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School of Music



Tom Everett is grateful for his life in music — as are his listeners.    by Kathryn Good-Schiff

Tom Everett feels about his job the way everybody wants to feel about theirs: “I do what I love to do,” he says. As Harvard University’s director of bands since 1971 and founder of its jazz...

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Retired alumnus continues to make important contributions to the wind band repertoire.
by Julie Waters, M.M. ’91

When band director Gregory B. Rudgers ’70 stumbled across a recording in the stacks of his band room in 1976, he couldn’t have known that it would lead him to make a significant contribution to ...

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IC oboe and bassoon professors host a worldwide conference on campus.
by Chelsea Theis '08

Professors Goodhew-Romm and Morgan are no longer shoe shopping.   

In fact, they never were. But for over a year, students used “shoe shopping” as code for “Don’t bother...

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As this big retirement year is in full swing, I do not want to miss the opportunity to thank the dean of the School of Music. Not only did he make my Ithaca College experience possible—and rewarding—but he has shaped many aspects of my life through teaching me and by setting wonderful examples....

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