2015 High School Division Faculty
Summer Music Academy faculty consist of current Ithaca College faculty, top music educators from across the country, and renowned guest artists. Additional faculty and guest artists will be announced periodically.
|David Geary, A Cappella Ensemble|
|Ph.D. Candidate, Indiana University; MA, The Eastman School of Music; BM, Ithaca College|
David Geary is a Ph.D. candidate in Music Theory at the Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music. David also received a MA in Theory Pedagogy at the Eastman School of Music and graduated summa cum laude from Ithaca College with a BM in Music Theory and a BM in Music Education. At Eastman, he was a member of Collide Quintet, a five-person a cappella ensemble that drew on both classical and popular music traditions to create and perform unique adaptations of works throughout music history. David was also the vice-president of Ithacappella, Ithaca College’s all-male a cappella ensemble. The group toured the country annually to promote music in the public school system through performances, workshops, and assemblies. David’s a cappella highlights include a fourth place finish at the 2013 International Championships of Collegiate A Cappella quarterfinals, a Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards nomination for Best Male Collegiate Album, and an arrangement on Voice’s Only 2014.