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Eastman School of Music

The Eastman School of Music is the professional school of music of the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. It was established in 1921 by philanthropist George Eastman, it offers Bachelor of Music degrees, Master of Arts degrees, Master of Music degrees, Doctor of Philosophy degrees, Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in many musical fields. The school awards a "Performer's Certificate" or "Artist's Diploma". In 2015, there were more than 900 students enrolled in the collegiate division of the Eastman School. Students came from every state of the United States, with 25% foreign students; each year 2000 students apply. The acceptance rate was 13% in 2011 and about 1,000 students are enrolled in the Eastman School’s Community Music School. Alfred Klingenberg, a Norwegian pianist, was the school's first director, serving from 1921 to 1923, he was succeeded by composer Howard Hanson in 1924, who had an enormous impact on the development of the school, including influencing the creation the first Doctor of Musical Arts degree in the United States, holding his post for four decades and continuing his involvement at Eastman after his retirement.

Since the founding of the Eastman School of Music in 1921, the school has been directed by six men. After a one-year interim under Acting Director Raymond Wilson, the young American composer and conductor Howard Hanson was appointed director of the school in 1924. Dr. Hanson is credited for transforming the Eastman School into a top school. Upon his retirement in 1964, after serving as director of the school for 40 years, Hanson was succeeded by conductor Walter Hendl. Hendl served as director from 1964 to 1972, was succeeded by pianist and musicologist Robert Freeman who served from 1972 to 1996. Associate Director Daniel Patrylak served as the acting director from the time of Mr. Hendl’s resignation until Robert Freeman assumed the position in July 1973. Following the resignation of Robert Freeman in 1996, James Undercofler was appointed Director and Dean of the Eastman School, held that position until he resigned in 2006 to accept the position of C. E. O. and President of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Jamal Rossi, an Eastman alumnus, was appointed Interim Dean of the Eastman School in April 2006. On May 21, 2007, composer/conductor Douglas Lowry the dean of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, was appointed Dean of the Eastman School, to begin serving in 2007. Following Lowry's death in 2013, Rossi was appointed Dean; the Eastman School occupies parts of five buildings in New York. The main hall includes the renovated 3,094-seat Eastman Theater, the 455-seat Kilbourn Hall, the 222-seat Hatch Recital Hall, offices for faculty; the Eastman Theatre opened in 1922 as a center for music and silent film with orchestral and organ accompaniment. Today, the 3,094-seat theatre is the primary concert hall for the Eastman School's larger ensembles, including its orchestras, wind ensembles, jazz ensembles, chorale; the Eastman Opera Theatre presents staged operatic productions in the theatre each spring. It is the principal performance venue for the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.

A $5 million renovation of the theatre was completed in 2004. The theatre is located on the corner of Main and Gibbs Streets. Due to a $10 million donation by Eastman Kodak Inc. in April 2008, the Eastman Theatre was renamed "Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre" upon the renovation's completion in 2010. The Sibley Music Library—the largest academic music library in North America—is located across the street from the main hall. Hiram Watson Sibley founded the library in 1904 using the fortune he made as first president of Western Union, it moved to its current location in 1989, occupies 45,000 square feet on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors of the Miller Center known as Eastman Place. The Sibley Music Library holds 750,000 items, ranging from 11th century codices to the latest compositions and recordings. Considered among its jewels are the original drafts of Debussy's impressionistic masterpiece, "La Mer." The Student Living Center, located at 100 Gibbs Street, is the dormitory building of the Eastman School of Music.

In 1991, the new building was opened at the corner of Main and Gibbs Streets, replacing the University Avenue dormitories built nearly 70 years earlier. It is a four-story quadrangle and 14-story tower surrounding a landscaped inner courtyard, contains its own dining hall; the majority of students enrolled in the undergraduate program live on campus in this building. The school offers Bachelor of Music degrees, Master of Arts degrees, Master of Music degrees, Doctor of Philosophy degrees, Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in many musical fields; the school awards a "Performer's Certificate" or "Artist's Diploma" to students who demonstrate exceptionally outstanding performance ability. The Institute for Music Leadership, formed in 2001, offers a variety of diploma programs designed to educate and give students the skills and experience necessary to meet the demands of performance and education in today’s changing musical world. In 2018, The Institute for Music Leadership created a Master of Arts degree in Music Leadership, designed for musicians who seek to lead traditional and/or non-traditional musical arts organizations.

This new degree program combines intense classroom study, courses from Eastman’s rich performance and scholarly offerings, hands-on experien

For altid (album)

For altid is the fourth studio album released by Danish-Chilean electropop singer Medina. It was released in Denmark on 19 September 2011 through Labelmade, A:larm and Universal Music, peaking at number 2 on the Danish Albums Chart. Three singles of this album have peaked at number 1 on the Danish Singles Chart, the other singles were all in the top ten. "For altid" was released on 30 May 2011 as the lead single from the album. It peaked on number 1 for five consecutive weeks on the Danish Singles Chart and was certified platinum. "Synd for dig" was released on 19 September 2011 as the second single from the album. It peaked on number 1 on the Danish Singles Chart and was certified platinum. "Kl. 10" was released on 31 October 2011 as the third single from the album. It peaked on number 1 for five consecutive weeks on the Danish Singles Chart. "12 dage" was released as the fourth single on 26 March 2012. It peaked on number 8 on the Danish Singles Chart being the first single of the album to not reach number one.

"Lyser i mørke" was released on 12 July 2012 as the fifth single from the album. The video for the song was filmed in early June 2012, premiered the same day of the release of this single, it was certified gold. "Har Du Glemt" was released as the first single of the re-release of "For Altid" and the sixth single overall. It peaked on number 4 on the Danish Single Charts; the album was re-released as a "Special Edition" on October 29, 2012. The release contains all tracks of the standard edition and additional 11 new tracks, four of them being new recorded songs, Lågsus a song by Danish hip-hop group Specktors in which Medina is featured, five remixes of the singles and a remix of "Jeg Venter"; the album entered the charts on September 23, 2011 at number 3. The next week it reached its peak-position on number 2. After 54 consecutive weeks the album drop-off the charts, it re-entered the charts on November 9, 2012 after the release of the Special edition of "For Altid" on number 6. As of December 21, 2012 the album sold more than 30,000 copies in Denmark, thus being certified platinum

Dušan Jovanović (footballer)

Dušan Jovanović is a retired footballer who played as a forward for clubs in Greece. Jovanović spent most of his career playing for clubs in the Greek second division, including Pontii Veria F. C. Panetolikos F. C. Panserraikos F. C. and Panachaiki F. C.. He helped Panachaiki gain promotion to the Greek Superleague and would play the following season in the top flight with the club. In June 2000, he moved to Panionios G. S. S. on a two-year contract. ΞΕΝΟΙ ΠΑΙΚΤΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΟΠΟΝΗΤΕΣ ΤΗΣ ΠΑΝΑΧΑΪΚΗΣ