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Theater Percussion

September 16th at 6:30pm

Theater has long been an important art form for percussionists. Dating back to the works of John Cage in the 1940s, percussionists have embraced the idea of this unique performance art. The Eastman Percussion Ensemble will present a concert immersing the audience in this compellingly dramatic and entertaining world, including storytelling, miming, bouncing balls, and scraping jars! Don’t miss this unique performance by one of the country's premier and award-winning, conservatory-level percussion groups.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Kilbourn Hall
  • Genre: Music

Theater Percussion

September 16th at 8:30pm

Theater has long been an important art form for percussionists. Dating back to the works of John Cage in the 1940s, percussionists have embraced the idea of this unique performance art. The Eastman Percussion Ensemble will present a concert immersing the audience in this compellingly dramatic and entertaining world, including storytelling, miming, bouncing balls, and scraping jars! Don’t miss this unique performance by one of the country's premier and award-winning, conservatory-level percussion groups.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Kilbourn Hall
  • Genre: Music

Across the Universe: Music for Yoga and Meditation

September 17th at 7:30pm

Enjoy an evening of music that has played a role in the yoga and meditation movements in the U.S. since the 1960s, featuring selections by John Lennon, George Harrison, Krishna Das and others performed an all-acoustic performance by Alana Cahoon, Chris Meeker, and John Covach in Eastman’s beautiful, resonant Hatch Hall. Audience sing-alongs will be encouraged, and a portion from the sale of each ticket will be donated to Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Hatch Recital Hall
  • Genre: Music

Bruce Molsky: An Evening of Old-Time Mountain Music

September 21st at 7:30pm

Described as “an absolute master,” Grammy-nominated Bruce Molsky transports audiences to another time and place with his authentic, personal interpretations of rarities from the Southern Appalachian songbook and other musical traditions from around the globe. Best known for his work on the fiddle, Bruce’s banjo, guitar and his distinctive, powerful vocals also resonate with listeners. Join Bruce for an unforgettable solo evening performance in Eastman's Hatch Hall.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Hatch Recital Hall
  • Genre: Music

Hungwe: Mbira Music of Zimbabwe

September 22nd at 7:30pm

Hungwe presents the sacred spirit music of the Zimbabwean mbira dzavadzimu. Born into a family of great mbira players in Mwangara village, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwean mbira master Musekiwa Chingodza began playing at age five. Chingodza and Eastman faculty Jennifer Kyker have performed together since 1995, and they are joined in this performance by vocalist/percussionist Memory Makuri. “Our music is both medicine and food, as mbira has the power to heal and to provide for people," says Musekiwa. "Mbira pleases both the living and the dead.”

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Hatch Recital Hall
  • Genre: Music

ETHEL - Live to Picture with Empire Film and Media Ensemble

September 23rd at 7:30pm

ETHEL is a documentary about the life of Ethel Kennedy produced and directed by Mrs. Kennedy's daughter, Rory Kennedy. ETHEL includes interviews with Mrs. Kennedy and her children, providing unique insight into her family's story with Robert Kennedy including the years following his death. The film also features a rich treasure trove of never-before-seen footage from the family's private collection. This special screening will feature a live-to-picture performance of the score by acclaimed composer, Miriam Cutler.

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Not Required
  • Venue: Eastman School of Music: Kilbourn Hall
  • Genre: Music

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