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Everything is music to Bora Yoon ’02.

By Scott Livingston Beemer

For Bora Yoon ’02, music is everywhere, from the honk of a car horn to the whisper of a Bible page.

“Everything comes to me in pitches,” she says. “So that means everything can be music. It’s within the cracks that I find...

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Octogenarians Joyce ’50 and Quenten Doolittle ’50 are one dynamic duo.

By Judith Pratt

Quenten Doolittle ’50 and Joyce Donahue ’50 met in 1947, when Ithaca College was still in downtown Ithaca. “We met in a...

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A partnership between physical therapy and music has been helping performers for more than 16 years. By Erin McKigney

Musicians are athletes too. At least that’s what Nicholas Quarrier ’76, a clinical associate professor of physical therapy, believes.

Quarrier coined this phrase after he realized that many of his patients in the PT clinic on campus...

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Longtime ABC News correspondent Bill Diehl '63 interviewed singer-songwriter-pianistTony DeSare '98 on February 16, 2009. Tony was appearing at the Algonquin Hotel's famed Oak Room, in a show he called "Mercer, Moon River, and Me." The appearance was a kick-off for DeSare's tour promoting his new album, "Radio Show." The tour will take the popular performer across the...

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College hosts festival for alternative playing. By Mbeti Hyess

In June the College hosted the 14th annual New Directions Cello Festival, a “forum for the exchange of music and ideas in the field of nonclassical and alternative cello,” as festival director Chris White ’87 puts it. He and assistant director Sera Smolen ’77, M.S. ’86, brought nearly...

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