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Music At Lycoming

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Thursday, Sep. 7, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon: Faculty Recital - Anne Sullivan, harp, Ashley Shank, flute

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Anne Sullivan, harpist, returns to Lycoming to present a program of music for solo harp including music by Schubert, Pescetti, Salzedo and Page/Plant. She will be joined by flutist Ashley Shank in the Sonata for flute and harp by Hovhaness.

Saturday, Sep. 16, 6:00 p.m.

Family Pops Concert with the Lycoming College Concert Band

Brandon Park Band Shell

The band will perform and outdoor concert for the community featuring many popular songs, marches, and movie music. Join us for a fun evening at Brandon Park. The rain date will be the following day, Sunday, September 17th at 6 p.m.

Friday, Sep. 22, 7:30 p.m.

Guest Artist Recital: James Lyon, violin, with Svetlana Rodionova, piano

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Penn State violin professor, James Lyon, presents a recital titled “Made in America.” The repertoire features Charles Ives’ violin sonata based on hymns sung at children’s worship services, a sonata by Jewish-American composer Aaron Copland, Irish-American composer, Amy Beach’s “Romance,” and a suite by African-American composer William Grant Still based on paintings of the Harlem Renaissance. Lyon is joined by collaborative pianist Svetlana Rodionova.

Thursday, Sep. 28, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon: Faculty Recital - Paula Maust, harpsichord and Sarah Lynn, baroque flute

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Hailed by Cleveland Classical as an upcoming artist with “musical prowess,” Sarah Lynn is a baroque flutist who has performed as a soloist with Apollo’s Fire; The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, The Maple City Chamber Orchestra, and The Trinity Cathedral Orchestra. Praised as “a refined and elegant performer” by the Boston Musical Intelligencer, Paula Maust performs extensively as a harpsichordist and organist across the United States. The duo presents a program of sonatas by J.S.Bach, Franz Xaver Richter, and selections from Royer’s Pièces de clavecin.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 4:00 p.m.

The Music of Robert Schumann

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Passionate and poignant--humor-filled and heartfelt, Schumann’s music is romanticism at its finest. Our concert includes his song cycle, Frauenliebe und -Leben [A Woman’s Life and Love], Andante and Variations for Two Pianos and the beloved Quintet for Piano and Strings. Featured performers are Bernadette Boerckel, soprano, Amanda Gunderson and Gary Boerckel, pianists.

Admission is $10 at the door. Tickets for the package of three close up concerts can be purchased for $25 by calling the music office at (570)-321-4016.

Friday, Oct. 6, 7:00 p.m.

Family Weekend/Homecoming Concert

Clarke Chapel

The Lycoming College Choirs, Concert Band, and soloists present a sampling of repertoire from the current semester. Admission is free.

Thursday, Oct. 26, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon: Lycoming College Chamber Choir

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Medieval to Modern: Join the Lycoming College Chamber Choir on a diverse journey through choral history. Repertoire will include everything from Gregorian chant to music of today’s most dynamic composers.

Saturday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m.

Lycoming College Concert Band with special guest ensemble, the Repasz Band

Community Arts Center (220 W. 4th St. in Williamsport)

The LCCB and the Repasz band will join forces for this event. Each group will perform a short concert before both groups combine to perform a grand finale. Admission is free.

Sunday, Nov. 12, 4:00 p.m.

Lycoming College Community Orchestra and the Lycoming College Concert Choir

Community Arts Center (220 W. 4th St. in Williamsport)

The Lyco Community Orchestra and Choirs will perform a joint concert. The groups will join forces for the final work. This concert will be the CAC debut of Lycoming's new choir director, Dr. Daniel Hall.

Thursday, Nov. 30, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon: Student Soloist Recital

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Student singers and instrumentalists will perform works studied with our faculty during the semester.

Saturday, Dec. 2, 1:00 p.m.

Senior Recital: Amy Pocius, double bass

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Senior music/music education major, Amy Pocius, will present her graduation recital with Dr. Amanda Gunderson, piano. Admission is free.

Saturday, Dec. 2 7:30 p.m.

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

The Nutcracker Ballet

Community Arts Center (220W. 4th St. in Williamsport)

The Lycoming College Music Department and the St. John School of the Arts, in collaboration with the Community Arts Center, will present Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker with dancers under the direction of Theresa Kendall and a live orchestra conducted by Dr. William Ciabattari. Tickets are $15/$20/$25

Sunday, Dec. 10, 7:00 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.

Thursday, Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon: Student Ensemble Recital

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

This concert will feature our brass, woodwind, and string ensembles in addition to other student led groups who have been coached by faculty throughout the semester.

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

Lycoming College Jazz Ensemble

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

The Lycoming College Jazz Ensemble will perform its annual end-of-the-semester show bringing a variety of arrangements for big band to the stage. Student soloists and combos will also be featured.

Sunday, Dec. 9, 3:00 p.m.

Senior Recital: Brooke Spicer, mezzo soprano

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Senior music major, Brooke Spicer, will present a senior recital featuring art song and arias with Kristin Ivers, piano.

Sunday, Jan. 14, 4:00 p.m.

Winter Serenade

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

William Ciabattari conducts Dvorak’s Serenade for Wind Instruments, Cello, and Double Bass which evokes the charming music that entertained listeners in eighteenth-century palace gardens. The other work on our program--Brahms’s Trio for Piano, Violin, and Horn--could be called a serenade because it too suggests the outdoors, but the scenery has changed from a garden to a forest.

Admission is $10 at the door. Tickets for the package of three close up concerts can be purchased for $25 by calling the music office at (570)-321-4016.

Sunday, Mar. 25, 4:00 p.m.

Lisa Caravan, cellist

Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Lisa Caravan became the principal cellist of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra at the conclusion of the 2016-17 season. An accomplished soloist and teacher, Dr. Caravan has advanced degrees in cello performance and music education and is an Assistant Professor of Music at Bucknell University. She performs music for cello and piano with pianist Gary Boerckel.

Admission is $10 at the door. Tickets for the package of three close up concerts can be purchased for $25 by calling the music office at (570)-321-4016.

 

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