funds for your studies.

Summer Intern Raffi Wright: Where He’s Supposed to Be
by Raffi Wright
Summer@Eastman’s Marketing Assistant, senior Vocal Performance and Musical Arts major Raffi Wright, shares his Eastman experience.