Marywood University Band members were recently notified that they have been selected as members of the 70th Annual Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band Festival, the country’s oldest collegiate honor band. The festival will be held from Friday, February 10, through Sunday, February 12, 2017, at Grove City College, Grove City, Pa. Colonel Thomas H. Palmatier, former leader and commander of the U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” will serve as conductor.


Marywood University Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony members are pictured from left to right: Shannon Would, string bass, freshman music therapy major, Bangor, Pa.; Max Angelroth, French horn, freshman music education major, Larksville, Pa.; Tara Kelly, clarinet, senior music therapy major, Honesdale, Pa.; Mollie Host, clarinet, senior music education major, Montrose, Pa.; Mariah Robbins, French horn, senior art therapy major, Horseheads, N.Y.; and Cody Messersmith, tuba, senior music education major, York, Pa.



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