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 From left, Manager of Concerts and Facilities Erik Kibelsbeck and graduate student at Ithaca College and violin instructor at Cornell Timna Mayer perform at the first living room concert March 26 at Nabenhauer Recital Hall. Mayer plans on hosting a concert once a month.

Living room concerts brings live music back to its roots

By Silas White, Staff Writer May 3, 2017
“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]?”
Brand New Day is a departure for The Mavericks. The band is known for their rock style, but their latest album infuses their tracks with elements of folk music.

Review: The Mavericks make magic with ‘Brand New Day’

By Meg Tippett, Staff Writer April 5, 2017
The Mavericks released several rock albums throughout their career, but “Brand New Day” is a step away from these old roots.
Ithaca College Gamer Symphony Orchestra Performs

Ithaca College Gamer Symphony Orchestra Performs

By Rachel Doane and Yana Mazurkevich October 29, 2014
The Gamer Symphony Orchestra performed in Ford Hall on Oct 28. Their set list included songs from video games such as “Final Fantasy” and “Fire Emblem.”

Violins engineered to imitate human voice, studies show

By Amanda Hutchinson, Contributing Writer March 31, 2013
As a member of IC’s Gamer Symphony Orchestra, I hear the conductors referring to instruments “singing” pretty frequently. A lot of our music is written for instruments to substitute for vocals, so breathing patterns and articulations have to be tweaked to produce a sound that’s less like a machine and more like a voice. Recent…

Video: String Quartet Performance

By Jaclyn Cataldi March 20, 2013
The Amernet Quartet performs in Whalen and plays a string piece composed by Ithaca College music professor Dana Wilson.
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