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While non-music majors have had the option to participate in the Ithaca College Campus Band for about 10 years, last fall their options expanded to include a new Campus Choral Ensemble and a campuswide orchestra, called the Sinfonietta.

The Campus Choral Ensemble is directed by music education associate professor Jennifer Haywood. Haywood said, “The Campus...

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Have you been wanting to play in orchestra since coming to college, but haven't had the time or the opportunity?

The Ithaca College Sinfonietta is an orchestral ensemble open to all Ithaca College and Cornell students and can be taken for credit. All string, wind, brass, and percussion players, both music majors and non-music majors, are encouraged to join--no audition is required.

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The Ithaca College Sinfonietta is a newly formed orchestral ensemble open to all Ithaca College and Cornell students. We currently have room for oboe, bassoon, horn, trombone, and strings. Both music majors and non-music majors are encouraged to join--no audition is required.

The concert will be Sunday November 15th at 9pm and rehearsals will be held week on Mondays from 6-7:50pm in Presser rehearsal hall at the Whalen Center for Music on the Ithaca College Campus.

If you are interested in participating please email Jesse Livingston at: jdliving1983@gmail.com

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The newly formed Ithaca College Sinfonietta, supervised by faculty member Jeff Meyer, will have its first performance Tuesday, April 7, at 9:00 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Admission is free.

Graduate students Kevin Ryan and Jesse Livingston will lead the group in a performance of the Nabucco Overture by Guiseppe Verdi, "Slavonic Dances" by Antonin Dvorak, the Overture to Coriolan by Ludwig van Beethoven, and Symphony No. 9, also by Dvorak.

 

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