Arts / Entertainment

Eastman School of Music | Eastman Theater

26 Gibbs Street Rochester, NY 14607

Telephone: (585) 274-1000 | Website

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Eastman School of Music: Today, more than 900 students are enrolled in the Collegiate division of the Eastman School of Music — about 500 undergraduate and 400 graduate students. They come from almost every state, and approximately 25% are from other countries. Each year about 260 students enroll, selected from more than 1,600 applicants. They are guided by more than 95 full-time faculty members. Seven Pulitzer Prize winners have taught at Eastman, as have several Grammy Award winners.

Graduates of the Eastman School of Music distinguish every aspect of the musical community throughout the world, from the concert stage to the public school classroom, from the recording studio to collegiate classrooms and administrative offices. Eastman’s 9,900 living alumni are noteworthy for their depth and breadth of training and experience, as well as for their willingness to assist current and graduating students in pursuing their careers.

Eastman Theatre: For decades, Eastman Theatre has served as the community’s preeminent performance venue, a magnificent treasure for Rochester, and a hub for cultural life year round. More than 300,000 members of the Rochester Community pass through its doors each year.

Eastman Theatre recently underwent a remarkable renovation in 2009 that transformed the classic structure into a world-class music hall. Renovations and Other improvements include a state-of-the-art sound system, an expanded orchestra level lobby with a new concessions area, improved house lighting, and upgraded heating, ventilation, and cooling systems.