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Lakeland Civic Band concert delights with Broadway’s greatest hits

Re-Posted: February 2, 2018
Original Post Date: March 2, 2018

The Lakeland Civic Band will perform a tribute to many notable Broadway hits in their spring concert “The Best of Broadway.” The concert is slated for Sunday, March 11, at 4 p.m. in Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center, in the D-Building on the college’s main campus at 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, 44094.

Tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and $2 for students. Tickets can be purchased at the college’s box office on the date of the concert or in advance by calling 440.525.7134 or online through

Under the direction of Daniel Crain, the tribute will highlight music from some the most popular Broadway shows of all time, including “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Les Miserables,” “The Music Man,” “West Side Story,” “Jersey Boys” and many more. The concert will feature guest tuba soloist J.c. Sherman, a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and is currently the tuba professor at Cleveland State University.He will perform the premiere of the wind band transcription of “Concerto for Tubameister” by Victor Davies.

The Lakeland Civic Band

The Lakeland Civic Band provides an opportunity for instrumentalists from the area to perform band literature of the highest quality. Its membership is drawn from Lakeland students, talented high school players, school music teachers and directors, and community musicians who are selected by audition.

In addition to concerts at Lakeland each fall and spring, the band has performed at area high schools and universities; national, state and regional conferences and conventions; Severance Hall and the Chautauqua Institute. The band has invited a variety of illustrious guest conductors and artists and has featured several of its members as soloists. The Lakeland Civic Band received the Sudler Silver Scroll Award presented by the Sousa Foundation in recognition of musical excellence and service to the community.

About the civic music programs

Lakeland Community College provides community members the opportunity to express and advance their talents by performing in four music groups: the Lakeland Civic Band, the Lakeland Civic Chorus, the Lakeland Civic Jazz Orchestra and the Lakeland Civic Orchestra.Additionally, the college offers talented high school students Jazz Impact, an all-star high school music group.

For more information about the civic music groups and auditions, contact Jeri Lynn Pilarczyk in the Arts and Sciences Division at 440.525.7261 or email

Lakeland Community College is located at the I-90 East/ Route 306 exit. Free parking is available.

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