Lycoming College Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble present jazz standards, student conductor

Lycoming College Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble present jazz standards, student conductor

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The Lycoming College Concert Band and the Lycoming College Jazz Ensemble join together to present a concert at Clarke Chapel on the Lycoming College campus, Saturday, Nov. 23, at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.

The Lycoming College Jazz Ensemble will perform jazz standards and favorites featuring student solos. Selections on the program include “Salsa Nights,” “Stolen Moments,” “Brother Ray,” “Teddy the Toad,” and an arrangement of “I Can’t Help It” made popular by Michael Jackson. The ensemble delivers exciting and enjoyable performances throughout the community and on campus, and collaborates with the Williamsport City Jazz Orchestra for performances at the Community Arts Center.

The Lycoming College Concert Band will take the stage to perform selections including “Groove Music” by Brian Balmages, “After the Cake Walk” by Robert Dett, and “The Gathering of the Ranks at Hebron” by David Holsinger. The band will also perform “Electricity” by Daniel Bukvich, which will be conducted by music major, Anna Klimitchev. Comprised of woodwind, brass, and percussion players who perform a wide variety of band literature, the band performs annually on campus, at community venues, and as part of the Summer Concert Series at Brandon Park, as well as in a regional tour at the end of each spring semester, and at the annual football game with fellow alumni band members.

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