Lycoming College hosts first-ever Saxophone Day

Led by instructor of music, Jason Laczkoski, the Lycoming College Music Department recently organized and hosted the first Lycoming College Saxophone Day in Mary Lindsay Honors Hall.

Students from Lycoming, Mansfield University and Pennsylvania State University, as well as high school students from Ithaca, N.Y., received instruction from world-renowned saxophonist and teacher Dr. Eugene Rousseau.

In addition to the master class taught by Rousseau, the event also included musical performances and workshops on entrepreneurship and technique.

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.

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