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Eastman School of Music

The Eastman School of Music recognized more than 250 students who received bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees as part of the school's commencement celebrations in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre on Sunday, May 18.

  • graduating students take pictures of each other Eastman School students snap photos of classmates and friends before the procession gets under way.
  • one student in a crowd waves Graduates wave to loved ones from the floor of Kodak Hall.
  • aerial view of the Kodak Hall stage during commencement The platform party gathers on stage as the Eastman Trombone Choir plays.
  • school administrators applaud during commencement Members of the platform party cheer after University President Joel Seligman announces that Douglas Lowry (center) has been appointed to a second five-year term as the Joan and Martin Messinger Dean of the Eastman School of Music.
  • student speaking at commencement Eastman Students' Association President Molly O'Roark addresses her classmates.
  • graduates laughing Students laugh during Molly O'Roark's speech to the Class of 2013.
  • professor speaking during commencement Chien-Kwan Lin, assistant professor of saxophone and founding director of the Eastman Saxophone Project, receives the Eisenhart Award for Excellence in Teaching.
  • professor speaking during commencement The graduating class received parting advice from alumnus, faculty member, and school historian Vincent Lenti ’60, ’63 (MA), who has been a part of the Eastman community for more than five decades.
  • musician playing the piano Pianist Daria Sergeyevna Rabotkina '12 (DMA) plays an interlude of Rachmaninoff's arrangement of Fritz Kreisler's Liebesfreud.
  • graduating student shakes hands with President Seligman Violin student Sarah Ohms shakes hands with President Joel Seligman as she crosses the stage.
  • student hugs professor as he receives his diploma Percussion student Adam Maalouf gets a hug from professor and Eastman Wind Ensemble conductor Mark Scatterday.
  • graduates adjust the tassels on their caps As their degrees are conferred, graduates transfer the tassels on their caps.
  • students cheering and laughing Members of the Class of 2013 celebrate at the end of the ceremony.
  • Eastman Trombone Chior performing The Eastman Trombone Choir, under the direction of John Marcellus, provide accompaniment as the graduates begin their recessional from Kodak Hall.
  • three students holding up their diplomans Proudly displaying their Eastman diplomas are Carrie Davids, viola; Elizabeth Ehrlich, violin; and Jiyeon Choi, clarinet.

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