Wilkes University Civic Band Concert on April 28
Wilkes-Barre, PA (04/17/2018) — Media contact for this release: Gabrielle D'Amico, Director of Communications firstname.lastname@example.org (570) 408-4510.
The Wilkes University Civic Band will present a concert of music on April 28, at 3 p.m. in the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts. The concert, conducted by Philip G. Simon, associate professor of music, will feature guest conductor, Thomas Fadden and guest dancer, Wilkes student Brianna Schunk. Admission is free and the concert is open to the public.
The concert showcases music of The British Isles: featuring Mars, from the Planets and The First Suite in E-flat by Gustav Holst; Solitary Dancer by Warren Benson and Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo by Malcom Arnold.
The Wilkes University Civic Band, comprises Wilkes University student musicians and local adult and student musicians from the community.
About Wilkes University:
Wilkes University is an independent institution of higher education dedicated to academic and intellectual excellence through mentoring in the liberal arts, sciences and professional programs. Founded in 1933, the university is on a mission to create one of the great small universities, offering all of the programs, activities and opportunities of a large, research university in the intimate, caring and mentoring environment of a small, liberal arts college, at a cost that is increasingly competitive with public universities. The Economist named Wilkes 25th in the nation for the value of its education for graduates. In addition to 43 bachelor's degree programs, Wilkes offers 25 master's degree programs and five doctoral/terminal degree programs, including the doctor of philosophy in nursing, doctor of nursing practice, doctor of education, doctor of pharmacy, and master of fine arts in creative writing. Learn more at www.wilkes.edu.