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Nathan Hess, School of Music, presents at regional universities and at Steinway Gallery in Pittsburgh
Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 01/18/2013
Dr. Nathan Hess, piano faculty in the School of Music, presented his lecture recital "Eclecticism in the Early Piano Works of Ottorino Respighi" at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania on December 7 and at SUNY Oswego on December 9. He also presented a solo recital and masterclass for local pre-college students at the Steinway Piano Gallery in Pittsburgh on December 29.
Nicholas Walker, School of Music, Works with Students from the Royal College of Music and the Yehudi Menuhin School in UK
Contributed by Molly O'Shea Polk on 01/17/2013
School of Music Professor, Nicholas Walker, spent the week before Christmas in London and North Norfolk, UK, working with students from the Royal College of Music and the Yehudi Menuhin School. Caroline Emery, Course Director, Director of The Bass Club UK, and author of Bass is Best, invited Professor Walker to lead a series of technique classes, an orchestral repertoire, and performance masterclasses as part of Christmas Basses 2012.
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Contributed by Heather Hedges on 01/17/2013
Photography Professor Ron Jude's book, Lick Creek Line, garners international recognition as a top book of 2012
Contributed by Ron Jude on 01/16/2013
Strike, the piano-percussion duo comprised of pianist Jeffery Meyer and percussionist Paul Vaillancourt, is on tour this week, performing at three college campuses in as many states.
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Nicholas Walker, School of Music, Spends Week at the Hochschule für Musik Theater und Medien in Hannover, Germany
Contributed by Molly O'Shea Polk on 01/14/2013
In December, Associate Professor of Music, Nicholas Walker, spent a week at the Hochschule für Musik Theater und Medien in Hannover, Germany working with the students of Professor Ekkehard Beringer.
Sound Recording Technology mid-year graduates earn immediate job placements at leading NYC recording studios
Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 01/11/2013
Jason Staniulis (‘13) and Colleen Harwood (‘13)—two School of Music Sound Recording Technology (SRT) graduates who have just completed their degrees this month—are starting the New Year as new-hires at two of New York City’s most desirable recording studios.
Staniulis is serving as General Assistant at Germano Studios, credited with recording the who’s who of the industry over the years, including John Lennon, Michael Jackson, Neil Young and B.B. King, among many others. Studio CEO Troy Germano formerly ran The Hit Factory, another household studio name in the city.
Harwood will begin her position at the newly opened Jungle City Studios, a multi-million dollar facility orchestrated by Alicia Keys' longtime recording engineer Ann Mincieli. The studio generated highly positive reviews in the pages of New York Times, Vanity Fair, and Mix Magazine.
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Recent School of Music graduate Steve Humes selected as a semi-finalist in ACDA’s 2013 Student Conducting Competition
Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 01/11/2013
The American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), an Oklahoma-based education non-profit, selected Vocal Performance and Music Education graduate Steve Humes (’12) as one of nine undergraduate semi-finalists in its biennial choral conducting competition.
Humes submitted to the competition as a junior in 2011 under the guidance of IC Music Education Professor Janet Galván, who has assisted with many successful IC student submissions in the past two decades.
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Quoted in the media: Donald Beachler, Rhoda Meador, William Ressler, Rachel Wagner, Taylor Graham, Zach Mulligan, Don Austin, and Sandra Steingraber. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:
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Marella Feltrin-Morris (Modern Languages and Literatures) presents paper at the Modern Languages Association Conference in Boston
Contributed by Julia Cozzarelli on 01/09/2013
Marella Feltrin-Morris (Modern Languages and Literatures) presented a paper at the Modern Languages Association Conference in Boston (Jan. 3-6, 2013) as part of a session dedicated to translation in second-language development. The title was "Translation Method, Revisited: Developing Translation-Based Activities for Foreign Language Textbooks."
Contributed by Molly O'Shea Polk on 01/05/2013
Bronwen Exter's "Junkyard" was voted as #5 in the local "Jimmies", annual awards presented by Ithaca Journal entertainment writer Jim Catalano, highlighting the best local CD's released each year and recognizing the many talented people making music in our area.
To read the full article: Return of the Jimmies: Rounding up the best local CDs of 2012
Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 01/04/2013
Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), delivered two invited lectures in Hong Kong in late November as part of a US State Department initiative to foster cultural exchange and understanding.
On November 29, Zimmermann presented a lecture entitled “The Open Space Project: Towards a Collaborative and Relational Theory and Practice of Transmedia Documentary” in the communications school at Hong Kong Baptist University for Ph.D. students and faculty. Showcasing US-based transmedia projects exhibited in previous Finger Lake Environmental Film Festivals at Ithaca College, her talk theorized how these works simultaneously continue documentary legacy formations and also offer new shifts and recalibrations that significantly alter the documentary project.
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Clinical Instructor Jana Waller (SLPA) Publishes Article in American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Publication
Contributed by Heather Hedges on 12/21/2012
Clinical Instructor Jana Waller (Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology) published an article titled, "Preparing Speech-Language Pathology Students for School-Based Practice: The Importance of Graduate Clinical Experiences in Universally Designed Classrooms" in the December 2012 issue of Perspectives on School Based Issues.
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Contributed by Sara Haefeli on 12/21/2012
Sara Haefeli presents an illustrated history, "Reflections on the New York School at John Cage's Centenary" at the Nuit d'Hiver Festival in Marseille, France.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 12/20/2012
College Media Matters, a student journalism industry blog, recently listed Ithaca College’s Journalism Program as one of the 50 Best Journalism Schools and Programs at U.S. Colleges and Universities.
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Heather Dichter Publishes Article in the History of Education: journal of the History of Education Society
Contributed by Lana Walsh on 12/20/2012
Heather Dichter (Sport Management and Media) recently published an article in volume 41, no. 6 (2012) of History of Education: journal of the History of Education Society. Her article, "Rebuilding physical education in the Western occupation zones of Germany, 1945-1949," examines the creation of a new physical education teacher training university in Cologne, Germany, as part of broader Allied education goals for the occupation of Germany.
Professor Srijana Bajracharya (HPPE) Publishes Chapter in Book by Athens Institute for Education and Research
Contributed by Heather Hedges on 12/19/2012
Professor Srijana Bajracharya (Health Promotion and Physical Education) published a chapter titled, “Environmental Sustainability: An Ethical Response to Teaching Sustainable Health and Wellness,” in the book Physical Activity and Exercise: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
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Chris Sperry of Project Look Sharp, presents at TST BOCES on teaching 21st century skills and United States history content.
Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 12/19/2012
Chris Sperry, Coordinator of Curriculum and Staff Development for Project Look Sharp, presented at the Tompkins Seneca Tioga BOCES (December 13) on teaching 21st century skills and United States history content through collective analysis of primary source documents. Sperry received a grant for Integrating Teaching with Primary Sources into Media Literacy Education from the United States Library of Congress.
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Jeffrey Holmes, Associate Professor of Psychology, publishes chapter on controversial psychological issues.
Contributed by Bernard Beins on 12/19/2012
Associate Professor Jeffrey Holmes (Psychology) published a chapter entitled "Using Controversies to Teach Scientific Thinking in Psychology: Topics and Issues." The chapter is the concluding entry in the new book Controversy in the Psychology Classroom published by the American Psychological Association.
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