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.

Summer by the Numbers: Summer at Eastman 2018
by Andrea Schuler, Summer@Eastman Program Coordinator
Our annual wrapup: numerical highlights of the season.

The Adventure Music Camp: Experiencing Music Through Performance, Education, and Creation
by Nicole Peter
Adventure Music Camp director Gaelen McCormick introduces the newest ECMS summer offering.

Sharing the Passion: Bill Tiberio Prepares Two Wind Ensembles for Upcoming Concerts
by Nicole Peter
An interview with Bill Tiberio, director of Summer@Eastman’s High School Wind Ensemble Workshop and the Music Educators Wind Ensemble.

Singing Through Your Whole Life: William Weinert Discusses Eastman Summer Sings!
by Nicole Peter
Rochester singers have been enjoying Summer Sings! for over 20 years. Eastman’s Director of Choral Activities, William Weinert, explains why the sings are still highlights of the Summer@Eastman season.

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.