THURSDAY, NOV. 10
Annual Veterans Day Celebration honoring past and present members of the U.S. armed services, featuring a presentation of the colors, performances by the IC Brass Choir and IC VoICes, and keynote address by Sean Reid, dean of the School of Business and a captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve; noon, Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
“‘Indian’ Season: Cultural Appropriation, Popular Culture and Racializing Native Peoples,” a Native Heritage/1st Peoples Month presentation by assistant professor Michael Taylor on the time from Columbus Day to Thanksgiving when America puts “things Indian” on display; 12:10 p.m., Taughannock Falls Room, Egbert Hall.
Faculty vocal recital by soprano Deborah Montgomery-Cove, with pianist Charis Dimaras and clarinetist Michael Galvan, featuring works by Schubert, Verdi, Walton and Turina; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
Concert by the East Coast Chamber Orchestra, an ensemble drawn from some of the world’s finest orchestras, chamber groups and young soloists, performing works by Turina, Adams, Lutoslawski and Dvorak; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11
“Beyonce: Nicki, Missy and Rihanna’s Responses to Post-Feminism,” an Ithaca Music Forum presentation by music philosopher Robin James, author of “Resilience & Melancholy: Pop Music, Feminism, Neoliberalism”; 5 p.m., McHenry Lounge, Whalen Center.
SATURDAY, NOV. 12
Choral Composition Competition Festival closing concert, featuring high school choirs performing works by the six finalists; 7 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
SUNDAY, NOV. 13
Guest flute recital by Marianne Gedigian; 1 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
Concert by ICU Sound Works, featuring performances of ambitious projects by musicians from both the Ithaca College School of Music and Cornell University Music Department; 4 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
MONDAY, NOV. 14
“Re-thinking Thanksgiving – A Native American Perspective,” a lively and engaging Native Heritage/1st Peoples Month presentation by Perry Ground, a Turtle Clan member of the Onondaga Nation, on the real history of this very misunderstood holiday; 7 p.m., Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.
Performance of the Beethoven violin sonata cycle by violinist Calvin Wiersma, with pianists Diane Birr, Charis Dimaras, Dmitri Novgorodsky and Vadim Serebryany; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
Presentation by Pulitzer Prize finalist Augusta Read Thomas, the 2016–17 Karel Husa Visiting Professor of Composition; 7 p.m., Iger Lecture Hall, Whalen Center.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15
“Toward a Liberative Construction of Safety and Healing in Schools: Responding to the School Pushout of Black Girls,” a CSCRE Discussion Series presentation by Monique W. Morris, founder and president of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute; 6 p.m., Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall.
Concert by the Contemporary Chamber Ensemble; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
Concert by the Trombone Troupe; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16
“Of Land and Bodies: Gendering Colonization, Decolonizing the Indigenous Imagination,” a Native Heritage/1st Peoples Month presentation exploring the transformative potential of recovering story by Hayley Marama Cavino, adjunct instructor in the Syracuse University Native American Studies Program; 7 p.m., Room 222, Williams Hall.
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.