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The Lycoming College Concert Band will perform on Thursday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport. The program is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of William Ciabattari, assistant professor of music, the band will perform selections by Percy Grainger, Eric Whitacre, Bernard Heiden and John Williams. Eugene Rousseau, an internationally-acclaimed saxophonist, will be a soloist in Heiden's "Divisions," and will be joined by Lycoming saxophone instructor Jason Laczkoski in "Variations on the Carnival of Venice."
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 & World Report. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation.