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Founder's Day Concert in the Park

A celebration of the college's partnership with Ithaca since 1892. Hosted by the Friends of Ithaca College.

Join us for an afternoon of music on Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

group of instrumentalists playing in the park

Ithaca College musicians perform at the 2018 Founder's Day Concert. 

You are cordially invited to the 29th Annual Founder's Day Concert hosted by the Friends of Ithaca College. For this year’s program, “Concert in the Park,” conductor Benjamin Rochford will lead the Ithaca College Wind Symphony and Concert Band. The concert will take place in DeWitt Park: 102 East Court Street in downtown Ithaca. 

Grab a blanket or chair and head to the park to mingle with friends, enjoy complimentary refreshments, and take in the sights of the Ithaca community and the sounds of IC’s incredible musicians. There's no charge, and all ages are welcome!

Please check this page regularly for updates regarding a rain location. Please also continue to check this site for any COVID-related precautions or cancelation of the concert. 

Everyone is welcome!

If you anticipate needing accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided or the event in general, please contact Kelly Dukerich at (607) 274-3194 or alumni@ithaca.edu as far in advance as possible.

Founder's Day Concert in the Park

Featuring the Ithaca College Wind Symphony and Concert Band
Benjamin Rochford, Conductor 

Sunday, September 26, 2021
2:00 p.m. 
DeWitt Park, Downtown Ithaca