Music At Lycoming 2016-2017


Thursday, Sept. 1, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Guest artists Sezi Seskir, piano, and Lucy Russell, violin, will perform a recital of core works from repertory by Mozart, Beethoven and C.P.E. Bach. Admission is free.

Details about the event.

Friday, Sept. 9, 7:00 p.m.

Family Weekend

Clarke Chapel

The Lycoming College Concert Bands and Choirs will present a brief program for friends and family visiting for Family Weekend. All are welcome.  Admission is free.

Thursday, Sept. 22, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Ashley Shank, D.M.A., flute instructor at Lycoming College, will present a solo with recital. She will be joined by Amanda Gunderson, D.M.A., piano. Admission is free.

Thursday, Oct. 13, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Faculty Recital: members of the Lycoming College music faculty will join forces to present a diverse musical program. Admission is free.

Sunday, Oct. 23, 4:00 p.m.

Williamsport Symphony Orchestra Close Up Concert

Mary Lindsey Welch Honors Hall

The Making of a Genius: Follow the evolution of Mozart's style from his early sonatas for piano duet, composed for his sister and himself, to the great Quintet for Piano and Winds, which Mozart described as “the best thing I have written in my life.” Admission is $10.

Saturday, Oct. 29, 7:00 p.m.

Organ Dedication

Clarke Chapel

We are proud to officially dedicate the Allen Organ, donated by the late Dr. Mary R. Schweikle ’63 and installed with a generous gift by Charles Getchell, Sc.D. Our special guest artist for this event is Stephen Buzard, organist and music director at St. James Cathedral in Chicago. Admission is free.

Thursday, Nov. 3, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Dick Adams and his quartet will present a jazz concert. This program will feature a wide spectrum of tunes including many wonderful standards. Admission is free.

Friday, Nov. 4

Time to be announced later in the season

Lycoming Baroque Choir and Orchestra

Susquehanna University, Stretansky Concert Hall

The Lycoming Baroque Choir and Orchestra has been invited to give a guest performance at the American Choral Directors Association fall Pennsylvania conference. Come celebrate this honor with us and enjoy selections by Claudio Monteverdi and the unheralded Czech composer, Jan Dismas Zelenka. The concert will feature Lycoming students and faculty, members of Williamsport Symphony Orchestra, and talented musicians of all ages from our local communities. Ticket cost to be announced later in the season.

Sunday, Nov. 6, 1 p.m.

Faculty Recital

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Lycoming faculty members Urie Kline and Rich Cummings come together to present a joint faculty percussion recital.  Admission is free.

Sunday, Nov. 6, 5:30 p.m.

Williamsport Symphony Youth Orchestra

Clarke Chapel

The WSYO will perform a concert as part of the Williamsport Symphony’s 50th Anniversary. The WSYO is made up of area middle and high school students who gain admission via audition. The group is under the direction of William S. Ciabattari, Ph.D. Admission is free.

Sunday, Nov. 13, 2:00 p.m.

Lycoming College Choirs in Concert

Faxon-Kenmar United Methodist Church (1301 Clayton Ave.)

The Lycoming College Choirs will perform selections from the upcoming Tour Choir concert, My Love Dwelt in a Northern Land, and will feature a variety of sacred works performed by the 100-voice Lycoming College Choir. Admission is free.

Friday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m.

Band and Orchestra Concert

Venue Change!

The concert will be held in Clarke Chapel 

The Lycoming College Concert Band will join forces with the Lycoming College Community Orchestra to present a concert at the Community Arts Center. William Ciabattari, Ph.D., is the conductor of both groups, but this semester we are honored to have Ken Sarch, D.M.A., as guest conductor for the Lycoming College Community Orchestra. Admission is free.

Originally scheduled for the Community Arts Center, the concert will now be held in Clarke Chapel on the Lycoming College campus.

Thursday, Dec. 1, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Student Soloist Recital: This concert will feature Lycoming College students who are currently working with our applied faculty. Admission is free.

Thursday, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m.

Faculty Recital

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Artist-in-residence and Lycoming voice faculty member Fiona Gillespie Jackson, soprano, gives a recital of works of praise and celebration, featuring contemporary British Minimalist composer, Gavin Bryars' “Laude Cortonese,” and W. A. Mozart's "Exultate, Jubilate." Showcasing Lycoming College instrumental faculty and students, and tenor, Nate Hodgson.

Saturday, Dec. 3, 3:00 p.m.

Senior Recital

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall 

The senior voice recital of tenor Mark Munford. Admission is free.

Sunday, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m.

Candlelight Service

Clarke Chapel

A popular Lycoming College tradition, the Christmas Candlelight Service is a “Service of Lessons and Carols” where students, faculty, staff and members of the community come together to celebrate the holiday season. Admission is free.

Thursday, Dec. 8, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Student Ensemble Recital: This concert will feature the brass and woodwind quintets, string ensemble, clarinet ensemble, flute choir and others. Admission is free.

Friday, Dec. 9, 8:00 p.m.

Lycoming College Jazz Ensemble

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

The Lycoming College Jazz Ensemble will present its end of the semester show, featuring a broad spectrum of jazz and popular music. Admission is free.


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