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School of Music Jazz faculty collaborate with Ithaca High School music students at a packed Carriage House performance
Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 06/17/2014
High on the hill in Collegetown last Thursday, June 12, in front of a standing-room-only crowd, members of the Ithaca College School of Music Jazz faculty—including Michael Titlebaum (saxophone), Greg Evans (drum set), and Nicholas Walker (double bass)—played side-by-side with the Ithaca High School Jazz Ensemble, directed by Michael Treat, an IC School of Music alum.
A unique opportunity for both groups, the concert featured compositions by Ithaca College Jazz Studies Director Michael Titlebaum, Ithaca College Professor Emeritus Steve Brown, and Ithaca High School students Soren Jung and Kieran Loehr, as well as works by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Machito, Rogers & Heart, Bob Shaut, and Pat Metheny.
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Open Contra Music Jam, this Friday 4-6 near the Fish Bowl in IC Square. ALSO: CONTRA DANCE ON CAMPUS FRIDAY, MAY 2.
Contributed by Rachel Wagner on 04/24/2014
Attention faculty, staff, and students: Do you play mandolin, bazouki, guitar, fiddle, flute, whistle, recorder, banjo, drum, bass, dulcimer, harmonica, or accordion, even just a little bit? Come join us on Friday afternoon for some fun folk. Fridays 4-6, near the Fish Bowl.
Fans of traditional music, bring a book or a friend and come hang out in the IC pub to listen.
We'll be hosting a contra dance on campus on the evening of Friday, May 2. Stay tuned for details!!!
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 04/03/2014
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/21/2013
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Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 08/15/2013
This month, Ithaca College Summer Music Academy (SMA) celebrated the conclusion of its third successful year. Having enrolled 381 participants—an increase of 19% from 2012—SMA students hailed from 18 states and six foreign countries, including Argentina, Canada, China, Japan, Morocco, and Taiwan. The SMA expanded to offer new programs this year, including an International Division, Performance Track, and Jazz Institute, which each added to the success and prominence of the Academy.
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Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 04/24/2013
Lawrence Doebler, professor of performance studies and director of choral activities at the School of Music, will be retiring at the end of the semester after 35 years with Ithaca College.
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Contributed by Elizabeth Bleicher on 12/14/2012
Ithaca College community members are holding a vigil at 9:00 tonight (12/14) at the Textor fish for Sandy Hook Elementary School Victims.
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Contributed by Leon W. Couch on 08/22/2011
Dr. Couch read his paper entitled “The Homage: Eben's Analysis of Buxtehude” at The College Music Society’s 2011 International Conference in Seoul and Gyeongju, South Korea (July 3–10, 2011).
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Contributed by Leon W. Couch on 08/22/2011
Dr. Leon Couch, Assistant Professor, was invited to play a solo recital at The Salt and Light (Presbyterian) Church in Seoul, South Korea, on July 13, 2011.
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Contributed by Leon W. Couch on 05/31/2011
Dr. Leon W. Couch III played a solo organ recital at the historic Union Sunday School in Clermont, Iowa, on May 29, 2011.
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Contributed by Leon W. Couch on 04/23/2011
Dr. Leon W. Couch played a solo organ recital at First Presbyterian Union Church in Owego, NY, April 17, 2011.
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Contributed by Leon W. Couch on 04/12/2011
Assistant Professor of Music Leon W. Couch III was one of two guest artists at the Fifth Annual Keyboard Festival at Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio. He gave two public lectures, a masterclass, and a solo recital.
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Contributed by Leon W. Couch on 01/26/2011
Leon W. Couch III, Assistant Professor of Music at Ithaca College, presented an hour-long lecture entitled "Affekt, Musical Figures, and Keys" at the University of Rochester's Eastman School of Music on January 24, 2011.
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Contributed by Leon W. Couch on 11/15/2010
By invitation, Assistant Professor of Music Leon W. Couch III served as the keynote speaker and solo recitalist for the "Buxtehude Weekend" on November 13-14 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Albany, NY. The events were sponsored by the Hudson-Catskill Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
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