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Lycoming presents a celebration of jazz

Lycoming presents a celebration of jazz

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Lycoming College’s Jazz Ensemble will join forces with the Williamsport City Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, April 7, 7: 30 p.m, at the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport. Admission is $15 and tickets can be purchased at or by calling (570) 326-2424.

The Lycoming College Jazz Ensemble will open the show, and then the Williamsport City Jazz Orchestra will perform. The two ensembles will join forces for a selection to end the concert. Together, they will bring a variety of arrangements for big band to the stage, including favorites such as “Moon River,” “That’s Life,” “Summertime,” “Night and Day” and more. Suzie Cioffi will join the ensembles as guest vocalist for the evening.

“The Lycoming College Jazz Ensemble has been performing music in the lobby of the CAC for a variety of other acts for the last couple of years,” said William Ciabattari, associate professor of music and chair of the department. “We have made it to the stage for the first time, and we are sharing that opportunity with our mentors and friends, Williamsport’s own professional big band, the Williamsport City Jazz Orchestra.”

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