By taking first place in the Collegiate Orchestras category, the Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jeffery Meyer, is one of 19 American orchestras to be honored with a 2012–2013 ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Award for Adventurous Programming. ASCAP and the League of American Orchestras present the awards annually to orchestras of all sizes...
Each year the Ithaca College School of Music hosts several dynamic competitions for current students and the general public. Some of our most popular competitions highlighted below are kicking off this summer. All are encouraged to apply -- updated information is available on the following competition sites.
35th Annual Choral Composition Contest
An article written by Music Education and Performance major Michael Reinemann (’13) was accepted for publication earlier this month in the Journal of Band Research, a premier collection of academic articles on musical analysis, band history, and rehearsal methodology.
Titled “Agents of Form in the Third Movement of Ned Rorem's Sinfonia for 15 Wind Instruments,” Reinemann’s article investigates formal construction in a lesser-known 20th Century work for wind ensemble by Ned Rorem called “Sinfonia for 15 Winds and Percussion.” It will be published in the spring of 2014.
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.
To celebrate Mr. Doebler's time here, the School of Music will hold a reception in his honor on Friday, May 3, 2013 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the in TC Lounge on the 14th floor of the East Tower (formerly the Tower Club).
ITHACA, NY — The Midwest Clinic, the world’s largest instrumental music education conference, gave unprecedented recognition to Ithaca College alumnus Colonel Arnald D. Gabriel at its December conference by bestowing him with a glass sculpture to express special appreciation for his more than 60 years of achievement and leadership in the music profession.