The Highlands at Pittsford, Eastman School of Music, and University of Rochester are offering a series of engaging lectures for lifelong learners and music enthusiasts. This series takes you behind the curtain at the Eastman School where the pursuit of the highest level of music artistry has been going strong for a hundred years.
Tales from Behind the Music Scene
September 15, 4:00 – 5:00pm
Amy is a faculty member of the Eastman School Institute for Musical Leadership and a nationally-respected public relations professional for musicians. Amy will speak about what a music publicist does and how the internet and social media platforms have changed her PR strategies through the years. She will also share some of her favorite “behind the scenes” stories.
Darren Mueller, Ph.D.
The Expressions and Experiments of the Harlem Renaissance
September 22, 4:00 – 5:00pm
Darren is an Assistant Professor of Musicology at the Eastman School of Music. His work on jazz and mass media has appeared in numerous scholarly journals across disciplines. His book, At the Vanguard of Vinyl:A Cultural History of the Long-Playing Record in Jazz, is under contract with Duke University Press.
Concert Programming 101
September 29, 4:00 – 5:00pm
Mike is the Director of Concert Operations at the Eastman School of Music. He brings to this role a wealth of experience he acquired working for major orchestras and concert venues. Mike will talk about his experience and how he goes about lining up the guest artists for hundreds of concerts each year at Eastman.
Join us at The Hahnemann Club, 301 Stoutenburgh Lane on The Highlands at Pittsford campus
RSVP by Thursday, September 8
Register online at HighlandsEvents@URMC.rochester.edu
Please indicate if you’re registering for one or more of the three-part series.
For inquiries, please leave a message at (585) 641-6303.
Class sizes limited. Sign up today!