Cornell Wind Symphony Major Works Concert April 27 @ 7 PM

Chorus, Glee Club and Wind Symphony Major Works Concert. Joe Lerangis and James Spinazzola. conductors. Program includes Sally Lamb McCune’s High Water Rising, Viet Cuong’s There, excerpts from Christopher Theofanides’ Here and Now, Omar Thomas’ The Low-Down Brown Get-Down, and the final movement of Berlioz’s Grande synphonie funèbre et triomphale. Free advance tickets are available at

Upcoming Fall Performances

Nov. 6, 8:15 pm Ithaca College Contemporary Chamber Ensemble with Viridian Quartet – Caveat for Saxophone Quartet and Drum Set Nov. 13, 7:30 pm Eastman Wind Ensemble – Spiral Nov. 15, 8:00 pm Syracuse University Wind Ensemble – Caveat and High Water Rising Nov. 15, 7:30 pm University of Texas, Austin Symphony Band – Caveat Dec. 8, 8:00 pm The College of New Jersey Wind Ensemble – Taken and Spiral

Sinta Quartet Performs CAVEAT July 7, 2023

Sinta Quartet presents Homegrown The world renowned Sinta Quartet presents a highly-anticipated eclectic mix of American works, ranging from the tunes of Appalachia to the world premiere of composer-in-residence Sally Lamb McCune’s Caveat for saxophone quartet and drumset. Additional highlights include a performance of Antonín Dvořák’s String Quartet no. 12, “American,” and Marc Mellits highly virtuosic Ex Machina. Concertgoers are invited to stay after the concert and meet the performers at a post-concert reception.

Original Etudes for the Developing Conductor Available Now!

Original Études for Developing Conductors is an open-access collection of supplemental études designed to enhance contemporary conducting pedagogy. Each étude was commissioned from and composed by a living composer, the majority of whom are women-identifying composers and/or composers of color.

McCune Announced as Composer-in-Residence for South Shore Conservatory Transform Program

SOUTH OF BOSTON South Shore Conservatory continues to transform music By Robert Knox Globe Correspondent, January 13, 2023 Sally McCune has been chosen to be the composer in residence at the South Shore Conservatory of Music this summer. SOUTH SHORE CONSERVATORY Commenting on the appointment of a new composer in residence for its South Shore Conservatory Transform program, Robert Cinnante, the school’s president, said he sees music education as a practical vehicle to promote social progress. The Transform program, Cinnante …

We Wear the Sea Like a Coat Premiere March 3-6, 2022

Hoerner Theatre, Ithaca College Tickets on Sale Now! Opera Ithaca and Ithaca College announce the world premiere of We Wear the Sea Like a Coat, with music by Sally Lamb McCune and a libretto by Yvonne Gray and Rachel Lampert. The co-production runs March 3-6, 2022 at the Hoerner Theater, Dillingham Center, Ithaca College. Thursday-Saturday shows start at 8 pm. The Sunday matineé is at 2 pm. We Wear the Sea Like a Coat tells the contemporary story of …

“Listen Here” for SATB A Cappella

“Listen Here”  for SATB Choir and Optional Vocal Percussion now available through the Rollo Dilworth Choral Series, Hal Leonard Pub. Words by Langston Hughes.