2019 Season Coming Soon!

In 2018, we celebrated Luzerne Music Center's 38th season!  Listed below are the details from our Faculty Artist Series, Luzerne Chamber Music Festival, and free student concerts.  We are looking forward to another summer of fantastic music making in 2019!


Faculty Artist


Luzerne Chamber

Music Festival

Free Student



Luzerne Chamber Music Festival

Tickets: VIP $45* / Adults $35 / Seniors $25 / Students $5

*VIP tickets guarantee reserved seating in the front portion of the Lodge. All other seating is General Admission.


July 09, 2018

Musicians of the NYC Ballet in concert with Elizabeth Pitcairn

7:30 PM

Glen Inanga, piano

Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin

Arturo Delmoni, violin

Michael Roth, viola

Sarah Hewitt-Roth, cello


Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828) - Sonata in B-flat Major, D960

  1. Molto moderato

  2. Andante sostenuto

  3. [Scherzo] Allegro vivace con delicatezza

  4. Allegro ma non troppo

Moritz Moszkowski (1854-1925) - Suite, Op. 71

  1. Allegro energico

  2. Allegro moderato

  3. Lento assai

  4. Molto vivace


Antonín Dvorák (1841 - 1904) -  Piano Quintet No. 2, Op. 81

  1. Allegro, ma non tanto

  2. Dumka - Andante con moto

  3. Scherzo - Molto vivace

  4. Finale - Allegro

July 23, 2018

Toby Blumenthal with Principal Players of the Austin Symphony


Toby Blumenthal, piano

Richard Kilmer, violin

Bruce Williams, viola

Douglas Harvey, cello


J.S. Bach (1685-1750) - Gamba Sonata in D Major, BWV 1028

  1. Adagio

  2. Allegro

  3. Andante

  4. Allegro


Joaquin Turina (1882-1949) - Piano Quartet in A minor, Op. 67

  1. Lento - Andante mosso

  2. Vivo

  3. Andante - Allegretto


Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904) - Piano Quartet in D Major No. 1, Op. 23

  1. Allegro moderato

  2. Andantino con variazioni

  3. Finale. Allegretto scherzando

July 30, 2018

Caroga Lake Festival Players


KASA Quartet

Andy Liang, violin

Aaron Schwartz, violin

Stephanie Price-Wong, viola

Kyle Barrett Price, cello


Callisto Quartet

Paul Aguilar, violin

Rachel Stenzel, violin

Eva Kennedy, viola

Hannah Moses, cello


Graeme Steele Johnson, clarinet


Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) - Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115

  1. Allegro


Robert Schumann (1810-1856) - Quartet No. 3, Op. 41

   IV.    Finale. Allegro molto vivace - Quasi Trio.


Frank Churchill (1901-1942) - Someday My Prince Will Come

   arr. Quatuor Ebene, trans. Aaron Schwartz


Misirlou from the movie "Pulp Fiction" (1994)

   arr. Quatuor Ebene


W.A. Mozart (1756-1791) - Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581

  1. Allegro


Claude Debussy (1862-1918) - String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10

    III.   Andantino, doucement expressif

    IV.  Très modéré


Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) - Two Pieces for String Octet, Op. 11

  1. Preludio

  2. Scherzo

August 13, 2018

Fabulous Philadelphians with Elizabeth Pitcairn


Louise Thomas, piano

Paul Roby, violin

Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin

Che-Hung Chen, viola

Hai-Ye Ni, cello

Jesus Morales, cello

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) - Violin Sonata No. 2

   I. Allegretto

   II. Blues: Moderato

   III. Perpetuum mobile: Allegro


Richard Strauss (1864-1949) - Violin Sonata, Op. 18

   I. Allegro ma non troppo

   II. Andante cantabile

   III. Finale: Andante

Franz Schubert (1797-1828) - String Quintet, D.956

   I. Allegro ma non troppo

   II. Adagio

   III. Scherzo. Presto. Trio. Andante sostenuto

   IV. Allegretto - Più allegro

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Faculty Artist Series

Tickets: Adults $15 / Students $5

June 22, 2018

Faculty Artist Concert #1

7:30 PM

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) - String Quartet No.19 in C major, K.465, “Dissonance” 
   I. Adagio - Allegro

Nick DiBerardino (b. 1989) - Harmonia 

Ralph Vaughn Williams (1872-1958) - Piano Quintet in C minor                                         

   I. Allegro con fuoco           

Lowell Liebermann (b.1961) - Fantasy on a Fugue of J.S. Bach 

Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959) - Madrigals for Violin and Viola, H.313                          

   II. Poco andante                                           

   III. Allegro


Tielman Susato (1510/15 - 1570) - Renaissance Dances

New Orleans Rhythm Kings - Tin Roof Blues                 

June 29, 2018

Faculty Artist Concert #2

7:30 PM

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) - Septet in E-flat major, Op.65                

   II. Minuet                              

   I. Preamble

Jacques Ibert (1890-1962) - Trois pièces brèves for Wind Quintet                 

   I. Allegro                       

   II. Andante

   III. Assez lent - Allegro

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) - La Valse                               


Max Bruch (1838-1920) - Acht Stücke for Clarinet, Viola and Piano, Op.83                                     

   Nachtgesang: Andante con moto                                 

   Allegro con moto


György Kurtág (b.1926) - Eight duos for violin and marimba, Op.4                                                 


Franz Schubert (1797-1828) - String Quintet in C major, D.956                                       

   IV. Allegretto                                      

July 06, 2018

Faculty Artist Concert #3

7:30 PM

Victor Ewald (1860 - 1935) - Quintet                                   

   Adagio - Allegro - Adagio                    

Georg Phillip Telemann (1681 - 1767) - Tafelmusik, TWV 43:d1                   

   IV. Allegro              

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) - Trio for violin, horn and piano, Op.40                                   

   III. Adagio mesto                                    

   IV. Allegro con brio

Arthur Foote (1853-1937) - Night Music for flute and string quartet                                                                                   

Frank Proto (b.1941) - Carmen Fantasy                

   Nocturne - Michaela’s Aria                                      

Nick DiBerardino (b. 1989) - Homunculus                                        

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847) - String Quartet No.2 in A minor, Op. 13     

   III. Intermezzo               

   IV. Presto

July 20, 2018

Faculty Artist Concert #4

7:30 PM

Anton Arensky (1861-1906) - Piano Trio No.1 in D minor, Op.32                

   I. Allegro moderato  

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) - String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op.73         

   I. Allegretto              

Brian Shank (b.1992) - Sonata Fantasy (2017)                      

   I. Introduction                     

Johan Halvorsen (1864-1935) - Passacaglia for violin and viola, based upon HWV 432 by George Frideric Handel

Charles Martin Loeffler (1861-1935) - L'étang                      


Ludwig Thuille (1861-1907) - Sextet for Piano and Woodwind Sextet, Op.6                            

   I. Allegro moderato

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) - My Spirit Be Joyful                    


Lew Pollack (1895-1946) - That’s a Plenty              

July 27, 2018

Faculty Artist Concert #5

7:30 PM

Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654) - Canzona Bergamasca                    


Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) - String Quartet No.7 in F major, Op.59, no.1

   I. Allegro                


Matthew Recio (b.1991) - Statues of London (2017)                                     


Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) - Suite No.2 for duo piano, Op.17 

   III. Romance                                                                                                                                          

   IV. Tarantella   

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) - Introduction et Allegro                     


Svante Henryson (b.1963) - Off Pist                   


Phillip Lasser (b.1963) - Vocalise for marimba and piano 


Ernő Dohnányi (1877-1960) - Piano Quintet No.1 in C minor, Op.1                

   I. Allegro                                     

August 03, 2018

Faculty Artist Concert #6

7:30 PM

Giles Farnaby (1563- 1640) - Fancies, Toyes and Dreams                      


Péter Tóth (b.1965) - Fantasia for flute and piano, WORLD PREMIERE   


Franz Schubert (1797- 1828) - Piano Trio in E-flat major, D. 929                            

   II. Andante                                                                                                                                          


Matthew Recio (b.1991) - Game of Characters (2016)                           


Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) - Quintet in G minor for Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Viola and Double Bass, Op.39                          

   V. Allegro precipitato, ma non presto             

   VI. Andantino


Samuel Barber (1910-1981) - String Quartet in B minor, Op.11                               

   II. Molto Adagio                                     

Johann Wilhelm Ganglberger (1876-1938) - Mein Teddybar                              


Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) - Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34                                    

   I. Allegro non troppo                                    

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Free Student Concerts

Student programs are family friendly and free! 

Student Showcases

Featuring LMC students solo and in ensemble


Saturday, June 23 at 7:30pm

Friday, June 29 at 3:30pm

Saturday, July 7 at 7:30pm

Friday, July 13 at 7:00pm

Saturday, July 21 at 7:30pm

Saturday, July 28 at 7:00pm

Sunday, August 5 at 1:30pm

Saturday, August 11 at 7:00pm

Piano Prelude

LMC students dazzle on the Steinway Model-B


Sunday, June 24 at 1:30pm

Saturday, June 30 at 1:30pm

Sunday, July 8 at 1:30pm

Saturday, July 14 at 1:30pm

Sunday, July 22 at 1:30pm

Sunday, July 29 at 1:30pm

Sunday, August 5 at 1:30pm

Sunday, August 12 at 1:30pm

Luzerne Symphony and Ensembles

Orchestral masterworks and jazz greats take the outdoor Shed stage


Sunday, June 24 at 1:30pm

Saturday, June 30 at 1:30pm

Sunday, July 8 at 1:30pm

Saturday, July 14 at 1:30pm

Sunday, July 29 at 1:30pm

Saturday, August 4 at 3:00pm

Sunday, August 12 at 1:30pm

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