Over the past four weeks, Thomas Kline, Director of Music Admission and Preparatory Programs, has been traveling throughout Asia to audition some of the world's top young musicians. The trip was part of the USA Schools of Music tour, which includes Boston University, Eastman School of Music, Oberlin Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music, and Peabody Conservatory.
Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at /music/events/
We hope to see you for Family Weekend!
The great pianist and composer Franz Liszt was born in October 1811, and the Ithaca College School of Music will wrap up its month-long celebration of his 200th birthday with two free events on Friday, October 28.
· At 7 p.m., alumnus lecturer Jeffery Engel will talk on “Liszt and Literature.”
· At 8:15 p.m., faculty performers Charis Dimaras, Jennifer Hayghe, Brad Hougham, Deborah Montgomery-Cove, Elizabeth Simkin and Susan Waterbury will perform selected instrumental and vocal chamber works by Liszt.
Timothy A. Johnson, associate professor of music theory and chair of graduate studies in music, just published John Adams's Nixon in China: Musical Analysis, Historical and Political Perspectives (Ashgate Publishing). This publication is his third book, each of which engages music in an interdisciplinary context--along with Foundations of Diatonic Theory: A Mathematically Based Approach to Music Fundamentals and Baseball and the Music of Charles Ives: A Proving Ground (Scarecrow Press), winner of the Sporting News-SABR (Society for American Baseball Research) Baseball Research Award.
Dr Johnson has published and presented numerous papers on the music of John Adams, and his 1991 dissertation was the first dissertation on the music of John Adams.
Take advantage of the more than 300 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at /music/events/