Upcoming School of Music Performances - Week of October 1


Contributed by Molly O'Shea Polk

Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music.  A full listing of all concerts and events is available at http://www.ithaca.edu/music/events/

Web streamed performances are available live and on demand at www.ithaca.edu/music/live

Tuesday, October 2
Percussion Ensembles
8:15 Ford Hall

Wednesday, October 3
Electroacoustic Music
8:15 Nabenhauer Recital Room

Thursday, October 4
Faculty Recital: Aaron Tindall, tuba and euphonium
Nathan Hess, piano
8:15 Hockett Family Recital Hall
Music of Eccles, Hindemith, Gubaidulina, Vaughan Williams, Piazzolla, Kraft, and Szentpali.

Friday, October 5
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
7:30 Ford Hall
Arild Rmmerelt, conductor
Music from the RPO’s first season to fete its 90th: Hanson’s “Nordic” Symphony (US premiere by the RPO in 1923) and a scherzo by the RPO’s 1923 music director, Eugene Goosens. Plus, Korngold’s soaring Violin Concerto, performed by James Ehnes.
Tickets required -- for tickets and information: www.rpo.org or (585) 454-2100

Saturday, October 6
Jazz Ensemble Children’s Concert
10:00 a.m. Ford Hall
Get ready to clap and sing along with the IC Jazz Ensemble! This one-hour concert will be an enjoyable way for kids of all ages to learn about the great American music.

Sunday, October 7
Choral Collage
3:00 Ford Hall
Women’s Chorale and Chorus conducted by Janet Galván, madrigals and choir conducted by Lawrence Doebler
Chorus: “Timelessness of Creativity”
Madrigals: Music of Ford, Weelkes, and Schütz
Women’s Chorale: “History, Innovation, and Hope”
Choir: Frostiana by Randall Thompson

Monday, October 8
Faculty and Guest Recital: Emily Newton, soprano; dawn pierce, mezzo-soprano
Charis Dimaras, piano; Cass Barbour, technical artist
“Written in My Heart” An interactive program exploring operatic letters. Throughout the program, the audience is invited to respond through technical media, written word, and visual imagery, making it a shared expression and collaboration.
Music of Donizetti, Verdi, Massenet, Puccini, Ponchielli, and others

Concerts are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.  Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation should contact the School of Music at 607-274-3717.