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Members of Transpose: Ithaca Queer Singers Alliance take a photo before rehearsal. The group, previously known as the Ithaca Gay Mens Chorus, rebranded to reflect their inclusivity.

Name change rings true for Ithaca chorus group

By Lily Lipka, Staff Writer April 5, 2023
Performing music together takes collective trust and care for each and every person performing. This has never been clearer than with Transpose: Ithaca Queer Singers Alliance. 
Pursuing a Bachelor of Music with a focus on voice in the Ithaca College School of Music, Chalnick has garnered a TikTok following of over 990,000 through her unique songwriting challenges, skits and singing videos. 

IC student nominated for iHeartRadio award

By Natalie Tribiano, Assistant Life and Culture Editor February 24, 2022
What started as simply posting singing videos to TikTok has led Alexa Chalnick to an opportunity to be a part of a nationally recognized award show.
Senior Monica Ramich plays the maid, Laetitia, in “The Old Maid and the Thief.”  Italian-American composer Gian Carlo Menotti wrote the show in 1939 for radio.

IC Theatre Arts performs two one-act operas

By Olivia Riggio, Life & Culture Editor February 28, 2019

A wealthy woman and her maid take in a handsome beggar and go to absurd and hilarious lengths to compete for his love. A fraudulent medium abuses her mute foster son and eventually slips into insanity...

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...

From left, seniors Robin Mazer and Jonah Bobo perform at the Wheels for Women Benefit Cabaret. Kathleen Mulligan, associate professor in the Department of Theatre Arts, founded the charity seven years ago.

Cabaret benefits survivors of abuse in India

By James Baratta February 6, 2019

On Feb. 2, Wheels for Women performed in Clark Theatre for its 8th Annual Benefit Cabaret. Kathleen Mulligan, associate professor in the Department of Theatre Arts, founded the Wheels for Women charity...

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...

Heard It In A Past Life is an emotional release from Maggie Rogers. She sings delicately about her time and struggles in the limelight.

Review: Maggie Rogers’ album is full of heart

By Hannah Fitzpatrick January 27, 2019

In 2016, an undergraduate student at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University played a demo for Pharrell Williams, who was teaching a master class at the time. Williams’ reaction...

Alessia Caras The Pains of Growing contains a few weak songs, but her vocals are steady throughout and her lyrics are empowering.

Review: Alessia Cara reflects on personal growth in new album

By Matilde Bechet December 10, 2018

In her latest album, “The Pains of Growing,” Alessia Cara shares her thoughts on the personal burdens that arise with her newfound independence. Cara opens the album with the title track, “Growing...

The performers sing “Go Down Moses,” a well-known Negro spiritual, during their rehearsal on Jan. 23. Performers sport Kente cloths from Ghana, purchased by conductor Baruch Whitehead.

Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers honor African-American culture

By Jake Leary and Kate Nalepinski February 8, 2017
The name of the group honors longtime Ithaca resident Dorothy Cotton, an outspoken civil rights figure who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr.
Senior Dquan Tyson performs with Ithacapella for the last time at their Block Four concert held April 22.

Ithaca College senior plans to leave behind a musical legacy

By Silas White, Staff Writer April 30, 2016
Tyson, a vocal performance major, is no stranger to performing onstage. He has performed with Ithacappella for three years, singing popular sultry songs by artists, like Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran, as well as older songs from bands like Earth, Wind & Fire. Tyson has also performed with the Ithaca College Choir and the IC Opera Workshop.
Members of Pitch Please sing at their first rehearsal of the semester Sept. 8.

Non-audition a cappella group attracts large following

By Silas White, Contributing Writer September 8, 2015
A new, up-and-coming, all-inclusive a cappella group is looking to make a name for itself around campus.
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