Meliora Weekend @ Eastman – 40th Reunion

Class of '76 1975 Edition Yearbook (Photo)

Class of ’76 (Courtesy of the Score Yearbook – 1975 Edition)


40th Reunion – Class of 1976

Welcome to your 40th Reunion Web page. This site includes information on the special celebrations for the 40th 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.


40th Reunion Alumni Mixer
Thursday, October 6
Victoire Belgian Beer Bar
10:00 – 11:30 pm

Gather with fellow Class of 1976 alumni over light appetizers and drinks. Cash bar available.


Meliora Weekend @ Eastman Opening Celebration
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. 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 Class of 1976 Concert
Saturday, October 8
Kilbourn Hall
1:30 – 2:30 pm

Eastman School of Music’s Class of 1976 will celebrate their 40th reunion with a lively concert in Kilbourn Hall. Join class reunion leaders Dr. Eric Ewazen (’76E) and Judy Ricker (’76E ’81E ’91S) as they direct an afternoon concert from the best in the class! 


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.