Schedule of Events

Commencement Eve Concert and Fireworks DisplayCommencement Eve Concert and Fireworks Display

"RITUAL-and how its music deepens our lives"
8:30 P.M. | Glazer Arena, Athletics & Events Center

Directed by award-winning composer and professor of music Dana Wilson, the 2014 Commencement Eve Concert will be held on Saturday, May 17, at 8:30 p.m. in the Glazer Arena, within the Athletics and Events Center. 

The program is entitled "RITUAL-and how its music deepens our lives" and will showcase outstanding student and faculty talent from the  Ithaca College School of Music. It will be a fast-paced, entertaining program in which the Ithaca College Choir, Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Marimba Ragtime Band, and soloists surround the audience to perform a splendid variety of sound!

Following the concert, all are invited to close the night with refreshments and a firework display at 9:30 p.m. on the academic quad in honor of our graduates. Please use the top-level exit and follow the lighted pathway and the senior week volunteers as they guide you to the best location for fireworks viewing.

The concert and fireworks display are free and open to the public. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation for the concert should contact the School of Music at (607) 274-3717.