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.
ITHACA, NY—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...
The School of Music invites the campus and local communities to the opening reception of the new Karel Husa exhibit in the Whalen Center for Music on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m., which will include a lecture led by junior Voice Performance and Music Education major Patrick Starke, followed by refreshments and an open gallery.
The 2014 Sixth Ithaca International Conducting Master Class, run jointly by conductors Jeffery Meyer (Ithaca College) and Chris Younghoon Kim (Cornell University) will feature Carl St. Clair, Music Director of the Pacific Symphony in Orange County, California. The masterclass is comprised of five days of classes, rehearsals and discussions culminating in a final concert conducted by the eight masterclass participants.
ITHACA, NY — Renowned wind band conductor Frank Battisti will return to his hometown and alma mater to take part in two public performances, work with current students and help celebrate an exhibit in his honor in the Ithaca College School of Music.
On Wednesday, Dec. 4, Battisti and Stephen Peterson will conduct the...