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‘UR’ in Tune Spring 2019 Calendar

The Beethoven Effect: How Does a Musician Deal with Hearing Loss

Gaelen McCormick Professor, Eastman School of Music, Program Manager, Music and Medicine Initiative

Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Beethoven wrote most of his symphonies after going deaf. Many people wonder how a musician can keep going after losing their hearing. Gaelen McCormick had been a double bass player with the Rochester Philharmonic for 23 years when she lost her hearing. But she is far from done being a musician! She shares her story of moving through hearing loss, learning to use technology to keep teaching, and discovering new talents inside.


The Many Hats of Collaborative Pianists

Priscilla Yuen Assistant Professor, Eastman School of Music, Accompanying Program, Pianist

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

All musicians collaborate in one way or another.  Pianists in particular have the opportunity to work in many types of situations.  The life of a collaborative pianist usually involves more than just playing.  Coaching, teaching, administration, supporting and sometimes being part-time therapist!


A Librarian Reflects on American Piano

David Peter Coppen Special Collections Librarian, Archivist, Sibley Music Library, Eastman School of Music

Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

In this talk, David will present three piano Sonatas by American composers.  He will then explain how he came to discover each of the Sonatas through literature rather than music.


The Artist/Entertainer

Mark Davis Scatterday, D.M.A. Conductor, Eastman Wind Ensemble and Eastman Wind Orchestra

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

What is Artistry?  What is Entertainment?  Can the both exist simultaneously? Should they?  What are the challenges for the 21st century instrumental musician as it relates to communicating, inspiring, educating, and entertaining?  This lecture will explore finding creative ways to connect and communicate through sound.








This Month’s Full Calendar

Independent Living:

The Highlands at Pittsford January 2019 Calendar

 Assisted Living:

Laurelwood January 2019 Calendar