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Lakeland Civic Chorus presents classical pieces and favorites by the masters of American musical theater

Posted: March 27, 2019 | Updated: April 10, 2019

The Lakeland Civic Chorus will present their spring concert called “Spring Cleaning” Sunday, April 7, at 4 p.m. in Lakeland’s Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center in the D-Building of the campus at 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, 44094.

Tickets are available at the door, or by calling the Lakeland Box Office at 440.525.7134. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and $2 for students. Tickets are also available online by visiting

Lead by Director Leonard DiCosimo, the civc chorus concert will feature a sacred and secular repertoire from American composers presented by the college's three choral ensembles. Composers Eric Whitacre, Rene Clausen and masters of the American musical theater will be featured, along with selections from Gabriel Faure and Johann Sebastian Bach. The Lakeland Civic Chorus will sing a medley from “My Fair Lady” by Allan Jay Lerner and Frederick Lowe, and The Lakeland Chorale will present a medley of songs from “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” by Stephen Sondheim. The Lakeland Women's Choir will also feature selections from women composers Vicki Tucker Courtney and Ruth Elaine Schram. The 2018-2019 winner of the Romeo Pallante Scholar award Meghan Sweeney will be a featured soprano soloist in a piece by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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

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