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Lakeland Civic Orchestra and Civic Band combine for “Musical Collage”

Posted: April 19, 2022

The Lakeland Civic Orchestra and Lakeland Civic Band will combine to present their last spring semester concert with “A Musical Collage” Sunday, April 24, 2022, at 4 p.m. in the Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center. The center is located on the first floor of the D-Building on the campus of Lakeland Community College.

Concert tickets are available for sale online only at Ticket prices are $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and veterans and $2 for students. Guests should bring their order confirmation to show at the door.

Dr. Matthew C. Saunders will lead the 55-member orchestra works for chamber ensembles and full orchestra, including works by Karl Jenkins, Charles Gounod, Aaron Copland, Matthew Saunders, Cecille Chaminade and Ottorino Respighi. Judith Elias, director of the Lakeland Civic Flute Choir, will appear as flute soloists in Chaminade’s “Concertino” for flute and orchestra.

Daniel Crain will direct the 70-member Lakeland Civic Band in classic and contemporary works for band by Leo Delibes, Alfred Reed, Richard Saucedo, Edwin Franko Goldman and John Philip Sousa. Chris Weinkamer will appear as soloist in Reed’s “Ode for Trumpet.”

This concert represents a rare opportunity to see two venerable Lakeland ensembles in action together and highlights the instrumental artistry of local wind and string musicians in solo, small group, and large ensemble settings.


Lakeland Community College provides community members the opportunity to express and advance their talents by performing in five music groups: the Lakeland Civic Band, the Lakeland Civic Chorus, the Lakeland Civic Flute Choir, 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 atthe I-90 East/ Route 306 exit. Free parking is available.


For more than 50 years, Lakeland Community College has impacted thousands of lives through learning. Founded in 1967, Lakeland was the first college in Ohio created by a vote of the people. True to its mission, the college provides quality learning opportunities to nearly 8,000 credit students to meet the needs of the community at its campus in Kirtland and online.

Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, Lakeland offers more than 140 associate degree and certificate programs that may lead to high-demand careers or transfer to four-year institutions. The

college also provides access to bachelor’s, graduate and doctorate degrees along with certificates and endorsements, as well as lifelong learning opportunities, on campus through the Holden University Center of Lakeland, in partnership with 12 four-year institutions.

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