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Eastman East Wing

The opening of the Eastman East Wing will mark the completion of the Eastman School of Music's expansion and theater renovation project.

To see a schematic of the East Wing, click here.

Here are some other highlights from the special section:

Perfecting the sounds of Eastman's 
Here is the problem: Fit a rehearsal hall big enough to accommodate a full orchestra, a recital hall and music school faculty studios into a single building that would sit on a tiny triangle of land adjoining Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre.

The future of music is here; gone are the 1970s 
A new media control room with state-of-the-art technologies is aimed at getting the music, performance and personality of Eastman School of Music out to the masses.

Designing an expansion befitting school's status
Tasked with designing an expansion to Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre that matched the existing structure without duplicating it, project architects hit a home run, Eastman School of Music officials say.

A music school poised for the future 
In a few months, students from the University of Rochester's Eastman School of Music will start working with master professors from the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo-over a high-speed Internet connection.

Festival Week  
The grand opening of the Eastman East Wing will mark the completion of the Eastman School of Music's expansion and theater renovation project.


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