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 ITHACA, NY — Members of the community are invited to join in honoring our nation’s veterans at Ithaca College’s 10th Annual Veterans Day Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 8. The one-hour program begins at noon in Ford Hall in the Whalen Center.

The ceremony will feature a welcome by Carl Sgrecci, vice president for...

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ITHACA, NY — Lawrence Doebler will retire as director of choral activities at Ithaca College at the end of the current academic year, ending a 35-year stint with the School of Music. During his time in Ithaca, he has also served for 26 years as the music director for the First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca. To honor his many years of teaching and service, the church recently named its...

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ITHACA, NY — Dick DeBenedictis — the 1958 Ithaca College graduate who created episode scores for “Columbo,” “Hawaii Five-O” and many other popular TV shows — will return to his alma mater on Thursday, Oct. 11, to take part in a free multimedia event, “What’s the Score?” Beginning at 8 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the...

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 ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Wind Ensemble, conducted by Stephen Peterson, will continue the annual Friends of Ithaca College September tradition of the Founder’s Day Concert in the Park with a free, open-air performance on Sunday, Sept. 16. The concert will begin at 2 p.m. in DeWitt Park in downtown Ithaca, with a rain location at Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center...

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 ITHACA, NY — Gordon Stout — composer, professor of percussion at Ithaca College and marimba specialist — will be inducted into the Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame in November. He will be joining such luminaries as drummers Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich, marimba virtuoso Vida Chenoweth and Leigh Howard Stevens, hailed by “Time” magazine as “the...

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