ITHACA, N.Y. — The Ithaca Concert Band will host a free performance Sunday, Oct. 20.

Founded in 1976, Ithaca Concert Band is a community band with “the intention of providing live, quality musical performances at places accessible to all people of Tompkins County and to offer local musicians a challenging and rewarding musical experience in an encouraging environment.” Over the years, more than 500 people have performed with the band.

The group plays concerts throughout the year and has a couple of events coming up this fall.

The Ithaca Concert Band will perform a Fall Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 in the Kulp Auditorium at Ithaca High School. They also have a Holiday Concert with Ithaca College Brass scheduled for 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 in Ford Hall at Ithaca College.

All concerts are free and open to the public.

The concert schedule is set for fall and winter, though some changes may occur due to weather. For questions or to be added to their mailing list, email

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