Ithaca College School of Music's Bi-Annual Gospel Music Festival will be held on Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall. Featuring over 200 high school singers from New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, and Maryland, the singers will be accompanied by the Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas. Pastor Chantel Wright from the Songs of Solomon Music Academy is the guest clinician with gospel music sensation, Ms. Callie Day and Mr. Tawain Norris as guest soloists. Admission is free and open to the public.
Sticks and Bars, a youth Marimba Ensemble from D.C. directed by Ithaca Alum, Premila Mistry, will be playing a pre-concert set prior to the beginning of the Gospel Festival from 7:30-8:00 p.m. in Ford Hall.