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Music At Lycoming

Fall 2019

Event Description

Thursday, September 5, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon: Justin Badgerow, piano

Shangraw Performance Hall, Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Join us for the first concert of our Noon Concert Series as we welcome guest artist Justin Badgerow on solo piano as he performs a concert featuring the music of Brazil. Complimentary refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

Saturday, September 7, 7:00 p.m.

"A to E with Charlie G": A musical celebration in honor of Charlie Getchell's 80th birthday

Clarke Chapel

Join Charlie Getchell and friends for a musical extravaganza on the Lycoming College Campus. Gather in Clarke Chapel to enjoy performances by a local Brass Quintet, Pine Street United Methodist Church Hand Bell Choir, Nathan Fulkerson and a vocal quartet, the “Getchell Ensemble,” Lycoming College Choir, Amanda Gunderson, Charlie Getchell, and more! Cake and light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public

Sunday, September 15, 6:00 p.m.

Summer Concert Series: Lycoming College Concert Band

Brandon Park Bandshell, Williamsport, PA

Join the Lycoming College Concert Band at the historic bandshell in beautiful Brandon Park! The band will perform once again as part of the Williamsport Summer Concert Series. The concert is free and open to the public.

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

Concert at Noon: Amanda Gunderson, solo piano

Shangraw Performance Hall, Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Lycoming College faculty, Dr. Amanda Gunderson, will present a concert at noon featuring works for solo piano. Complimentary refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

Friday, October 4th, 7:00 p.m.

Homecoming Concert

Clarke Chapel

Come and celebrate with the Lycoming College Band and Choir as they join forces in an eclectic evening of festive and nostalgic music perfect for the crisp autumn homecoming season.

Sunday, October 6th, 10:30 a.m.

Homecoming Service

Clarke Chapel

Join the choir for this non-denominational celebratory service, featuring themes of growth, unity, and homecoming.

Sunday, October 13th, 5:30 p.m.

Guest Artists: Christopher Guzman, piano & Tim Deighton, viola

Shangraw Performance Hall, Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Guest artists Christopher Guzman, piano and Tim Deighton, viola join us once again at Lycoming College for a recital in Honors Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 17th, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon: Naomi Seidman, flute & Joanne Yang, piano

Shangraw Performance Hall, Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Join us for a flute recital featuring contemporary female composers. The recital will consist of two works inspired by the history and scenery of Italy. The first is The Romance of Orcia by Yuko Uébayashi and the second, a trio for flute, cello, and piano by Hillary Tann, Gardens of Anna Maria de Medici.

Sunday, October 20, 4:00 p.m.

Williamsport Chamber Players Series: Poulenc

Community Arts Center

Join us for the Williamsport Chamber Players inaugural concert and series opener, featuring the works of Francis Poulenc. The concert will include Aubade for piano and 18 instruments, Sonata for horn, trumpet, and trombone, and Suite française. Tickets: $20

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

Lycoming College Music Department & St. Boniface Church: 'Music of Our Lady'

St. Boniface Church Catholic Church, Williamsport, PA

Members of the Lycoming College music faculty, students, and musicians of St. Boniface Church present 'Music of Our Lady'. The concert will include the Rutter Magnificat, 'Regina Coeli from Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana, selections from Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, and the Biebl Ave Maria.

Wednesday, November 6, 7:30 p.m.

Lycoming College Community Orchestra

Community Arts Center

The Lycoming College Community Orchestra presents their fall concert at the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport. The concert will feature audience favorites, including selections from West Side Story, Harry Potter, works by Cole Porter, and Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain. Admission is free.

Thursday, November 14, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon: Guest Artist Michael Parker, tuba

Shangraw Performance Hall, Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Michael Parker, tuba, will present a ‘hip hop tuba’ lecture recital as part of our Noon Concert Series. The concert is free and open to the public, light refreshments will be served.

Sunday, November 17, 4:00 p.m.

Young Artist Baroque Orchestra at Lycoming College

Shangraw Performance Hall, Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Join the Young Artist Baroque Orchestra for their fall concert in Honors Hall. The members of the select ensemble apply their insights into historically informed performance and Baroque performance practice. The concert will feature period works and will be under the direction of Lycoming College String faculty, John Paul Tobin.

Thursday, November 21, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon: Student Soloist Recital

Shangraw Performance Hall, Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

Select student vocalists and instrumentalists will perform works studied throughout the semester. The program will include works of various genres and composers.

Saturday, November 23, 7:30 p.m.

Lycoming College Concert Band & Jazz Ensemble

Clarke Chapel

The Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble join forces for an exciting fall concert in Clarke Chapel! Concert goers will hear band favorites, beloved jazz standards, and featured student soloists. The concert is free and open to the public.

Thursday, December 5, 12:00 p.m.

Concert at Noon: Student Ensemble Recital

Shangraw Performance Hall, Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

This recital will feature our brass, woodwind, string, and other student led ensembles who have been coached by music faculty during the semester. A variety of instrumental works will be performed.

Saturday, December 7, 7:30 p.m.

The Nutcracker

Community Arts Center

The Community Arts Center, Lycoming College, and Saint John’s School of the Arts have joined forces once again to present the classic holiday tradition of The Nutcracker. This production of The Nutcracker will feature live music by Lycoming College students and local musicians, under the direction of Dr. William Ciabattari, as well as a completely local intergenerational talent for the entire production, involving over 200 artists of all ages. The Nutcracker has been presented each holiday season at the Community Arts Center for over 50 years. To continue the tradition, this creative collaboration will present a lavish, imaginative, and family friendly event to the stage with performances on December 7th at 7:30 p.m. & 8th at 4 p.m., 2019. Tickets are available at www.caclive.com

Sunday, December 8, 4:00 p.m.

The Nutcracker

Community Arts Center

The Community Arts Center, Lycoming College, and Saint John’s School of the Arts have joined forces once again to present the classic holiday tradition of The Nutcracker. This production of The Nutcracker will feature live music by Lycoming College students and local musicians, under the direction of Dr. William Ciabattari, as well as a completely local intergenerational talent for the entire production, involving over 200 artists of all ages. The Nutcracker has been presented each holiday season at the Community Arts Center for over 50 years. To continue the tradition, this creative collaboration will present a lavish, imaginative, and family friendly event to the stage with performances on December 7th at 7:30 p.m. & 8th at 4 p.m., 2019. Tickets are available at www.caclive.com

Sunday, December 8, 7:00 p.m.

Candlelight Service

Clarke Chapel

Be part of an inspirational and beautiful tradition. The Lycoming College Candlelight Service is an essential staple in our musical year-long journey. Come and celebrate the season with both traditional and new music of the holiday season.