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Anna Reguero

Title: Arts and Culture Freelance Writer, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Program Graduation: BM, ALP Certificate 2005
Musical Studies: Clarinet, Music History, Music Theory
Musical Specialties: Higher Education
Non-Musical Specialties: Author, Research
Quote: “Stepping out into the professional world with a music degree in hand can feel like diving off the edge of a cliff, not knowing where you may land, or if you’ll land at all. However, being a graduate of Eastman’s Arts Leadership Program meant that I always knew I had a bungee cord attached. The program and staff provided me with the training and confidence to go out and make a difference in the greater field of music. It also continued to–and continues to–provide professional support. In short, the IML is an office of people invested in your success. During my time at Eastman, I took fascinating classes and held internships that pushed me to consider all the ways I may impact the field. It was the ALP that helped me find my path towards music criticism. Even after graduating, Eastman’s IML continued to offer professional support in the form of professional training and resources, writing and publishing opportunities, and research grants. I attribute much of my professional success to the ALP and IML and feel supremely lucky that I can continue to utilize the resources they make available to all graduates.”


Anna Reguero is a NYC-area-based arts and culture freelance writer. Anna held the position of Arts Reporter and Music and Dance Critic for the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. She is published by the American Record Guide, Strings Magazine, the American Music Center’s NewMusicBox, and more. She is a National Endowment of the Arts Classical Music Journalism fellow and won several awards for her arts coverage. Anna received her journalism training from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications where she earned a Master of Arts degree in the inaugural class of the Goldring Arts Journalism Program in 2006. She is also a graduate of the Eastman School of Music and earned a Ph.D. in music history and theory from Stony Brook University. In addition to her journalistic writing, Anna is a published music scholar, editor, program note author, and teaches college-level courses in music history and theory.