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Lycoming College Wind Ensemble returns to the Community Arts Center

Lycoming College Wind Ensemble returns to the Community Arts Center

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Lycoming College’s Wind Ensemble will return to Williamsport’s Community Arts Center with an eclectic program of music for wind band. The performance is scheduled for Friday, March 2, at 7:30pm. Tickets can be purchased for $10 at or 570-326-2424.

The concert will showcase two selections from Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide,” with special guests Saint Johns School of the Arts Dance Ensemble, under the direction of Theresa Kendall, ballet and modern dance instructor at Williamsport’s Saint John’s School of the Arts, which offers training in music and the fine arts to area youth and adults.

Rebecca Ciabattari, a trombonist with the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra and Burning River Brass, will perform Rimsky Korsakov’s Trombone Concerto.

Attendees can expect to hear additional selections, including Vincent Persichetti’s “Divertimento,” “Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral,” from Wagner’s opera, “Lohengrin,” and more.

“This concert will provide the Williamsport community a preview of what the ensemble will present at the Pennsylvania Music Educator’s Association (PMEA) State Conference in April,” said Bill Ciabattari, Ph.D., associate professor of music at Lycoming College, and chair of the department. “There will be great dancing, an outstanding soloist, video media and wonderful music.”

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