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Disneys Newsies seizes the stage in the captivating musical based on the 1899 Newsboy strike as a result of paper prices being raised.

Watch what happens when Dillingham’s ‘Newsies’ seize the day

By Sofia Lopez, Contributing Writer October 31, 2023
The Ithaca College School of Music, Theater, and Dance’s main stage fall production is Disney’s “Newsies.” The show runs from Oct. 27 to Nov. 1 with a preview held Oct. 25 at the Horener Theater in Dillingham. 
Anne Hogan joined Ithaca College as the inaugural dean of the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance (MTD) on Aug. 1. She most recently served at the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee, as the dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts. 

Q&A: Dean shares vision for School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Contributing Writer September 7, 2022
Contributing writer Noa Ran-Ressler sat down with new dean, Anne Hogan, to discuss her vision for the new School of Music, Theatre, and Dance.
Louis Menchaca, graduate student in the School of Music, addresses his discontent with the deficit of tenure-track faculty, which eliminates a sense of stability for current and future students.

Commentary: Lack of tenure-track faculty is a detriment

By Louis Menchaca April 21, 2022
Could the money being used to create new administrative positions not instead be used to fund more tenure-track positions and searches for such faculty? 
Junior Isaac Schneider is one music student taking part in Music as Medicine, a collaboration between Ithaca College and Cayuga Medical Center to provide music to hospital patients.

School of Music initiative brings music to Cayuga Hospital

By Caroline Grass, Staff Writer March 24, 2022
The School of Music is starting an initiative, where students perform at Cayuga Medical Center in an effort to bring reprieve to a stressful environment.
From left, Interim President La Jerne Cornish and Interim Provost Melanie Stein discuss the colleges new School of Music, Theatre and Dance.

Announced merger raises tension between faculty and administration

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor February 3, 2022
On Jan. 25, Ithaca College announced the formation of a new school, called the School of Music Theatre and Dance.
Editorial: Celebration at All-College Gathering is unfitting

Editorial: Celebration at All-College Gathering is unfitting

By The Ithacan February 3, 2022
On Feb. 1, La Jerne Cornish, interim president of Ithaca College, facilitated an All-College Gathering for students, staff and faculty.
Sophomore David Klos thinks that the upcoming Department of Theatre Arts and School of Music merge is as an amazing opportunity for the students.

Commentary: Theater students will benefit from merge

By David Klos November 17, 2021
From both the theatre department and music school perspective students may find that there are advantages and new opportunities to merge the two schools
The first phase of the APP included the elimination of 116 full-time equivalent (FTE) faculty and 26 majors, departments and programs. The second phase will focus on reorganizing and restructuring different academic areas, including moving the theater department into the School of Music. 

Students express concern over theater arts department move

By Syd Pierre, Assistant News Editor October 27, 2021
Some members of the campus community have concerns about how the move of the Department of Theatre Arts to the School of Music will impact students.
Freshmen Paloma La Valley and Noah Richardson were elected as Class of 2025 senators, freshman Vincent Tavernese was elected as the School of Music senator, sophomore Casey Ingraham was elected as transfer senator and junior Lauren Hitesman was elected as varsity athlete senator. 

SGC elects new senators for the 2021-22 academic year

By Mel Andia, Contributing Writer October 6, 2021
The Student Governance Council (SGC) has elected senators for the Class of 2025, School of Music, Transfer and Varsity Athlete positions.
The Ithaca College Presidential Search Committee has announced that it has picked an executive search firm to use in the search for the 10th president of the college.

College recommending finalists for VP of finance by end of April

By Alexis Manore, News Editor April 19, 2021
The search committee for a new vice president for finance will meet with semifinalists for the position and recommend finalists to President Shirley M. Collado.
Ithaca College senior Karly Masters is learning two new instruments, trombone and French horn in F, this semester. She said that this has been difficult over Zoom because her professors cannot hear her play as much.

Virtual classes fall flat for music students and faculty

By Arleigh Rodgers and Emily Lussier November 6, 2020
Online classes for Fall 2020 have posed difficulties in teaching and learning for faculty and students in the School of Music.
Phil Blackman, assistant professor in the Department of Accounting and Business Law, organized the first Music and Sound for Picture Conference which is set to take place on April 6. The event will be a collaboration between the Ithaca College School of Business, Roy H. Park School of Communications and School of Music.

Park, Music and Business schools collaborate on music in film event

By Sydney Keller, Staff Writer April 2, 2019
The Ithaca College School of Business, Roy H. Park School of Communications and School of Music collaborated on a Music and Sound Conference.
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