Members of the Eastman Wind Ensemble. Photo: John Widman / Eastman School of Music
Celebrator of the Arts
The world-renowned Eastman School of Music has
given rise to generations of musicians and composers, while the
Hochstein Music School has a tradition of making the arts
accessible. The Eastman Theater, home to the Rochester Philharmonic
Orchestra, hosts concerts of world-renowned artists and local
musicians. Individual achievers with recognized stature in the arts
have lived in the area, including singer William Warfield,
choreographer Garth Fagan, and architect Claude Bragdon. The
Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Rochester hosts an array
of traveling exhibits as well as displays from its permanent
collection. The Eastman House is a nationally recognized repository
for historic films and also contains an International Museum of
Originally submitted by: Louise McIntosh Slaughter, Representative (28th District).
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