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Ithaca College Calendar of Events for October 6-12

 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6 

LECTURE
“Serotonergic Modulation of the Startle,” a Biology Seminar presentation by behavioral neuroscientist Douglas Weldon, professor of psychology at Hamilton College; 4 p.m., Center for Natural Sciences 112.

MUSIC
“Long Ago and Far Away,” a performance by the Symphonic Band, conducted by Elizabeth Peterson, playing music by Creston, Grainger, Colgrass, Ball and Grantham; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

THEATER
Ithaca College Theatre performance of “Plumfield, Iraq,” a drama that provides an unflinching look at the havoc a distant military conflict wreaks on small-town American life; 8 p.m., Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center (admission charged).

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7
MUSIC
Guest masterclass by vocalist Carol Webber; 3 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

“Liszt the Virtuoso: The Etudes,” a Liszt Festival lecture by Karl Lutchmayer, professor of performing practice at London’s Trinity College of Music; 6 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

“Liszt the Virtuoso: The Etudes,” a Liszt Festival concert by students and alumni from the piano studio of Charis Dimaras; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

“Liszt the Virtuoso: The Etudes,” a Liszt Festival concert by pianist Charis Dimaras, performing selections from Liszt’s Transcendental Etudes; 8:15 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

THEATER
Ithaca College Theatre performance of “Plumfield, Iraq,” a drama that provides an unflinching look at the havoc a distant military conflict wreaks on small-town American life; 8 p.m., Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center (admission charged).

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8
MUSIC
“Liszt the Promoter: Transcriptions and Arrangements,” a Liszt Festival lecture by Karl Lutchmayer, professor of performing practice at London’s Trinity College of Music; 6 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

“Liszt the Promoter: Transcriptions and Arrangements,” a Liszt Festival concert by students and alumni from the piano studio of Jennifer Hayghe; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

Jazz Festival performance by high school jazz musicians; 7 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

“Liszt the Promoter: Transcriptions and Arrangements,” a Liszt Festival concert by pianist Jennifer Hayghe, performing transcriptions of works by Schubert, Wagner, and Bellini; 8:15 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

THEATER
Ithaca College Theatre performance of “Plumfield, Iraq,” a drama that provides an unflinching look at the havoc a distant military conflict wreaks on small-town American life; 8 p.m., Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center (admission charged).

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9
MUSIC
Liszt Festival lecture/masterclass with Karl Lutchmayer, professor of performing practice at London’s Trinity College of Music; 10 a.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

Liszt Festival recital by eight Ithaca College piano alumni performing selections by Liszt; 1 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

Faculty recital by  bassoonist Lee Goodhew Romm, with soprano Deborah Montgomery Cove, flutist Wendy Mehne, flutist and recorder player Beth Kelly, oboist Ann Adams, cellist Elissa Evett and harpsichordist Jean Radice, playing music by Couperin, Rameau, Telemann, Bach and more;  4 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

Karel Husa Visiting Professor of Composition Lecture by Melinda Wagner, a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer; 7 p.m., Iger Lecture Hall, Whalen Center.

Performance by the Percussion Ensembles; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

THEATER
Ithaca College Theatre performance of “Plumfield, Iraq,” a drama that provides an unflinching look at the havoc a distant military conflict wreaks on small-town American life; 2 p.m., Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center (admission charged).

MONDAY, OCTOBER 10
MUSIC
Performance of works by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Melinda Wagner, the 2011–12 Karel Husa Visiting Professor of Composition, with flutist Wendy Mehne and violinist Nicholas DiEugenio, and the Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Jeffery Meyer; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

Performance by the Symphony Syracuse with violinist Elmar Oliveira and conductor Stewart Robinson, playing music by Shostakovich, Saint-Saens and Beethoven; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center (admission charged).

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11
LECTURE
“Lessons from Fukushima: What Role Should Nuclear Energy and Natural Gas Extraction Play in Our Energy Future?” a lecture by Dr. Helen Caldicott, cofounder of Physicans for Social Responsibility; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

MUSIC
“Fractured Jams,” a Shirley and Chas Hockett Chamber Music Concert Series performance by the ensemble eighth blackbird, playing music by Svensson, Mantovani, Glass, Visconti, Andres and Hartke; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

SCREENING
Israeli Voices film series showing of “City of Borders,” a documentary about a gay bar in Jerusalem that provides a sanctuary for people of opposing nationalities, religions and sexual orientations; 7 p.m., Textor 101.

THEATER
Ithaca College Theatre performance of “Plumfield, Iraq,” a drama that provides an unflinching look at the havoc a distant military conflict wreaks on small-town American life; 8 p.m., Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center (admission charged).

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12
MUSIC
Performance by the U.S. Coast Guard Saxophone Quartet; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

THEATER
Ithaca College Theatre performance of “Plumfield, Iraq,” a drama that provides an unflinching look at the havoc a distant military conflict wreaks on small-town American life; 8 p.m., Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center (admission charged).

CONTINUING EXHIBIT
“The Figure,” an exhibition by the Midwest Paint Group and guests, offering contemporary explorations of what is considered to be a traditional, representational art form; through Oct. 16, 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.



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