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MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS

IHS Jazz Band End-of-Year Event
Introduction to "A Jazz Celebration"
 
IHS Jazz Band End-of-Year Event
"Scrapple from the Apple" and "Sonando"
 
IHS Jazz Band End-of-Year Event
Full Video with Senior Tributes
 
IHS Jazz Band End-of-Year Event
Shortened Video (Music Only)
 
IHS Orchestras: Final Concert 2021
 
Cayuga Chamber Orchestra Youth Outreach Program: Final Concert
The Ithaca High School Bands and Orchestras present a special concert for the second graders of Tompkins County, as the culminating event of the CCO Youth Outreach Program.
 
DeWitt Band Virtual Spring Performance
 
"Second Line" by the DeWitt Middle School Bands
A jazz parade to celebrate the end of a crazy year, with staff guest appearances and improvised jazz solos!
 
"Last Ride of the Pony Express" by the DeWitt Middle School 7th and 8th Grade Band
A tribute to essential workers.
 
"Salute to Liberty" by the DeWitt Middle School 6th Grade Band 
 
"Restorative Blues" by DeWitt 8th Grade Band Students
Original student composition by Caedmon Sethupathy, written for the 8th grade promotion ceremony. Vocals directed by Jennifer Kivisild.
 
"Variations on a Korean Folk Song" - The Bands of IHS
In observance of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, the Bands of Ithaca High School produced a virtual performance of "Variations on a Korean Folk Song" by John Barnes Chance. The video will also be used, along with the Sir Duke Inspiration Project (below), as part of the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra's 2nd-grade outreach program.
 
"Of Our New Day Begun" - IHS Wind Ensemble
 
"Sir Duke Inspiration Project" - The Bands of IHS
 
IHS Choir's "Lost and Found" Concert
 
"Glory" by IHS Choir and Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers
 
IHS Orchestra Cabaret
 
IHS Band Night
The Bands of IHS hosted a casual evening of shared music to kick off Music in Our Schools Month.
 
Aaliya Mondesir Interview
As part of their unit on Video Game Music, 4th and 5th grade students at Caroline and Enfield wrote questions for composer Aaliya Mondesir to answer. Aaliya, a recent graduate of SUNY Fredonia, contributed music to Run Alob Run, her first video game available on the App Store and Google Play.