The Lycoming College Concert Band will present a free, public concert on Friday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Curtin Middle School Auditorium, 85 Eldred Street, Williamsport.
Dr. William Ciabattari, assistant professor of music and director of bands at Lycoming, will conduct the instrumentalists in performances of works by Delibes, Saint-Saens, Hazo, Rath and others. Clarinet instructor Judith Burke and senior Lucas Reckling will be featured soloists in Mendelsohn's Concert Piece No. 2 for Two Clarinets and Band.
The Lycoming College Concert Band, open to all students by audition, is comprised of approximately 50 woodwind, brass and percussion players. The group tours at the end of the spring semester.
Founded in 1812 and celebrating its bicentennial during the 2011-12 academic year, Lycoming College is a national liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. It offers 35 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News and World Report. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more information, visit www.lycoming.edu.