The Lakeland Civic Band presents their first concert of the 2022-2023 season with “Folk Dances and Polkas” Sunday, Oct. 16, 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 at the box office or online at lakelandcc.edu/arts. Ticket prices are $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and veterans and $2 for students. Online purchasers should bring their order confirmation to show at the door.
Under the direction of Frank Cosenza, the Lakeland Civic Band will play selections from John Philip Sousa, Dimitri Shostakovich and Leonard Bernstein among others as they celebrate polkas and folk music from around the world. Nada Montgomery will be featured as piccolo soloist in the presentation of “Pipelette Polka” by Felix Boisson.
ABOUT THE 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 ENSEMBLES
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 email@example.com.
ABOUT LAKELAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE
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 more than 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 11 four-year institutions.
Lakeland Community College is located atthe I-90 East/ Route 306 exit. Free parking is available.