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Lakeland Civic Chorus celebrates the beauty of the season in their fall concert

Posted: October 19, 2022

The Lakeland Civic Chorus willpresent their first concert of the 2022-2023 season with "Autumn Leaves” Sunday,Oct. 23, 2022, at 4 p.m. in Lakeland’s Dr. WayneL. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center in the D-Building of the campus at7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland.

Concert tickets are available at the box office or online at 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.

Led by director Ben Richard, the Lakeland Civic Chorus will celebrate the majesty of fall inspired by Joseph Kosma’s and Johnny Mercer’s 1945 jazz standard “Autumn Leaves.” The performance will include a variety of choral selections that include John Leavitt’s Latin Mass “Festival Sanctus,” John Rutter’s “For the Beauty of the Earth” and James Agee’s “Sure on this Shining Night.” A special ensemble will perform Jay Althouse’s “Autumn Moon.”


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


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 11,000 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.

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