A Musical Look at Ithaca’s Cultural History
| April 30, 2019
The VOICES Multicultural Chorus present ‘Exploring Ithaca’s Heritage Through Song’. Artistic Director Lorrene Adams joins us to talk about the research that went into creating the program, the collaboration with The History Center in Tompkins County, and the discoveries made about the rich history of Ithaca.
Photo credit: VOICES Multicultural Chorus
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