High School Division

2013 Evening & Weekend Schedule

The Summer Music Academy is pleased to offer special events and concerts each weeknight and weekend. Here is a tentative schedule of events:

Date Time Event Location Description
Sunday, 7/14 All Day Special Schedule   Please visit "Check-In & Check-Out Schedule" for more information.
Monday, 7/15 8:00 p.m. Team Building Games Academic Quad Students will play ice-breaker and team-building games to get to know one another.
Tuesday, 7/16 8:00 p.m. Faculty Showcase Hockett Recital Hall

Faculty performers TBA.

Wednesday, 7/17 8:00 p.m. Movie Night Textor Halls Movie selection TBA.
Thursday, 7/18 8:00 p.m. Counselor Fun Night Hockett Recital Hall Counselor concert followed by rec time.
Friday, 7/19 8:00 p.m. Special Activity Hangar Theatre Students will attend a special performance of Gypsy at the Hangar Theatre. The special activity fee is $50 and also includes the Sunday activity in a local state park. Students whom did not register for the special activity will participate in activities in the dorms.
Saturday, 7/20 1:00 p.m. Concert Ford Hall Performances by the Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Voice program, and Jazz Institute Big Band. This concert is free and open to the public. Parents and families are welcome to attend.
  8:00 p.m. Special Faculty Showcase Concert IC Fountains

We are excited to offer a special outdoor concert with the SMA faculty string quartet and jazz quintet. Rain location will be in the Mueller Chapel.

SMA String Quartet

  • Susan Waterbury, violin
  • Andrew Bergevin, violin
  • Joshua Modney, violin
  • Cassandra Stephenson, viola
  • Heidi Hoffman, cello

SMA Faculty Jazz Quintet

  • Mike Titlebaum, saxophone
  • Nikola Tomic, trumpet
  • Catherine Gale, voice
  • Nicholas Walker, bass
  • Greg Evans, drums
  9:00 p.m. All-Academy Dance Party IC Square A highlight each year, the dance party will allow students to kick back for a night of dancing and other activities. Snacks and refreshments will be served.

Sunday, 7/21

10:30 a.m. Brunch IC Dining Hall  

Special Activity

11:30 a.m. Special Activity; Load buses School of Music Travel to Robert H. Treman Park.
  12:00 p.m. Arrive at Robert H. Treman Park Ithaca, NY Students will have the option to hike, swim in the falls, sunbathe, and otherwise relax at the park. Snacks will be served.
  5:00 p.m. Return to Ithaca College    
(Return to regular schedule for everyone) 8:00 p.m. Free Night or Concert   Students may choose to relax in the dorms or attend a special concert given by renowned soprano Jessica Julin.
Monday, 7/22 8:00 p.m. Ice Cream Social and Karaoke Night IC Square Ice cream and other snacks will be served.
Tuesday, 7/23 8:00 p.m. Faculty Showcase Hockett Recital Hall Faculty performers TBA.
Wednesday, 7/24 8:00 p.m. Talent Show TBA Students will get a chance to showcase their talents in this highly-anticipated annual event. Refreshments will be served.
Thursday, 7/25 8:00 p.m. Live Jazz Jam Session IC Square Students and faculty will perform jazz and popular music in a night-club type atmosphere.
Friday, 7/26 6:15 p.m. Chamber Music Concert Hockett, Nabenhauer, and Ford Halls
  • String chamber ensembles: Hockett
  • Wind chamber ensembles and piano: Ford
  • Jazz combos: Nab
  8:00 p.m. Final Gala Concert #1 Ford Hall

Gala concert #1 featuring:

  • String Orchestra
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Select piano performances
  • Wind Ensemble Big Band
  • Voice Institute ensembles
Saturday, 7/27 2:00 p.m. Final Gala Concert #2 Ford Hall

Gala concert#2 featuring:

  • Wind Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Jazz Institute Big Band
  • Voice Institute ensembles
  • All-Academy Chorus

Please visit "Check-In & Check-Out Schedule" for more information.


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