Ithaca College students can now show off their talents through television, movie and Broadway music in the Ithaca College Media Orchestra.
With the help of professional new music performance group Ensemble X, ICU Sound Works, which will hold its first performance at 8:15 p.m. Oct. 30 in Ford Hall, integrates students, faculty and professional players.
Last year marked the departure of three established professors from the School of Music. Now, of the four major bands on campus, three have new directors: Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble.
Many of the faculty in the School of Music have been teaching for over two decades. For two of them, this year will be their last as full-time professors at the college.
FLEFF is a local annual film festival in its 18th year and has been sponsored by Ithaca College since 2004. This year’s festival will include films on several topics, ranging from New York City rooftop farmers to the crisis in the Congo, all under the umbrella theme of habitats.
Senior K.C. Weston has been involved in music at the college through IC Voicestream and her indie-rock band, Second Dam, throughout her four years. After graduation, she plans to continue following her dream of being in the music business.