“Why would you be by yourself on a huge stage? … How can you communicate your feelings when you are so far away from [the audience]?”
Ithaca Underground advertises itself as an organization that provides an inclusive environment fostering exploration of artistic style for bands.
“[The Orchestra] brings these two seemingly different worlds together and helps us realize there’s actually a lot of similarities between the two.”
The name of the group honors longtime Ithaca resident Dorothy Cotton, an outspoken civil rights figure who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr.
To raise awareness for homelessness in Tompkins County, the Delta Chapter of the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia hosted the Sinfonia Ball Jan. 27 in the Whalen Center for Music.