Band to Present "Legendary" Music


Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck

The Ithaca College Symphonic Band offers a free concert of music around the theme of “Legends” on Wednesday, March 1, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall. Elizabeth Peterson will conduct music from Kodaly’s Hary Janos Suite, the Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare by Richard Strauss, and music by Grainger, Nelson, Biebl, and Bernstein.

Peterson is an assistant professor of music education; she teaches undergraduate methods and conducting courses and supervises student teachers. She received a doctorate in musical arts from Shenandoah Conservatory, a master's degree in music from Northwestern University, and a bachelor of music degree from the University of Michigan. Currently she is a coconductor of the Ithaca Concert Band, Ithaca's adult community band.