ITHACA, NY — Renowned wind band conductor Frank Battisti will return to his hometown and alma mater to take part in two public performances, work with current students and help celebrate an exhibit in his honor in the Ithaca College School of Music.
On Wednesday, Dec. 4, Battisti and Stephen Peterson will conduct the...
Tango de Cámara (Steve Mauk, Pablo Cohen, & Nicholas Walker) will be performing at the Kiplinger Theatre, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts (430 College Avenue, Ithaca) at Cornell University next Tuesday, July 23. This free concert of trios, duos, and solo selections will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will include the music of Piazzolla, Dana Wilson, Bill Whelan (Riverdance), Nicholas Walker, Tchaikovsky, and several South American composers.
Hailing from Hallstead, PA, Marcia Rose — an incoming School of Music freshman double majoring in music education and piano performance — is one of 4,500 students across the U.S. to receive a 2013 National Merit Scholarship.
Each year the Ithaca College School of Music hosts several dynamic competitions for current students and the general public. Some of our most popular competitions highlighted below are kicking off this summer. All are encouraged to apply -- updated information is available on the following competition sites.
35th Annual Choral Composition Contest
Ithaca College’s James J. Whalen Center for Music will be the venue for the 19th annual New Directions Cello Festival, a three-day series of workshops and performances running from Friday to Sunday, June 7 to 9. In addition to instructional workshops and jam sessions, the festival will offer three public concerts:
• Friday Night Concert, June 7, 7:30–10:30 p.m.,...