50th Reunion – Class of 1966

Welcome to your 50th Reunion Web page. This site includes information on the special celebration for the 50th reunion class. More information will be added as we get closer to the weekend celebration!


Special Celebrations

Eastman Wind Ensemble and Eastman Wind Orchestra Showcase Concert
Thursday, October 6
Kodak Hall
8:00 – 10:00 pm

One of Eastman’s premiere ensembles as well as the Eastman Wind Orchestra will perform under the direction of Mark Scatterday (DMA ’89) and Donald Hunsberger (BM ’54, MM ’59, DMA ’63), in the beautiful Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. This concert will officially kick off Meliora Weekend @ Eastman.


Meliora Weekend @ Eastman Opening Celebration
50th Reunion Medallion Ceremony
Friday, October 7
Lowry Hall
5:00 – 6:00 pm

Join in the opening celebration of the weekend which will feature a showcase of student performances in the Main Hall (now Lowry Hall) modeled after Eastman’s longstanding tradition of the annual Holiday Sing. While all reunion attendees are gathered, Eastman Dean Jamal Rossi will preside over the 50th Reunion ceremony, and will individually present each member of the Class of 1966 with a special medallion to commemorate this milestone.

This event will help to celebrate the lives, careers, and lifelong relationship Eastman alumni have with their alma mater.    


Class of 1966 and 1976 Luncheon
Saturday, October 8
Cominsky Promenade
Noon – 1:15 pm

Enjoy lunch and reminisce about your days at Eastman with fellow Eastman School of Music alumni.


Eastman School of Music Celebration Dinner
Saturday, October 8
The Inn on Broadway
5:30 – 7:30 pm

Enjoy a festive banquet with Eastman classmates, friends, and family, featuring a special recognition of milestone alumni and faculty.