Ithaca College Calendar of Events for November 11 - 17
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Eighth Annual Veterans Day Celebration, featuring an address by Capt. Daniel Weed, commanding officer of the Cornell Naval ROTC unit, with music and a presentation of the colors; noon, Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
“From Walden to Warming: Global, Local, and the Meaning of Thoreau in a Scary Moment,” a First Year Reading Initiative keynote address by Bill McKibben, one of America’s best known environmentalists and a contributor to the 2004 edition of Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden”; 8 p.m., Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.
“An Hour of Ballads from the Great American Songbook,” faculty recital by jazz pianist John Stetch with bandoneon player Renato Hanriot; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12
Trombone Troupe performance; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13
Choral Composition Festival concert featuring new compositions by Josh Freilich, Mark Dal Porto, Nancy Raabe, Ross Bernhardt and Jim Taylor- sung by participating high school choirs; 7 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14
Faculty recital by violinist Susan Waterbury; 4 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15
“Opera Younger Than You Are,” an Opera Workshop performance directed by Brian DeMaris, assistant professor of music performance; 8:15 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16
Ithaca College Concerts performance by the New Zealand String Quartet with clarinetist James Campbell, playing music by Shostakovich, Mozart, Beethoven and Gilliland (admission charged); 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17
Jazz Lab Band performance, directed by Greg Evans; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
“Michiko Itatani: Personal Codes”; through Dec. 10, Handwerker Gallery. The gallery is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.