On a sunny afternoon, conductor Steve Peterson and the Ithaca College Wind Ensemble delighted an audience of Friends and community members with tunes from British composers. "Basically British," the 23rd annual Founder's Day Concert in the Park, played to an even larger audience than last year, thanks to cross-promotion with Ithaca's Porchfest.
The Friends of Ithaca College rang in the holidays at their 2013 annual dinner and business meeting. Over 140 Friends and guests gathered to celebrate the partnership between the Friends and Ithaca College. During the festive dinner, President Tom Rochon spoke about the importance of the Friends' support and briefed members on some of the latest accomplishments at the college. We also heard from one of our eloquent and accomplished Friends scholars. The musical portion of the evening included performances by the Ithaca College Trombone Troupe, Madrigal Singers, and Jazz Ensemble -- who concluded our evening with dancing and much holiday merriment.
At the 22nd annual Founder’s Day Concert in the Park, one of the concert's largest audiences ever gathered in DeWitt Park to enjoy "From Stage and Screen: Toe Tappers and Tearjerkers." Following remarks by Friends president Art Ostrander and IC president Tom Rochon, conductor Steve Peterson and the Ithaca College Wind Ensemble dazzled the audience with their renditions of favorite tunes from Broadway and Hollywood.
The Friends of Ithaca College rang in the holidays at their 2012 annual dinner and business meeting. President Tom Rochon spoke to the Friends about the importance of their support and briefed the group on some of the latest accomplishments at the college. Outgoing Friends president George Conneman then passed the baton to incoming president Art Ostrander. The musical portion of the evening included performances by the Ithaca College Marimba Band as well as our wonderful musical theatre students. When the IC Jazz Ensemble hit the stage, the Friends headed onto the dance floor, and the evening concluded with dancing and much holiday merriment.