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From left, pianist Colleen Countryman, vocalist Ariel Arbisser and bassist Andy Adelewitz perform at the Apple Harvest Festival on Oct. 2, taking inspiration from soul, 90s and 2000s pop music.

Professors make music together with local artist

By Ky Will, Contributing Writer October 19, 2022
By day, they teach classes at Ithaca College. By night, two professors join forces with an Ithaca singer/songwriter's band to perform music together.
Berkeleys On Fire has punk innuendos and flavor on the surface while exploring deeper, more hard-hitting emotions within. The album is dynamic and varying.

Review: SWMRS album it burning with passion

By Hannah Fitzpatrick February 24, 2019

After Oakland-based punk-rock group SWMRS signed with New York City-based record label Fueled By Ramen and released its record label debut and overall third LP, “Drive North,” the band has returned...

Female saxaphonist, composer, bandleader, educator and activist Roxy Coss is known for her work promoting women’s place in jazz music. Coss will be performing with the jazz ensemble at the college Feb. 27.

Jazz activist Roxy Coss to perform with jazz ensemble

By Ash Bailot February 19, 2019

It’s not every day that songs like “Nasty Women Grab Back” and “Feminist AF” are performed in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. The Ithaca College Jazz Ensemble and guest saxophonist Roxy...

Junior Kyra Skye wrote and produced her own EP in 2017. She plays at venues in the Ithaca area and tours as the  bassist of the band Izzy True from Trumansburg, New York. Her music stems from rock, psychedelic and R&B genres.

Junior musician writes, produces and performs

By Ashley Stalnecker February 14, 2019

Ithaca College junior Kyra Skye approaches the microphone at The Haunt, greeting her audience with a smile. She laughs and asks the crowd if they can handle things getting “a little weird.” As she...

Alice Mertons debut album, Mint is lackluster and brings nothing new to Mertons sound.

Review: Alice Merton album “Mint” leaves a bad taste

By Avery Alexander January 27, 2019

Alice Merton broke onto the music scene in 2016 when she went straight to the top of the charts with her powerful single “No Roots.” Merton also released two other singles, “Why So Serious” and...

Senior Jon Samuels and junior Andrew Hunter pose with cassette tapes.

Right on track: Students create cassette-based label

By Steven Pirani, Assistant Accent Editor April 23, 2014
Two students create a cassette-based music label.
Dan Mills ’07 will return to Ithaca College to perform with Dan Mills and the Fairweather Band at 7 p.m. March 27 in IC Square. Mills is also an actor and was an understudy in Broadway’s “Million Dollar Quartet.”

Singer to return to alma mater with folk band

By Ashley Wolf, Staff Writer March 26, 2014
Dan Mills '07, actor and musician, will return to the college with his band, Dan Mills and the Fairweather Band, at 7 p.m. March 27 in IC Square.
Freshman Harrison Lindsay, a classic-rock musician, performs. Lindsay writes his own music but often plays covers of his influences, including The Beatles, Nirvana and Jimi Hendrix.

Freshman performs classic-rock music for the college and Ithaca community

By Ashley Wolf, Staff Writer December 4, 2013
Freshman Harrison Lindsay performs classic rock on guitar and harmonica.
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