Introne performs with Bates orchestra

Lucas J. Introne, of Manlius, N.Y., performed with the Bates College Orchestra in a diverse program featuring African- American music and the work of Franz Schubert.

The program included “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini” by Rachmaninoff, with a solo by Introne.

In honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Austrian composer Franz Schubert, the orchestra concluded with Symphony #8, “The Unfinished.”

Introne, a senior biology and music major, is the son of Jim and Valerie Introne, 8503 Woodbox Road, Manlius. He is president and music director of the Bates College Deansmen, a member of the International Club, badminton club, and is currently promoting a concert in March at Bates College by Rockapella, a professional a capella group. He is a graduate of Fayetteville-Manilus High School.

Located midway between the coast and mountains in south-central Maine, Bates is a 142-year-old undergraduate college of the liberal arts and sciences and is rated among the top 25 national liberal-arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Bates offers majors in 23 academic departments and six interdisciplinary programs, and encourages independent study, research in collaboration with faculty members and participating off-campus program Bates does not require standardized-test results for admission.

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