Friday, February 16, 2018

Lycoming College Wind Ensemble returns to the Community Arts Center


WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Lycoming College’s Wind Ensemble will return to Williamsport’s Community Arts Center with an eclectic program of music for wind band. The performance is scheduled for Friday, March 2, at 7:30pm. Tickets can be purchased for $10 at caclive.com or 570-326-2424.


The concert will showcase two selections from Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide,” with special guests Saint Johns School of the Arts Dance Ensemble, under the direction of Theresa Kendall, ballet and modern dance instructor at Williamsport’s Saint John’s School of the Arts, which offers training in music and the fine arts to area youth and adults.

Rebecca Ciabattari, a trombonist with the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra and Burning River Brass, will perform Rimsky Korsakov’s Trombone Concerto.

Attendees can expect to hear additional selections, including Vincent Persichetti’s “Divertimento,” “Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral,” from Wagner’s opera, “Lohengrin,” and more.

“This concert will provide the Williamsport community a preview of what the ensemble will present at the Pennsylvania Music Educator’s Association (PMEA) State Conference in April,” said Bill Ciabattari, Ph.D., associate professor of music at Lycoming College, and chair of the department. “There will be great dancing, an outstanding soloist, video media and wonderful music.”

About Lycoming College
Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected liberal arts colleges. Today, our community of 1,300 active learners from 29 states and territories and 24 countries work with our renowned scholars to craft customized, market-driven majors, minors and concentrations across our 60+ academic programs. These students also compete in 17 NCAA Division III sports and study abroad in more than a dozen countries. Lycoming College has one of the highest endowment-per-student ratios among Pennsylvania colleges and is ranked by Forbes as among the very best for financial strength and operational soundness. Learn more athttp://www.lycoming.edu.

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