Wilkes University Civic Band Chamber Ensembles Present Concert Dec. 6

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WILKES-BARRE, PA (11/28/2017) The Wilkes University Civic Band Chamber Ensembles will perform a concert of music for winds and percussion on Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Church of Christ Uniting, 190 S. Sprague Ave., Kingston. Admission is free and the concert is open to the public.

Chamber Ensembles will perform a selection of wind and percussion music under the direction of Philip Simon, associate professor of music and director of bands and Michele Fadden, percussion instructor. Selections include Little Symphony for Winds by Franz Schubert; Mitchell Peters's, A La Nañigo for percussion ensemble; Acton Ostling, Jr.'s, Suite for Percussion, and The Symphony for Brass Choir by Vincent Ewald.

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.