Brad Hougham will present a free recital at 7 pm on Monday, October 19 in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. He will be joined by pianist Diane Birr for a program including Mahler's Rückert Lieder, Gerald Finzi's "Let Us Garlands Bring," Histoire naturelles by Maurice Ravel, and other works.
A fall tradition, the annual Ithaca College School of Music Choral Collage will take place at 3:00 on Sunday, October 11 in Ford Hall. Lawrence Doebler, Janet Galván, and Lauri Robinson-Keegan will conduct the free concert featuring the Choir, Madrigal Singers, Chorus, Women’s Chorale, and Vocal Jazz Ensemble.
The Ithaca College Chamber Orchestra will present a free concert on Friday, October 9 at 8:15 pm in Ford Hall. Jeffery Meyer will lead the ensemble in Shostakovich’s “Chamber Symphony” and Haydn’s Symphony No. 103, known as the “Drum Roll.”
The Ithaca College Symphonic Band will present a free concert on Thursday, October 8 at 8:15 pm in Ford Hall at Ithaca College. Music of Saint-Saens, Vaughan Williams, Rogers, Bach, Chance, and Tucker will be conducted by Elizabeth Peterson.
The Ithaca College Concert Band will give a free concert entitled “Bloc Party” on Wednesday, October 7 at 8:15 pm in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Mark Fonder will conduct music about or from Russia and eastern Europe, including music by Kozhevnikov, Husa, Tschesnekov, Gulyas, Gliere, Cesarini, and Doss.